BY BUST Magazine in Movies on May 31, 2012 |
We're very curious about a controversial new documentary (opening in the U.S. this weekend) that shines a critical light on the Big Pink. Pink Ribbons, Inc., directed by Léa Poole, investigates the charity-corporation machines that have risen out of the fight against breast cancer. Despite the billions of dollars that have been raised over the years, cancer rates have also risen to a staggering 1 in 8 women. The film, based on Samantha King's 2008 book ... Read More
BY Intern Christina in Movies on May 24, 2012 |
We told you how awesome the Advanced Style release party was, right? And how awesome the book, by Ari Seth Cohen, is? If you haven't been paying attention, get up to speed and check out the Advanced Style blog.
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Caught up yet? Don't worry, we'll get you there. Advanced Style is dedicated to displaying the killer style and extraordinary personalities of New York's most fashionable seniors. We can all learn a thing or two from our ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa in Movies on May 14, 2012 |
Do you think technology helps or hinders our relationships? Do pictures capture fake smiles? Can a conversation over a computer or a phone compare to spending time with someone in person? This is the theme explored in Small, Beautifully Moving Parts, a new movie that opened May 11th. Written and directed by Annie J. Howell and Lisa Robinson, it has been honored at several film festivals this year.
Viewers follow the main character, Sarah, as she journeys ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in Movies on May 10, 2012 |
Everyone knows Tim Burton would much rather focus on the visual elements of his filmmaking than on insignificant trifles like plot, character development, and cohesion. This is especially true of his latest fantasia, Dark Shadows, but that doesn’t keep the film from being a spooky good time.
Based on a beloved occult soap from the ’60s that was as famous for its low-budget blunders as it was for its spine tingling twists, the film stars frequent Burton ... Read More
BY Intern Kelsie in Movies on May 07, 2012 |
Moviefone published an article celebrating the fact that old men are getting to direct films still! Apparently there's some sort of privilege attached to being an old white guy... who knew?! The site claims it's remarkable that these old farts are still being allowed to make films since Hollywood is so "fixated on the young." I would argue that old white guys in positions of power is nothing new, in fact, especially in an industry where only one woman has received ... Read More