Leon: The Professional by Michael Rusak

Michael Rusak shoots an editorial inspired by the classic film, Leon: The Professional — I think we all know the classic film Leon: The Professional, about a young girl who is taken in by a professional assassin. It’s one of the great classic 90s films and photographer Michael Rusak in Russia has re-imagined his own version….

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DC Web Fest 2017

 a look at upcoming shorts in the DC Web Fest 2017 — A while back I shared this new web show called Orange Juice in Bishops Garden, a show I described as Skins UK in DC during the 90s. When I moved back to DC a few years ago I got a chance to meet…

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Movie File: Donnie Darko

a look at the cult classic Donnie Darko — Have you ever watched a movie and wondered what the fuck you just watched? But in a good way. Well, that’s usually the general consensus after watching Donnie Darko. Directed by Richard Kelly and released in 2001, the film stars a young Jake Gyllenhaal as the disaffected…

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Movie Crush: High Fidelity

Just the other day I was watching one of my favorite films of the 00s, High Fidelity. The story focuses on Rob Gordon, played by John Cusack who owns a record store and spends his time pondering his past relationships. This all takes place in and around the record store and his apartment, which is…

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Movie Crush: I Believe in Unicorns

Have you ever watched a film really late at night that you never expected to hit you? And by hit you I mean essentially mirror your life and give you so much to think about at the same time. That’s what happened when I saw the film I Believe in Unicorns one night on Netflix. Directed…

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Movie Crush: Highway

I know you’ve missed me but not to worry, I’m back. I’ve made the move back to my home coast and things have really changed as expected. The one thing that gives me solace is my collection of films and music still kept in my old room. It sounds strange but it’s good to know…

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Movie Crush: The Rules of Attraction

Now I know I’m breaking the cardinal rule of the site by discussing pop culture after the 90s but what the hell. The Rules of Attraction which came out in 2002 could have easily been released in the 90s. I remember seeing this when I was in college with a whole group of friends. I…

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Fashion Grunge Mixtape #32: R.A.G.E.

http://www.mixcloud.com/fashiongrunge/fashion-grunge-mixtape-32-rage/ A follow up to the last mixtape which involved instances of love complied with film dialogue. Taking a different twist and using rage as a theme for this tape. Rage can come in any form. Anger, jealousy, or even frustration. Mixed with cinematic dialogue that exemplifies many sides of the meaning of rage. by…

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Throwback Thursday: Welcome to the Dollhouse

Welcome to the Dollhouse is a dark comedy about a girl in 7th grade going through the awkward stages of growing up. I watched it when it came out in the 90s and at first I wasn’t crazy about it. Probably because it’s much too similar to my own junior high experience. Let’s be real,…

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“Suburbs + Utopia = Suburbia”

So, after many recommendations I just finished watching the classic 1984 punk film “Suburbia”. I am always on the lookout for finding new ways to inspire my life. While my blog title is “grunge” I thought it would be nice to write about other things that I find interesting. Subcultures have always been a huge…

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