I recently saw the documentary, Herb and Dorothy, and it might be the most inspiring film I’ve seen all year. (It’s available for instant view on Netflix.) Herb and Dorothy Vogel are an unassuming and charming couple who have been collecting modern art since the 1950’s on a modest, middle-class income. On a postal worker and a librarian’s salary, they have amassed an incredible...
The adrenaline induced high speed trailer for Jean-Luc Godard’s new film, Film Socialisme, which is premiering at The Cannes Film Festival next week. Supposedly, the trailer shows the entire movie in ultra-fast motion.
The golden age of movie critics (Roger Ebert) →
“What the internet is creating is a class of literate, gifted amateur writers, in an old tradition. Like Trollope, who was a British Post official all his working life, they write for love and because they must. Like Rohinton Mistry, a banking executive, or Wallace Stevens, an insurance executive, or Edmund Wilson, who spent his most productive years sitting in his big stone house in upstate...