The Grand Budapest Hotel : grandeur et décadence d’un grand hôtel d’après Wes Anderson / « The Grand Budapest Hotel » : the rise and fall of a great hotel by Wes Anderson

The Grand Budapest Hotel is a comedy-drama written and directed in 2014 by Wes Anderson, and inspired by the writings of Stefan Zweig.This movie was entirely filmed in Görlitz and other parts of Saxony as well as at Studio Babelsberg. This film tells the story of a grand hotel in Art Deco style, which experienced…

Napoléon : la polyvision d’Abel Gance/ Abel Gance’s Polyvision

In 1925, Abel Gance was the first director to use three cameras for shooting his movie Napoleon. By the juxtaposition of the  three images he obtained a very large screen, three times the traditional format. This process, called « Polyvision », allows to increase not only the area shown by the images, but also to multiply the…

« Jeux vidéo l’EXPO » à la Cité Universcience à Paris/Exhibition « Jeux vidéo l’EXPO » at Cité Universcience in Paris

Between 22 October 2013 and 24 August 2014, the Cité Universcience (Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie) offers exhibition « Jeu vidéo l’EXPO » on a surface of 1000 m². This is the first major exhibition in France on video games, bringing their world a renewed look. Entre le 22 octobre 2013 et le 24 août 2014,…

Till Roeskens’ Videomappings / Les vidéocartographies de Till Roeskens

All works of the artist Till Roeskens proceed  at the beginning from geography. When he chooses to use maps or landscape views, this is less for their aesthetic quality as for their primary function: restoring the form and the arrangement of space. But Till Roeskens always place « at man’s reach », i.e. at the level of…

Invisible Target – Benny Chan

Invisible Target is a 2007 Hong-Kong action movie directed by Benny Chan. Three police officers join their forces together to fight  a mafioso organization. The main spatial machinery is a phone localization in order to identify his owner. Invisible Target est un film d’action hongkongais réalisé par Benny Chan et sorti en salles en 2007.…