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Screengem: The Aston Martin db5 in Goldfinger (Guy Hamilton, 1964)

It’s often been said that a car is the outward visualisation of the inner man – the embodiment of everything he is, or at least imagines he is. This mantra could well have been written with James Bond’s silver Aston Martin db5 in mind as it is, in effect, the super-agent himself embodied in gleaming glass and metal. Though only […]

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Screengem: Freddy’s Glove in A Nightmare On Elm Street (Wes Craven, 1984)

Gloves are an intensely intimate item of clothing, used to protect one of the most expressive and personal body parts – from cold, from hurt and from unwanted attention. A Nightmare On Elm Street – the seminal 1980’s horror film from schlockmeister Wes Craven which changed the teenager-in-peril franchise forever – transmogrified the glove into an […]