Author Archives: Lola in Acetate Frames

Currently Streaming

Notes on Stranger Things (Netflix), Poldark (BBC One), and The Flash (The CW).

“Fresh Off the Boat” Pilot Review

After reading Eddie Huang’s article for The Vulture, which discusses the compromised authenticity of “Fresh Off the Boat,” I was hesitant to watch the tv series based on his eponymous memoir.

Initial Reaction: Ex Machina (2015)

A quick analysis of the film, Ex Machina, including notes on Gustav Klimt’s featured artwork and the film’s ending.

Currently listening to

Audiobooks: “The Halloween Tree” by Ray Bradbury, “The Brain That Changes Itself” by Norman Doidge

The Man in the High Castle Pilot (Spoilers)

The Man in the High Castle is a new Amazon Video series (free to stream with Prime Membership). The entire series will be available to stream on 11/20, but they have already released the pilot episode for viewing. As a fan of the author of the eponymous novel and source content of the series, Philip […]

Denim for Days

Raws & Selvedge, Distressing & Repairs, Pricey Runway Pieces & Dirt Cheap DIY

From Lurker to Subscriber: A Love Letter to Youtube

Must-see Youtubers + Playlists: including Anna Akana’s Explain Things To Me, KassemG’s California On, Refinery29’s Style Out There, & JacksGap’s Following Heart.

Films for the Music Aficionado

A mini list of films that feature music, including Scorsese’s The Last Waltz and the Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis.

Give Fashion Week a Chance

Fall 15′ RTW shows that every Zoolander, Wes Anderson, & Henri Matisse fan should see.

Selma 2015: The To Do List

2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Selma marches. This is a mini list of things to read, watch, and do in remembrance.