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07.28.14 Marina Galperina

Lucy (2014) This is Luc Besson’s Cujo. Scarlett Johansson is like dumb, wakes up with a bag of fictional drugs inside her stomach. It leaks and suddenly, something about her brain. Superpowers. LOOKED COOL FOR A FEW SECONDS: 2.0 out of 5.0 Like when her hand was TWO hands. And on the airplane, when she bursts into […]

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05.06.14 Marina Galperina

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) Jarmusch made a vampire ☆*:.。. o☆*・゜゚・ movie ・゜゚・*☆o .。.:*☆   so he can relish immortal-like in each spinning overhead shot, immaculate hoarder sets, blissfully druggy ceremonial blood drinking scenes, the aching swell of SQÜRL and Josef Van Wissem’s music, waxing monologues about culture, and like this really good long relationship ♥。. JIM JARMUSCHNESS: 2.5 out of 5.0 […]

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03.10.14 Marina Galperina

Last night, HBO Go crashed in the middle of too many people trying to legally watch the True Detective season finale, so some of you haven’t seen Rust and Marty ▒▒▒▒ ▒▒ ▒▒▒▒ ▒▒▒ “L’chaim, fat-ass!” ▒▒▒ ▒▒▒ but then ▒▒▒▒ ▒▒ ▒▒▒ and ▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒ holy shit ▒▒▒ ▒▒ ▒▒▒▒ ▒▒▒ FUUUUUUUUUUCK ▒▒▒▒▒!!!!!!▒▒… wow. Let’s catch up. Designer and illustrator Nigel Evan Dennis created a beautiful True Detective tribute page featuring […]

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02.13.14 Marina Galperina

Here are some 8-bit style animated GIFs of famous movie moments by Slovakia-based artist Dusan Cezek. For kitsch, “Pixelwood” series is really outstanding, with perfect color schemes (that very Wes Anderson orange in Cezek’s The Life Aquatic tho!)  and narrative humor (Hulk mad!!!… Hulk brb). And how about that expressive versatility of Cezek’s single “pixel” blocks! The blinking eyes […]

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12.04.13 Marina Galperina & Nate Cepis

Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) It’s Battle Royale inside the Truman Show dome again but with more Big Brother (show not from book) cuz We Live In Public (all Hunger Games alumni in this one like aaaa FIGHT FIGHT) FIGHT!!! ACTION AND ADVENTURE-NESS: 2.5 out of 5.0   OMG I <3 PUZZLES How do we […]

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11.07.13 Marina Galperina & Nate Cepis

Blue Is The Warmest Color/La Vie d’Adèle (2013) You came 4 the seXXXy. You got a 3hr French movie w subtitles a ~major~ ~emotional~ ~drrrramaaa~ LULZ. It’s a love story of a passing femme working class high school girl and an art school college student who is like THE MOST GORGEOUS faux-soft butch I’ve ever seen wow […]

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10.04.13 Marina Galperina & Nate Cepis

Massive Attack V Adam Curtis (2013, at Park Avenue Armory) Adam Curtis “documentary” W GIANT IMPORTANT WORDS — a beautiful pulsating super-cut of found-ish footage re: NEWS/GOVERNMENTS/DONALD TRUMP/THE SARCOPHAGUS OF DATA/RUSSIAN PUNK MUSIC FROM SIBERIA/ALGORITHMS OF SUBMISSION/WAR IN AFGHANISTAN… USA/RUSSIA/YOU.. etc. on many LARGE screens. U stand 4 movie but its really a concert. Massive […]

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09.25.13 Marina Galperina & Nate Cepis

Salinger (2013) Solidish but 2 long doc @ that 1 guy who wrote that 1 book u read in high school & were like woah this book!!! Did u know JD was up in piles of burnt bodies at the Holocaust camps? Dude’s 1st of like 300 straight days of combat was at Utah fucking […]

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07.16.13 Andy Cush

“Listen In” is a weekly feature in which we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length YouTube playlist of songs they’re currently digging. This week’s playlist comes from Dirty Beaches, whose acclaimed new album Drifters/Love Is the Devil synthesizes sounds as disparate as drone, minimal classical music, early rock and roll, and industrial. For his mix, Dirty Beaches’ […]

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07.10.13 Marina Galperina & Nate Cepis

The Bling Ring (2013) OMFG TMZ MOVIE ROFL! Think of Sofia Coppola next time you hear currently popular pop song. So, like, very rich teenagers break into houses of like, very, very rich people and steal their [insert luxury brand name here] jewelry and [insert couture brand name here] clothes, then parade the scintillating pilfered plumage in club until […]

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