Kelly Reichardt teams up with writer Jon Raymond once again and plunges us into the dark side of the American dream, except the stakes in this story are considerably higher: it’s set on the Oregon Trail in 1845.
Gaspar Noé’s new film is a psychedelic experience of Tokyo shown through the eyes of the deceased protagonist.
Sculptor Ian Schneller and champion whistler Andrew Bird joined forces on the Guggenheim’s rotunda in early August for the Dark Sounds concert series, performances that were conceived in conjunction with the Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance exhibition. In the spirit of Haunted, we went analog and shot the show on a 35mm camera.
BOMB’s very own Lena Valencia and music blogger PIXELHORSE (a.k.a Elise Oh) give you an instant-messaged tour of this year’s Northside Festival put on by L Magazine, complete with pictures and video. It’s easy. It’s virtual. And much, much less sweaty.
One of the most difficult parts about moving to New York City is finding a community.
Lady Caroline Blackwood may be best remembered for her marriages to painter Lucian Freud and poet Robert Lowell, but it is her career as a writer and critic that deserves our attention. Counterpoint’s expertly curated collection of her short stories and essays re-introduce readers to her strange and biting wit.
Hong Sang-soo turns the lens on himself (maybe) in Like You Know It All, an angst-ridden portrait of a critically acclaimed but otherwise little-known director’s trial and error love affairs, friendships, and mishaps.
The two indie veterans graced Southpaw for an early show with their dreamy tunes and near-perfect bone structures on New Year’s Eve.
We follow the dutiful, slouching cop Cristi (Dragos Bucur) through the crumbling, gray streets of Vaslui, Romania as he pursues a teenager suspected of dealing hash.
The independent used bookstore Spoonbill & Sugartown Booksellers on Bedford between N.4th and N.5th, celebrates its 10th anniversary.
Watching Claire Denis’s 35 Shots of Rum made me realize how difficult it is to write about familial love.
When a child is raised according to political doctrine, political decisions and personal habits become one and the same.
Lena Valencia reviews Geoff Dyer’s Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi.
Tunneling to the Center of the Earth, a debut collection of stories by Kevin Wilson, turns the genre of Southern fiction on its head.
What was billed as a night of “laughter and thinking” actually was more nervous titters and revolutionary undertones as writers Hari Kunzru and Porochista Khakpour read some subtly inflammatory pieces from their most recent works.
Jeff Lewis’s self-referential anti-folk songs are lyrically dense, morbid, full of over-shares, and consistently clever without being pretentious.
Lena Valencia spends a music and beer fueled Saturday night at 92Y Tribeca.