From the art of sushi to the responsibility of seeing, from casting JonBenet to finding Frances to minding the gap, here are the best documentaries of the 2010s
From the art of sushi to the responsibility of seeing, from casting JonBenet to finding Frances to minding the gap, here are the 30 best documentaries of the 2010s .
, putting a fine point on it with a tracking shot of adorable baby dogs caged and crushed together, yipping and climbing over one another to find enough room to lay down. The legendary artistic couple—two people, we assume, who must have been attuned to the moral grey they’re wading into by giving money to a store which is totally cool with selling Costco-bulk creatures—were only giving one helpless puppy soul a better life. A better home. They
It’s clear in Anderson’s documentary that she and Reed adored Lolabelle, especially in the context of Anderson’s ruminations on grief following Lolabelle’s death, but the more telling aspects of the film are all the ways in which Anderson treated Lolabelle like her own child. She opens the film by retelling a dream in which she forgoes all manner of medical malpractice to give birth to Lolabelle, forcing doctors to implant the full-grown dog, alive and well, into her uterus, to soon after be expelled. Then, too, there are the piano lessons, the recording sessions and performance gigs, the concerted effort to develop a language with the dog—if you aren’t a self-identified “dog person,” this will all translate as alien and obsessive. And yet, the most human of Lolabelle’s luxuries was the fact that Anderson shared with her dog a Buddhist teacher. They would work toward nirvana together.
wallows in the grief that follows. And while Anderson steps aside frequently to muse on post-9/11 surveillance or anecdotes about her childhood, the film’s throughline is that grief: how to deal with it, how to live with it. How to, ultimately, control it.
sad—that’s to hold that sadness, to turn it in your hands, to trace its contours and understand it like a phrenologist treating an especially craggy noggin. Maybe the functional difference between the two doesn’t really matter—and maybe you aren’t into piddling over such semantics—but for Anderson (who in close succession lost her dog, her mom and her husband), the idea that she can take ownership of her sadness is a comfort when dealing with the incomprehensible forces of the universe she has no choice but to live with.Read more: Paste Magazine
goodbye to the 2010s, a decade of upcycled cultureAs we head into the roaring 2020s, Y2k nostalgia is alive and well. But rather than feeling boring, a new generation is reinvigorating the trends of the past, making them exciting and completely their own. Loved this article ok
UK Tech 100: The 30 most important, interesting, and impactful women shaping British technology in 2019Here are top female investors, founders, journalists, social media stars, and engineers in the UK tech sector today. It's time to fly.
Live+3 Ratings for Week of Sept. 30: ‘Masked Singer’ Narrowly Tops ‘This Is Us’After beating “This Is Us” relatively comfortably in the premiere week Live+3 ratings charts, “The Masked Singer” only just managed to hold off the NBC tear-jerker in week 2… I can’t believe people prefer fun to crying for an hour.
Netflix stock has fallen 30% in 3 months but its valuation is still irrationalThese Netflix bears say slowing growth means the stock is worth 57% less than where it now trades. Thanks Obama. Nothing in this article about Netflix striking a deal w/the world’s largest fraudsters. People threatened to boycott NFLX a year ago over that. Nah, couldn’t b that. Subscribers➡️shareholder report=⬇️performance. Solution, back-out,apologize and maybe ⬆️subscribers. But MiteB2L8
This Expert's 30-Minute Walking Glute Workout Tones Your Butt in Ways Regular Walking Just Can'tJust walking won't work your glutes, this expert says. Instead, combine walking with bodyweight moves. Here's a 30-minute walking workout to start!
Broncos’ De’Vante Bausby Recalls ‘Being Paralyzed For 30 Minutes’ After HitThere have been some big, scary hits this season in the NFL that have resulted in players being carted off the field. And now we’re getting some details about just how serious one of those hi…