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?
Wed December 11, 2013Although most of us city-dwellers are oblivious to it, we are right in the middle of hunting season. Maybe we don’t have to wear orange every time we go out to avoid being hit, but it doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the spoils of New York State’s woods and fields. To that […]
Sat December 14, 2013 – Sun December 15, 2013It’s the holiday season, and though we all love the idea of mingling with friends and family, drinking eggnog and exchanging presents, that sense of merriment doesn’t always extend to the shopping part that goes with it. This weekend Word is easing the process by inviting you to its […]
Looking to while away a few hours this weekend? Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, which is in my opinion one of the best watering holes in Brooklyn, has been inviting different food vendors to set up camp in its backyard on Sunday afternoons as part of its new Flatbush Food Court series. This week, Palenque will […]
Dear Holly, I started my small business for a reason–I wanted to be in control and create a unique atmosphere. I own a coffee shop and have seen a lot of success; but now I’m feeling conflicted about the future. I’ve read that you encourage people to grow, but what about all of us who […]
Fri December 13, 2013Mike Tyson’s affirmation: “My style is impetuous; my defense is impregnable; and I’m just ferocious. I want your heart! I want to eat his children!” may not be as poetic as Muhammad Ali’s: “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee,” but Tyson was known more for ear eating than eloquence anyways. Tyson grew up breaking […]