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30 MARCH 2012

Repo Man: generic packaging in a plain pack world

"Clark Collins definition of Repo Man as an 'hilarious genreā€“hopping indictment of consumerism in which, for example, all cans of drink in the supermarket are labelled simply 'drink'' (Collins 2001: 36)"

(Nicholas Rombes)

Nicholas Rombes (2005). New Punk Cinema, Edinburgh University Press.

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1980s1984 • Alex Cox • alienanti-consumeristapocalyptic • apocalyptic cynicism • b-movieblack humour • Blair Witch Project • blue text • cans of drink • Chevrolet Malibu • Chevy Malibu • consumableconsumerismconsumptioncoolcounterculturecult moviecynicismdesign conceit • disenfranchised • drink • Emilio Estevez • filmfilm genre • Flipper (band) • food label • generic • generic brand • generically • grocery store • Gummo • humour • indictment of consumerism • labellow budget • memento • new wave • Otto (character) • packagingpackaging design • plain • plain pack • plain white • product packagingproduct placementpunkpunk rockpunk rock ethosrebellion • Repo Man (1984) • Requiem for a Dream (2000) • Ronald Reagan • Run Lola Run (1998) • shoppingsubculturesupermarket • The Celebration • Timecode (2000)

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Simon Perkins
25 DECEMBER 2007

Japanese consumer products database

"A showcase of different Japanese consumer products from the '70s, '80s and '90s, mostly, including everything from phones, radios, TV sets, audio sets, cameras to vehicles."
(Akira Ota)

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1970s1980s1990s • Aiwa • Akira Ota • artefact • Aurex • Canonconsumableconsumer products • Contax • Cosina • Daihatsu • Diatone • EpsonFujifilm • Fujitsu • Hitachi • Hondaindustrial design • Isuzu • Japan • Kawasaki • Kenwood • Konica • Lux • Mamiya • Mazda • Minolta • Nakamich • Nec • Nikon • Nippondenso • Nissan • Olympus • Onkyo • Panasonic • Pentax • pioneerproduct designRicoh • Seiko • Sony • Subaru • Suzuki • Technics • Tomy • Toyota • Victor • vintage technologyYamaha
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