Here's Nick Pinkerton on two highly anticipated films from NYFF's main slate: Brian De Palma's Passion and Noah Baumbach's Frances Ha:
Brian De Palma and Noah Baumbach have become thick as thieves--odd when one considers that the two filmmakers' bodies of work seem, on the surface, to have positive ... More >>
In the week "I ain't shoot nobody in like...since the early 90's" irretrievably entered the American lexicon, we learned with some dismay that David Carradine very likely left this earth the hard way. And more grim news: Koko Taylor, 1928-2009.
Live: Doves cry at Terminal Hall, Art Brut's second-ni ... More >>
Last year's International Triennale of Contemporary Art in Japan featured this epically twee but also somewhat transfixing work by Miranda July, called The Hallway. It's pretty much the metaphor you guessed it was: "As you walk, you realize you'll be walking down this hall for the rest of your lif ... More >>
Autumn De Wilde"It's kind of the opposite of what you do."
"Brainwave": Miranda July
The Rubin Museum
The Rubin Museum's Brainwave series asks: "What can science learn from art and meditation in its exploration of the brain?" Compelling at first, the idea can be somewhat clinical and voye ... More >>