Boxcars, Beery, and a Dutch Bob: William
Boxcars, Beery, and a Dutch Bob: William Wellman's Beggars of Life (1928) on Blu-rayBright Lights Film Journal (blog)For devotees of Louise Brooks, the film holds legendary status as her best American film; after completing one more film for Paramount, The Canary Murder Case (1928), Brooks, fed up with her treatment at the studio (or perhaps out of sheer hardwired ...
Posted on 26 October 2017 | 3:56 pm
7 Must-Haves For The Modern Bar - HuffPost
HuffPost7 Must-Haves For The Modern BarHuffPostAbove, mirrored shelves reflect a graciously well-stocked bar designed by Louise Brooks featured in House Beautiful. The best spot at the cocktail party? By the bar, of course. Here, you can mingle as you mix, or see the interesting cocktails other ...
Posted on 26 October 2017 | 6:58 am
Ariel Winter shows off her enviably slender
Daily MailAriel Winter shows off her enviably slender figure in skinny jeans and leather stiletto boots as she heads to the ...Daily MailAriel was sporting bangs as she looked like a modern-day Louise Brooks and looked confident as she posed in a plunging red dress that showed off her chest and part of her tummy. In another set up for the magazine, the girlfriend of Levi Meaden donned ...
Posted on 21 October 2017 | 7:21 pm
Ariel Winter is ravishing in red for LaPalme
Daily MailAriel Winter is ravishing in red for LaPalme Magazine | Daily Mail ...Daily MailThe raven-haired beauty looked sensational in a number of alluring outfits - including a head-turning plunging ruby red dress - as DailyMail.com got the first look ...and more »
Posted on 16 October 2017 | 11:27 am
'Nosferatu' brings spooky thrills to Arcada
Chicago Daily Herald'Nosferatu' brings spooky thrills to Arcada film seriesChicago Daily Herald6, Lon Chaney's 1920 crime drama "The Penalty" on March 6, and the 1928 German melodrama "Pandora's Box," featuring Louise Brooks, April 3. The film series is held select Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.. As a regular photoplay organist for the Silent Film ...
Posted on 12 October 2017 | 5:21 pm
Broadway’s ‘American in Paris’ is a
An airy, gentle caress of a show, “An American in Paris” is a welcome oddity on Broadway. Based on Vincente Minnelli’s 1951 movie of the same name and boasting a...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 7:05 pm
Sex and Film: the Erotic in British,
The release of Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Fifty Shades of Grey offered an intriguing insight into contemporary Anglo-Saxon attitudes to erotic cinema. Pre-release, there was lively speculation as to its presumed transgressive qualities.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 9:36 pm
SXSW Star Hailey Tuck Shares Her Vintage
Source: Shore Fire Media Howdy! On my way to SXSW! Hope the traffic isn't too bad. A photo posted by Hailey Tuck (@haileytuck) on You might find it hard to believe that any of the porcelain beauties above have any traces of country girl in them. However, Hailey Tuck (front and center) was born and raised in Texas before hopping the pond to pursue her music career—and a seriously stylish ...
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 1:49 pm
August at the Opera: a Season’s Worth of
Illuminating the back of the set will be a series of nearly 200 collaged artworks created by Mr. Kentridge, who said they range from a variety of women—such as Mr. Berg’s wife and film actresses in the style of Jazz Age star Louise Brooks—to famous ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 1:44 pm
Hollywood Can't Decide What The Ideal Bod
Women at the time wore undergarments that helped achieve this androgynous look by flattening the butt, chest and hips — think Hollywood "It Girls" at the time, Clara Bow and Louise Brooks. Actresses like Lauren Bacall, Rita Hayworth and Katharine Hepburn ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 1:04 pm
Five Things To Do This Weekend in Memphis
Some of his subject matter I have never heard of or thought about before now. But here you have it, Louise Brooks, Frank Zappa, and Other Charmers and Dreamers. He'll even sign it too. Sat., Aug. 22, 5:30-11 p.m. Two spectaular fundraising bonanzas.
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 5:07 am
Anthology collects Memphis author Tom
That enthusiastic 1953 pronouncement by famous French cinephile Henri Langlois is more or less echoed by Memphis writer Tom Graves in his new book “Louise Brooks, Frank Zappa, & Other Charmers & Dreamers,” an anthology of previously uncollected essays ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 12:45 am
How to get A-list celebrity hair
This style is reminiscent of Audrey Hepburn and Louise Brooks, and we’re seeing starlets of all ages still wear this cut with pride. I love how a wide range of celebrities, from Beyonce to Victoria Beckham and Camilla Belle, have worn this hairstyle with ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 5:34 am