Blue Jasmine

Oscar snub

And the snub goes to…

It’s that time of the year again when we all dress up in our finest designer outfits, drink flutes of dazzling champagne, and walk down the red carpet towards our dreams… Well, some people will be doing that. I’ll be […]

Mythic mirror

The Oscars as mythic mirror

Each January, I can’t wait to read the list of Academy Award nominees. The annual ritual offers a way to review a pantheon of cultural imagery from the past year: a complex mirroring process. “Who are we? What do we […]

Gold medal Oscar actresses

Oscar Olympics 2014 (Women’s Gold Medal Final)

WARNING: Viewing any of the below “Best Actress in a Leading Role” performances may cause sweaty palms; rapid heart-rate; tissue-dabbing-related eyestrain; bloating due to excess popcorn consumption; laughter-induced bladder leakage; a chronic fear of space travel … and hyper-inspiration. And […]

Cate Blanchett Blue Jasmine

Cate Blanchett in ‘Blue Jasmine’: Resilience Personified

Have you ever experienced moments where you felt like you just couldn’t effectively navigate the internal or external map of your life? Ever felt the urge to just throw up your hands and have your own personal Howard Beale moment, […]

ATW September 12, 2013

• Missy Elliott: It Takes a Woman [Cultural Weekly]

• Sofia Coppola Discusses ‘Lost in Translation’ on Its 10th Anniversary [The Daily Beast]

• The Confessions of Benedict Cumberbatch [Hollywood Reporter]

• An original poster finds the deeper shades of Blue Jasmine [The Dissolve]

• The Way We Were: 16 Famous Parents When They Were Their Kid’s Age [Babble]

• Top 10 Reasons We Loved the X-Files [Huffington Post]

• 5 TV Rules That Aren’t Rules Anymore [The Wrap]

• 21 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About “The Cosby Show” [BuzzFeed]