So I saw "The Kids are All Right" today...
And I was incredibly impressed by the acting. It was absolutely tremendous. Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, and Mia Wasikowska leapt out of the screen (Laser, Josh Hutcherson’s character, was the Bobby Draper of the film. Really under developed.). The writing was also incredibly tight. Nearly every bit of info in every scene was calculated so that it was absolutely necessary to carry the...
Vatican Sensibly Declares Ordaining Women As Bad... →
“Sexual abuse and pornography are more grave dealings, they are an egregious violation of moral law. Attempted ordination of women is grave, but on another level; it is a wound that is an attempt against the Catholic faith on the sacramental orders.” Awesome show, great job!
sentimentality: hannahology: Sentimentality BloodyNational EmilySyrja StfuConservatives DisturbingImages So far. Well, thanks! Also, I agree with most of this list. Go follow them (and hannahology, too, obviously). AND MINE WILL ONLY GET BETTER [/ego petting.] Very kind. Follow all these people.
Hollywood: Mel Gibson Can Beat All the Women He... →
feministfilm: Via Jezebel.
these go to 11.: pitchfork →
The Pitchfork Music Festival is this weekend, which means that my neighborhood, a mile and change north of the Union Park concert stages, will be overrun with really top-notch hipsters. Some of them will be obnoxious. Many of them will be hilarious. All will be deliberately conspicuous among the… I was one of these hipsters last year! Minus the dress and the drunkeness. However, I did...
Do what you love and share it with others.
My current absolute favorite director is Lynn Shelton. Her last two films were created with an incredibly tiny cast and crew. While she shaped the themes and general story arch of the two films, they were both entirely improvised films that let the actors do their work; act. Not only that, but working with such a small group, on a film that is collaborative in nature, helps create a sense of...
Ten Things You Should Know About International...
hermajestyxx: thefistofartemis: luxuryproblem: welcometomanhood: abcsoupdot: mohandasgandhi : crashintome9 : caraobrien : lickystickypickyme: 1. One in three women die or are seriously injured as a result of gender-based violence. Violence against women results in more deaths among women ages 15 to 44 than the total number of women who die because of war, malaria...
Michigan Movie Clips →
I’m from Michigan, born and raised…and currently going to school. The Detroit Free Press today is chock full of information on an absolute shit-ton of films being shot here in Michigan. As someone that plans to become a filmmaker professionally, it’s incredibly exciting to see all these projects underway. The more that’s done here, the more that it will be accepted. There...
these go to 11.: stfuconservatives:stfubelievers:... →
After reading this stuff, I need to see Avatar. This stuff is golden. stfuconservatives:stfubelievers: A whole Christian answers page for Avatar. Warning: it is ridiculously long. Here are some highlights from the submitter (“The negative quotes here are great, this is just for Avatar”): “I have seen many films. I am also a filmmaker and have written for…
Uganda LGBT Volunteer Beheaded | News |... →
Lilith.: Libraries. A filmmaker's best friend. →
Fox News in Chicago recently ran this insanely stupid and ill-researched report last week regarding the funding of public libraries. The conclusion by “investigative reporting” was that library patrons were using the libraries for internet access, and that the $120 million per annum allocated to…
Annnnd the receiver died.
I’ve been waiting a year, maybe two, to play the first Silver Jews record. Mid-record, our receiver catches a tiny fire. Weeeeee. It’s been that kind of week.
"Why women can't vote with their dollars in film... →
filmme-fatale: Follow. via peppermintwolfman:zoeisadoll: An old article (2006) but still good. And sadly true. When women dropped over half a billion to see Titanic, frequently citing Kate Winslet and/or her character as their reason (and the special effects in more than a few cases), it was dismissed as a fluke. The biggest gross-earner of all time, and we’re not allowed to learn...