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Dante Ferretti’s 2012 Best Art Direction Oscar Speech

Dante Ferretti was the only winner to thank his crew, let alone any below-the-line crew last night. Films get made on the backs of their crew and I was so pleased to see that Dante

IN MEMORIAM: Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011)

ELIZABETH TAYLOR 1932-2011 I loved Liz Taylor. Not because she was beautiful, not because she was a “tabloid temptress”, but because she was a damn fine actress. Since the day that she passed people seem

LINKS & STUFF: Alice, Eve Stewart & Close Encounters of the Third Kind

It’s time for our bi-weekly Links & Stuff post. If you want to stay in the loop before the weekend rolls around follow ADM on Twitter (@artdepartmental) and on our brand new Facebook page where

The Academy Award for Best Art Direction goes to… Alice in Wonderland?

Thumbs down. Thumbs way down. Down, buried in the grave yard of dead art direction down. Wonderland is where art direction goes to die. Robert Stromberg thinks he’s a) funny or b) cute by putting