Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 29, 2012
The San Francisco International Film Festival returns April 19–May 3 for two weeks of cinematic discovery. World-renowned talent is assembled by the International, like awardees Kenneth Branagh, Barbara Kopple and Pierre Rissient for local Bay Area audiences.
Erotica // Friday, March 23, 2012
Sexy, bizarre and creepily fitting erotic homage to the one and only Mr. Lynch. Set to the music of David Lynch's “I know”, this provocative little short film was created by French director Carrementdard for a video competition on Genero TV. Enjoy.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 19, 2012
You want a little bit of the dizzys this morning? How about watching the full trailer of Ridley Scott's Alien-prequel, Prometheus? Everything is fun until the last 30 seconds, and if you turn it up really loud you will scare the person in the cubicle next to you. Starring Charlize Theron, Prometheus will be released on June 8, 2012.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 17, 2012
What's a Tim Burton movie without Johnny Depp in some really pale make-up? And on that topic, shouldn't he go by John now? You are, indeed, a grown-up now. Moving on, Tim Burton is set to release his new film, Dark Shadows, which is based on the slightly campy 1966-1971 supernatural soap opera of the same name. This could go either way, but you know the filmmaking and sets will be great as always.
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 30, 2012
Currently on view at the Whitney until February 12th are three films that Roy Lichtenstein produced during two-week residency at the Hollywood Universal Studios special effects lab back in February of 1969.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 26, 2012
This intimate and personal documentary reveals the man behind the icon that is Ai Weiwei. The immensely influential Chinese artist is described as the "a god of love", "the Beijing Andy Warhol" and as "a brand for liberal thinking and individualism" and Alison Klayman investigates the person that lies underneath these grand titles.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 24, 2012
CR Stecyk III, one of our founders and a legendary photographer, writer, and historian of all things art and culture, just finished a new film, FIN, set to be premiered at Hurley's H Space in Orange County on February 8, 2012. The premiere for Stecyk's film is also in conjunction with the release of a series of new tees that Stecyk created with Hurley. Trailer after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 13, 2012
Don't pretend you are not excited just a tad. Wes Anderson is one of the leading Hollywood directors when it comes to proper art direction and set design, and his newest film, Moonrise Kingdom, is due in theatres May 2012. And yes, there seems to be a Bruce Willis x Ed Norton moment.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
We went to see a special presentation of Francis Ford Coppola's newest feature film, TWIXT, recently in Napa County, California. Coppola, director of The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, wrote, produced, financed, and directed the film with a small team in Northern California, and now the art department for the film will be rebuilding sets from TWIXT at San Francisco's FIFTY24SF Gallery in the exhibition, Twixt sc. 83.
Juxtapoz // Friday, December 30, 2011
In exactly 2:42, innovative filmmaker Michel Gondry makes up for The Green Hornet. Mr. Gondry, featured in our January 2011 issue, recreates the infamous Robert De NIro starring film, Taxi Driver, in Gondry's signature, playful style. He's back.