BTR visited Shia LaBeouf’s event #AllMyMovies at the Angelika Theater, where the actor committed to watching a marathon stretch of his own films accompanied by fans.
Since it was released in 1993, Tim Burton's ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas' has amassed a cult following, and prompted a divisive debate: is the stop-motion film a Halloween or Christmas movie? The feature's director has weighed in, but does he really have the final say?
Famed Filmmaker Wes Anderson inspires an honorary tribute, pop-up weekend gallery exhibit at the Joseph Gross Gallery in New York City. Over 70 international artists were featured.
Buzz Week - Movie studios and television networks are looking to the past for inspiration, reviving or adapting old properties. But what of the current shows that viewers don't want to see cancelled? Can buzz from a series' fans help save them?
This week on Art Uncovered I sit down with artist Eileen Maxson. Her new solo show at Microscope gallery in Bushwick is called I was really gonna be something by the age of twenty-three, and it's a collection of videos, objects, and installation pieces based on the classic 90s film Reality Bites. In our interview we talk about Eileen's experience growing up in Houston, where Reality Bites is set, and how the film's central conflict of corporate culture vs. authentic artistic expression has manifested itself in the 21st century.
Reality Week - We at BTR have made the effort to experience locations like the Jersey shore’s Shore Store to New Orleans’ Cafe du Monde, both on screen and off. What were these places like in real life as opposed to on TV or in movies? Read to find out.
Made in the USA Week - There are many long-standing traditions to uphold during the United States of America's Independence Day. One way to celebrate the Fourth of July is with a good old fashion movie marathon. In honor of the holiday here our favorite American action movie heroes.
Fan Week - What are cult films? Why and how do they maintain a devoted audience for so many years? BTR looks into the culture of cult classics like 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' and their legacy with fans.
Relationship Week - Romantic comedies--movies wherein comedy is derived from the romantic plot--have long been successful on the big screen. Now, romantic comedies have hit television, to varying degrees of success.
Are you excited or bored when you hear of the next comic book to screen release? BTR breaks down the superhero comic book movie trend currently popular in Hollywood.
This week on The Hash, DJs Molly and Dane begin by discussing FOMO and how it pertains to their personal romantic lives. Then, the pair chats about the new era of rom-coms in response to a piece. The show wraps as the DJs are joined by DJ Samantha to discuss platonic friendships between men and women.
FOMO Week - For many of us, entertainment has become a major part of our lives, especially with the rise of online-streaming sites like Netflix and Hulu. Here's how we deal with the fear of missing out at it relates to entertainment and avoiding spoilers.
BTR looks at some of television and film’s most beloved nerds and geeks over the years. From Steve Urkel to Lisa Simpson to Daria, these nerdy characters have received iconic status.
This week on The Hash, DJs Molly and Dane cover a new app called HUG in their Relationships in the Digital Age segment. Then, the pair discusses boundary-pushing comedy like Get Hard. The show wraps with an in-depth conversation on what it means to be a "scary feminist" in response to a Femsplain piece.
Creepiness by Adam Kotsko, Zero Books
Outlier Week - Netflix is no longer the only service providing online-only original content.
Inspired Week - Fans of TV, movies, and books don't always simply consume media--sometimes they inspire it.