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A tribute to 138 years of cinema by UK filmmaker Vugar Efendi. To wit:

…you remember the movies not for the most intricate plot twists or the elaborate set pieces but rather the characters and the emotions they convey.

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The influential 300hp V8 Maserati Boomerang, designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro.

Debuted at the 1971 Turin Motor Show, it went on to inspire the lines of many iconic cars, including the DeLorean DMC-12, Lotus Esprit and Mk 1 VW Golf.

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Celebrated historical photographs painstakingly recreated as miniature dioramas by Swiss photographers Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger. What started as a joke in 2012 has since evolved into an ongoing project.

MORE: History’s most iconic Photos recreated in Miniature (Wired)

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Lisa writes:

I just had the weirdest conversation with the owner of Flanagans Furniture in Bray. When I pointed out that his photograph was actually a man crying as German tanks rolled in to Paris during WW2 [or something equally poignant] he shrugged and said “well we don’t mean it like that”

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Brazilian artist Butcher Billy’s rendering of famous quotes (some misquoted, sadly) in the instantly recognisable typefaces of the movies they’re taken from.

Previously: New Wave Superheroes

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From the Tumblr 9 Film Frames, wherein films are summed up in grids of nine stills.

(Above: Bullit, Chinatown, Blue Velvet, Trainspotting, Metropolis and 2001: A Space Odyssey)

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(Above: The Big Bang Theory, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, The Princess Bride and Firefly)

All available as 28cm x 35cm prints for around €20 each here.

UPDATE: Chet’s Etsy store doesn’t ship to the Republic of Ireland (thanks for the clarification, Ardoyne Aristocrat). Damn.

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Sixty-four of the most famous guitars of the last century: from Leadbelly’s Jumbo Stella 12-string to Flea’s model 32 bass.

Zoomable version and print at Pop Chart Lab

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