Tiffany chandelier and dome - Chicago Cultural Center. A masterpiece of American decorative arts (photo M. Ferrer).
You know butt pose: It’s when female characters on movie posters are posedÂ juuuuust so, enabling the audience a view of both her chest and her derriere, while any male characters get to face the camera and be all action-y. Here are some Avengers-y examples (scroll down). And a more recent one from Divergent. Here’s another. And another. And another. And another. Tauriel has no truck with that nonsense. Now strike a pose, Legolas! (via: SuperHeroHype) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?
MUST REBLOG just look long and hard at this composition, you guys, it’s almost like CREATIVE TEAMS ARE GOING OUT OF THEIR WAY TO RECOGNIZE AND SUBVERT TRADITIONALLY OBJECTIFYING FRAMES OF REFERENCE happy thanksgiving ya’ll
a sketch from vertigo (1958, dir. by alfred hitchcock) by henry bumstead, production designer and illustrator, winner of two lifetime achievement awards as well as two academy awards for his work on to kill a mockingbird (1962, dir. by robert mulligan) and the sting (1973, dir. by george royhill)
from designs on film: a century of hollywood art direction by cathy whitlock