Blade Runner 2049’s cityscape has been heavily influenced by brutalist forms. But the hyper-capitalist society in which the film takes place is completely at odds with the style’s underlying philosophy. by Alice Sweitzer & Charlie Clemoes This autumn saw the release of Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, the long-anticipated sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 film Blade Runner. There’s been […]Read More The Blade of Brutalism
How Blade Runner got its name from a dystopian book about health care by Adi Robertson “Most fans of Ridley Scott’s 1982 film Blade Runner are aware that it’s based on a novel by Philip K. Dick, and that the book is not called Blade Runner. If you pick up Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of […]Read More Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheeps?
Two Brand New Releases Unleashed! I have written at least one post about Charles Burns before but maybe I failed to mention that to me he is amongst my 3 favorite graphic novel artist. I sincerly, deeply admire the quality, the releveance and the genius behind each of his books and other creations like the pocket […]Read More Burns’ Love Nest and Vortex
Based on a play, the manga is a Japanese horror manga, written and illustrated by Usamaru Furuya. It was adapted from a play originally written and performed by the Tokyo Grand Guignol theatre troupe in 1986. The original writer of the play, Norimizu Ameya, played the part of Jaibo and thus became the character’s namesake.. Litchi […]Read More Litchi Hikari Club
Terrible Discoveries Hutter’s surreal works are as magical as they are strange. His work is pitched at that enjoyably nebulous zone which lies on the borderlands of fantasy, science fiction and surrealism, from which hybrid visions emerge that are never too defined in one direction or another. His paintings remember the works by Bruegel or Hieronymus Bosch. Related […]Read More Michael Hutter
Now there are some ideas that have been germinating in my mind for a while.. I can’t say how long because it’s not a very definite thought but rather an evolving one. I have hesitated to talk about it since I know for sure that a lot of people are going to go sort of […]Read More Smash the Control Images!
The Prisoner The Prisoner (known only as Number Six) is a former government agent who has abruptly resigned from his job and finds himself imprisoned in an idyllic yet bizarre seaside village isolated from the world by the sea and mountains where his captors try to find out why he abruptly resigned from his job. Number […]Read More Ridley Scott/Number 6
An Interview About His Artwork Process posted by MICHAEL WEIGMAN for METAL INJECTION It’s time for the next installment in the Metal Injection artist series, Artists in Metal and it’s a big one! got a chance to speak with John Dyer Baizley, one of the most renowned visual artists in the metal/hardcore community and the vocalist/guitarist of Baroness! […]Read More John Dyer Baizley
Depanneur (Fear) Closed 24/24 Hours/ 7/7 Days/Week FOREVER (NO ENTRY MIX) Images of ZÏLON at the Montréal Mural Festival ( Landmark ) of / Mural an abandoned building (which one day will be destroyed to make place for one of those beautiful but sterile condos) / Photos: ZÏLON , G.A. De Homa and Stephanie Allaire ”The building is located at the corner of St-Dominique & Marie – Anne street, Montreal. […]Read More ZÏLON N0 ENTRY
Godfather of Beat Generation Posthumously Drops ”Naked Lunch” Wildest, Dirtiest, Most Shocking Parts on New Psychedelic Spoken Album! Khannibalism and Ernest Jennings Record Company have just announced the release date for a highly-anticipated album, called Let Me Hang You, featuring the late Beat generation artist and legendary postmodern author William S. Burroughs in a never-before-heard series of […]Read More Burroughs’ Classic 1959 Novel Readings Put To Music