Told from a wildly original, fresh and modern perspective, Booksmart is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds we create that last a lifetime. Capturing the spirit of our times, the film is a coming of age story for a new generation.
Directed By: Olivia Wilde
Cast: Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Jessica Williams, Lisa Kudrow, Will Forte and Jason Sudeikis
Obsessed with obsession? Then I hope this mashup hits the spot. "Carlotta's Portrait" and "The Nightmare" by Bernard Herrmann (from the VERTIGO score). For more Jon Lefkovitz, visit jonlefkovitz.com.
Films: Vertigo / Peeping Tom / Taxi Driver / Big Fan / Napoleon / Moby Dick (1956) / The Nightmare Before Christmas / Birth / To Die For / Frankenstein ('31) / Bride Of Frankenstein / Young Frankenstein / All About Eve / The Red House / Ivan The Terrible, Parts 1 And 2 / The Conversation / Take Shelter / Greed / Blue Velvet / In The Realm Of The Senses / Kill Bill / Rushmore / Shock Corridor / Macbeth (1948) / The Kindergarten Teacher / Leave Her To Heaven / Sunset Blvd. / The Phantom Of The Opera (1925) / The Unknown / Scarlet Street / Lolita (1962) / Exotica / Notes On A Scandal / Swimming Pool (2003) / The Talented Mr. Ripley / Blow-Up / Obsession / Rear Window / The Lives Of Others / Blow Out / Gun Crazy / Crash (1998) / Laura / Ingrid Goes West / Enemy / Close-Up / Eyes Without A Face / The Skin I Live In / Being John Malkovich / Black Swan / Amadeus / There Will Be Blood / The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre / Fitzcarraldo / Macbeth (1971) / Throne Of Blood / The Prestige / The Social Network / Nightcrawler / The King Of Comedy / What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? / Close Encounters Of The Third Kind / Zodiac / The Searchers / Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street / The French Connection / This Man Must Die / The Limey / The Green Room / Solaris (1972)
THE DEAD DON’T DIE - the greatest zombie cast ever disassembled starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Iggy Pop, Sara Driver, RZA, Selena Gomez, Carol Kane, Austin Butler, Luka Sabbat and Tom Waits. Written and directed by Jim Jarmusch.
Elisabeth Welch - ‘Stormy Weather’ | Derek Jarman’s The Tempest (1979)
Elisabeth Welch steals the show with her delicious rendition of ‘Stormy Weather’ in Derek Jarman’s brooding and darkly symbolic third feature - considered by some to be the most evocative Shakespeare adaptation ever to reach the screen.
Animation by Ste McGregor. On 12th September 1983 Bronski Beat played their first gig at Heaven, London. September 12th 2018 and London Records announce the release of a new and enhanced version of the band’s groundbreaking debut Age Of Consent re-mastered from the original analogue tapes and available as a two CD set and picture disc. With the iconic artwork files long since lost London Records turned to Bruce Gill, whose father created the original designs, and along with his Dad redrew the album text and worked on a new layout for CD, vinyl and picture disc.
The Silence of the Lambs is filled with compelling, tense scenes between Dr. Hannibal Lecter and Clarice Starling. In this video, we look at the anatomy of a scene. How each follows a three act structure, and plays a larger role in the narrative.
The film, co-directed by Kelly and Stanley Donen, was made in CinemaScope and Eastmancolor. Although well received critically at the time, it was not a commercial success, and is widely regarded as the last of the major MGM dance oriented musicals. In recent years it has been recognized as a seminal film because of the inventiveness of its dance routines.
It's Always Fair Weather is noted for its downbeat theme, which may have hurt it at the box office, and has been called a rare "cynical musical".