From Atlantis in The Spy Who Loved Me to Nathan Bateman's ultra-modern abode in Ex Machina, big-screen villains often live in architectural splendor. From a design standpoint, the villain's lair, as popularized in many of our favorite movies, is a stunning, sophisticated, envy-inducing expression of the warped drives and desires of its occupant. Lair celebrates and considers iconic villains' lairs from recent film history. Like evil itself, the abodes of big-screen villains are frequently compelling and seductive. They tend to be stunning, sophisticated, envy-inducing expressions of the warped drives and desires of their occupants.