Fantastic Mr. Fox Trailer

By Tom Ran

Published: July 30, 2009 under Film

The Fantastic Mr. Fox

Photo: Wes Anderson

The Fantastic Mr. Fox trailer. You can download the HD versions as well.

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Muppets Take Brooklyn


By Chrissi Cowhey

Published: July 28, 2009 under Film

Jim Henson & the Muppets

Photo: Jim Henson Foundation; BAM

Jim Henson fans will be pleased to hear that BAM is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of The Muppet Movie with back-to-back presentations tonight (Tuesday, 7/28). The first is an overview of the master’s work, Muppets History 201, which includes rarely seen shorts from the Henson archives. Follows is the headliner, The Muppet Movie, which opens with an even more rare screening of Time Piece, Henson’s 1965 Academy Award-nominated experimental short film.

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The Fantastic Mr. Fox Photos

By Tom Ran

Published: July 24, 2009 under Film

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Photo: Fox Searchlight Pictures

USA Today gets another exclusive first look with more photos from the upcoming film The Fantastic Mr. Fox. Since nine photos won’t do, the official site has launched as well with even more photos. This should tide you over until the trailer is release on July 31st. All of this from The Rushmore Academy. Read More

Fantastic Mr. Fox

By Tom Ran

Published: July 20, 2009 under Film

Latest Image from <i>The Fantastic Mr. Fox</i>

Photo: The Moving Picture

Ain’t It Cool News posted a new image last Friday from the highly anticipated film, The Fantastic Mr. Fox. The movie is schedule to be release this fall from director Wes Anderson.

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Summer Movie Nights at Ace Palm Springs

By Tom Ran

Published: June 29, 2009 under Film

Movie Night at Ace Hotel & Swim Club

Photo: Ace Hotel

Maybe the sequel to Transformers isn’t your thing or any of the major blockbusters coming out this season for that matter. Maybe it’s the smaller movies that appeals to you. IFC has teamed up to bring you movie night this summer in the desert with Ace Hotel in Palm Springs starting July 18th. The first movie to be screened in the series is In The Loop, “a biting and hilarious satire of U.S. and British Politics.” The screenings will switch over to Thursday nights in August with a full listing to come.

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Become a Microscope

By Tom Ran

Published: June 16, 2009 under Film

<i>Become a Microscope</i>

Photo: Aaron Rose

A couple of previews have surfaced from Aaron Rose’s documentary on Sister Corita. Unfortunately there’s little information on the release of Become a Microscope, even from its official myspace page. Until then enjoy these two clips from the Director’s Bureau and Central Office.

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Alya Kazakevich

By Raven Keller
Alya Kazakevich in her shop in the Lower East Side

Photo: Rose Callahan

On a damp and muggy summer morning on the Lower East Side, Alya Kazakevich slowly stitched up the edges of a leather coin purse and recalled her childhood in Eastern…

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By Tom Ran
Partners Robert Highsmith and Stefanie Brechbuehler

Photo: Samuel Bristow

Stefanie Brechbuehler and Robert Highsmith, are the partners behind Workstead. The two met at Rhode Island School of Design while studying architecture and opened their studio in 2009,…

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M.Nii John Moore

By Tom Ran
M.Nii Tailor, Waianae, Hawaii 1959

Photo: Tom McBride

The photo is one of the few relics that remain of M.Nii’s history. An image that recalls the golden age of American surf culture. Three friends in front…

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