Category: Art & Film

The Foreigner Review — Society Reviews

The Foreigner is a smart and entertaining foreign film that doesn’t feel all that foreign. The veteran acting of Chan and Brosnan carries the film’s dialogue, emotion, and action. I doubt this film will be successful enough to grant a sequel, but I wouldn’t mind seeing a part 2 if it came. via The Foreigner Review — Society Reviews

#BookLove: Linda Hill @Lindahill50Hill — Jen Med’s Book Reviews

I am absolutely delighted to have blogger extraordinaire, Linda Hill of Linda’s Book Bag as a guest on the blog today to share a little more #booklove. Linda is one of my favourite bloggers and she covers such a variety of books that I can;t wait to see her choices. But first off, lets learn […] via #BookLove: Linda Hill @Lindahill50Hill — Jen Med’s Book … Read More #BookLove: Linda Hill @Lindahill50Hill — Jen Med’s Book Reviews

African-American Soldiers of the Pacific War – Intermission Story (16) — Pacific Paratrooper

MacArthur was one of the few theater commanders who welcomed black troops into his command. However, “colored” units in the Pacific were almost never employed in a combat role. One exception was 93rd Division. Despite the skepticism of many senior commanders, the division had performed satisfactorily in training and in the Texas-Louisiana maneuvers of 1943. The 93 Division was ordered to Hawaii in December … Read More African-American Soldiers of the Pacific War – Intermission Story (16) — Pacific Paratrooper

FilmGrab — Discover

Are you a movie and/or photography buff? At FilmGrab, cinephile Donnacha is building “a growing archive of stills from the best films ever.” via FilmGrab — Discover

Screening: One-Eyed Jacks (1961) At The AFI Silver Theatre. — 50 Westerns From The 50s.

Directed by Marlon Brando Starring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Katy Jurado, Ben Johnson, Slim Pickens, Timothy Carey The AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD, will run the gorgeous 4K restoration of One-Eyed Jacks (1961) on June 30th and July 1st. Both showings are at 4:10 PM. A fine way to spend an afternoon. via Screening: One-Eyed Jacks (1961) At The AFI Silver Theatre. — … Read More Screening: One-Eyed Jacks (1961) At The AFI Silver Theatre. — 50 Westerns From The 50s.

Farewell September, Hello Inktober! — Discover

Artist Lizzie kicks off Inktober 2017 with a stark study of negative space. via Farewell September, Hello Inktober! — Discover

Blade Runner (1982): A Tribute & Retrospective — Jordan and Eddie (The Movie Guys)

By Jordan and Eddie on 04/10/2017 With the release this week of the long awaited Blade Runner sequel, Blade Runner 2049, The Movie Guys pay tribute to Ridley Scott’s original classic, that despite its age of almost 40 years, remains one of cinema’s most important films and a defining Sci-Fi masterpiece. With glowing early reviews […] via Blade Runner (1982): A Tribute & Retrospective — … Read More Blade Runner (1982): A Tribute & Retrospective — Jordan and Eddie (The Movie Guys)

Watching 12 Monkeys in a Post-9/11 World — Tropics of Meta

Chris Marker’s groundbreaking short film La Jetée doubles, incredibly, as one of the most lyrical meditations on two time-honored themes: the end of the world, and time travel. These tropes have been recycled again and again in film, fiction, and television, of course. The Terminator is sent back in time to kill young John Connor, […] via Watching 12 Monkeys in a Post-9/11 World — … Read More Watching 12 Monkeys in a Post-9/11 World — Tropics of Meta

The Design Tabloid — Discover

South African interior designer Rose McClement, owner of interior décor company Design Monarchy, shares her passion for beautiful interiors and her favorite furniture finds. via The Design Tabloid — Discover

The Town Musicians of Bremen — Journeys of Len

Bremen is well known for its special musical bands. Join me on my journey to search for these superstars. via The Town Musicians of Bremen — Journeys of Len

Guernica – A Magazine of Global Arts — Discover

Founded in 2004, Guernica is an award-winning magazine focused on the intersection of global arts and politics, run entirely by volunteers. via Guernica – A Magazine of Global Arts — Discover

Illustrating Streets of the World: The Art of Jeremy Graboyes — Discover

Meet J.S. Graboyes, an illustrator of streets and urban scenes. via Illustrating Streets of the World: The Art of Jeremy Graboyes — Discover