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Ulrich Tukur in John Rabe (top); City of Life and Death (middle); Lebanon (bottom) A record 69 foreign language films are in the running for the 2010 Golden Globes, Philip Berk, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, has announced. Among the films in the longlist are Pedro Almodóvar’s Broken Embraces, starring Penelope Cruz; Costa-Gavras socially conscious drama Eden Is West; Xavier Dolan’s I Killed My Mother, one of the Toronto Film Festival’s best Canadian films of the year; and Marco Bellocchio’s Vincere, about Mussolini’s first wife (Giovanna Mezzogiorno) and child (Filippo Timi). Some of the titles, e.g., A Prophet, The White Ribbon, are also in the running for the best...
Alternative Film Guide: posted over 4 years ago
by Marion A., 19 year old blogger / student from Stockholm
LookBook.nu: posted over 4 years ago
At only 2 millimeters across, this is the world's smallest orchid. EcoMinga ecologist Lou Jost collected a different plant in Ecuador and later found this tiny orchid hidden in the roots. From National Geographic: The newfound orchid, part of the Platystele genus, hasn't yet had the type of...
Boing Boing: posted over 4 years ago
This Saturday I gave a one-day seminar on Gordon Lish and the Lish school(s) of writing at The New School. A lot of what I spoke about I’ve written about on this site, and some of it may be posted in the future, when its written form is a bit more polished than lecture/discussion notes, [...]
HTML GIANT: posted over 4 years ago
First the "Bo-tax" on medically unnecessary cosmetic surgery procedures worked its way into the new health-care plan. Now Senate Democrats are considering an additional tax for the vain and insecure on their indoor-tanning habits. So people who walk into a salon to use a tanning bed or who...
The Cut: New York Magazine Fashion Blog: posted over 4 years ago