There is one movie that keeps popping up on every critic’s list for 2012, and it isn’t Lincoln. Instead, it is the extremely bizarre-looking Holy Motors, a French film directed by Leos Carax and starring Denis Levant that appears to be about a day in the life of a very unusual businessman named Monsieur Oscar. While he is driven around Paris from appointment to appointment in a white limousine, M. Oscar assumes a variety of personae–an assassin, a homeless bag lady, an acrobat, and a sewer-dwelling leprechaun–and seems to move between parallel universes in a kaleidoscopic adventure that is at once a comedy, drama, musical, film noir and zombie movie. Right now, screenings are very limited, but we imagine that will change after Oscar nominations are announced on Thursday. Get ahead of the game and book your tickets now to see this crazy spectacle at Indiescreen Cinema. If you still aren’t convinced, is a cameo by the one and only Kylie Minogue enough to get you in the theater?
August is already upon us, but despite all those automated vacation responders in your inbox and the slightly empty feeling around the city, there are still plenty of seasonal events for those of us left here in town to enjoy. For starters, we’ll be heading to Red Hook for a happy hour and beer tasting […]
Before we know it summer’s going to come to a close and it’s going to be too cold to go out. Netflix and hot toddies in our bathrobes are going to replace our nights out bar hopping and seeing live bands, and we’re gonna whine about not having enough heat in our apartments. But until […]
Between the Bike Cult Show—Brooklyn Bike Jumble’s annual exhibition of hand-built bicycles—coming up in Queens a couple weeks from now and the Bicyclists’ Ball being put on by Transportation Alternatives on Aug. 14, we’re definitely in a two-wheeled state of mind. Even without these upcoming events, summer in general is a busy time for cycling, […]