Design at the South Pole

After watching the Oscar-nominated documentary Encounters at the End of the World, I thought it fitting to highlight one of the most underrated design arenas on the planet: the South Pole markers. Turns out that every year, a new Pole marker is erected and the...

Max Payne Movie Posters

Max Payne, the instant cult classic video game of recent years, is to become a movie. Go ahead and sigh, and then take a look at these posters. Max Payne, the game, introduced a very gritty and dark style of art direction to the small screen. Based on the not-for-kids...

The Spoof is In

This has to be a new record for spoofing. The new movie poster for Henry Poole is Here is a clear parody of Shepard Fairey’s now-famous Obama “Progress” poster. I don’t really mind the spoof, just pointing out the speed at which Hollywood took...

Tiered Pricing at the Movies?

It occurred to me recently that the cinema is one of the few experiences that isn’t priced for audiences, and generally speaking, movie tickets are a fixed price. Yes, some cinemas charge more because they have more leg room or bigger seats, etc., but it’s...