Every single person I come across seems to hate this movie. It’s “silly.” It’s “weird.” It’s “NOT HISTORICALLY ACCURATE!” While I don’t think the film is a stunner like “Lost in Translation,” it did rock my world on several levels. First of all, I wish the humourless drones harping on about various inaccuracies would lightenContinue reading “Marie Antoinette”
Favourite awesomely cheesy films, in no particular order: “Kingdom of Hotness… er, Heaven.” “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.” Morgan Freeman is priceless in this. Kevin Costner does not deliver his lines, he merely mumbles them, in a kind of Midwestern accent, no less. Alan Rickman hams it up, and there’s a cool witch lady who’sContinue reading “Cheese, Please”
We almost missed it. The last day of the exhibition was yesterday. We had a late start, and the lines were long, but we were still able to see two of the projects. Standing in line at the battered old Liberty Warehouse was an experience in itself. My hat/scarf/ponytail holder goes off in recognition toContinue reading “Georges Rousse in Durham”
This model died whilst starving herself to gain acceptance by the likes of Anna Wintour. The incident was not widely publicized in the U.S., and I found out about it more than a month after it happened, through a Russian-language Live Journal community devoted to feminist issues. The fashion world thrives on its exclusivity. TheseContinue reading “Fuck Fashion”
This is obviously a Marxist critique of our society. Found on ua.fm, a web portal for snazzy Ukrainians (no, you don’t need a working knowledge of a foreign language to get the joke).