Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Other Guys as Post-Crash Comedy

While The Kingdom by and large confined its geopolitical context to the opening credits, The Other Guys – the new Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg cop-buddy comedy that opened at number 1 in the States last week – confines it to … Continue reading

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Hamburger Hafen

(With thanks to Caribic Residency)

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‘the resourceful past cobbling it all together’

The above images are taken from the digital version of Ania Soliman’s Natural Object Rant: The Pineapple (2007-9), which was at this years Whitney Biennial. While the piece doesn’t trace the global commodity chain that puts pineapples in our supermarkets, … Continue reading

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Joseph Losey’s Pete Roleum and His Cousins (1939)

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The History of ‘America’s Kingdom’ in Three Minutes

Apologies for the bad quality but above is the intro to Peter Berg’s 2007 thriller The Kingdom. It is the most captivating part of the film by some distance.

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Opening Credits of Lord of War

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