Day: January 13, 2016

Shadowbox Film Feature: High Rise

January 13 / 16 Hello….again….I’m sure you have heard about this film High Rise. The second trailer was released sometime last week. High Rise is based on the 1975 novel of the same name by J.G. Ballard. Directed by Ben Wheatley, the film stars Tom Hiddleston, Luke Evans, Sierra Miller, Elisabeth Moss, and Jeremy Irons. What is the film about? Well read on….. London, 1975. Robert Laing (Tom Hiddleston) is a young doctor seduced by the lifestyle in a high-rise, an isolated community, cut off from the rest of society in their luxury tower block, and its creator, the architect Anthony Royal (Jeremy Irons). Taking up residence on the twenty-fifth floor, Laing discovers a world of complex loyalties, and also strikes up a relationship with Royal’s devoted aide Charlotte (Sienna Miller). After Laing befriends Richard Wilder (Luke Evans), a documentary filmmaker relegated to the second floor who is determined to provoke the class injustices inherent in the high-rise, a dangerous social situation develops and the high-rise eventually fragments into violent tribes.   The first trailer …

Films @ Sundance Film Festival 2016

January 11 / 16 Hey there…..film festivals are getting ready for 2016 and Sundance is getting ready for their annual film festival this month, January 21 – 31, 2016 at City Park, Utah. From domestic, shorts, and documentaries, this year batch of films should be interesting…..   SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2016   As You Are Equity Goat Lovesong Morris From America Southside With You The Birth of a Nation Author: The JT LeRoy Story Holy Hell How to Let Go of the World (and Love All of the Things Climate Can’t Change) Nuts The Bad Kids A Good Wife Brahman Naman Mammal Much Ado About Nothing Pleasure.Love. Sand Storm Wild A Flag Without a Country Hooligan Sparrow Sonita The Settlers We Are X When Two Worlds Collide Captain Fantastic Certain Women Complete Unknown Hunt for the Winterpeople Manchester By the Sea Mr. Pig Sing Street Sophie and the Rising Sun Becoming Mike Nichols Eat That Question – Frank Zappa in His Own Words Maya Angelou And Still I Rise Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown to …

The Scene Wednesday: Art Competitions

January 11 / 16 Good Morning peeps! The Artist’s Magazine is having their annual art competition for 2016 and the Portrait Society of America is having their annual competition as well. You have plenty of time to get your art work together. Here’s how it goes…. THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE’S ANNUAL ART COMPETITION See your work in The Artist’s Magazine! EARLY-BIRD DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2016 Compete and Win in 5 Categories Portrait/Figure ♦  Landscape ♦  Still Life/Interior  ♦  Animal/Wildlife  ♦  Abstract/Experimental Jurors: Candice Bohannon, Duane Wakeham, Olga Antonova, David N. Kitler and Donna Watson $24,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES! Your Art In Print ♠  Winners will be featured in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Student Winners will be featured in the December 2016 issue. Your Story In Its Pages ♠ Nine finalists will be showcased in the magazine’s Competition Spotlight feature. Let fans of your work learn a bit more about you — and your inspiration. Your Work Online ♠ Twelve finalists will be featured as Artist of the Month on our website, which attracts hundreds …