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Mechanical Porn

29 Jun

 

I feel like I’m back in my Mechanisms of Machinery class in college. LOVE it!

“The film presents a deceptively “open” series of images of gears and pistons that transfer movement from vertical to rotary directions. Musical in its repetitive visual form, it now seems akin to Charles Sheeler’s paintings and photographs of railroad locomotive gears and wheels, a tribute to the machine age.” 

— Robert A. Haller

 

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How do you say ‘Top Gun’ in French?

5 Nov

Les Chevaliers du Ciel

Sky Fighters

Les Chevaliers du Ciel was filmed in co-operation with the French Air Force. Initially the standard safety rules applied, but eventually the minimum allowed altitude was reduced to 3 m (10 ft) and the minimum distance between aircraft was reduced to 1 m (3 ft)”

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