Whitney Mallett

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​'The Lure' Is a Gorgeous Documentary About a Search for Literal Buried Treasure

We talked to the director of 'The Lure,' which follows an eccentric old millionaire and the treasure hunters looking for his buried loot in the Rocky Mountains.
Whitney Mallett
11.22.16
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Charlie Brooker Says the New Season of 'Black Mirror' Is All About Gaming

We caught up with the 'Black Mirror' creator to talk about the gamification of the show, and of the world.
Whitney Mallett
11.3.16
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SADAF's New Video Finds the "Stillness" In Between Chaos and Control

The clip for her HOSS Records single was shot on location in Maui.
Alexander Iadarola
8.12.16
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An Interview with Andres Serrano, the Photographer Who Aestheticizes Violence

We caught up with the ever-provocative artist Andres Serrano to talk about his intense new exhibition, power, and stating the obvious.
Whitney Mallett
7.5.16
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The Strange, Sad Story of Laz Rojas, the 'One-Man Movie Studio'

Laz Rojas' self-shot acting reel—in which the filmmaker portrays over 100 characters—didn't get him cast, but it turned him into a cult favorite of the 1990s.
Whitney Mallett
5.27.16
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Inside the World of Meth Addicts and Militias in Rural Louisiana

From pregnant strippers shooting up to militiamen wading through swampy waters, Roberto Minervini's documentary 'The Other Side' takes an intimate look at those living on the fringes of American society.
Whitney Mallett
4.7.16
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Maggie Lee's 'Mommy' Is a Devastating, Nuanced Documentary About Losing Your Parents

Mommy chronicles a return to Lee's childhood home in New Jersey in the wake of her mother's unexpected death. It's a collage of home videos, grief, cell phone videos, suburban memories, Kumon classes, stuffed animals, and GeoCities aesthetics.
Whitney Mallett
12.19.15
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Spectacle Is Crowdfunding Its Next Ten Years of Bizarro Cinema in Brooklyn

The independent theater would like your help to keep screening the genre, art-house, and experimental films you can't find anywhere else.
Whitney Mallett
10.29.15