Amsterdam’s Ritman Library has put over 1,600 occult and alchemical books online as part of their “Hermetically Open” project. (via Open Culture).
At RogerEbert.com, Matt Zoller Seitz remembers Rutger Hauer. “From his early breakthrough years in in Dutch films by one of his most important collaborators, director Paul Verhoeven, through his more recent period as an oddball elder statesman who could be menacing or sweet depending on the requirements of […]
At Venture Beat, Dean Takahashi talks with Guerrilla Games’ Angie Smets about making Horizon Zero Dawn. “She talked about why it took seven years to make the game and craft the inspiring female hero, Aloy.”
At Americana, Katrina Powers writes about the paintings in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960). “In the original 1960 trailer for Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock notifies us that the parlor of the Bates Motel was Norman Bates’ (Anthony Perkins) “favorite spot,” then suggests that we visit the parlor with him. Once […]
Voice actors Rob Paulsen and Maurice LeMarche read Pulp Fiction in the voices of Pinky and The Brain at SF Sketchfest. (Thanks, Jay!)
Hyperallergic has a gallery of astronomical and cosmological illustrations from photographer Michael Benson’s books, Cosmographics: Picturing Space Through Time. (Thanks, Stephanie!)