Women look back: celebrating the advent of the modern neo-noir

This year, two films have renegotiated the terms between observers and observed in noir-tinged narratives, exploring the fight for female agency. Chloe Okuno’s Watcher is a tight thriller about a woman stalked by a man living across the street, a story that continuously challenges the relationship between subject and object. Park Chan-wook’s Decision To Leave […]

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Selena Gomez Wears Her Little Black Dress to Variety Hitmakers Event

On Saturday night, Selena Gomez attended the Variety’s 2022 Hitmakers Brunch at City Market Social House, where she accepted the award for Film Song of the Year for her new Apple TV+ documentary, My Mind & Me. The musical artist and actress was wearing a chic but simple little black dress by Totême. The sleeveless […]

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Beyoncé Paired a Sweatshirt, Mini Skirt, and Stilettos for a Rare Public Date Night With Jay-Z

It isn’t very often Beyoncé puts her date night style on display for the paparazzi, but photographers got a treat this week when Bey and Jay-Z stepped out, holding hands, for dinner at Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica on Sunday evening. Both were dressed down, with Bey pairing a navy sweatshirt with a mini skirt […]

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Will Smith Calls 2022 Oscars A ‘Horrific Night’ In First Late-Night Interview Since Incident

By Mona Khalifeh‍, ETOnline.com. Published: 5 mins ago Last updated: 2 mins ago Will Smith is getting candid in his first late-night interview since the 2022 Oscars, where he slapped presenter Chris Rock across the face after Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith‘s baldness. Appearing on “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” Monday night, Smith promoted his […]

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The Swimmers

The astonishing saga of Syrian refugee-turned-Olympic swimmer Yusra Mardini is effectively presented by writer/director Sally El Hosaini. The young life of competitive swimmer Yusra Mardini feels custom wrapped for some canny director to waltz in and produce a glossy, inspirational film about her unlikely triumph over extreme adversity. Growing up as a regular teen on […]

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Charlotte Wells: ‘Adults are locked in the roles that they perform for kids’

The Scottish filmmaker behind breakout indie Aftersun explains the complex process of portraying memory in cinema. Cinema is rooted in the exploration — and manipulation — of memory. This notion feels ever true in Charlotte Wells’ directorial debut Aftersun, a quietly devastating portrayal of a summer holiday shared by a young girl and her father […]

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Camille Charrière’s Mango Collection Is Inspired by Her Party Girl Era

Combine Parisian pragmatism with a Londoner’s “cool” factor and you’ll get Camille Charrière (a.k.a. Camille Over the Rainbow, a.k.a. Tasmania—more to come on that later). Once a fashion outsider working in finance, Charrière broke into the world of style and celebrities the old-fashioned way, or shall we say the new old-fashioned way: by starting a […]

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Ariana DeBose on Her Historic Oscar Win: ‘I Knew This Moment Mattered’

Best Supporting Oscar winner Ariana DeBose knew what her win meant as a woman of color. But life after the win is what made her nervous—and has pleasantly surprised her. The Women in Hollywood honoree dedicated her speech at ELLE’s Getty Center celebration to discussing her career path, the pressure she felt representing her community, […]

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