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Great Boom Boom Music: Volume One -- Gato's 'Last Tango' Is Top Cat

Sal Cataldi | Posted 09.09.2014 | Entertainment
Sal Cataldi

True music lovers have a soundtrack for everything. When it comes to under-the-covers jams, there's one disc that resonates in my core. It's Gato Barbieri's alternately lush and animal-depraved soundtrack for the great Bernardo Bertolucci flick, "Last Tango in Paris."

Valley Girls and Alien Hunks: The Cool Costumes of Earth Girls Are Easy

Hulu.com | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
Hulu.com

From the set design to the costumes, Earth Girls is a visual feast for those of us who embrace color in colossal amounts, both in our personal wardrobes and interior decor.

The First Film School in Space (VIDEO)

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.19.2013 | Science
Xaque Gruber

Astrophysicist and New York Film Academy instructor Rajiv Uttamchandani wanted to boldly take his students where no film school had gone before, so this summer he and his class launched a weather balloon craft, complete with camera, GPS, and parachute system, into space.

Do-Gooders From Film School Do Good in Nigeria

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Karin Kloosterman

The one-month film school program which happens regularly takes place in Nigeria. It is designed to inspire young Nigerians and Africans with film tools from America, and give the Africans the proper skills to make serious films after one short month of training.

Dog Ears Music: 'Don't Go Near the Water' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by The Beach Boys, Beck, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Passion Pit, Phosphorescent, National Philharmonic Orchestra, and more

On the Road Again, the Beats at Sundance

Hellin Kay | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment
Hellin Kay

"The Beat Generation," as Kerouac defined them so early on, has maintained a fascinating hold on popular culture, even though during their heyday they were mocked by the mainstream.

Hirokin: Financing An Indie Film Epic

Gina Hall | Posted 10.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

One adage you take away from film school is "make sure it's all up on the screen." But sometimes the behind-the-scenes story is so compelling that it actually elevates the material on screen, like in Alejo Mo-Sun's low-budget epic, Hirokin.

World's Top 25 Film Schools

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.01.2012 | College

These 25 colleges are known across the world for producing some of the finest artists in show business. Many notable alumni from these schools are cre...

Confessions of an Ex-CONAN Intern

Cody Brotter | Posted 09.05.2012 | College
Cody Brotter

Collegiates and their parents alike should listen up to this success story.

Going To Film School To Work In TV?

The Wrap Movies | Posted 06.02.2012 | College

Twenty-seven-year-old Teddy Diefenbach switched from a graduate film and television production concentration at the University of Southern California'...

So, You Want to Go to USC Film School...

Gina Hall | Posted 02.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

Frequently I'm asked: Do I need to film school to succeed in the film business? Couldn't I use tuition dollars instead to make a really good short? Isn't it really about who you know? The answer: No, yes, and probably.

Dog Ears Music: Volume 201

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.11.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Everest, Malcolm McLaren, Etran Finatawa, Aunt Martha, The Forminx, and others.

Film Students Look Beyond The Industry For Employment

nytimes.com | MICHAEL CIEPLY | Posted 09.03.2011 | College

As home-entertainment revenue declined in the last five years, studios reduced spending on scripts from new writers, cut junior staff positions and se...

Reigning MEN: Le Tigre's Samson Talks "Body," Band, and No Boundaries

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.06.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Le Tigre is still together, but that hasn't stopped members JD Samson and Johanna Fateman from exploring other musical interests. The Brooklyn-based MEN is much more than simply a side project.

Dog Ears Music: Songs For The Beach

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we give you a summer soundtrack, featuring music by Beck, Etta James, Dr. Dog, Salt-N-Pepa, Eels and others.