Tunesday: Songs That Make a Scene

In case your summer media indulgence has taken a dip, Tunesday will help you get right back on track. This week’s playlist takes iconic scenes from movies that simply would not be the same without the musical overlay. Therefore it is not only a collection of notable tracks but also Read More…

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Playlist of the week: Oscars cool-down

This year’s Academy Awards certainly caused a stir in the controversy pool. From overbearing sexism and other distaste from host Seth Macfarlane to a visual effects controversy that was conveniently cut off by the Academy (or so the conspiracy theorists say), we at the Clog gathered that there were certainly many Read More…

Top 10 films of the year

1. The Master Out of all the films to debut in 2012, none was quite as daring, ambitious or compelling as “There Will Be Blood” director Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest dissertation on the complexities of existence, “The Master.” Sweeping cinematography brings to life a poignant script set to a mesmerizing Read More…

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‘Bad Dads’ features art based on Anderson films

There are two major Wes Anderson camps — either you’ve never heard of the guy, or you eat his movies up like deliciously twee vegan crepes. Building on his signature style of picturesquely framed scenes, dry humor and hopelessly dysfunctional families, Anderson has cropped up quite the following, especially apparent Read More…

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Summer Rewind 2012

Reminiscing on this summer in the arts, we put together a mixtape of pop culture memories to look back on. Snoop Dogg became a lion: Excuse me while I light my Executive Branch spliff. Snoop Dogg is dead. But Jah has bestowed another blessing upon us. Snoop Lion has risen. Read More…

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Custom Screening: It came from the rubbish bin

From the moment the customs official confiscated my manuka honey at SFO border control to the first time I buried my teeth into the sugary wonderland of my first piece of taffy, the last six months of my American life have yielded endless moments of wonder and discovery. It hasn’t Read More…