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One Sheet: Retyped

Following on from their successful Redrawn show back in August – whereby illustrators were invited to reinterperet a selection of posters in their own style – AllCity Media, film poster designers extraordinnaire, once again asked a host of very talented creatives to produce a poster for their show entitled AllCity Retyped.   The show, which […]

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Spotlight: Lo-Fi Sci-Fi

Over the past several decades, something has happened to science fiction: once a genre of ideas, little but the spectacle now remains. Early classics, such as The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), wanted us to think, to question ourselves and the world we lived in, while contemporary science fiction blockbusters like Avatar, seem driven […]

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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 […]