Because someone has to, the Self-Styled Siren remembers Hideko Takamine.
Expect Republicans to threaten more than just science in the next two year.
“Continuing our annual tradition, we invited our regular contributors and colleagues, as well as some writers and artists, to select their moving image moment or event of 2010—anything from an entire movie or TV series to an individual scene or shot, from a retrospective or exhibition to a viral video or video game.”
Todd Haynes is 50. Celebrate by watching Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story.
The writers of Reverse Shot share 11 offenses from 2010.
For Artforum, J. Hoberman ponders pop before pop: “There was always in twentieth-century cinema an implicit promise of inclusion: the sense that the same movies might hold both the mass audience and the avant-garde cognoscenti spellbound, if not always at the same time.”
M.I.A. has a new mixtape. Download it here.
Over at The Guardian, composer Carl Davis on the challenge of reconstructing Charlie Chaplin’s original scores
Adrian Curry shares his favorite movie posters of 2010.
I can’t believe this is still up.
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