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‘Yesterday’, A Short Story by Haruki Murakami - The Fox Is Black

About a month ago Haruki Murakami released a short story titled <i>Yesterday</i>, a tale about two college aged men who work in a coffee shop near a …

More "Designer Trains" in Japan: Ken Okuyama's Forthcoming Cruise Train

Last year we looked at the unusual train designs of Eiji Mitooka, a Japanese industrial designer who specializes in railway carriages. Mitooka's …

Trains

MIT Researchers Develop a Drone that Can Automatically Light Your Subjects for You

A group of researchers from MIT want your next lighting rig to be autonomous and airborne. Set to be on display this August at the Symposium on …

Dennis Hopper: the inside man

Dennis Hopper, courtesy The Hopper Art Trust<p>Irving Blum and Peggy Moffitt, 1964. Photograph: Dennis Hopper, courtesy The Hopper Art Trust<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/6/15/1402833026114/Irving-Blum-and-Peggy-Mof-009.jpg<p>460<p>Dennis Hopper/The Hopper Art …

Japan Drug - Photographs byAntonio Julio Duarte | LensCulture

<i>This city [Tokyo] can be known only by an activity of an ethnographic kind: you must orient yourself in it not by book, by address, but by walking, by sight, by habit, by experience; here every discovery is intense and fragile, it can be repeated or recovered only by memory of the trace it has left</i> …

Searching for Malik Bendjelloul – a tragedy revisited

Documentary feature film-making, if done well, is a long, arduous and very often thankless task. There is no script to speak of, no blueprint or guidelines. All there is to work on is the shapeless chaos of the world, or a particular part of the world, out of which the film-maker hopes to fashion a …

DVDs and downloads: Under the Skin, The Lunchbox, Yves Saint Laurent and more

The jump to DVD can be unforgiving for films of great sensory allure: minus the cinema's scale of sound and image, couch viewing can highlight weaknesses in even the most radiant visions. Not so with Jonathan Glazer's continually astounding <b>Under the Skin</b> (Studiocanal, 15), which lands on the small …

The Trailer For ‘Unbroken,’ Angelina Jolie’s Biopic About One Of The All-Time Badasses

It’s hard to call anyone dying a good thing, but Louis Zamperini’s death last week at the age of 97 almost couldn’t have been timed better to promote ‘Unbroken,’ the Angelina Jolie-directed film about Zamperini’s life. Chronicled in Lauren Hillenbrand’s ‘Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, …

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Inarritu's 'Birdman' to spread wings as Venice Film Festival opener

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's black comedy "Birdman" will kick off this year's awards season as the opening film of the Venice Film Festival.<p>Starring Michael Keaton as a washed-up actor who made his name playing an iconic superhero but is currently struggling to stage a Broadway play, "Birdman" …

Film Festivals

“Closed Curtain”: Iran’s banned filmmaker won’t give up

<b>Kambuzia Partovi in "Closed Curtain" (Variance Films)</b><p>Under house arrest and barred from filmmaking, Jafar Panahi creates a tender, mysterious fable of art and freedom<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>July 10, 2014 5:30pm (UTC)<p>“Are there windows behind those curtains?” asks the mysterious woman to the mysterious writer …

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: The ape of things to come

It’s all about the eyes. Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes features some of the saddest simian eyes you’ve ever seen, belonging to crestfallen chimps, produced from pixels but emotive as hell. Watching them are human eyes, especially those of the film’s vengeful antagonist Gary Oldman who, to …

Jonathan Glazer interview: 'It felt as if we were under siege'

<b>Since your film</b> <b>Under the Skin</b> <b>was released in March,</b> <b>critics</b> <b>have routinely used the word "masterpiece". But the first festival reviews last autumn were fairly savage. Did that worry you?</b><br>It did feel as if we were under siege. You think, if that's what it's going to be like, that means the film is not …