Evil People in Modernist Homes in Popular Films / Benjamin Critton
E.P.i.M.H.i.P.F.offers a serious but lighthearted investigation of the representation of modernist architecture in popular film, reflecting on the convention of associating evil characters and events with modern buildings, and also, more generally, on the relation between cinema and architecture. A series of film stills, quotes and accompanying texts point to examples inThe Damned Don't Cry(1950),Diamonds are Forever(1971),Blade Runner(1982),Body Double(1984),Lethal Weapon 2(1989),L.A. Confidential(1997),The Big Lebowski(1998), andTwilight(2008). Includes essays by Steve Rose, Jon Yoder, and Joseph Rosa.