BY lara candland in Movies on Jan 30, 2013 |
Sundance 2013 brought the lady goods in a big way. Fifty percent of the festival's featured films were directed by female directors this year, a stunning leap to full parity for the first time ever at the festival, and a miraculous chasm jumper when compared with the reported disparity in Hollywood (only seven percent of directors registered with the director’s guild are female). But we’ll come back to that some other day.
One of ... Read More
BY Intern Scarlet in Artsy on Aug 15, 2012 |
Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, currently at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explores the similarities between Italian fashion designers Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada. Though the height of Schiaparelli’s career was between the two world wars, and Prada's is still thriving today, their aesthetic and intellectual convictions run parallel. Both women are regarded as being incredibly influential fashion designers, known for ... Read More
BY Intern Ariana in Movies on Aug 09, 2012 |
Comedian Mike Birbiglia sure knows how to make people want to see a movie: by telling them they’re going to hate it. Oh wait, he actually just went “over board” and you’ll probably love his new comedy Sleepwalk With Me. The "heartfelt comedy" will be especially great if it has half the wit and charisma of the Vulture exclusive short that debuted today.
Our current Boy Du Jour, Birbiglia, and his co-writer Ira Glass (from This ... Read More
BY Intern Yasmin in Movies on Jun 15, 2012 |
Ever since cinema-going first became a popular pastime in the early 20th century, films have given their viewers a way to escape from the banalities and tribulations of everyday life. But, as our everyday lives move further and further away from reality (hello, makeover TV shows, social networking, and airbrushed everything), it’s often refreshing to see a movie that speaks to the real-life struggles and experiences of women in this very moment. Enter ... Read More
BY Intern Brittany J. in General on Jul 19, 2010 |
Attention! To those interested in the BUST Blog, BUST Magazine, and media in all shapes and sizes who are looking for something to do this Thursday night:
6-8 Months gallery is showing the film Until the End of the World on July 22nd from 6:30 - 11 PM, as well as having a discussion afterward led by Laura Simms. Highlights will include music by Jenn Kelly, Nora Balaban, Kaia Wong and a special performance from Zimbabwean musician Garikayi Tirikoti on the "lively ... Read More
BY Susan Engberg in Artsy on Mar 31, 2010 |
The IFC Center tributes filmmaker Bette Gordon with special in-person screenings of her films Luminous Motion, Variety, and her latest release called Handsome Harry. One of the most prominent artists to emerge out of the "No Wave Cinema" underground 1970's film movement in Tribeca/East Village, she has since won several awards and worldwide festival acclaim. Gordon teaches film at Columbia University's graduate film division in NYC, is supervisor of the ... Read More