The costume designer dyeing to make film more sustainable

The costume designer dyeing to make film more sustainable Surviving the perils of solo creativity is tough. In the latest instalment of our series supporting artists through lockdown, Jo Thompson explains why she’s ditching synthetics for natural products. This story is part of Creative Resilience, an editorial series produced in collaboration with Squarespace. “It’s so Read More

Read an exclusive extract from Charlie Kaufman’s debut novel ‘Antkind’

It not only seemed inevitable that Charlie Kaufman would write a novel, it’s actually surprising to discover that he hadn’t already written a bunch before he succeeded in becoming one the world’s best screenwriters on the back of titles such as Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Synecdoche, New York. ‘Antkind: Read More

“I wanted it to feel like entering a world that makes you happy” – Amy Heckerling on Clueless at 25

“I wanted it to feel like entering a world that makes you happy” – Amy Heckerling on Clueless at 25 The writer/director muses on one of the best and most beloved literary adaptations of modern times. “There’s a lot of movies that feel like they’ve never gone away, and for me Clueless never has,” smiles Read More

Perry Mason revival delivers with the case of the enticing origin story

The name Perry Mason is synonymous with a criminal defence lawyer who typically proves his client’s innocence while simultaneously unmasking the real guilty party. Three years after playing the murderer in Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window, Raymond Burr signed on to play Mason in the TV adaptation of Erle Stanley Gardner’s hit detective novels. The initial Read More

Krabi, 2562

Ben Rivers and Anocha Suwichakornpong observe the local customs of a Southern Thai community. What year is it? In this stimulating, collaborative work by filmmakers Ben Rivers and Anocha Suwichakornpong, it initially seems like the present day, as we follow a serious-minded location scout as she wanders the sun-bleached shores and shrines of what appears Read More

The provocative British drama that predicted the rise of reality TV

It’s often suggested that we are living in a future designed by JG Ballard. Yet Ballard was only one of a number of figures in postwar Britain to come disturbingly close to mapping the social, cultural and political trajectories of the new millennium. Working in television as opposed to literature, Nigel Kneale was another such Read More

FO&O – Teenage talking

Call her super, she’s missing [?] We’re taking frame by frame, she’s stuck in my picture and I could’ve just erase her but I won’t ‘Cause like this she’d get it what she wanted, this I know She let us walk and do the talking And I’m done for what she wants Feel the smoky, Read More

HANA – Be with U

Uh, Sitting by the river with you Holding the hand down in my hands I don’t wanna grab it Simply kiss back I’ve drown myself while Baby is gone We don’t need no time for where we going I lovely said my name very slowing I hope that showing Baby, you is all I wanna Read More

CupcakKe – LGBT lyrics

[Chorus] Fuck out my way when you see me I’m rollin’ with the LGBT Fuck out my way when you see me I’m rollin’ with the LGBT I’m rollin’ with the LGBT I’m rollin’ with the LGBT Lookin’ like we belong on TV I’m rollin’ with the LGBT [Verse 1] Too cool for this shit, Read More