HOPE is considered a landmark in the history of Turkish cinema. Güney called it an “epic of verité” due to its break with the conventions of Turkish commercial cinema, the gleaming sets and powdered starlets typical of Yesilçam (the Turkish Hollywood). Although it is often compared to De Sica’s BICYCLE THIEVES…
Archives for June 2014
“It’s fantasy-based story about the president, who is a werewolf, and who has halted the spinning of the moon, so the moon’s always full and he can stay in power. He’s deposed, and with the help of his friend, who is a talking horse, he tries to find his way back to the moon and to the source of his werewolf people.
How much gorgeous enameled cast iron lives in your kitchen? Probably not enough. It’s beautiful, it’s a stove to table workhorse, and it’s expensive. Lucky for you, Williamsburg’s Cucina + Tavola, discounter of European luxury kitchen goods, is having a sale on Chasseur enameled cast iron cookware – a really big sale.
In 1973, filmmaker Anton Perich, the legendary Candy Darling and Taylor Mead, and the Broadway actor Craig Vandenburgh went to a nice apartment on Central Park West to make a film. The apartment belonged to the art collector Sam Green and the walls were groaning with Warhols. Perich came up with a simple scenario: Taylor Mead would play a decadent and perverse wall street type, Candy his socialite daughter.
Christopher “Crash” Richard made his name as a vocalist/percussionist for the group Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes. Before joining the band, Crash was the lead singer of LA-based indie rockers The Deadly Syndrome. Now he has struck out on a solo career, releasing his debut album early this past May.