Film

January 20, 2014, 9am PST
In his latest film, “Her,” Spike Jonze presents a one-of-a-kind vision of L.A.'s future.
Los Angeles Times
April 24, 2013, 1pm PDT
How did childhood visions of future cities differ for kids growing up in the 1980s when compared to the 1960s or today? Matt Novak shares a short film from 1983 that captures the prescient urban visions of students.
Smithsonian
February 7, 2013, 2pm PST
A new film, Trainsforming America, takes a look at passenger rail in the US from the passengers' perspective.
Transportation Radio
September 23, 2011, 9am PDT
Urbanized is a feature-length documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world’s foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.
urbanizedfilm.com
June 11, 2010, 10am PDT
As states elbow each other to lure movie makers to their markets with increasingly attractive tax incentives, some say the competition has gone too far.
Governing
February 14, 2010, 1pm PST
This paper animation clip by Rob Carter shows the urban growth and development of Charlotte, North Carolina over time.
Good
January 15, 2010, 6am PST
By utilizing rental data Netflix makes freely available, the New York Times has published a Google Maps mashup illustrating the most popular rental titles in each zip code.
New York Times
July 21, 2009, 6am PDT
Small towns in New Mexico are increasingly being used as film locations. But for some locals, the invasion of Hollywood is not worth the economic benefits.
Los Angeles Times
June 10, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>Film is much more effective than planners or architects at assessing the possible future forms of cities, according to this article from film critic A.O. Scott.</p>
The New York Times Magazine