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Posted on 4 June 2018 | 2:30 pm
Ten Great Film Events in Denver and Beyond
WestwordTen Great Film Events in Denver and Beyond in JuneWestwordThe 2018 fest starts on June 13 with a screening Where the North Begins, a Rin-Tin-Tin adventure, and runs weekly on Wednesdays, with a slate that features Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Douglas Fairbanks, Rudolph Valentino, Louise Brooks and other ...
Posted on 4 June 2018 | 7:45 am
Louise Brooks: The silent era It girl who
The IndependentLouise Brooks: The silent era It girl who became a film criticThe IndependentShe was one of the silent era's most celebrated stars, the bob-haired sex symbol whose greatest triumph was in German director GW Pabst's Pandora's Box in 1929. And yet Louise Brooks went, in the space of less than 20 years, from Hollywood stardom to ...
Posted on 4 June 2018 | 2:56 am
Louise Brooks: 'I was always late, but just
Irish TimesLouise Brooks: 'I was always late, but just too damn stunning for them to fire me'Irish TimesWatching the newly restored version of Pandora's Box, one can't help but suspect that Louise Brooks, who died in 1985, is some contemporary YouTube star who has been seamlessly photoshopped into every scene. “Yass kween,” the subtitles don't quite ...
Posted on 1 June 2018 | 9:00 pm
Six of the best films to see at the cinema
Irish TimesSix of the best films to see at the cinema this weekendIrish TimesStarring Louise Brooks, Francis Lederer, Carl Goetz, Alice Roberts. PG cert, limited release, 135 min. Compellingly lurid melodrama from 1929 about a woman who refuses to conform to the expectations of society. Lulu (Brooks) is both kept and curtailed ...
Posted on 31 May 2018 | 10:00 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