10 Mar
A classic fairy tale gets Twilight-ified

Sofia Coppola and now Catherine Hardwicke are making my mission to support women directors a wee bit tough. Coppola’s Somewhere bored me and angered me in equal measure, turning me into something resembling a lobotomized pit bull, and watching Catherine Hardwicke’s pricey new take on Red Riding Hood just made me feel kinda embarrassed. For […]


25 Feb
Michel Comte's "Not Only Women" exhibit at the Leica Gallery

Renowned photographer Michel Comte’s brings his world famous images to the Leica Gallery in Prague for the limited run Not Only Women exhibit. With a career spanning 3 decades, the Swiss-born Comte has had the luck of shooting many of the most beautiful women on Earth, building a gallery of actresses, filmmakers, political personalities, supermodels […]


2 Dec
Sophia Coppola releases a serious cinematic turd

Madman Mundt and the Elf breakdown Sofia Coppola’s latest, Somewhere. The film is out in limited release in the US on December 22nd. The Elf As I write this, there’s a little mantra running through my head: I WILL NOT BE SNARKY. I will not say that Sofia Coppola’s movies get made because her dad […]


23 Jun
Putting your trust in Stephen Dorff may not be the smartest move

Although a lot of people panned Marie Antoinette, I gotta say I kind of liked it. Sure it was flawed, but there are few filmmakers out there today who better master the art of mood and emotion with the simple play of lighting, ambiance, music and silence than Sofia Coppola. Both The Virgin Suicides and […]


15 Jan
A Festival of Rare and Hard To See Films hits Culver City

Wow this looks awesome. Roberts & Tilton present the Projections film festival starting tomorrow (Saturday, January 16th) — billed as a “A Festival of Rare and Hard To See Films”. It begins its run in Los Angeles at their Culver City gallery with an opening reception from 6-9 pm. The festival is curated by Aaron […]