A whimsical map of movies, geographically by genreOn January 2, 2018 by Maybell
David Honnorat created The Great Map of Movieland, a delightful atlas showing 1,800 movies organized into regions by genres.
Films are marked as towns in four sizes: Movie, Must-see, Masterpiece, and Good remake(s). Here’s a detail showing Costume Grove, Adventure Plains, and Drama Area:
The poster is two feet tall by three feet wide. It’s fun to scroll around and be reminded of films, and it may even lead to a few good suggestions for your next viewing party.
The 15 Second Horror Film Challenge is an annual competition run by a nonprofit (you have until Oct 2018 to get your entries in for next year). This year’s top twenty has some entries that literally made the hair on my neck stand up, especially Luma Films’ Good Night, which is an especially good take […]
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You may not have heard of blockchain technology, but you’re likely familiar with Bitcoin, the now wildly successful cryptocurrency. For the uninitiated, the blockchain is effectively an infallible, decentralized digital ledger that records economic transactions online, and it has paved the way for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum to turn the world of finance on its […]
With new, innovative apps and programs dropping everyday, it pays to have a powerful computer. But forking out the cash for a pre-made rig can get expensive — especially when it’s perfectly feasible to build your own at a much lower price point. Of course, not all of us have the IT acumen of a […]