What Message of Positivity Could Actually Come Out of An Amy Winehouse Musical?

Though it’s been over six years since Amy Winehouse joined the twenty-seven club, for some reason certain parties–particularly her own father–can’t seem to let the already over pillaged soul rest in peace. As Asif Kapadia’s controversial documentary, Amy, showed us, Mitch, among others (especially and including Blake Fielder-Civil), didn’t seem …

God Hates Non-Famous Landmarks, Spares The Parent Trap House from Wildfires Raging Near Napa

As one of the few films set in Napa (apart from, obviously, Sideways), the 1998 remake of The Parent Trap stands out not just for its tableau and being directed by the inimitable Nancy Meyers, but for serving as Lindsay Lohan’s film debut. Before this, she was relegated to As …

Lennon & Columbus: How Venial Sins Vs. Mortal Sins Affect One’s Place in History

Every so often the birthday of John Lennon will fall on the same day as Columbus Day–or what many insist should unanimously be called Indigenous Peoples Day. Both men are New York institutions, with Lennon’s fight to stay in New York City as a permanent resident legendary among fraught immigration …