Category: Movies

Coming this Summer: Horror Posters

Guitarist Kirk Hammett, of the heavy metal band Metallica, has created one of the world’s most significant collections of classic horror and sci-fi movie posters. “It’s Alive . . . ” an exhibition coming to the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto in July, explores Hammett’s collection and examines […]

Video Essay: Art of the Movies

    . Video Essay: This collection of  stunning movie clips is from Flavorpill.  A couple of weeks ago, it posed the question: What are the most beautiful movies ever made? and got hundreds of responses.  This 8-minute video essay covers shots  from their selections.   It’s a wonder […]

Painting the Movies: John Abrams

Canadian artist John Abrams translates the screen onto canvas, where he paints recreations of famous scenes – from seduction and love to mystery and terror.  (Above: North by Northwest, Bus – 2011) In his series Painting Hitchcock, for instance, Abrams excerpts psychologically gripping scenes from a variety of the […]

“4:44 The Last Day on Earth.”

Abel Ferrara’s latest film is a mega-budget end-of-days flick, “We see an attempted suicide, worshippers massed at the Vatican, and — beloved NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan? This movie clearly has everything.” –Blouin Art Info Willem Dafoe and newcomer Shanyn Leigh play a Manhattan couple coming to terms with […]