Tag Archives: Denmark

Six Movie Posters for “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The French poster, by Chica, is a classic. Echoed, somewhat ineptly, in this Argentine design. The U.S. poster utilizes a couple sketch that appeared in a lot of international advertising for the movie. The American posters … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Rosenborg Castle in Copenhagen, Denmark. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Click on the image to enlarge. Gentofte, Denmark

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Architecture Conundrums: Solvang

Paleo Retiree writes: Back in the day, one of the main things that any self-respecting arts education drilled into wannabe artsfans was an aversion to kitsch. And not just an aversion to it, but a vehement, cell-level hatred. It’s fake. … Continue reading

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“The Abyss”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “The Abyss” features one of the most striking opening shots in early cinema (it was released in 1910). Taken from the center of a busy urban street, it shows a woman walking away from the camera as … Continue reading

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Europe Seems to Have a Thing Right Now for Twin, White, Abstract Towers

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Here are the “Torres de Hercules” in Spain, designed by Rafael de La-Hoz Architects. Pretty terrible, but nothing compared to the Bella Sky Hotel in Denmark, designed by a Danish firm called 3xn. This website calls it “a tasteful … Continue reading

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Let Us Pause to Recognize Our International Audience

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Looking at the site stats, I couldn’t help but be pleased that we’re getting hits (albeit very, very modest ones) from such far-flung and exotic locals as France, Malaysia, Israel, Belgium, and Denmark. Even more impressive, our … Continue reading

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