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Battleship Potemkin with the Pet Shop Boys Score

Battleship Potemkin with the Pet Shop Boys Score

Posted November 27th, 2013

Film, Mashups, Music, Russia, Videos

Battleship Potemkin is a 2005 album from the Pet Shop Boys, written to accompany the 1925 silent film The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein, performed by Tennant, Lowe and the Dresdner Sinfoniker who were conducted by Jonathan Stockhammer with orchestrations by Torsten Rasch. In April… Read More

Videos

Film meets Art – How Francis Bacon inspired the Joker

Film meets Art – How Francis Bacon inspired the Joker

Posted November 26th, 2013

Art History, Film, Inspiration, Videos

The films below are from a series in which leading creatives share artworks from Tate Britain’s collection that have inspired them. Film meets Art – Mike Leigh inspired by JMW Turner Mike Leigh on transforming Turner’s life and work into cinema. Mike Leigh takes time… Read More

Videos

“CASTELLO CAVALCANTI” by Wes Anderson

“CASTELLO CAVALCANTI” by Wes Anderson

Posted November 18th, 2013

Film, Videos

Before Wes Anderson’s new film “The Grand Budapest Hotel” comes out in 2014, he has given us us short film called “Castello Cavalcanti” made for Prada and starring Jason Schwartzman as a race-car driver in a small Italian town in 1955 which turns out to… Read More

Videos

“Center Jenny” by Ryan Trecartin

“Center Jenny” by Ryan Trecartin

Posted November 13th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Digital Art, Film, Video Art, Videos

The latest video work by artist and filmmaker RYAN TRECARTIN, entitled Center Jenny, focuses on the life of Jenny who has, according to many of the other characters, become too “left-of-center” while pursuing her interests. As for his previous videos, RYAN TRECARTIN (always in collaboration… Read More

Videos

5 Arty Halloween Movies to watch for free

5 Arty Halloween Movies to watch for free

Posted October 31st, 2013

Animation, Film, Videos

It’s the spooky season again and we have chosen 5 films to get you in the mood for the big Monster Mash. A Bucket of Blood An Art World Horror Comedy by Roger Corman “If there’s a better satirical film on the art world than… Read More

Videos

David Lynch Documentary on surrealist cinema from 1987

David Lynch Documentary on surrealist cinema from 1987

Posted October 14th, 2013

Documentaries, Featured, Film, Surrealism, Videos

Filmmaker David Lynch talks about the history of surrealist films and shares some interesting information on how he was influenced by the likes of Man Ray himself. The films discussed include The Girl With The Prefabricated Heart (1947) by Fernand Léger and Blood Of A… Read More

USA

Monuments Men: The Greatest Art Treasure Hunt in History

Monuments Men: The Greatest Art Treasure Hunt in History

Posted October 11th, 2013

Art History, Film, USA

George Clooney and his merry band of men of art historians have to save some of art history’s greatest treasures in a World War II caper that looks like fun. It’s got Bill Murray in it, how could it not be fun? Based on the… Read More

Videos

The Most Amazing Worlds of Rachel Maclean

The Most Amazing Worlds of Rachel Maclean

Posted August 2nd, 2013

Film, Scotland, Shows, Videos

You rarely get to see works as original and mindblowing as the films and prints of Rachel Maclean, who stole our hearts immediately. This lady from Scotland should be on everybody’s watchlist for sure. If you’re near Edinburgh for some reason, go and see “I… Read More

Film

Art Story – An animated Journey into Art History

Art Story – An animated Journey into Art History

Posted July 26th, 2013

Animation, Art History, Film

“Art Story” is an original animated feature film about a boy and his grandfather who get stuck in a vast and imaginative world of paintings. It’s a story about an 11-year-old, meticulous boy, WALT, and his crazy, loopy GRANDPA — two complete opposites — who… Read More