Today’s must-reads from around the Internet.
American cinephiles rejoice: this weekend the Coen brothers grace us with their 16th feature-length film, Inside Llewyn Davis.
And by all accounts, it promises to be another Coen-riffic masterpiece to add to their already iconic oeuvre—one that gets re-dissected every time a new film pops up. But here’s one thing critics have managed to overlook: the on-screen style. It varies as much as the genres they’ve tackled and warrants as serious consideration as any other facet of their distinctive storytelling. Naturally, we’re correcting that oversight with:
Even with all the ease of online shopping, there’s still nothing like walking into a shop and leafing through a rack filled with cottons, wools and the like.
The real-life experience—it’s the one thing brick-and-mortar shops have over e-commerce. And nowadays they’ve also got rare scotch, pool tables and full-on commercial kitchens giving them even more edge over the unsatisfying feeling of typing out a credit card number and then waiting for the deliver guy. So we scoured the country to bring you:
If there’s one takeaway from that masterful 30 for 30 spoof on the climactic game played in Space Jam it’s this: fictional sports games can be just as riveting and memorable as real ones. (Especially with the aide of super-slow motion, sanguine sound-tracking and questionable game clock timing.)
Which got us thinking about some of the most epic battles ever played on film—and how they’d stack up against one another, had they actually happened in real life.
Do yourself a favor: go see All Is Lost posthaste. It’s got incredible action, some moments of real solitude and beauty, and of course his eminence Robert Redford giving a gutsy, craggy, understated and altogether haunting performance.
Tumblr. It’s a vast and mythical land of handsome #menswear, impossibly cool gentlemen and achingly beautiful photography. The problem is, so much good stuff in one place can get mighty overwhelming.
If you can’t quite put your finger on why things are feeling more wintry on Kempt all of a sudden, we’d like to direct your attention to our left column.
Because we’ve just updated our must-haves with a fresh crop of seasonal necessities. We’ve got you covered on everything for outfitting yourself, your walls and your state of mind (a few might require a little creativity). But most of all, they’re here to serve as inspiration for the colder months to come.
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