THE KIDS Documentary

Written by Harmony Korine and directed by Larry Clark, 1994’s “Kids” quickly became a cult movie that outlined lives of teenagers in NYC—a familiar and relatable tale to some and, to others, a complete fantasy. Now, 20 years later, an all-access documentary focused on the real life individuals that the film was based on is in pre-production. Intent to answer questions about why these kids …

Hot Chip: Started Right

“Started Right”—the endearing single from Hot Chip’s recently released sixth full-length album, Why Make Sense?—has been given video treatment in the form of a beautiful woman singing solo karaoke in a dimly lit bar. It’s much more low key than Hot Chip’s alternate universe post-breakup music video for “Need You Now,” but its subtle enough to let the reliable British electronic outfit’s trademark quaint but …

Patti Smith’s “Just Kids” Coming to TV

The legendary Patti Smith is joining forces with Showtime to make a TV series out of her beautiful, cinematic memoir “Just Kids,” which focuses on Smith’s relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. The news has been met with excitement and terror—if done well, the show could be both insightful and magical, but Smith’s writing in the book is so evocative and emotional that some believe a …