Future Focus award
In 2003 I won an award in Chicago called the ‘Rising Star’ award. 8 years later I’ve just won a ‘future focus’ award for emerging talent, presented to me by Ben Okri and Jenny Cooper for all my work as a director so far. Onwards and upwards! It was a very nice ceremony at the ITV studios with a very starry guest list including Simon Callow, Wayne Sleep, Mike Leigh,...
Lana Del Rey's murky past explored →
Before she was Lana Del Rey, she was Lizzy Grant. She sang similar songs, and made very similar music videos. A nose job, a hair job and a lip job later, she’s a success. But AT WHAT PRICE? http://www.hipsterrunoff.com/altreport/2011/09/lana-del-rey-exposed-b4-she-was-alt-she-was-failed-mnstrm-artist-without-fake-lips.html
Patrick Bateman's New York →
Very thoroughly researched list of the real restaurants and clubs in Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho. I’ve added most to my list for when I visit NY. http://www.scoutingny.com/?p=4259