Category Archive: Film

Portlandia, The Wire and Treme: The City on TV

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Back when David Simon, creator of The Wire, announced that his second urban HBO show would be called Treme and set in post-Katrina New Orleans, I joked that, in order for him to… Continue reading

Inception: The City of Dreams

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This article is part of a series on representations of the city in film in 2010. Even before Inception was released, a number of architecture blogs, including one of my favorites, BLDG BLOG,… Continue reading

Marketing Urban Identity

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“When it comes to luxury, it’s as much about where it’s from, as who it’s for.” As I was thinking through the number of films and tv shows that have highlighted urban issues… Continue reading

The City in Film in 2010

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For several years now, I’ve written a top 10 list of films on my other blog. This started out pretty unstructured, with just whatever films I happened to watch, and then developed into… Continue reading