Every month, the two-man team Mehruss Jon Ahi and Armen Karaoghlanian produce and release an online magazine devoted to the spatial dynamics of a single film. Each issue includes an essay and at least one graphic detailing a scene from a classic or contemporary movie. Their sharp analysis and illustration have attracted praise from the architecture, design, and film blogs, and we’re proud to start partnering with Interiors to preview their releases. We start today, with Vol. 8 on Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation, and images from the past issues. To read the magazines (for free), click the quotes in the margins. Click the images for larger versions. And stay tuned next month.
Past issues of Interiors.
I think it’s going to be hard for Hollywood to keep making movies with the spirit of Pearl Harbor or Top Gun if American soldiers are increasingly in air-conditioned bunkers in Nevada carrying out attacks on huts halfway around the world.
Alex Rivera ll “Border Control”, The New Inquiry
(Alex Rivera came to speak in my video class at MIT this past spring semester. I love hearing him talk. He knows so much. Especially about drones. No-duh, but still.)
It is infinitely more distasteful for a professional female model to say, “I’m beautiful” than it is for a professional male athlete to say, “I’m the best in the game.” But nothing is more offensive than a woman saying, “I’m rich.