This article was published in the cinema edition of The Modernist in December 2020 and explored architecture, production design and science fiction audiovisual aesthetics in Spike Jonze’s beautifully melancholy Her.
Ally Davies is the director of Aesthetic Realms and has worked in the creative arts industry in a variety of roles. Her academic career includes gaining a BA, MA and MPhil in Cinema and Screen Studies from the University of Manchester as well as attending Art School. Her MPhil specialist research area covered post-9/11 American politics and the audiovisual aesthetics and design in film and television space-based science fiction. She also likes pumpkins. A lot.