What's on Today Fri 27 Nov
In this week's Lunchtime Talk, new Studio resident Dr. Jennifer Whitney will explore the Barbie doll-like persona of hip hop artist Nicki Minaj, tracing this persona’s 5-year evolution and consider its meaning to Minaj’s devoted fans.
If ever there was a novel that was ‘made for cinema’ then Patricia Highsmith’s 1952 The Price of Salt, about the love affair between a charismatic older, married woman (Cate Blanchett) and a naïve twenty something department store assistant (Rooney Mara), is it – and Todd Haynes (Far From Heaven, Mildred Pierce) is the director born to make it.
This poignant, thought-provoking documentary account of friendship and the toll of inherited guilt, explores the relationship between two men, each of whom are the children of former high-ranking Nazi officials found guilty of war crimes at the Nuremberg Trials.
Populated by dozens of small, well-observed moments of human behavior, find humour in missed connections, the odd couples and embrace unconventional storytelling in Jarmusch's fresh, original comedy.
Five cities. Five Taxicabs. Jim Jarmusch’s lovingly askew view of humanity from the passenger seat is an hilarious quintet of tales of urban displacement, existential angst and love and dreams that spans time zones, continents, and numerous languages.