The characters in Alex Ross Perry’s small, chatty movies may strike you as impossibly articulate—until you talk to their creator and discover his impromptu way with words is as deft as those he depicts on the page. What scan like deeply considered essays tumbled off this guy’s tongue when we met in a Park Slope coffee…
Poland said that it will challenge a 2014 court decision not to extradite the 82-year-old filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States. Reuters reports that Poland’s Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro said in an interview on Tuesday that he will appeal the court’s decision and seek Polanski’s extradition.
Welcome to the first edition of the Sploid Short Film Festival, a celebration of great storytelling and awesome eye candy. We will select the best short films of 2015 in the next five months leading to a November award ceremony at Gawker Media’s theater on Fifth Avenue in New York.
Ali Vingiano made another hilarious subtitled short, this time dedicated to all of your who had to bring your significant other to meet your parents over the holidays (or worse, those who will have to do it this year. I'm sorry! Best of luck!)Like the previous one, this short is funny because it's exactly how it is.
Love is hard and, for some, dating is even harder. Especially when you are new to that game. Friend zones, disastrous dates, mismatched expectations, awkwardness... Remus Buznea and Kyriaki Kyriakou asked some twentysomethings about their experiences and animated them. Fun to watch—and as real as it gets.
While you were busy hating Lena Dunham because her life in the Big City is more HBO-worthy than yours or because her parents have cooler jobs than your parents, the entertainment industry has been incubating a far more contemptible privilege beneficiary — 26-year-old Megan Ellison, who has used some of her father and…