In James Blake’s new video for “My Willing Heart,” the song is nearly secondary; it’s emotional, immediate and watery like most of Blake’s more recent tunes, but here it provides a textural background for the visuals: Natalie Portman reveling in her pregnancy, an almost primordial being.
The Fits is a beautiful and true film that analogizes the emotional heft of girls growing up with a real-life physical tug of war between the act of boxing and competitive drill dance. It is the best film I’ve seen all year, and perhaps one of the best I’ve ever seen. Technically a coming of age film as well as a…
You’re invited: On Wednesday, May 11, Jezebel will host a special private screening of The Fits—a phenomenal film starring young Royalty Hightower as a 10-year-old boxer who hopes to join the dance team—followed by a panel discussion with filmmakers Anna Rose Holmer, Saela Davis, and Lisa Kjerulff.
Oh wow, welcome to one of the most exciting trailers this year, for The Fits, a film starring ten-year-old Royalty Hightower and directed by Anna Rose Holmer that wowed Sundance audiences, for fairly obvious reasons.