July 30, 2009

Pierrot le fou


Saw the digitally restored print of Pierrot le fou at MIFF.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059592/
http://www.criterion.com/films/149

Seijun Suzuki



saw two Seijun Suzuki's movies
Gate of Flesh and Underworld beauty
http://cinebeats.blogsome.com/category/seijun-suzuki/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seijun_Suzuki

July 29, 2009

July 28, 2009

Jim Lujan


Jim Lujan
Love the limited animation style of Jum Luhan.

http://www.jimlujan.com/
http://www.youtube.com/user/jimlujan

July 27, 2009

An Anna Karina weekend


Anna Karina
Saturday, attended the Anna Karina talk at MIFF. Alphaville screened to a packed house on Sunday.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Karina

Phil Hankinson


Phil Hankinson
http://www.heartagency.com/html/hankinson_frameset.html

July 22, 2009

slowpoke comics


Slowpoke comics by Jen Sorensen
http://www.slowpokecomics.com/

Joy Harmon


Joy Harmon
Joy Harmon played "Lucille" the car-washing girl in Cool Hand Luke

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joy_Harmon
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0363518/

July 21, 2009

Madame Nhu



Madame Nhu
Trần Lệ Xuân popularly known as Madame Nhu but more properly Madame Ngô Đình Nhu, was considered the First Lady of South Vietnam from 1955 to 1963. She was the wife of Ngo Dinh Nhu, brother and chief adviser to President Ngo Dinh Diem.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madame_Ngo_Dinh_Nhu
http://www.flickr.com/photos/34067378@N05/

July 20, 2009

Enoch Bolles


Enoch Bolles
Enoch Bolles (1883-1976) was among the earliest and most widely circulated glamour illustrators. While known today solely as a pinup artist, Bolles was a versatile illustrator who also worked extensively in the advertising industry, creating hundreds of attractive color illustrations for products ranging from bread to cigarettes.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enoch_Bolles
http://enochbolles.blogspot.com/
http://www.americanartarchives.com/bolles.htm
http://www.thepinupfiles.com/bolles.html

Vintage Asia


Always loved the look and style of 1950/60's Asia movies and actresses.

http://chinesecinemagoldenage.blogspot.com
http://softfilm.blogspot.com/
http://hoteloriental.blogspot.com/

July 18, 2009

Grant Gould


Grant Gould
Grant Gould has a wonderful cartoony style with a beautiful colour sense. He is well known for his Star Wars character art for Topps and the Clone Wars comic on starwars.com

http://grantgould.blogspot.com/
http://grantgoboom.deviantart.com/
http://grantgould.com/vikings-vs-werewolves

Gemma Ward


Gemma Ward
Australian model and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemma_Ward
http://www.ilovegemmaward.com/

July 17, 2009

Actresses


Diana Kent (English)
She had a small role in How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
http://www.dianakent.com/
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0448712/


Donna Murphy (American)
Played Rosalie Octavius, wife of Dr. Otto Octavius in Spider-Man 2.
She played Blair in Studio 60
http://www.donnamurphy.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donna_Murphy

July 15, 2009

Quadrophenia


Quadrophenia
http://www.quadrophenia.net/
One of the great British youth films inspired by The Who album.

"Mod was not a revolutionary movement but a rebellious movement. They didn't want to get out of prison, they just wanted the top bunk".
Director Franc Roddam on Mods.

Look out for Toyah who plays Monkey in the film.

Wayne Thiebaud


Wayne Thiebaud
I first saw this artist's work at the Whitey Museum, Manhattan in 2001. (a few days after September 11)
Here's any interesting interview with him.
http://rozwoundup.typepad.com/roz_wound_up/2009/07/you-get-up-and-go-to-work-wayne-thiebaud.html

Pilot brush pen


Pilot pocket brush pen
http://www.jetpens.com/index.php/cPath/221_535

July 14, 2009

Dolls and Dames


The Dames, Dolls and Delinquents: A Collector's Guide to Sexy Pulp Fiction Paperbacks by Gary Lovisi

http://www.amazon.com/Dames-Dolls-Delinquents-Collectors-Paperbacks/dp/0896899683


More paperback covers can be found here
http://www.flickr.com/photos/hangfirebooks/

Art links

Some great art links can be accessed from this site
http://illustrationisland.wordpress.com/

July 8, 2009

Dovima


Dovima
Dorothy Virginia Margaret Juba (December 11, 1927 – May 3, 1990), best known as Dovima, was a model during the 1950s.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dovima
http://www.nytimes.com/1990/05/05/obituaries/dovima-a-regal-model-of-the-50-s-is-dead-at-63.html

July 3, 2009

Mollie Sugden


Mollie Sugden (pictured right)
21 July 1922 – 1 July 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mollie_Sugden

July 2, 2009

Reiko Oshida


Reiko Oshida
Reiko Oshida (born September 10, 1948) is a Japanese actress and singer. She is best known for her roles in Toei's action/erotic "Pinky Violence" series, which the company designed to compete with the popular independent genre of movies known as "pink film."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reiko_Oshida
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0651898/

July 1, 2009

Foo fighter


Foo fighter
The term foo fighter was used by Allied aircraft pilots in World War II to describe various UFOs or mysterious aerial phenomena seen in the skies over both the European and Pacific Theater of Operations.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo_fighter

Gliese 581c


Gliese 581c
Gliese 581c is a "Super-Earth", a large extrasolar terrestrial planet, orbiting the red dwarf star Gliese 581.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gliese_581_c
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gliese_581