READ.LOOK.THINK. is guest curated today by talented young Melbourne-based film maker Nathania Gilson. You will love her tumblr Unicornology.
READ: I would, instead, slowly practice and progress as normal people do until, if lucky, I became good. A good writer. And would I be happy then
? | “Don’t do that,” Levinson said. “Don’t act.” “But then it sounds like I’m just a guy sitting and having a cup of coffee,” Reiser said.| “That’s what we’re looking for.” How Barry Levinson’s Diner changed cinema, 30 years later
. | The beleaguered art of fashion criticism
. | “How do you be free? You can't. All you can do is scream in your room.” Emily Kai Bock discusses the making of Grizzly Bear’s Yet Again.
| Susan Sontag on writing
. | I feel like There’s something impenetrable about that cool girl and wanting to know her more intimately, but I also think there’s something about that girl where she doesn’t really know herself yet... Director Ry-Russo Young in conversation with Vulture
Natasha Kahn discusses the making of The Haunted Man
. | Dhabas: The Roadside Cafes of South India
| The world can be as big or as small as you want it to be. Kimberly and Nancy Wu take us inside their new Portland Studio
, where parts of the Vin Diesel film XXX was filmed (a major selling point). | Behold, the Heartschallenger Ice Cream Truck
. | Anne Hardy’s alternate universe(s)
. | Is this Heathers or real life?
| Dreamy mesh and metal necklaces from The Vamoose
. | What happens when you soak flowers in a liquid nitrogen bath for half an hour:
THINK: Leunig drew this 13 years ago.
| You must not fear, hold back, count or be a miser with your thoughts and feelings
. | France in the year 2000.
| I’m so excited about watching The Master next week with Paul Thomas Anderson in attendance. The Huffington Post interviewed him
about the hocus pocus of filmmaking. | ‘I’ll dance through the streets when everybody else is walking with their hands in their pockets and their heads down. And I will seem to everybody like I am living.’ Garrett Hedlund in conversation with Little White Lies.
| Konrad Smolenski’s The End
is an on-going art project started in 2007 comprising of materials such as wood, rags, petrol, explosives, loudspeakers and sound. | Handmade screensavers to quiet your mind: Further Abstracts by Alma Alloro.