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The Golden Globes were as clear as Black and White.

Award season has officially kicked off as the Hollywood Foreign Press announces its Golden Globe winners tonight. The trend on the red carpet was Black and White with a few punches of color here and there.

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Slumdog Millionaire.

I went to see Slumdog Millionaire last night and it was one of the best movies I’ve seen in a long time! I think it has Oscar buzz all around it.

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To dream is to create or is it to destroy?

I just got home from watching, “The Duchess” and what a beautiful film, directed by Saul Dibb. In my mind, it was a fashionable capture of the 18th century aristocracy in Europe all adorned with fine ruffled silk frocks and sumptuously flamboyant hats. The screenplay was full of banter that was both witty and eloquent […]

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If ever another writer/director that could capture romance as Woody Allen.

On Thursday night my friend Sun and I went to watch the new Woody Allen film entitled, Vicky Cristina Barcelona starring Penelope Cruz, his muse Scarlett Johansson, and Javier Bardem. Allen, in his creative portrayal of scenery always captures the romantic views of each city he films in. In this case Barcelona, filled with the […]

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Melancholy minor dischords.

I have never felt this lonely before, is what I thought as I left the theater and strolled home smelling the chilly night air. Past windows of restaurants filled with the facade of people talking about their perception of life and analyzing. The act of conversation includes such simple universal gestures that make one feel […]

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A dapper revisit to “Brideshead Revisited.”

“Brideshead Revisited“, directed by Julian Jarrold and starring Matthew Goode is a delicious visual film filled with beautifully dressed characters. I love the way all the young lads are tailored in fine suits and throw a simple scarf with a slender tie.

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Le Plus Beau Du Quartier.

I just received a cd of Carla Bruni in the mail from my cousin. I’ve been listening to it all afternoon and love this one song in particular, “Le Plus Beau Du Quartier.” The song was used in a lingerie commercial for an H&M as well. It’s très sexy and stars actress Emanuelle Beart! [youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=qMYLV3cqLKc]

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It was dope and you were fly.

Can’t wait till “The Wackness” comes out starring Sir Ben Kingsley and directed by Jonathan Levine. It’s set in NYC, the summer of 1994. Check it out! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eh2gahPmwpI]

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Gonzo Journalism

While on the train from D.C. back to the city, I was reading Marie Claire magazine and came across a review for the documentary entitled, “Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thomas.” A pure genius with words was all I could think of after reading, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.” Here […]

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