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The Love Witch is certainly the best (if not the only) gloriously colorful sexy witch movie you’ll see this year. Writer-producer-editor-director-production designer-costume designer Anna Biller’s film centers around Elaine (Samantha Robinson), a young witch who casts love spells with increasingly intense and troubling results. Biller’s vision is one of wild confidence: every detail, from a painting on the wall down to a pair of stockings, embodies an uncanny, 1960s-flavored aesthetic. The eloquent multi-hyphenate auteur...
Golden Eighties (1986) Directed by Chantal Akerman This poignant musical comedy unfolds almost entirely inside a shopping mall called the Toison d’Or (“Golden Fleece”) filled with male and female workers whose amorous yearnings for one another compete with their attention to their jobs. The cast includes repeat Akerman performers Pascale Salkin and Delphine Seyrig, who dreamily, painfully sing love songs composed by Marc Hérouet with lyrics that the late Akerman wrote. “Golden Eighties is a...
Costume Party is a monthly column exploring fashion, personal style, and historical aesthetics in film. Witches, sometimes seductive, sometimes scary, have long been an intriguing onscreen force. BAM’s “Witch’s Brew” series, running through the end of this month, pays tribute to some of cinema’s most memorable witches. The series presents witches from a variety of decades, at a variety of ages, using their powers in any number of ways (often for love, but also, often,...
  Three is a magic number. Well, "magic." But whether or not you believe in the occult, the number three is invoked all the time when it comes to superstitious events. And so we're all familiar with the accepted knowledge that things "come in threes," which is why when beloved, legendary Yankees announcer Bob Sheppard and despised criminal/Yankees owner George Steinbrenner died within a few days of each other in 2010, everyone got really worried...

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