Tag Archives: art

‘Poor Things’ X ‘Metropolis,’ an Open ‘Back to the Future’ Secret, History of the Pyramid Club & More!

March 23, 2024 Links to the past, with relevance today: https://www.tiktok.com/@boyculturedotcom/video/7349679839886019870?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=7347408016276964907 Old Lang signs TIKTOK: @cinematologist over on Instagram has crafted a short but compelling argument that while Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935) are clearly the main sources of inspiration for the 2023 Oscar-winning film Poor Things, perhaps Metropolis (1927) was also in…
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Paul Robeson Mural in D.C. Destroyed 1 Week After His Birthday

April 17, 2023 Paul Robeson is an undisputed American icon, and in particular an African-American icon. He was one of the first — if not the first — Black men to cross over as a major star with name recognition among white audiences, and his work in the theater, in films and as an activist…
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Rooney Mara to Play Audrey Hepburn, Betty White’s Final Days & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Close enough? (GIF via GIPHY) INSTYLE: Rooney Mara has been cast as Audrey Hepburn in an upcoming biopic. JUST JARED: This actress was briefly Faye Dunaway's assistant. On the plus side, she went over her annotated Chinatown script with her. On the negative side, she was Faye Dunaway's…
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