Something strange is coming to your neighborhood. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the classic comedy romp, Ghostbusters, and to celebrate, LA-based Gallery1988 (which has been home to exhibits based on many pop culture giants, including Breaking Bad and Arrested Development) has commissioned a road show exhibit of 80 Busters-based artworks.
The TBWA creative director talks about his collaboration with director Jonathan Glazer and breaks down his storytelling process.
A keen attention to detail, particularly unexpected details, is clear in Campbell’s work. Part of that, he says, is how his process for constructing a story always keeps an eye on the sidelines. “It’s weird,” says Campbell. “It’s like tunnel vision and peripheral vision at the same time. I know where I want to go eventually but I’m also interested in everything that’s going on at the margins. So I‘m trying to bring in things that perhaps shouldn’t matter, but I’m thinking about what that thing that shouldn’t matter has to do with where I’m going.”
Pixar’s animators have been known to tie their films together with subtle references. But the clip above reveals some of the harder-to-find hidden gems, like the grape soda thread you likely did not notice in both Toy Story and Up.
In Tokyo Reverse, it is Zulli who appears to be going forward, the sole exception to a citywide time inversion. In reality, though, the nine-hour French movie was made by filming Zulli as he slowly walked backward through Tokyo, then played backward to achieve its dreamy, otherworldly effect. In fact, the 28-year-old ended up taking dance class just to make sure that his movements looked natural when the film was rewound.
Jaunt just scored $6.8 million in funding for its camera that can make movies for the virtual reality Oculus Rift headset. Using the Oculus Rift dev kit—which the company purchased off of Craigslist! — Jaunt has created the algorithms necessary to give viewers the feeling of being inside a movie. Read more>
"It’s the buzz that makes the lightsaber sound dangerous." - How The “Star Wars” Lightsaber Was Designed
Hero Complex Gallery hosts the King for a Day exhibit, featuring art inspired by Carrie, It, Misery, Shawshank Redemption, and many other works from the horror maestro. Read more>
A new exhibit, curated by Noah director Darren Aronofsky, brings together 50 contemporary artists to reimagine one old story.
As Noah heads towards theatrical release March 28, religious groups along with entire countries, including Turkey, have objected to filmmaker Darren Aronofsky's re-envisioning of the world's most famous flood. But a companion art show, pegged to Paramount Pictures' $130 million spectacle, celebrates the notion that an event of biblical proportions can inspire multiple variations on a single Old Testament theme.
What did you think of the movie? Did it work?