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Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Safe House

In February, a reporter for DIY, a London based culture and style magazine, sat down at a press junket with Denzel Washington, star and executive producer of the big budget spy thriller ‘Safe House’ (the film came out on DVD this week). Over the course of the interview, the reporter asked Washington how involved he

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Tumblr is a country

Yes we have a global domination strategy. WordPress (here), Twitter,  Facebook and now Tumblr.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Chris Martin’s Brain

Last week, AIAC ran a short post on the then-new video for Coldplay’s most recent single, “Paradise.” On Monday the album went on sale. To refresh the memory: The video shows Mr. Elephant (lead singer Chris Martin)...

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Lady Gaga lives in Lagos

The video for Goldie Harvey’s new single “Don’t Touch,” opens in black and white, on a pair of bejeweled lips.  A rapid sequence of images reveal a female dancing in a glow-in-the-dark corset and frilled mask; star-shaped...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

A ‘new wave’ of African film

“Sometimes I wonder: Will God ever forgive us for what we’ve done to each other?” says Leonardo DiCaprio, sullen and bleary-eyed, stoically staring just off camera. “… I look around and I realize…” pause for emotion, “God...

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