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Watch: Kristen Stewart’s Directorial Debut For Sage + The Saints’ Latest Music Video

  • By Edward Davis
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  • May 27, 2014 11:22 AM
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Kristen Stewart
No risk, no reward and all that. Actors making the transition from their day job to directing don’t always succeed—see Johnny Depp’s “The Brave” for an old example and Ryan Gosling’s recently critically-roasted “Lost River” for a more recent one. But everyone’s got to start somewhere, even an established celeb or actor. And yes, it can be a risky road to take, but nothing ventured, nothing gained of course. Plus most actors quickly learn that film is a director’s medium—an actor’s favorite takes, even their favorite scenes, can be left on the cutting room floor if the filmmaker wishes it—so wanting that control, plus trying to discover how the other half lives is understandably appealing.

Watch: Channel-Flipping Multimedia Video For Bob Dylan’s "Like A Rolling Stone" Will Blow Your Mind

Bob Dylan’s ‘Like a Rolling Stone
In case you’re unaware, Columbia Records are currently pimping The Bob Dylan Complete Album Collection Vol. One which encompasses the entire official discography of this legendary American songwriter (random: best music documentary ever? Scorsese’s “No Direction Home” has to be up there). Its breadth is staggering including all of his 41 official albums, including 14 newly remastered titles plus a 2CD compilation of songs not included on the original LPs, plus amazing artwork etc. It’s a Dylan lover’s wet dream (and as someone who already owns like half those records, this writer feels like buying it anyhow). Read More »

Watch: Kanye West’s “Bound 2” Video Starring A Topless Kim Kardashian Is A Disasterpiece

 Kanye West’s “Bound 2
The music video, when executed well, can arguably be a form of small-screen cinema. Hell, we recently discussed ten filmmakers who made the leap from the world of music videos into the world of feature-length narrative moviemaking and that list is long and arguably well-documented. Well, if a music video can be art, this Nick Night-directed video (he’s a British fashion photographer) is pretty much the opposite. Read More »

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