Sunday, September 30, 2007
Rene Laloux directed this animated sci-fi classic, a band of humans -- known as Oms -- are kept as domesticated pets by an alien race of blue humanoid giants called Traags. Said to be based on the Soviet occupation of the Czech Republic, the film nabbed the Grand Prix at Cannes and is one of the best animated movies ever made.
Tuesday, September 25, 2007
Just discovered this band lead by 24-year-old singer-multi-instrumentalist, Annie Clark. She's also the veteran guitarist for two musical armies, The Polyphonic Spree and Sufjan Steven's touring band.
"Marry Me," St. Vincent's debut record, and was just released this month... check it out!
Monday, September 24, 2007
Sunday, September 23, 2007
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Triptych is an amzing resource, a digital initiative of Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore College libraries. The entire collection is available online and includes collections ranging from:
Button Pin and Ribbon Collections
The Castle Collection of Natural History Illustrations
Japanese Lantern Slides
Stamp Sticker Seal and Envelope Collection
... and much more than I can list here.
Thursday, September 13, 2007
Saturday, September 08, 2007
Thursday, September 06, 2007
From director Jason Kohn, comes a powerful documentary explores the cycle of violence that plagues Brazil’s upper and lower economic classes, sparking rampant corruption and violent kidnappings. This looks to be one of the best films of the year - check out the trailer, and judge for yourself.