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Jurassic World: No One Cares About Dinosaurs Anymore

JURASSIC WORLD, 2015 Directed by COLIN TREVORROW Starring CHRIS PRATT, BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD and IRRFAN KHAN [ this review contains spoilers ] Twenty years after the Isla Nublar incidents, someone was just dying to make the same mistake as John Hammond. Except this time around it’s not a group of scientists that is in danger, it’s 20,000 people; and the biggest threat is not T-Rex,…

Mad Mondays: Severance | 708

It happened, readers. The thing I’ve been dreading for years, the day I wish would never come – it is here, and it hurts so bad: Mad Men has reached the 70s. Sideburns, thick glasses, ruffled shirts, moustaches, freaking corduroy. Joan wants to burn down McCann Erickson? I want to burn down Roger’s closet. And his moustache. Thank god Don is a…

Words Carry Colors and Sounds into the Flesh, or: The Unexpected Virtues of Erotica

title: partial quote from Delta of Venus / Birdman. above: still from Nine and a Half Weeks With Fifty Shades of Grey hitting theaters worldwide, articles on erotica and its many artistic manifestations have been published left and right, either condemning the film’s sexual content and the genre itself, or accusing it of being too tame, clamoring for more nudity and boldness. Upon…

Best Dressed at the 87th Academy Awards

on the red carpet Marion Cotillard, in Dior Couture Julianne Moore, in Chanel Lupita Nyong’o, in Calvin Klein Zoe Saldana, in Atelier Versace Jennifer Lopez, in Elie Saab Jennifer Anniston, in Versace Keira Knightley, in Valentino Rosamund Pike, in Givenchy Dakota Jonhson, in Saint Laurent Gwyneth Paltrow, in Ralph & Russo Couture Emma Stone, in Elie Saab Chrissy Teigen, in…

Review: Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

Fifty Shades of Grey, 2015 Directed by SAM TAYLOR JOHNSON Starring DAKOTA JOHNSON and JAMIE DORNAN this review is free of spoilers! but have you seriously not read the book? When thinking of ways to describe the new erotic film Fifty Shades of Grey, one word immediately comes to mind: stiff. And not in the good way. There’s no point in tiptoeing around it, so knowing…

My Top 25 Best Movies of 2014

Here we are at last, the final list of the yearly retrospect: The Top 25 Best Movies of 2014. Possibly notable movies I haven’t seen include Relatos Salvajes, Mandariinid, Blue Ruin, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, God Help the Girl, What We Do In The Shadows, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her, Mommy, The One I Love, Inherent Vice, Coherence, We Are the Best!, Love is Strange, and…

Best Dressed at the 2015 Golden Globes

Emily Blunt in Michael Kors and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry Kate Hudson in Versace Reese Witherspoon in Calvin Klein Diane Kruger in Emilia Wickstead *favourite! Felicity Jones in Dior Amy Adams in Atelier Versace *favourite! Sienna Miller in Miu Miu Jessica Chastain in Atelier Versace Jennifer Lopez in Zuhair Murad Julianne Moore in Givenchy Haute Couture and Chopard jewelry Dakota Johnson…

FWeekly: At Some Point, There Would Simply Be No Point.

TITLE: quote from Still Alice, by Lisa Genova | 1: Rapunzel, by Claire Keane | 2: Shia LaBeouf and Maddie Ziegler in Sia’s Elastic Heart3: The Goldfinch, painting by Carel Fabritius | 4: still from Bird People, directed by Pascale Ferran5: Stacy Martin in a promotional photo for Nymphomaniac | 6: Julianne Moore for Interview Magazine [ all spoilers in grey ] For the past two weeks I’ve…