BY Emily Rems in Music Stuff on Mar 19, 2010 |
I woke up reeeeeaaaallllly early today so I could contribute to a supercool segment on the WNYC morning radio show The Takeaway. It was all about The Runaways and how the film compares to other great girl band movies. We talked about Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains and Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, and even threw in some girl band movie trivia! If you missed the magic - don't fret. You can check out the whole segment below. //And while we're ... Read More
BY Kelly McClure in Music Stuff on Mar 19, 2010 |
Well I have been here in Austin for SXSW since Tuesday, but am just settling down at a computer now because there is SO much going on that I literally haven't had my hands free for a second! On Wednesday I went to a party at The Beauty Bar that showcased Mantler and Ben + Vesper, among others. The show was thrown by K Records, Asthmatic Kitty, Tomlab and Sounds Familyre. There were some minor equipment glitches in the opening set, but all-in-all, the show ... Read More
BY Sophie Turcotte in Artsy on Mar 18, 2010 |
Lena Dunham's second feature which had its premiere at SXSW this week won the Narrative Feature prize and Dunham was also awarded with the emergent narrative woman director prize!
SXSW attendees still have one more chance to see Tiny Furniture so don't miss it, March 20 at 4:15 pm at Alamo Ritz 2
Can't wait to see this in New ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner in General on Mar 18, 2010 |
This is not your mother's Ramona. Watching the trailer for Elizabeth Allen's upcoming Ramona and Beezus made me feel tingly all over. Not in a good way. check out the trailer, below. There’s something hyper-sexualized about Beezus (Disney darling Selena Gomez) that is nothing like what I remember from Beverly Cleary’s books. This leaves a lot of work for Joey King as Ramona. But maybe it's just this clip. They sure have ample time to tweak it--this film ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in General on Mar 18, 2010 |
Written and directed by Bradley Rust Gray, The Exploding Girl is an understated character study of an epileptic college student named Ivy who is spending her spring break back at home in New York City. Her buddy Al is also home for the week, and the two spend their time walking around the city, drinking beers, reading books, and playing card games with Ivy’s mom—typical home-for-a-week activities for the Liberal Arts crowd.
Ivy’s college ... Read More