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One of the great things about this time of year is the onslaught of horror films that are suddenly everywhere. It doesn’t matter that I’ve seen most of them multiple times (I’m somewhat of a horror film fanatic) or that I don’t think that many of them are scary whatsoever – gorging on horror classics have come to be a traditional part of my fall season. One of my dreams is to write a horror film that is truly terrifying, which is why I’m so intrigued that the designers behind the fashion label Vena Cava decided to create a horror film of their own for their Fall collection. Sophie Buhai and Lisa Mayock were inspired by 1970s neo-noir films and cults. There’s not a ton of information about this movie...


March 24, 2010


Okay, I have a quick confession to make. I’ve never seen the complete version of the movie Stand By Me. I thought I had because I know what the movie is about. I can recall watching it a couple of times and seeing enough of it to have been convinced for all these years that I saw the whole movie. I just assumed I couldn’t remember all of it because it had been forever since I’d seen it. However, this past weekend the boy and I went to a midnight movie screening of Stand By Me in the Lower East Side. It was then during the film that I realized that the main reason I couldn’t remember all of it is because basically I hadn’t seen the whole movie. Granted,...


September 28, 2009


Hey lovelies! Fall is finally here and with that comes a new episode of Cinema Aesthetic. I’m really excited about this one because this was one of my favorite movies as a little kid. I watched it over and over again. I think its safe to say that I’ve gleaned some inspiration from Princess Maubi and this tattered Oz. Enjoy! Return to Oz:Cinema Aesthetic from stylealchemy on Vimeo.