Film/Documentary, Journal

“Principles of a Protagonist” by Willis Earl Beal – NOWNESS

The Multi-Talented Chicago Musician Willis Earl Beal Reveals an Introspective Animation (2013) “Avatars of Lionel Richie and President Barack Obama pop up in Willis Earl Beal’s animated exploration of everyday human values, trials and mediations, Principles of a Protagonist. Chicago-born Beal’s past lives include those of an army recruit and a night-shift security guard before […]

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Paris (Film)

My undying yearn for Europe sees me gravitating to constantly watch European films. I can now say Paris (2008) has quickly become included into my top ten. Not only is the film photography amazing but you also appreciate the message behind the film even more when you pair the two together. The purpose of Cedric Klapisch, the […]

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Bill Cunningham New York (Documentary)

Recently watched the documentary “Bill Cunningham New York” and finally understand just how amazing the man himself truly is. From his discrete influence on the fashion scene in New York to his humble and fun personality, it’s a documentary I feel you must watch, whether you’re into fashion, photography or anything inbetween. Cunningham’s approach will […]

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Kids (1995)

Recommend. “It was the summer of 1995. Bill Clinton was president, Rudy Giuliani was mayor of New York, and OJ Simpson was on trial. That summer’s youth-oriented movies included Pixar’s first movie Toy Story, the Disney musical Pocahontas — and Kids, in which wayward, stoned teens fuck each other senseless and head-stomp random strangers. It […]

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