Anna May Wong was the first Chinese American movie star.
Posts Tagged: Film
Teen Prodigies of the Spanish Cinema
Teenage is screening this weekend in Barcelona at the In-Edit Festival, so here’s a collection of highlights from the work of Spanish teen actors across the decades.
What does “punk” mean in 2013? The Metropolitan Museum of art and Vogue hosted their punk-themed Costume Institute Gala this summer in New York City.
Teenage: The Film, The Blog, The Future
Almost exactly two years ago, we launched this site, and I wrote a little letter about why I wanted to make the film Teenage.
East of Eden Screen Test
A screen test for the great Lois Smith in East of Eden (1955).
Mike Leigh’s “The Short and Curlies”
Mike Leigh‘s 1987 short film, The Short and Curlies, is a story of young love in suburban purgatory.
“Times Square” Movie
One of my favorite teen and music themed movies of all time (a favorite genre to begin with) is Times Square.
From Pumping Gas to Pasolini
Sicily, 1973, a hot day. Sixteen year old Franco Merli is pumping gas.
Lillian and Dorothy’s Debut
D.W. Griffith’s “An Unseen Enemy” (1912) was the Gish sisters’ first film.
Rebel Heartthrob: Sal Mineo
“[Director] Ray was aware of Dean’s bisexuality and encouraged the actor to use it in certain scenes.