Travis Gonzalez

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Pop Tart: Gay Montreal filmmaker reconciles with his Muslim father in documentary

Montreal filmmaker Arshad Khan’s upcoming documentary film Abu is about his rocky relationship with his father after Arshad came out as a gay man, …

In land without movie theaters, Saudi filmmakers keep the cameras rolling

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — No one would mistake the scene for Cannes. Dotting the horizon were the towers of oil refineries instead of the masts of mega-yachts. Sparkling water was the only bubbly for toasts.<p>But for Saudi Arabia’s tightknit community of filmmakers, the February event had more meaning …

Saudi Arabia

Madam Butterfly Animated

<i>Madama Butterfly</i> is undoubtedly one of the world’s favorite operas telling the tragic story of Cho-Cho-San and her love for the US naval officer …

Swimming Pools

72 Hours in Saba

The trip to Saba gets interesting before you even set foot on its soil. Its tiny airport sits on a plateau between a jagged coastline and sharply …

Suite Française review – rewardingly complex and disarmingly compassionate

This handsome adaptation of Irène Némirovsky’s epic novel vividly depicts French rural life under the Nazis<p>In Nazi-occupied France, the bucolic yet class-riven life of the small town of Bussy is turned upside down by the arrival of refugees from Paris and jackbooted soldiers from Berlin. Horrified …

Books

Why monsters haunt Christmas in Europe but not America

The worst isn’t the screams or the snow or the mind-numbing blare of “Night on Bald Mountain” on repeat. It’s the cowbells: a rusty jangle that means the Christmas monsters are coming.<p>Until Jan. 6, demons, witches and monsters haunt Europe.<p>The season of terror actually begins on Dec. 5, the eve of …

Sausages

The 24 Most Important Special Effects Movies Ever Made

The release of "Avatar" five years ago this month (on December 18, 2009) once again put the lie to Jean-Luc Godard's adage that cinema is truth 24 times a second. In fact, all of cinema is a lie, a series of tricks that fool the eye, starting with the illusion of motion that comes from flashing 24 …

Photographer Imagines What Chairs Would Look Like If They Were People

“What would chairs look like if they were people?” It’s a strange question that forms the basis of an interesting and creative project by …

The Photographer’s Introduction to Color, from Color Space to Monitor Calibration

If you’re a photographer today, you’re probably sharing your photos everywhere from Facebook to Flickr. Your photos are being seen on every device …

Wall and Chain – A Beautiful Animated Short about the Berlin Wall

So many stories about the East and the West are now exploding in the media because of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the wall. I personally got …

Boyhood - Featurette - Making of

Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's film is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named …

Richard Linklater

'The Face of Love' Trailer

Making a Movie: My First Day On Set – /Film

<i>“Making a Movie” is a series of columns that chronicles our attempt to make, market, and distribute a film with Stephen Tobolowsky in 2014. Our</i> …

More Mondo Disney Movie Art

Fan-Made Musical Reprise for 'Frozen' Will Make You Melt [Video] – /Film

As I recall it, the climax of Disney’s <i>Frozen</i> is pretty great as it is. All the themes of the film — love, sisterhood, self-sacrifice, self-control — …

Martin Scorsese's Student Film IT'S NOT JUST YOU, MURRAY!

The Creepy Visual Art of Eric Lacombe

Creepy Acrylic Portraits.<p>A selection of acrylic paintings by French artist Eric Lacombe. His paintings often show distorted ghastly faces, which …

SKULL KID: A ZELDA LEGEND Live-Action Fan Film

Off to See the Wizard… in 3D

Off to See the Wizard... in 3D<p>3D Technology has dominated cinemas for the past few years, and there’s has been a recent surge in taking old, classic …

Tel Aviv's Futuristic Skytrain Transportation System

While public transportation yields many benefits for population dense cities, there are also a number of downsides to it, such as congestion, environmental impact, and the high cost to the city. A new type of public transit system is being developed by NASA and Skytran to bring the future one step …

Transportation

Wasteland – Digital Illustration Series by Atelier Olschinsky

Wasteland – Digital Generated Artworks.<p>Wasteland is the name of this digital generated illustration series by Atelier Olschinsky. The series was …

Stunning Kronos Concept Art for PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS

The ‘Twilight Zone’ Adaptation Has a Director

The <i>Twilight Zone</i> has been revived more times than Madonna’s career, but we’re getting another take on the surreal television series whether we like …

Cool Steampunk Inspired Robot Fantasy Art

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Adam Krause: The Market Hotel

<i>The Market Hotel opened in 2008 in Bushwick Brooklyn as a venue for punk rock shows and loft-style living for about a dozen. Both activities being</i> …