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Photographer Breaks Each of the ‘10 Commandments' in Witty, Sinful Self-Portraits

New York City-based photographer Anna Friemoth’s terrific portrait series 10 Commandments makes those abstract biblical rules for living playfully — even provocatively — concrete, as Friemoth turns the breaking of each commandment into a clever self-portrait of sin. 129 more words

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The 30 Harshest Philosopher-on-Philosopher Insults in History

We’ve amused ourselves for a while now at Flavorwire with our ongoing survey of internecine mud-slinging in various areas of the arts: musicians, actors… 1,520 more words

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The 10 Ugliest Movie Posters of All Time

Woody Allen’s latest, Magic in the Moonlight, is out this weekend, and all of the controversy and discussion surrounding its release is good news for at least one group of people: the marketing folks who designed and approved its comically inept poster. 798 more words

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"The Best I Can Offer Is Distraction": Woody Allen, 'Magic in the Moonlight,' and the Elephant in the Room

“Just want to remind you guys that we’re going to talk primarily — really, exclusively — about this film today, so please keep your questions centered on… 1,836 more words

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25 Things You Didn't Know About Stanley Kubrick's 'Eyes Wide Shut'

One of the most famous couples in Hollywood joined one of cinema’s legendary directors for a film that everyone was talking about before it even hit theaters. 1,191 more words

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50 Essential Feminist Films

It’s no secret that the numbers surrounding women in cinema are dismal. Melissa Silverstein’s Women and Hollywood recently reported that only 74 of the 271 people invited to join the Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences this year were women. 4,667 more words

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The Best Indie Literature of 2014 So Far

“The indie lit stars of today are the bestsellers of tomorrow.” This is how lists like this tend to start out, and it’s a proclamation that may well prove correct in one or two cases. 610 more words

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