HIGH SUMMER 14 from Rascals
This documentary film traces the origins of Chinese American cuisine through what is arguably its most famous dish, General Tso Chicken. Grab some take-out and take in the trailer in, or better yet, make your own.
Films opening in theaters this weekend
An eighteen year old high school drop out and his twenty-seven year old friend start trafficking marijuana across the border of Canada in order to make money and their lives are changed forever.
A Supercut of Tattoos in Film
Directed by Jeff Orlowski
Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers.
In lifestyle mode.
George Lucas, Mark Hamill, and sound designer Ben Burtt talk through the concept, creation, and evolution of a childhood dream weapon, the lightsaber.
To be played simultaneously with Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, or synched with The Wizard of Oz itself. Or you can just use it as some chill background noise for your day ahead.
A supercut about constant technological change.
Curated by Darren Aronofsky in anticipation of his upcoming film NOAH.
On view at 462 West Broadway through Saturday, March 29, 2014
Stoners rejoice, Broken Lizard’s Jay Chandrasekhar is writing and directing a new Cheech & Chong movie, the first since 1983. If Willie Nelson makes a cameo, maybe the promise at the end of Beerfest will come true.
by Eclectic Method
Louis C.K. & Bradley Cooper (The Irony)
Support this documentary about the quixotic life of NYC playground legend and basketball savant Lloyd “Swee’ Pea” Daniels.
“Lloyd Daniels’s unlikely rise to the NBA is the stuff that myths are made of: the most sought-after college basketball recruit of his generation, he got busted buying cocaine in a police sting operation. Two years later was almost killed after getting shot three times in the chest while negotiating an $8 crack deal. Yet somehow managed to make it to the NBA without having played a single college game, with remnants of bullets still in his body, and with years of crack addiction behind him.”
An Italian Baseball team came very close to perfectly remaking the “Amex commercial” scene from Major League.