Category Archives: Film

The result of a year’s work assembled from footage captured in Ireland and Poland which, according to Sligo-based, Poznan-educated artist Páraic Mc Gloughlin:

…explores an abstract interpretation of choice, decision, consequence, circumstance, time, among other things, a personal perception on how we try to find whatever it is we are searching for. The film looks at similarities in various environments, the interrelations of people and our connection with one another in the very similar yet very different paths we share.

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A really rather excellent sixth scale representation of Peter Cushing’s Star Wars character from A New Hope, digitally reprised in Rogue One (complete with high backed chair and three interchangeable sets of hands).

€200 from action figure supremos Hot Toys.

Previously: Your Iron Man 3 Action Figures Have Arrived

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Above: the Grand Hotel de l’Europe in Bad Gastein, Austria; Stadt-Bad Gotha in Gotha, Germany; Spadina road, Toronto; Hotel Polonia in Warsaw; Hamble-Warsash Ferry Shelter in Hampshire; Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare, England; a door in Kiev, Ukraine; a conference Room in North Korea and (our favourite) a VW van in Berlin by Ulfar Loga.

A subtreddit in which people from around the world post images of places that aren’t, but could easily be film sets from Wes Anderson films.

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The Apprehension Engine – an instrument for generating sounds for horror movies, designed by composer Mark Korven (who was tired of digital sampling and wanted something more experimental and acoustic) and constructed by guitar maker Tony Duggan Smith. Korven sez:

A normal instrument, you are playing it and expecting it to have a sound that is pleasing but with an instrument like this, the goal is to produce sounds, that in this case, are disturbing.

Here’s the full effect…

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