Cameron Monaghan’s Community Values
August 14, 2014
Cameron Monaghan’s year has been hectic. He’s coming off the most tumultuous season of Shameless yet (and that’s saying something), and he has two new movies out this month: the big-budget novel adaptation The Giver, and Jamie Marks is Dead, a chilling indie about a guilty teenager seeing the ghost of a deceased classmate.
Toppling the Ivory Tower
June 11, 2014
For filmmaker Andrew Rossi, making documentaries is “an exercise in filmmaking that includes journalism,” not the other way around. His latest film, Ivory Tower, is a staggering look at the spiraling debt and tuition costs that have become synonymous with going to college in America.
Casting Call: She’s Gotta Have It
May 15, 2014
Spike Lee is adapting his first feature film, She’s Gotta Have It, for the golden age of television.
Casting Call: The BFG
May 9, 2014
When you read Roald Dahl’s The BFG in elementary school, you were probably charmed by the snozzcumber (Dahl’s detestable vegetable dramatization of the English cucumber), whizzpopping (glorified farting), and the grandiose tale of an orphan girl who becomes the heralded savior of her nation.
Maria Brito’s Wearable Art
May 5, 2014
For this year’s Frieze New York, interior designer and curator Maria Brito collaborated with artists Eric Parker, Kenny Scharf, and Carlos Rolon/DZINE to design three high-end, printed-acrylic handbags; each one a testament to its respective designer’s artistic aesthetic.
Fendi Celebrates its London Flagship with Kids Company
May 1, 2014
Fendi enlisted 10 powerful women of British backgrounds to redesign their iconic Peekaboo bag in celebration of the fashion house’s new London flagship, which opens today, May 1. Each guest designer created two copies of their personalized Fendi Peekaboo bag: One for herself, and one to be auctioned in support of Kids Company.
Through the Lens of Chris Messina
April 23, 2014
Set in Venice, California, Chris Messina’s directorial debut follows Alex (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), an overworked environmental lawyer who is suddenly left by her stay-at-home, surfer-cum-painter husband.
Rag & Bone’s Camera Man
April 18, 2014
Glen Luchford has become Rag & Bone’s go-to photographer, and it’s not difficult to see why.
Prada and Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore: Eyes Wide Open
April 16, 2014
In 2013, Prada Eyewear and Italian publisher Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore challenged writers around the world to craft an essay based on the following prompt: “What are the realities that our eyes give back to us? And how are these realities filtered through lenses?”
New Again: Ben Affleck
April 16, 2014
Ben Affleck is playing Nick Dunne in David Fincher’s adaptation of the bestseller Gone Girl.
New Again: David Letterman
April 9, 2014
In 1984, David Letterman was three years into his residency at NBC in the prime Late Night slot—the one that Jimmy Fallon recently handed down to Seth Meyers.
Casting Call: David Fincher & Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs
April 4, 2014
Adapting The Social Network from a nonfiction book on the birth of Facebook was hugely successful for Aaron Sorkin, so taking on the story of Steve Jobs and Apple seems almost natural.
Trailer Face-Off: The Giver vs The Maze Runner
March 27, 2014
This week: The Giver vs. The Maze Runner: two young adult novel adaptations with male leads, played by relative newcomers, that battle oppressive, futuristic societies with alarming stakes.
Exclusive Song Premiere: ‘Thick as Thieves,’ Katie Herzig
March 20, 2014
Singer-songwriter Katie Herzig says the song “Thick as Thieves,” which we’re pleased to premiere here, “lives somewhere between sadness and sweetness—such is life.”
Trailer Face-Off: Pioneer vs. Tracks
March 20, 2014
This week: Pioneer and Tracks, two films with protagonists who decide to voyage into the unknown, risking their lives in the process.
New Again: Mark Wahlberg
March 12, 2014
Mark “Marky Mark” Wahlberg transitioned from rapping to acting and producing so smoothly that sometimes we forget he used to just be Marky Mark.
New Again: Georg Baselitz
March 12, 2014
Georg Baselitz would like you to know that he embodies individualism. Rarely has another artist shirked categorization as surely and as vehemently as Baselitz.
Casting Call: The Idolmaker
March 7, 2014
These days, you’re as likely to see Justin Timberlake in film as you are on tour. Other than a scrapped TV pilot in 2009 and a documentary about child golfers last year, however, Timberlake hasn’t really dabbled in production. Enter MGM and the remake of 1980s film The Idolmaker.
Welcome to Parksville
March 4, 2014
Homeowner of Parksville seems like the kind of experiment in artistic expression that happens when you take a bunch of multitalented artists and friends and give them the budget to make a movie.
First Dibs: Alexander Wang Fall 2014 Look 19
February 28, 2014
Alexander Wang’s 48-look F/W 2014 collection was fiercely strong willed and, unsurprisingly, entirely Brooklyn.