. In this short animated video created by Kathryn Steinbacher, the philosopher Alain de Botton explores the central foible of the human heart: We believe we are seeking happiness in love, but … Continue reading
. “The sleeping woman is not the dreamer, because the dreamer smokes…” —Cindy St. Onge Marie Craven selects images from a 1940s film advertisement photographed in a noir style and … Continue reading
. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, led by Scotty Morris, is a contemporary swing revival band specializing in covering popular American songs from the 1930s and 40s. Email subscribers may click … Continue reading
. This video was produced by Sea Shepherd, a non-profit organization that takes non-violent direct action against illegal poaching: “On February 25, 2017, while patrolling the waters of the Gulf … Continue reading
Donald Trump and the triumph of fantasy The other day, I walked across much of Manhattan Island on the street where I grew up. Once upon a time, in a … Continue reading
. Five of independent film’s most adventurous filmmakers join forces to adapt each other’s dreams for the screen. The results are, “like nothing you’ve ever seen with your eyes open.” … Continue reading
. What does silence say? A video essay by Filmscalpel. Email subscribers may click on the title of this post to watch the video. .
. As artificial light brightens the night sky, we increasingly lose our view of the stars, planets and constellations, as well as the sense that we’re part of the universe. … Continue reading