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December 14, 2010

Black Swan a great visual reference point for Spring Summer 2011- The Trend Boutique

The film Black Swan looks set to be a great visual reference point for Spring Summer 2011 with its amazing cinematography & will no doubt create a few micro trends as a result.

 

Black Swan Receives 12 Critics Choice Nominations see here for the trailer

The Trend Boutique are really excited for the release of Black Swan in January next year, after hearing it has received 12 Critics Choice nominations. In the traditions of Moulin Rouge & Tim Burtons Alice in Wonderland this film looks set to make a huge impact on visual trends for 2011 with its clever cinematography.Black Swan has been nominated for Best Picture, Best Actress Portman, Best Supporting Actress Kunis, Best Director Aronofsky, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup, Best Sound and Best Score.  It has also been featured in the Toronto film festival and the Venice film festival in 2010. Natalie Portman plays Nina, a ballerina of a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance

 

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November 19, 2009

Of Dreams and Cities /BFI/19 – 29 November

Blogged from Of Dreams and Cities | BFI.

following on from the previous post here are some more details

“A delicious array of architectural treats, offered in celebration of the RIBA’s 175th year, looks at architects, architecture, cities and therefore me and you: the real, the imagined, the oblique, the dream and, sometimes, the nightmare.”

19 – 29 November

A delicious array of architectural treats, offered in celebration of the RIBA’s 175th year, looks at architects, architecture, cities and therefore me and you: the real, the imagined, the oblique, the dream and, sometimes, the nightmare.

The Fountainhead

 

Howard Roark is an idealistic architect who struggles in obscurity rather than compromise his artistic vision.

Model Shop

  • Sun 22 Nov 15:50 NFT3 book
  • Tue 24 Nov 20:40 NFT2 book

Demy brings a sadder but no wiser Lola to a Los Angeles not usually depicted on screen.

Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House + Architectural Millinery

  • Wed 25 Nov 18:00 NFT1 book
  • Sat 28 Nov 15:20 NFT1 book

Advertising executive Cary Grant dreams of escaping the cramped city with Myrna Loy and the kids.

Of Time and the City + Proud City: A Plan for London

• 19 – 26 November
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Chekhov, Mahler and Peggy Lee underpin a melancholy eulogy for the people and places of a vanished Liverpool.

Playtime

  • Fri 27 Nov 20:30 NFT3 book
  • Sun 29 Nov 15:00 NFT1 book

Jacques Tati builds a giant cityscape set to illustrate the soullessness of modern architecture and modern French life.

Sketches of Frank Gehry + Manhatta

  • Sat 21 Nov 20:45 NFT2 book

An examination of the life and career of architect Frank Gehry.

November 19, 2009

Of Dreams and Cities – Architecture in Film

Of Dreams and Cities – Architecture in Film

A season of films celebrating the RIBA’s 175th Anniversary

BFI Southbank, London

31 October – 29 November 2009

“Explore how our lives are shaped by architects and the built environment through a season of films, held at BFI Southbank. Of Dreams and Cities – Architecture in Film is a varied programme of documentaries, features, silent classics and European cinema gems that demonstrate how the cinema uses architects and the built environment to influence our emotional responses.

Enjoy a wide range of films from Murnau’s Sunrise and Tat’s Playtime to Peter Greenaway’s The Belly of an Architect, Terence Davies’s; Of Time and the City and Guy Maddin’s My Winnipeg. View Charley in New Town by Halas & Batchelor – a short animation on how to replan a town”

In addition, a specially created collection of rare British films and TV documentaries from the BFI National Archive is available to view free of charge in the Mediatheques (BFI Southbank, Cambridge Central Library, and the QUAD, Derby), including László Moholy-Nagy’s New Architecture at the London Zoo, and The Ten Year Plan.

via Of Dreams and Cities – Architecture in Film.