posts tagged ‘film

As gender and relational boundaries become more fluid, millennials (and their more adventurous elders) are crafting their own approaches to coupling. A far cry from the “free love” proponents of the ‘60s, today’s “monogamish” couples tend to be young professionals in committed relationships seeking occasional outside companionship. There’s even an emerging niche in the post-Tinder […]

Read our roundups in magazine form on Flipboard, via the iOS and Android app or online; click here to find our magazine collection. Due to year-end office closures, this double-edition roundup covers items from the past three weeks. -Our own Lucie Greene writes about some CES highlights in Campaign; Fast Company, Wirecutter and ZDNet are […]

Read our roundups in magazine form on Flipboard, via the iOS and Android app or online; click here to find our magazine collection. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, this double-edition roundup covers items from the past two weeks. -Shoppers are less impulsive and more focused and savvy, thanks largely to e-commerce, reports The Wall Street […]

Since we published our Transmedia Rising report two years ago, we’ve been watching the evolution of this and other creative storytelling concepts, along with the rise of immersive entertainment and myriad new ideas about what film and video can be. Chris Smith, who’s behind the future-filmmaking event EMERGE in the U.K., helped fill us in […]

January 2, 2014

Léa Seydoux

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This young actress rose to fame with the 2013 French film Blue Is the Warmest Color, for which she won the Palme d’Or at last year’s Cannes film festival alongside co-star Adèle Exarchopoulos and director Abdellatif Kechiche. In 2014, we’ll see Seydoux in two French films—a new take on Beauty and the Beast and Saint Laurent, […]

-Hurricane Sandy raises questions about climate and the future, as NPR reports. And CNN reports that experts are warning of an era of “superstorms.” -The New York Times says a record number of professionals are leaving China, fearful about an unstable future and “a deteriorating social and moral fabric.” -The recession, coupled with technology, is […]

-Why did London riot? Everyone offers up their two cents: Mediabistro links to some explanations, and a GlobalPost writer gives his take. And a Mashable columnist asks if governments should monitor social media to prevent unrest. -Time’s cover story declares “The End of Europe.” -USA Today outlines some profound shifts revealed by the U.S. Census, […]

Everything is “social” these days, from shopping to keyboards—and even, perhaps, films. The self-described “studio/technology company” Murmur is touting its first production, Him, Her and Them, as a “social film,” defined as a genre that “blends, into one experience, narrative and interactivity and presents it through the lens of social media.” It’s not literally a […]


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