Tag: Fashion

2018, Movies

McQueen (2018, Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui)

This is a pretty conventional chronology + historical footage + talking heads style documentary about someone who may have been, in my ignorant opinion, one of the most interesting fashion designers in history. I know nothing about fashion, and I really don’t care about it. It was only in adulthood that I discovered that there …

2010, Movies

Bill Cunningham New York (2010, Richard Press)

Bill Cunningham is an interesting guy. He has some interesting theories about style and fashion – subjects that I couldn’t care less about but when he talks about them I listen. However, I can’t help but feel a certain way about some of these New York City documentaries. Now, I’m not one to invoke the …

2010, Movies

L’amour fou (2010, Pierre Thoretton)

I can’t tell if this documentary is more interested in Yves Saint Laurent or his art collection and his various houses. As told by his partner, this movie feels, at times, like it’s more about him and his memories / view of Saint Laurent than anything else. And then we get to watch the man …

2011, Music

Has everyone forgotten mashups?

Remember when we were being inundated by mashups and music magazines were hyping mashup creators as if they were actually doing something interesting and creative that wasn’t just a novelty? What happened? If they were so enduring how come I haven’t heard a mashup in months?

2004, Movies

Ocean’s Twelve (2004, Steven Soderbergh)

So, it’s been a while I guess ince I’ve given you an update. Firstly, I’ve been spending a lot of time in Oakville looking after my dad and generally not doing work. I’ve actually been fairly busy and haven’t used the computer much. I guess that partially explains this lack of blogs. I’ve spent my …