Four rooms

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Four Rooms is a 1995 American anthology comedy film co-written and co-directed by Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, and Quentin Tarantino, each directing a segment of it that in its entirety is loosely based on the adult short fiction writings of Roald Dahl, especially “Man from the South”… Continue Reading

The hero

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The Hero is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed and edited by Brett Haley and written by Haley and Marc Basch. Lee Hayden is an aging Western icon with a golden voice, but his best performances are decades behind him. He spends his days reliving old… Continue Reading

Videodrome

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Videodrome is a 1983 Canadian science fiction body horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg and starring James Woods, Sonja Smits, and Deborah Harry. Set in Toronto during the early 1980s, it follows the CEO of a small UHF television station who stumbles upon a broadcast signal featuring extreme violence and torture.… Continue Reading

Rendez-vous by Dita Von Teese

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Dita Von Teese is an American vedette, burlesque dancer, model, costume designer, entrepreneur, singer, and actress. She is credited with re-popularizing burlesque performance, earning the moniker “Queen of Burlesque”. Written and co-produced by French songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sébastien Tellier, her album, inspired by von Teese’s erotic… Continue Reading

Husbands and wives

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Husbands and Wives is a 1992 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film opens with upper-middle class Manhattan couple Sally and Jack announcing to their best friends, the Roths, that they are splitting up. Gabe Roth and his wife Judy… Continue Reading

Planes, trains and automobiles

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles is a 1987 American comedy film written, produced, and directed by John Hughes. The film stars Steve Martin as Neal Page, a high-strung marketing executive, who meets Del Griffith, played by John Candy, an eternally optimistic, outgoing, overly talkative, and clumsy shower curtain ring salesman.… Continue Reading

Big data “L1ZY”

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Directed by John Carlucci and Brandon LaGanke (GHOST + COW), BIG DATA “L1ZY” follows a regular, suburban American family who purchase an Alexa-style smart home device to make their lives easier and more efficient. When the A.I. assistant, capable of learning… Continue Reading

The outsider

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The Outsider is a 2018 Japanese-American crime drama thriller film directed by Martin Zandvliet and written by Andrew Baldwin. It stars Jared Leto, Tadanobu Asano, Kippei Shiina, Shiori Kutsuna, and Emile Hirsch and follows an American who becomes a member of the Japanese yakuza. Michael Fassbender was considered to star in the film when Daniel Espinosa was… Continue Reading

Viceværten

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Viceværten (A caretaker’s tale in the english version) is a 2012 Danish drama film directed by theatre director Katrine Wiedemann based on a screenplay by Kim Fupz Aakeson. Per (Lars Mikkelsen) is a bitter, misogynist, caretaker. His wife left him, his son is a… Continue Reading

No stranger by Small black

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Small Black is an American indie band from Brooklyn, New York. After releasing the critically acclaimed Small Black EP, the band signed to Jagjaguwar to release their debut full length, New Chain (2010). Their second full length, Limits of Desire was released in May 2013, with the single “No Stranger” a mainstay… Continue Reading

Kapgang

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Kapgang (Speed walking in the english version) is a 2014 Danish drama film directed by Niels Arden Oplev. It is based on a novel of the same name by Morten Kirkskov. In 1976 in provincial Denmark, 14-year-old Martin (Villads Bøye) is about to be confirmed when his mother dies… Continue Reading

The combine by John Maus

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John Maus is an American musician, singer, songwriter, composer, and philosopher from Minnesota. His music is often compared to 1980s synth-pop due to its appropriation of vintage synthesizer sounds and Medieval church modes, and he is recognized as a forerunner to the late 2000s hypnagogic pop movement. He is also a… Continue Reading

Badlands

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Badlands is a 1973 American crime film written and directed by Terrence Malick, starring Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek, and featuring Warren Oates and Ramon Bieri. The story, though fictional, is loosely based on the real-life murder spree of Charles Starkweather and his girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate, in 1958, though that basis was not acknowledged… Continue Reading

Lost my treble long ago by Vulfpeck

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Vulfpeck is an American funk group founded in 2011. The band members attended University of Michigan’s music school. They first came together as a rhythm section for a performance at the Duderstadt Center, a university facility that houses an arts library and other resources. After reading an interview with… Continue Reading

Sun was high (so was I) by Small black

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Small Black is an American indie band from Brooklyn, New York. After releasing the critically acclaimed Small Black EP, the band signed to Jagjaguwar to release their debut full length, New Chain (2010). Their second full length, Limits of Desire was released in May 2013, with the single “No Stranger” a mainstay… Continue Reading

A prayer before dawn

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A Prayer Before Dawn is a 2017 drama film directed by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire, written by Jonathan Hirschbein and Nick Saltrese and starring Joe Cole. It is based on the book A Prayer Before Dawn: My Nightmare in Thailand’s Prisons by Billy Moore. The film tells the… Continue Reading

Child’s play

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Child’s Play is a 1988 American slasher film directed and co-written by Tom Holland, and produced by David Kirschner from a story by Don Mancini. Catherine Hicks plays a widowed mother who gives her son a doll for his birthday, unaware that the doll is possessed by the… Continue Reading

Tokyo project

Set in Japan’s capital, Tokyo Project tells the story of a mysterious romance between two strangers (played by Elisabeth Moss and Ebon Moss-Bachrach) as they explore the hidden treasures of the city. Written and directed by longtime Girls collaborator Richard Shepard, who helmed several of the HBO series’… Continue Reading

Eraserhead

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Eraserhead is a 1977 American body horror film written, produced, and directed by David Lynch. Shot in black and white, it is Lynch’s first feature-length film, following several short works. Starring Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Jeanne Bates, Judith Anna Roberts, Laurel Near, and Jack Fisk, it tells the story of Henry Spencer… Continue Reading

Lost on you by LP

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Laura Pergolizzi is an American singer and songwriter who performs under the stage name LP. Physically a cross between John Cooper Clarke and Patti Smith, vocally a blend of Gwen Stefani and Cyndi Lauper, LP alchemises that patchwork into something not currently available elsewhere. In… Continue Reading

Only lovers left alive

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Only Lovers Left Alive is a 2013 internationally co-produced vampire film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their… Continue Reading

The blob

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The Blob is a 1958 American independent science-fiction horror film by De Luxe, about a growing, corrosive, alien amoeboidal entity that crashes to Earth from outer space inside a meteorite. It devours and dissolves citizens in the small communities of Phoenixville and Downingtown, PA, growing larger, redder, and more aggressive each time it does… Continue Reading