Film & Photography
Yesterday Twitter was rocked by the hashtag #ZoomDick. Legal analyst and New Yorker staff writer Jeffery Toobin was recently caught masturbating during a Zoom call with New Yorker and WNYC radio staff members. During the video call, he appears to log onto a separate call, possibly a pornography or webcam site. His colleagues reported seeing him touching his penis and masturbate himself on his video feed.
Aaron Sorkin’s new film stands out as Netflix’s highlight during the second half of October. It recounts a notorious 1960s trial where the victims of high profile police brutality wind up being the ones put on trial. But there are other delights as well. In an unusual haunted house tale,
To be totally honest, watching the last presidential debate was excruciating. I didn’t know I could hate Donald Trump any more than I already did, but he sure managed to make me do it. If you can stomach watching a toddler, masquerading as the President of the United States, yell
On Netflix, October’s first half brings such expected scary shows as the new season of Mike Flanagan’s “Haunting” series and a film about monster-hunting babysitters. But who would have expected a German series mixing beer and violence? Or seeing an acclaimed film about imagining the filmmaker’s father’s death? Or even
Is it insanity or is it really possible to hold an entire film festival via the Zoom app? The curious can find out by checking out the inaugural edition of Mr. HoleHead’s Warped Dimension (hereafter Mr. HoleHead), which runs September 24-29, 2020 on Zoom. The folks behind this six day
Burning Man went virtual this year, and we all learned a lot in a hurry. It wasn’t the first festival to go all-online (Outside Inside Lands streamed on Twitch this year, and Glastonbury’s Shangri La went virtual as Lost Horizon), but virtual Burning Man certainly raised the bar for sheer size and audacity. Sure, there were performances, but Burning Man and events like it are about exploring places, art, and people. It’s close, but not there yet for me.
Want star power, taco porn, or even Jewish French stoner comedy? The second half of this September on Netflix has these and more. Hotly anticipated films and series sees Tom Holland taking on rural Ohio evil, Millie Bobby Brown starring in a feminist take on Sherlock Holmes, and Sarah Paulson
You know how at Christmastime there’s that channel that’s just a Yule log burning for a like a week straight? Well, local artist Shalaco has created one for Burners who are missing the Playa this year. Titled “Burn Barrel on Open Playa Burning Man Style ASMR” and running for 40 minutes