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‘Poor Things’ X ‘Metropolis,’ an Open ‘Back to the Future’ Secret, History of the Pyramid Club & More!

March 23, 2024 Links to the past, with relevance today: https://www.tiktok.com/@boyculturedotcom/video/7349679839886019870?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=7347408016276964907 Old Lang signs TIKTOK: @cinematologist over on Instagram has crafted a short but compelling argument that while Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935) are clearly the main sources of inspiration for the 2023 Oscar-winning film Poor Things, perhaps Metropolis (1927) was also in…
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Revisiting Early Chicago, 1 Image at a Time

Chicago photographer Mark Hersch has so far restored about 300 vintage images of his city, helping to recreate an understanding of how things worked 100 years ago. His trick is to take a new image in the exact same spot and blend old and new to create a three-dimensional look at the past. Hersch says:…
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Past & Curious: ‘Twilight’s’ Latest Gleaming & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Rod-like (Image via CBS) NYT: Why Twilight Zone (1959-1964) still works. Mime examples (Image via video still) KENNETH IN THE (212): Shields (b. 1951 & Yarnell (1944-2010) really are difficult to explain to millennials. I mean yeah, mimes, but ... how'd they land so many prime-time gigs? It…
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