It’s time for another Links & Stuff post! I hope November was a great month for you. If you want to stay in the loop before these posts roll around, follow Art Departmental on Instagram, Twitter and like us on Facebook where I post all the latest and greatest film, art, architecture and production design news and views.
Photo of the Month
I was finally able to see the Guillermo del Toro exhibit this month. You can read about my trip to the gallery here.
Links of the Month
- ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ Production Designer Re-Creates Period of Opulence
On Sacred Deers and Ghost Stories: Talking with Production Designer Jade Healy
The story behind Kubrick’s carpet in The Shining revealed.
- Watch: How The Terrifying ‘Demogorgon’ In ‘Stranger Things’ Was Created
Hunting for Treasure in Brooklyn’s Coolest Prop House. Take a look at the eclectic wares of ACME.
- That Trippy Green Code in ‘The Matrix’ Is Just a Bunch of Sushi Recipes. Mystery solved!
- I only just found this out so maybe this is old news for some, but, yes, Paul Thomas Anderson Is Serving as His Own Cinematographer on ‘Phantom Thread’. This strikes me as odd but more power to him.
- Luca Guadagnino Relied on a Pair of Longtime Friends for ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Decor, Costumes
The unlikely inspiration Behind Blade Runner 2049’s Futuristic Design. Production designer Dennis Gassner on K’s spinner, the Wallace Corp., and his link to the original film.
- ‘Blade Runner 2049’: Designing a Brutal, Beautiful Dystopia
- Ronan Farrow continues to detail the extraordinary lengths Harvey Weinstein and other men will go to in order to keep women quiet with secret financial settlements. I don’t have the energy to even discuss the predators like Louis CK, Charlie Rose, and Matt Lauer who were outed this month. Just when you think all the predators have been found out, there are more.
Video of the Month
Well, that’s it for me. Which articles and links did you love this month? I would love to know in the comments below.
Rose Lagacé | @artdepartmental