The talented Kelly Macdonald riffs on Marge Simpson, T. Rex and “Back to the Future.”
Ben Walters of The Guardian tags along “When John Waters met the art grannies.”
Thanks to “The Soup” for championing the ingenious and audacious Green Porno shorts devised by Isabella Rossellini and co-director Jody Shapiro for the Sundance Channel. The entire stunning catalogue is located at the network’s site.
“Sugar” is the newly released, acclaimed baseball feature from Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, the directing tandem behind 2006’s superlative “Half Nelson.” Scott Foundas of LA Weekly takes them out to the ball game while Justine Ciarrocchi at Screencrave chats with the directors and lead actor Algenis Perez Soto.
One Film Wonder: In 1984, John Hughes introduced the first of his series of smart, enduring teen comedies and Michael Schoeffling, a physical ringer for James Dean and Matt Dillon, seemed destined for stardom after his buzzworthy turn as Jake Ryan in “Sixteen Candles.” Seven years later he was out of the industry and now reportedly runs a hand-crafted furniture business in Pennsylvania. Coincidentally, the heartthrob’s most iconic scene involves a table.
The clip is dubbed in Spanish, and an English language version can be found here. But you really can’t disagree that it isn’t el final perfecto.