Grey Gardens

Part 3: The Stellar '70s | 19 Jun 2007 // 6:00 PM

When it comes to post-modern moviemaking, everyone stereotypes the Me Decade as the genre's defining moment. In this case -- as illustrated by the 10 films that represent it -- the categorization is more than accurate.


The Line Between Past and Present Is Forever Blurred in 'Grey Gardens' | 8 Jan 2014 // 9:10 PM

Withdrawn from a world that has changed around them so steadfastly that coping would be an embarrassment too ghastly to imagine, the Beales stay put in Grey Gardens.

Grey Gardens / Salesman - PopMatters Film Review ) | 10 Apr 2002 // 8:00 PM

What makes the Maysles' work special lies in how they manage, by focusing so intently on their subjects, to elicit a body of information that the audience is compelled to examine for its possible meaning.


Grey Gardens/ The Beales of Grey Gardens (1975) | 18 Apr 2009 // 1:32 AM

In celebration of the premiere of HBO's stellar TV movie on the Beales, SE&L brings you this review of the original documentaries that started it all.

//Mixed media

Considering Twitter: An Interview with App Artist Nora Reed

// Moving Pixels

"Twitter is a place where bots prevail. And where they don't rule, people, acting like bots, rule. This uneasy person-bot rapprochement offers a fertile space for artistic exploration.

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