BY Phoebe Magee
on Oct 12, 2011
"It's impossible," observes Nigel Slater, "not to love someone who made you toast."
So begins Toast, an odd, colorful new film about food and love, and based on the English chef's memoir of the same name. Slater's observations on both topics, read in voice-overs, bring humor to what is otherwise the story of a very sad childhood.
The story opens in a grocery store, where young Nigel (played by Oscar Kennedy, then Freddie Highmore when he grows up) is following around his lovely mum (Victoria Hamilton). Mum is a wonderful person and a horrible cook. Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Oct 04, 2011
Tiffany Shlain, the filmmaker who brought us reproductive rights documentary Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness and explored American Jewish identity via Barbie dolls in The Tribe, is back with Connected: An Autoblogography About Life, Death, and Technology. Read More
BY Intern Candice
on Oct 03, 2011
I will never ever deny the fact that I'm a huge fan of romantic comedies. Despite their formulaic plot lines and almost laughable predictability, I still go googly-eyed and mushy-hearted at all the unlikely heroines/heroes and their even more unlikely love connections. So, when an invitation for a screening of What's Your Number? came up, I quickly snagged it. The movie follows Ally Darling (Anna Faris) as she tries to uncover a diamond in the rough among her past boyfriends after reading an article in Marie Claire. According to the article, women sleep with an average of 10. Read More
on Sep 30, 2011
BUST Magazine is proud to sponsor the fourth annual Citizen Jane Film Festival, taking place this weekend -- September 30th to October 2nd -- in Columbia, Missouri. The Citizen Jane Film Festival grew out of a collaboration with Stephens College (a 175-year-old women's college) in 2008 to spotlight and celebrate films made by women.This year's festival theme, Cirque du Cinema, is inspired by the early history of the circus. Read More
BY Intern Candice
on Sep 28, 2011
One of the founding ladies of Riot Grrrl is getting a documentary all to herself, but it's running into a serious problem. In fact, you may not even get a chance to see it. That is unless you help the director, Sini Anderson, and her crew out. With 28 days left, they need all the help they can get to get the movie finished or it just won't happen.
"In a feat nothing short of miraculous, we have managed to complete shooting for The Punk Singer with almost no significant funding. Read More