Let’s not allow for any skepticism that a recent film blunder, also about a retro-spouse-heist based on a novel, may have provided Needless to say, the Jennifer Anniston-led Life of Crime — based on the James Ellroy novel — won’t hold a candle to Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest oeuvre. Inherent Vice looks infinitely more promising. Written, directed and produced by the […]


10 Dec
Anderson Cooper, Wolf Blitzer & Chris Cuomo tell all

Some of America’s top newsmen dish on their respect, and fear, of Ron Burgundy. Some say Burgundy might be over-exposing himself these days, but too much Ron Burgundy is never enough Ron Burgundy as far as we’re concerned. Although no one doubts Wolf Blitzer’s assertion that he’s “a major prick.” Or as Chris Cuomo would […]


14 Nov
A high-end collaboration for the high-end Italian fashion house

Wes Anderson lends his particular talents to Italian fashion house Prada for a short film about a beleaguered hero (are there any other kind in Anderson films?) who finds himself marooned in a small Italian village called Castello Cavalcanti. The film stars Jason Schwartzman, naturally.


18 Oct
Another cinematic dynamic of protegee & mentor

Wes Anderson returns with the trailer to his latest film offering, The Grand Budapest Hotel. Although Wes certainly has his tropes — not to mention favorite actors — the release of one of his films is always something to look forward to. His newest exercise of whimsy revolves around Gustave H (played by Ralph Fiennes) and […]


6 Aug
UTVUnderground, RJ Anderson & Mad Media get filthy

The prove the off-road mettle of the new 2014 Polaris RZR XP1000 — the most powerful and advanced UTV in the world — UTVUnderground and Mad Media united to produce this very Gymhkana-esque video in the deserts of California. Located at Eagle Mountain — the site of a long abandoned iron mine — the team […]


Today is a good day for film nerds of all colors and stripes, as a handful of film teasers have come out in the last 24 hours that shed a tiny beam of light on 3 of the most anticipated films of the upcoming year. They’re not trailers, really, more of a sideward glance at […]


12 Dec
From Japanese art to the appreciation of well shaped derrières

The second installment of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series focuses on the Top 10 Books of 2011, including photo-heavy coffee table books, research tomes and literature. From the history of menswear staples to Japanese art to modernist architecture to the appreciation of the well shaped derrière, there were a multitude of books published covering […]


27 Oct
Cannibal lingerie vampires promote this season's Soiree Collection

The latest marketing masterpiece by British luxury lingerie house Agent Provocateur, titled Les Fleurs du Mal (“The Flowers of Evil”). Just like the last risque Soiree film, the girls get weird at a nudity-filled home invasion — turning into voracious bizarro fashionista cannibals that transform a meek housewife into some sort of lingerie vamp. The […]