Directed by Alex Gibney
Directed by Alex Gibney
The movie about the early life of Shepard Fairey.
Directed by Julian Marshall
A film by Craig Stecyk III
‘A Golden Egg’ by Jesse James and Chris Atherton
An homage to the cinematographic technique.
“A comet wipes out most of life on Earth, leaving two Valley Girls to fight the evil types who survive.”
via, Bleached / GvB
Art thieves are the trickster gods of cinema. Stealthy and dashing, they seem to just outwit security systems and charm open even the most intricate safes. In the end, they always have one last trick up their sleeve—one you didn’t see coming—to outfox the cunning cops. And, even if they are ultimately motivated by greed, they are portrayed as aesthetes, connoisseurs of mankind’s finest artistic achievements. Like folk heroes, their crimes are seen as victimless, daring redistributions of wealth. Whereas bank robbers are desperate ex-felons with bottle blonde girlfriends chain smoking slims, art thieves are cool cat burglars dancing through laser beams or bon vivant millionaires in it for the thrill.
That is, if they are successful. We like our tricksters pristine—challenged perhaps, but ultimately undefeatable, omniscient even—Thomas Crownes and Danny Oceans. If their plan is botched however, as it is in Danny Boyle’s Trance, that panache crumbles into paranoia and the thieves become just that, common criminals. The gods fall from the heavens to become Melville-ian characters in the red circle.
And gets a new car in return.
The Mercedes CLA Project
Directed by John Cassavetes
“A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.”
“Frank Catalfumo is a 91 year old shoemaker and repairer in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. He first opened the doors to F&C Shoes in 1945 and continues to work five days a week alongside his son Michael. If you’re ever in the area, make sure to stop by the shop and listen to one of Frank’s amazing stories about life in Brooklyn back in the day.”
From Screen Daily:
“The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé.
The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.
A powerhouse cast features Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton, Owen Wilson, Tilda Swinton, Jude Law, Bill Murray, Adrien Brody, Harvey Keitel, Jason Schwartzman, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Saoirse Ronan, Tom Wilkinson, Mathieu Amalric, F Murray Abraham, Bob Balaban and Tony Revolori.”
Congrats to Fox Searchlight on the acquisition.
A 1980 short film by Lars von Trier
39 movies made into a 10 minute action film.
The first installment of Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola’s new adverfilm for Prada.