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From the Name Change to His Comeback: The Career of Michael Keaton

Michael Keaton in Beetlejuice Night Shift dir. Ron Howard (1982)Keaton starred in Ron Howard’s Night Shift alongside Henry Winkler. The film featured a soundtrack featuring Talk Talk, Rod Stewart, Quarterflash, and Heaven 17, an ultimate ‘80s flashback. Keaton was praised for his performance as the aggressive Bill “Blaze” Blazejowski, the coworker of Chuck (Winkler) at [...]

January 13, 2015 0
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The Best Movies to Watch Without Leaving Bed:Thrillers and Chillers

Every Monday morning, I find myself whispering the old Beckett adage, “I can’t go on, I’ll go on,” to myself as I settle down into work. No matter how thrilling the day’s prospects, it’s that early week ennui that always seems to rear its ugly head in the worst way. But never fear, the hours are [...]

January 12, 2015 0
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A Guide to the Best of Award-Winning Director Richard Linklater

Richard Linklater and daughter / Boyhood star Lorelei Linklater. Photo courtesy of David X Prutting/BFAnyc.com In the early 1980s, a young Richard Linklater bought a Super-8 camera and moved to Austin, Texas to study film and become a director. By 1985 he and cinematographer Lee Daniel founded the Austin Film Society, helping to bring about a thriving cinephile [...]

January 12, 2015 0
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Golden Globe Nominee Jóhann Jóhannsson on Scoring ‘The Theory of Everything’

For anyone who has explored the sonic world of Jóhann Jóhannsson, it’s impossible not to find yourself falling completely under his spell. As one of the most brilliant contemporary composers and producers working today, his extraordinary and immersive sound amalgamates classical composition with modern ambient rhythms to create an audio and sensory experience of rare [...]

January 11, 2015 0
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Get up on This Fashion News before You Leave for the Weekend

Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFAnyc.com Models: Out of Work Forever? First Joan Didion for Celine, now Joni Mitchell has been revealed as the star of Saint Laurent’s new campaign. Let’s first take a moment to applaud the use of older women as campaign models. I love that, and hope that, if fashion can embrace women at any age, [...]

January 11, 2015 0
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Tally Ho! Ralph Lauren Opens the Polo Bar

Flip up those collars and brush up on those haute society anecdotes. Ralph Lauren opens his first New York restaurant today, so expect a matchless (pun strenuously intended) mash up of the worlds of fashion, old money and posh sporting. The location of Polo Bar, at 1 E. 55th, is not only a scarf’s length [...]

January 10, 2015 0
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5 Star Art Shows You Must See This Weekend

Courtesy of John Waters and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York  © John Waters __________ Takashi Murakami at Gagosian Gallery, 555 West 24th Street, NYC Murakami’s In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow, has been open since November (and closing January 17,) but Saturday, January 10 marks the artist’s first #InstaMeet [...]

January 10, 2015 0
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From Julianne Moore to David Oyelowo: Our Picks for the 2015 Golden Globes

Last month, we counted down our 20 favorite films of 2014. And with the Golden Globes airing this Sunday, it’s hard not to notice that so many of our year end favorites failed to be recognized. Of course in terms of independent cinema, those we loved tend to fall below the radar, but when it [...]

January 10, 2015 0
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5 Pieces to Sweat in This Weekend from H&M’s New Sport Collection

Between spin, barre, crossfit, and yoga, we find ourselves washing our gym clothes more than our regular ones. What’s a girl to do? We’ve established that there’s no better motivation than looking good to get yourself to the gym (studio, collective, whatever)–and getting there is the hardest part. But we also aren’t trying to spend [...]

January 10, 2015 0
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Filmmaker Paul Harrill on His Debut Feature ‘Something, Anything’

In thinking of filmmaker Paul Harrill’s debut feature Something, Anything, I was reminded of a passage from Vivian Gornick’s essay “On Living Alone”:  I looked around then, at my life, and I saw that I had not learned to live alone at all. What I had learned to do was strategize; lie down until the [...]

January 10, 2015 0
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