Please enjoy this gallery of Japanese monster posters. (Thanks, Colin!)
At Tell Forward, Shanth Enjeti shares a gallery of Moebius’ art for the fantasy film, Willow. “Moebius shows himself to be a master of understanding George Lucas’ influences for this film, which included Akira Kurosawa’s Noh influenced samurai films. His use of a Noh theater mask for the […]
Elle O’Brien shares romance novel titles and author names generated by a text-generating neural network. “I gathered over 20,000 Harlequin Romance novel titles and gave them to a neural network, a type of artificial intelligence that learns the structure of text. It’s powerful enough to string together words […]
Gorgeous book covers animated. Watch here.
Refinery 29 has a profile on Moonlight, Lemonade, Creed and Fruitvale Station designer Hannah Beachler. ‘”Everything you’re seeing on screen is the production designer, outside of the camera work and lighting,” she explains. “I’m basically the architect of a movie’s visuals.”‘ (Thanks, Sarah)
“In 1924, Dracula premiered on stage in London, adapted by Irish actor and playwright Hamilton Deane. This production introduced the world to the charming, well-coifed, tuxedo-clad Count Dracula, as portrayed by Raymond Huntley (who allegedly provided his own costume). Without the subtleties a novel provides, Count Dracula’s sophisticated demeanor and […]