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Four years ago today, Booksmart was released in theaters. It is a a wildly funny film about two high school seniors who are given one last chance to have fun before they graduate. Arguably, Booksmart’s main appeal is the charm of its two main characters who are not only funny but brilliant and big-hearted. Beanie Feldstein, who plays Molly, absolutely shines in this role. … read more.
Happy birthday to the one and only Sofia Coppola! Today we’re celebrating this legendary filmmaker.
Sofia Coppola is an American screenwriter, director and actor who is known for her strong aesthetics as well as nuanced and empathetic portrayals of her characters. Though her films span a wide range of time periods, subject matters and color palettes, they always feel distinctly “Sofia,” making her one of the true auteurs of our time. … read more.
On this day in 2011, the iconic movie Bridesmaids was released. Taking a quirky cast of characters through pre-wedding celebrations and eventually to the big ceremony, the world of Bridesmaids would not be possible without the costumes designed by the brilliant Leesa Evans.
Leesa Evans is an American costume designer who has contributed to some of the most iconic films of the past few decades, and whose designs remain memorable to viewers for years after watching one of her films. … read more.
One year ago today was the opening of artist Grace Athena Flott’s exhibition Exposure Therapy. This exhibition offered an intimate, empathetic, and new glimpse at the human body. The gentle nature of Grace’s portrayal of her subjects, as well as the soft brushstrokes and colors, perfectly exemplify Grace’s style.… read more.
Happy Birthday, Lorene Scafaria! This American filmmaker started her career as an actress (appearing in several television shows and films such as Big Helium Dog in 1999 & A Million Miles in 2001), but is now best known for her work as a writer and director.
Lorene made her breakthrough film in 2008. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)—adapted from a novel of the same name by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan— is a romantic comedy about two teenagers, Nick and Norah, of course, who meet at a club in New York City, and spend the night together searching for a secret show by their favorite band.… read more.