Feature Music & Film

The Cinematic Undertones of Halina Rice

Halina Rice is an electronic music producer and AV artist renowned for her vivid and eclectic style ranging from downtempo soundscapes to beat-driven IDM. Often drawing inspiration from film and working at the intersection of art, music and tech, Rice explores the potential for music to reach beyond boundary conventions placing both the artist and […]

Fashion & Film Feature

Fashion & Film: Suit Acting and Android Fashion in Metropolis

January 10th, 1927. It was on this day, 90 years ago, that Fritz Lang released Metropolis – not only a key film of the German expressionist movement, but also the primordial science fiction movie. Set far in the then-distant year 2000, the themes and designs of Metropolis forged new paths for cinema. It is impossible […]

Feature Thousand Words

Spotlight: Almost Human

Since the dawn of cinema, filmmakers have been preoccupied with robots and their roles within the human world. From Fritz Lang’s humanoid robot in Metropolis to GERTY, the companion robot in last year’s Moon, our conception of robots is coloured by their human traits. Nicola Balkind looks at five films that exemplify the anthropomorphosis of […]