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12.06.11 Marina Galperina

Yes, I am completely comfortable saying this as a graffiti dick hangs in the gallery of George Shaw paintings above this sentence. Yesterday, artist Martin Boyce took home Britain’s coveted Turner Prize: £25,000  ($39,220) and bragging rights for his abstract geometric hodgepodge that is, surely, poetic and all, but, not as good as George Shaw‘s […]

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11.08.11 Marina Galperina

Oh, of course MGM is adapting a series of non-narrative children picture books into a live-action feature film. Oh, and, of course, the CEO of Classic Media productions introduces his pitch like so: “Waldo is the most searched-for character in the world.” Oh, chortle chortle. Egh. […]

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05.20.11 Marina Galperina

So, by now you’ve heard that ‘Melancholia’ director Lars Von Tier flapped his craaazey yap at Cannes about shooting Kirsten Dunst on Charlotte Gainsbourg hardcore porn and… yeah… that he’s a “Nazi.” Let’s just say it was awkward, but so was Lars finding out his parents weren’t Jews in the Holocaust but the really bad […]

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03.01.10 Marina Galperina

Here’s a trailer for the new Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child doc that premiered at Sundance and will probably hit Film Forum this year. The film highlights heroin abuse, touches on racial exploitation and centers around intimate 1986 footage of Jean-Michel Basquiat, friend/designer Becky Johnson and friend/doc-director/Mike D’s wife Tamra Davis. […]

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