1 year ago
by TNY+28 +1
On Christmas day, 2006, a curious twist on the Nativity debuted in a handful of movie theaters. Directed and co-written by Mexican auteur Alfonso Cuarón, Children of Men told the story of (decade-old spoiler alert) a near-future dystopia in which women are inexplicably unable to have babies — a state of affairs upended by the advent of a miraculous pregnancy. The film is set in the deteriorating cities and countryside of southeastern England — vividly rendered with alarming realism and minimal use of sci-fi futurism...
1 year ago
by AdelleChattre+6 +1
To make the performance of a tedious, exacting, time-consuming task riveting to watch, it is only necessary for the activity to be illegal… By Imogen Sara Smith.
1 year ago
by sauce+24 +1
Thousands of decaying bodies adorn a near-future Eiffel Tower, twisted and mangled amongst its ironwork the way creeping ivy would blend with a trellis. A handful of the bodies dangle loosely, strung up by some unknown material. Some drip down to the ground. Are they already dead, or dying?
11 months ago
by ppp+18 +1
Here we are. You can’t have a show called The Exorcist without an Exorcism. Seven episodes into the second season, we have our main one. Back at New York Comic Con, I heard the Exorcist showrunners say the danger of having a show about demonic possession and exorcism is that it can easily become a show about men chanting. That this season, they wanted to avoid that. Judging by last night’s episode, they’re succeeding.
8 months ago
by grandtheftsoul+4 +1
Save Our Streets will roll out the red carpet for the premiere of the film "Black Panther" on Feb. 16. The event will take place at Bow Tie Cinemas on State Street with a 220-seat theater being rented out for the event, according to Save our Streets co-founder William Rivas. He said people even plan on arriving in limos before strolling on the red carpet on their way into the theater.
6 months ago
by jcscher+37 +1
For the first time in two decades, a huge number of books, films, and other works will escape U.S. copyright law.