Polanski: Wanted and Desired

New York Times critic Manohla Dargis saw the Roman Polanski doc when it briefly appeared in a few theaters in New York and Los Angeles in order to qualify for the Oscars. Dargis writes: “Wanted and Desired,” which opened on Friday without advance press screenings, was bought...

It’s Not You. It’s Your Movies.

Via Salon.com’s Broadsheet, comes this essay in the NYTimes, It‚Äôs Not You, It‚Äôs Your Books, exploring the phenomenon of relationship-killing incompatibility standards based on personal reading habits: “when a missed ‚Äî or misguided ‚Äî literary reference makes it...
Posted On 31 Mar 2008

Bette Davis Centennial

April 5 will be the 100th birthday of Bette Davis. There will be tributes and retrospectives and dozens of memorial essays. Terrence Rafferty excels at elegantly distilling an actor’s persona to its essence, as he does in this New York Times remembrance. …on the...
Posted On 31 Mar 2008

Indiana Solo and the Chronic Fear of Intimacy

Ever feel like you keep making the same mistakes in relationshipwrecks, time after time, century after century, from one galaxy to another? The new Indy TV spot is here:
Posted On 31 Mar 2008

Alt/Print: Stop-Loss

One of the most impressive and potentially world-changing aspects of the internet is the chance it offers for individuals to make their voices heard above the drone of the mainstream. It’s the underground press of our time. The print won’t rub off on your fingers, but...
Posted On 31 Mar 2008