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Henry Abosi

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"I'll have what she's having"... Some of the most memorable moments in cinema were experienced across a dining table. Just in case you weren't aware, cafe and diner scenes in film are a thing. Many of these moments are centered...
Where does one start with this? So, a few years ago, shortly after the cacophony that was Nine, I found myself completely infatuated by the intricately composed and gracefully performed, Les Miserables. In my mind, Tom Hooper had revived the magical...
Noell Oszvald is a young Hungarian visual artist that has created a fantastic series of tranquil and somewhat surrealist self-portraits. She captures minimalist backgrounds while rarely facing the camera, instead her focus is to portray emotion in each of her shots. The...
Saul Bass was an American graphic designer, filmmaker and arguably one of the greatest designers of the 20th century. He is renowned for his title sequences in film and his minimalist approach to stripped down visuals. In his 40 year...
The Magney House stands out as a highlight piece by renowned Australian architect, Glenn Murcutt. It is spatially structured, compartmentalising different functions while keeping them all in a single open space. The Magney House is the epitome of elemental...
The highlight of any Olympic event is it's landmark venue; the lavish economic splurge that results in a white elephant in your backyard. These static monuments are a reminder to the city that it was once the 'centre of...
Okay, let's be honest, we all know that villains tend to be endowed with a slightly deeper reservoir of intellect. Naturally, they are always one step ahead, albeit sinister and void of morality. As far back as I can...
Edward Fogell is the sidekick to a pair of unpopular protagonists in the coming of age high school flick, Superbad. This film re-appropriated it's genre, taking it deep into crevices so crass that DJ Qualls would cringe at the...
"There's two types of people in this world, those with loaded guns and those who dig.... you dig". Every film deserves a climatic shootout and very few are as epic as this Sergio Leone portrayal. I am torn between the...
"Ist dies Bach?"... "Nein, Mozart!" It was in fact Bach's "English Suite No.2 in A Minor" and the fact that I gave it some thought, while a massacre was ongoing just goes to show how psychologically perplexing Schindler's List was. Arguably, the...