Cool Stuff: The Maps of Movieland Deliver Wonderful Cinematic Topography

/Film | 11/12/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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Wouldn’t it be great if all the characters, creatures and places we loved from movies existed in one complete cinematic world? Last Action Hero tried to bring us close to that ideal, as did Ready Player One in some capacity. But cinephile David Honnorat wanted to pack even more movies into a fictional world. That’s why he created Movieland, a massive map featuring movies as various locations within larger regions like Teenage Islands, Horror Lakes, True Story Hills, Valley of Love, Action Bay and more. But now, in a collaboration with illustrator Alex Chauvel, he’s releasing new illustrated maps providing more detail to those genre locations, and they look wonderful.

Check out David Honnorat’s Maps of Movieland below and find out how you can get your hands on them.

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This first map is more of a representation of the overall concept of Movieland. Honnorat says that’s why he didn’t include any of the names of the movies next to the little illustrations representing them. But if you look around, you’ll see that you probably won’t have any problem recognizing various characters, props and more from many of the movies you love.

But when it comes to showing a closer look at some of the regions of Movieland themselves, the following three maps are a little more cool. Not only do they have various movies as locations, but the details on these maps are just delightful. They’re almost Where’s Waldo-esque. Check them out.

First, we have the...
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