Flickgrrl Archive: February, 2010

The Art of the Steal: Barnes-storming

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Don Argott's The Art of the Steal, about the utopian past and controversial future of The Barnes Foundation, opens in Philadelphia and New... Read more

Richard Pryor Lives! (Played by Marlon Wayans)

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While Flickgrrl is not generally a huge fan of biopics, she makes an exception in the case of writer/director Bill Condon, who made the resonant... Read more

Movie Posters as Visual Haiku

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An effective movie poster is like an effective newspaper headline: It encapsulates in one image what a headline does in a few words. An artistic... Read more

Who Would You Cast as Kurt Cobain?

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, filmmaker Oren Moverman is negotiating to direct the long-gestating biopic of late Nirvana frontman Kurt... Read more

Shutter Island and Other Movie Destinations for the Insane

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While my review of Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island won't be online until tomorrow afternoon, seeing this psycho-thriller, with its homages... Read more

What Did You Watch During the Blizzard of 2010?

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Eat. Shovel. Watch. That's what we did over the last two weekends. Acording to Jeff Alexander over at Comcast Cable, we were not alone.... Read more

Medals for Olympic Movies

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Best Olympics film? No contest. The gold goes to Leni Riefenstahl's masterful Olympia (1938). the movie that invented the visual grammar of... Read more

Cool to Be Uncool

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"It is much easier to proclaim dislike for a popular movie than to admit liking an uncool movie." So confesses The Self-Styled... Read more