Why Are We So Obsessed with Disney Princesses?

Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney’s live-action THE LITTLE MERMAID. Photo courtesy of Disney. © 2022 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.I mean, who hasn’t wanted to steal the wardrobe of Cinderella or Ariel at least once in their life? By Annika Lautens Date September 20, 2022 Facebook Twitter If you need some cheering-up (and, […]

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Shop Our Editor-Approved Fall Finds From Shopbop’s Style Event

While the average shopper might be holding their cards (credit cards, that is), close to their chests in preparation for the shopping extravaganza that is Black Friday and Cyber Monday come November, the seasoned shopper knows the magic starts right now. After all, as the saying goes, the early bird gets the well-dressed worm (or […]

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The art of adapting short films into feature-length movies

Eddie Sternberg discusses the risks and challenges of expanding his 2015 short into a feature-length film. The short form is the primary cinematic blueprint and foundation for emerging filmmakers to make their first steps in the industry and hone their directing skills before taking their storytelling to the wider feature-length format. Oftentimes, short films wear […]

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Discover the radical energy of this unsettling psychodrama

In 1970, J.G. Ballard’s The Atrocity Exhibition was first published by Jonathan Cape in the UK. This anti-novel has had a complicated publication history: all 15 of the (linked) stories that make up its chapters had already been published separately over the previous four years; in America, Doubleday & Company pulled their scheduled 1970 publication […]

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What It’s Like to Lose Water in Jackson, Mississippi

On Tuesday, August 30, news broke that Jackson, Mississippi–the state capitol and a metro area home to nearly 431,000 people—was in a water crisis. Residents were warned that water was undrinkable. This, as the heat index climbed to 120 degrees. By late Tuesday night, both Mississippi’s governor, Tate Reeves, and President Biden had declared state […]

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