Cannes do

Off the back of our website for the exciting thriller movie Containment, we've been asked to do a similar job for the major financing partner and production company behind the film. Hopefully that means we're doing something right – both creatively, and proving to be a viable long-term partner for the organisations involved. This kind

Cannes do2014-05-15T16:56:38+01:00

Lights… camera… Containment

Containment is a new, independent British thriller movie, about to start shooting. Written by David Lemon, and directed by the award-winning Neil West, Containment is in a great tradition of virus thrillers such as 28 Days Later, Right at Your Door, Outbreak, and The Crazies. It boasts a fantastic cast, including the wonderful Louise Brealey,

Lights… camera… Containment2014-05-10T18:35:27+01:00

The ten greatest looking films ever made, part 3

Part three in an occasional series on film visual style in the movies I love. As far as 'ten greatest ever' – well, the ones that were on my mind when I was putting this together. The link throughout is an appreciation of production design, cinematography, or any other defining visual characteristic – it’s purely

The ten greatest looking films ever made, part 32014-03-27T16:38:49+00:00

The ten greatest looking films ever made, Part 2

More of an outdoor flavour to this post, in contrast to Part 1 which featured a lot of artificially lit interiors. There’s no particular theme, although with a Road movie and two Westerns, there are three examples of non-US directors tackling some classic American movie staples, plus three mythic characters who have had multiple films

The ten greatest looking films ever made, Part 22018-07-19T10:18:19+01:00

The environments of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. There are so many incredible images associated with this film it’s difficult to know where to start or stop, but the ones that generally stick in my mind are those that highlight the amazing set design, and the lovely update of the 60′s air travel experience to space. One

The environments of 2001: A Space Odyssey2014-02-26T20:58:52+00:00

Billion Dollar Brain title sequence

Back to 1967 again with this. Billion Dollar Brain was Michael Caine's third turn as spy Harry Palmer, and the film was directed by the great Ken Russell, apparently in what was his only director-for-hire outing. The title sequence here was designed by Maurice Binder, on a sabbatical from the Bond sequences that made him

Billion Dollar Brain title sequence2014-02-23T10:55:02+00:00

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