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September 27, 2012

The Architecture of Fear: The Use of Space in Horror Cinema

In The Black Museum’s debut lecture, Canadian director Vincenzo Natali explores the relationship between horror and architecture in films. This lecture will look at films including James Whale’s Frankenstein, The Shining, Suspiria, and Rosemary’s Baby, as well as some of Natali’s own films.

September 27, 2012, 8pm
Cost: $15 at the door

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Instructor: Vincenzo Natali

Natali burst onto the scene in 1997 with his surreal, low-budget sci-fi thriller Cube that impressed viewers and critics alike with Natali’s ability to stretch cinematic boundaries on a shoestring budget. Natali’s 2002 follow-up to Cube, Cypher,  paved the way for a tertiary effort, 2003’s Nothing which,  like its predecessors,  garnered worldwide critical kudos. His fourth feature project, Splice, premiered at the 2010 Sundance Festival and was subsequently acquired by Joel Silver through his Dark Castle label. ~ Nathan Southern, All Movie Guide.

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