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Léviathan

Leviathan: A Watery and Brutal un-Documentary

Tracey Harnish | Posted 07.19.2013 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

There should be a warning for this movie, because while it's labeled a documentary, with its chiaroscuro lighting, it could be called an impressionist kaleidoscope dream, culled from real-life footage.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Lucien Castaing-Taylor on Leviathan

Dan Persons | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Leviathan is being called a documentary. In no way does the film hew to conventional notions of documentary storytelling, but it's a non-narrative film that's beautiful, mysterious, disorienting, and somehow revelatory.

Portland Int'l Film Festival Screens Spanish Silent Blancanieves, Man VS. Nature Doc Leviathan

Michael Vazquez | Posted 04.11.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Herewith, notes on the Portland International Film Festival's Grimm (and grimmer) opening-night silent-film Blancanieves, and the edgy, Man VS. Nature doc, Leviathan, plus notes on the recently restored stone-cold classic doc, Cousin Jules.

WATCH: This Is What Commercial Fishing Looks Like

Posted 02.08.2013 | Food

While it isn't that hard to conjure up images of massive ships, giant nets and scenes from "Deadliest Catch," few people have intimate knowledge of th...

6 Life Lessons From Superstorm Sandy

Linda Flanagan | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York
Linda Flanagan

With the power back on at last, after eight days of generator-induced quasi-civilization, it's time to consider the lessons we might learn from this debacle.

At the 50th New York Film Festival You Root for the Fish!

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.29.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

For its 50th edition, the New York Film Festival has pulled out all the stops with an array of films that highlight the enormous range and versatility of cinema. Here's a list of must-sees from among films I've viewed so far.

Could This Cripple Israel's Coastal Economy?

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green

* 19 new wells to be drilled in next two years * A serious spill could cripple Israel's coastal economy * Environmental ...

A Hardcore Metal Album...Covered On The Piano

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.23.2012 | Home

Maybe you don't know anything about metal music. Does that make you less of a man? Even if you're a woman? Yes it most definitely does. Luckily there'...

WATCH: Anish Kapoor On His Paris Takeover

Posted 08.05.2011 | Arts

It was only a matter of time before Anish Kapoor, sculptor-extraordinaire of all things bulbous, shiny and massive, was invited to fill up the exhibit...

Your Subaru's Bumper Still Knows the Truth

Benjamin LeRoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Benjamin LeRoy

Longstanding barriers between authors and readers -- barriers of technology, finance, and distribution -- are crumbling faster than news stories can report.

WATCH: Five Great Book Videos (POLL)

The Huffington Post | David Colbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

E-books are getting all the attention this year, but promotional videos for books have suddenly and quietly become a lot more fun than ever before. ...

The Sun and the Wind: Two Faces of Globalism

James Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James Block

Obama is a global son. He is the child of a white middle-American and a Kenyan villager who named him Hussein. He connects to Asian-Americans as a product of Hawaii and Indonesia.

Apple's iPhone as Leviathan

Ron Galloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Galloway

Apple's earnings call yesterday proved that in the realm of handheld devices, the iPhone is the largest card in that game, and in fact, it is the Leviathan of its product line.