Matthew Frost has directed a series of knowing, funny, observational and in some places insightful films, for Vogue and others. About celebrity, beauty, fashion, fragility, absurdity, irony and the arts. Here are some of them: FASHION FILM from Matthew Frost on Vimeo. BEST ACTRESS OF ALL TIME from Matthew Frost on Vimeo. SLOW MOTION from […]
Cary Grant’s sunglasses in North By Northwest have long been a coveted piece of cinematic cool, and one that I’ve been searching to replicate for about 10 years. To be honest, I had trouble in actually identifying what they were. For many years I thought they may have been Persol’s, but I could never […]
Oh who cares?! Bring back the good ol’ days! “Years ago, when Cary Grant and Dyan Cannon were getting divorced, a perhaps apocryphal story appeared in the scandal sheets: As an example of Grant’s supposed irrationality, Cannon cited to the judge Cary’s yearly habit of sitting in front of his television and sardonically abusing all […]
Read the full script of Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” here. Compelling and fascinating.
Vanity Fair have a really interesting article about the design rut Fashion, arts, entertainment, popular culture, style etc finds itself in and why. It’s easy to say “fashion’s cyclical”, but Kurt Anderson’s article nicely reminds us that it didn’t use to be so; and it’s easy to think about the innovations in technology that have driven […]
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“A boy’s best friend is his mother.” Psycho (1960) If We Dont, Remember Me is a beautiful, poignant and not un-creepy collection of film clip GIFs and quotes. I’ve put the freakiest ones after the jump, but there’s a sexy one in there for you too.
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Funny and insightful article about running and films, by Mark Oppenheimer at The Believer magazine. No American eight-year-old thinks it would be cool to be a distance runner someday. If he becomes one, it is not the realization of a dream, but the acceptance of reality… In cross country, even championships are a bit disheartening, […]
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[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvHXzP2SpLA] I’m crying with laughter. Genius comedy intro from Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes 2011. “It’s going to be a night of partying and heavy drinking or as Charlie Sheen calls it – breakfast!” “Seems like everything was 3D this year, except for the characters in The Tourist!” Further highlights include: “Please welcome Ashton […]
Someone’s posted Jorgen Leth’s A Sunday in Hell on youtube. Not sure it’ll be up there for long… take a look, classic stuff!!