14 Dec
Taschen's look at the decade's most influential & interesting films

The new millennium ushered in a politically charged and social media-obsessed society dominated by technology and an increased geopolitical awareness. Film has always been a cultural index, illustrating and amplifying the cultural climate in which we live. Just as Technicolor™ revolutionized Hollywood in the early 20th century, innovations in cinematic technique in the 2000s changed […]


27 Oct
Hey, Hollywood interns: Grow a pair!

The continuing saga of one girl’s plight with unemployment… Read previous posts HERE Last month, news broke that a few interns were suing the studio Fox Searchlight because they felt they were treated unfairly when they interned on the flick Black Swan. Reading the headline I thought, ‘Were they abused/starved/beaten and or tortured in any way?’ […]


20 Nov
Madman Mundt and The Elf discuss all things Aronofsky

Madman Mundt and the Elf were guests at last week’s AFI Fest and attended the Los Angeles premier of Black Swan. This is their collaborative review. Black Swan is out in the US on December 1st. The Elf: I’m a sucker for a dance movie. Ballet specifically. Whether it’s Fame, Flashdance, Center Stage (starring a […]


4 Nov
The best of indie cinema hits Hollywood November 4th - 11th

It’s that time again. AFI Fest brings a well curated selection of films from all over the world to the film capitol of the universe: Los Angeles. Instead of the usual glut of exploding superheroes and Katherine Heigl meet-cutes, AFI Fest gives Los Angeles the chance to see films that maybe have some, um, intelligence […]