Thursday, October 31, 2013
This week's links — with a spooky twist for Hallowe'en. Enjoy.
Ten Modernist Houses in Scary Movies
Azure magazine visits ten modernist homes that were featured in thriller films, ranging from North By Northwest and House on Haunted Hill to The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
The Ten Best Gothic Films
Set the atmosphere for Hallowe'en tonight with a screening of one of these classic gothic horror films, from Nosferatu, Dracula and Frankenstein to more modern ones like Rebecca and The Orphanage.
Kim Novak on the Grey Suit
Fun little audio of actress Kim Novak talking about the iconic grey suit designed by Edith Head for her character in Alfred Hitchcock's film Vertigo.
Paris Wore Black
Legendary street photographer Bill Cunningham checks out the guests at the Rick Owens show at Paris Fashion Week and discusses the Parisian penchant for wearing black in endlessly creative ways.
Ten Great Bat Films
The British Film Institute selects 10 films featuring bats (some real, some imaginary, some metaphorical), including Le manoir de diable (filmed in 1896 and considered the very first horror movie), The Lost Weekend, Les Amants, Suspiria and Batman Begins.
Dark Water: Ten Modern Black Bathtubs
Remodelista has a great round up of stylish bathrooms featuring black bathtubs — instant drama in the tiniest room in the house.
Smoky Eyes by Bobbi Brown
Great video tutorial on creating the classic smoky eye, with makeup genius Bobbi Brown giving Guardian makeup columnist Sali Hughes a makeover in easy to follow steps. The perfect woman of mystery look for your next evening out.
Enjoy an old school Hallowe'en treat with this classic recipe for caramel apples from Saveur.
(photo by anders hviid haglund via est)