Todd Haynes’ The Velvet Underground Is a Hallucinatory Time Capsule

In a 1989 interview with The New York Times, The Velvet Underground vocalist and guitarist Lou Reed said, “There’s a joke that we didn’t sell many records, but that everyone who bought them went out and started a band.” This observation has been revised over the years—it apparently was first said by Brian Eno in … Read more

Now streaming: ‘Dopesick,’ ‘The Velvet Underground,’ ‘Free Guy,’ spooky shows and more

Here’s what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services. Top streams of the week “Dopesick” (TV-MA), based on a nonfiction book by Beth Macy, looks at OxyContin, Big Pharma and how the opioid crisis ravaged rural America through a limited series drama. Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard and Rosario Dawson star. … Read more

The Velvet Underground to The Mother: the seven best films to watch on TV this week | Movies

Pick of the week The Velvet Underground Experimentation … John Cale, Sterling Morrison and Lou Reed of the Velvet Underground. Photograph: Nat Finkelstein Friday 15 October, AppleTV+ Featuring new interviews with surviving members John Cale and Moe Tucker and a plethora of archive material (much of it from Andy Warhol’s Factory), Todd Haynes’s documentary about … Read more

Velvet Goldmine is Science-Fiction, Fantasy, and Biopic In One

Leave your expectations at the door. A mishmash of Citizen Kane, Ziggy Stardust-era David Bowie, Oscar Wilde and with a little bit of The Wall thrown in for good measure, Velvet Goldmine is science-fiction, fantasy, biopic and time capsule wrapped into one. Taking its non-chronological structure directly from Kane, Christian Bale plays reporter Arthur Stuart, … Read more

Daniel Craig, Dwayne Johnson revive velvet

Once again, Jason Sudeikis made headlines at this year’s Emmy Awards — but not just because of his award-winning “Ted Lasso” performance. The “We’re the Millers” actor turned heads with his powder blue velvet Tom Ford suit, topping off the look with a crisp black bow tie and slicked back hair — a complete 180 from his 2021 Golden Globes look (a … Read more

How BLUE VELVET Set the Tone for David Lynch’s Filmography

Director David Lynch’s Blue Velvet celebrates its 35th anniversary this month. And for those of you who haven’t seen it, this cult classic was a cinematic game-changer. At its heart, Blue Velvet was a modern noir mystery thriller, set in the Pacific Northwest. Lynch had already made three films before Blue Velvet. But it was … Read more

Todd Haynes, del cine indie a The Velvet Underground – 05/09/2021

Exclusive content The note you are trying to access is exclusively for subscribers Subscribe me Know our plansand enjoy El País without limits. Pay in If you are already a subscriber you canenter with your username and password. It started with a short film in which there were no actors or actresses, but dolls. The … Read more