David Honnorat created The Great Map of Movieland, a delightful atlas showing 1,800 movies organized into regions by genres.
Films are marked as towns in four sizes: Movie, Must-see, Masterpiece, and Good remake(s). Here's a detail showing Costume Grove, Adventure Plains, and Drama Area:
The poster is two feet tall by three feet wide. It's fun to scroll around and be reminded of films, and it may even lead to a few good suggestions for your next viewing party.
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In honor of today, please enjoy Harry Manfedini’s “Overlay of Evil/Main Title” from the score to Friday the 13th (1980). And as a bonus, here is the evolution of Jason Vorhees’s handsome mug:
PHOTO COURTESY Universal Pictures: Danny Aiello, second from left, with Spike Lee, John Turturro, and Richard Edson in a scene from “Do the Right Thing” (1989). Beloved blue collar tough-guy actor Danny Aiello has died. He was 86.
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