A look at art direction, performance, and sci-fi sensuousness in the 1980 version of Flash Gordon directed by Mike Hodges.
A look at “Stoop Rap” as performed by Double Trouble in the seminal hip-hop movie Wild Style.
A look at scenes from John Carpenter’s satirical alien-invasion movie They Live, released four days before the 1988 presidential elections and relevant to this day.
A look at the opening credits sequence of Prospero’s Books, including some of the paintings that inspired director Peter Greenaway’s visuals.
A look at a fight sequence from Drunken Master 2, including a brief comparison of the original Hong Kong audio and the dubbed, re-scored, and re-foleyed U.S. release version.
A look at the opening titles sequence for Se7en; some of the work by Joel-Peter Witkin, Stan Brakhage, and Norman McLaren that inspired it; and the Mark Romanek music video for “Closer,” which served, in a remixed version, as the movie’s theme song.