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From North by Northwest to Fargo and The Breakfast Club, pop culture fiend and cartographer Andrew DeGraff has created a series of “movie maps” that bring to life the plots of 35 films.

British 'micro artist' Willard Wigan creates art so small it can fit on the end of an eyelash and in the eye of a needle.

A huge amount of Neil Young’s property is going under the hammer, including 36 guitars (and if you’re into that, 250 of his toy trains too).

Win a Bundle of Books from Hardie Grant

Wednesday November 29, 2017

To celebrate 20 years in the game, independent publisher Hardie Grant is offering up a bundle of books for one lucky Smith reader. Read on for the full list of titles, and details on how to enter.

The Disaster Artist is a new comedy about the making of The Room, aka “the Citizen Kane of bad movies”. And we have some tickets to give away to a special Melbourne screening.

Frank Lloyd Wright in 532 Frames

Tuesday November 21, 2017

How would you go about photographing hundreds of iconic buildings from one of the world's most prolific architects? We have no idea, but one photographer is on a mission to do just that. 

 

Haunting Abandoned Petrol Stations

Thursday November 16, 2017

These photos of deserted French gas stations gave us the post-apocalyptic feels. 

Real world feeling a bit too real? These movies will help you escape into some other weird and wonderful places.

Director Dorota Kobiela tells us what drove her to unravel the mystery of Vincent van Gogh’s death – and why she decided to do that via a 56,000 framed, fully painted feature film.

Five Creepy Podcasts for Halloween

Tuesday October 31, 2017

We’ve searched high and low for the scariest podcasts to see you through All Hallows. Turn off the lights, plug in your earphones and be afraid, be very afraid.

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