The trailer for Miranda July’s The Future has gone online. when I caught the film at Sundance, it’s a strange movie and that’s a large part of its charm. The trailer does a good job of conveying the oddness of some of the plot’s elements (shelter cat as a narrator, talking moon), the offbeat humor of the main characters (played by July and Hamish Linklater), as well as the honest emotions that prevent the movie from being just a pile of quirk.Here’s the official synopsis for The Future:THE...Read Full Story
Photos by G. Art by Miranda July.
What I Look Like When I'm Lying by Miranda July. Photo by a complete stranger.
Reason number 6,543,324 to love the Happy Famous Artists. Though they live 3,000 miles away from me, they tipped me off to some great art by Miranda July that is a 20 minute walk from my house! “11 Heavy Things” has toured the world and it’s currently residing in New York’s Union Square. The works are interactive sculptures where the viewer can insert body parts as suggested...Read Full Story
Miranda July talks about her new magical realist movie, The Future. Which is awesome, by the way.
Miranda July’s first movie, Me And You and Everyone We Know hit big on the festival circuit in 2005. While it had ‘quirky’, ‘charming’ and ‘whimsical’ written all over it, the movie also possessed hints of a certain edginess, touching on subjects like child abuse, coprophilia and middle-aged failure that separated it from other lo-fi love stories. July’s sophomore effort, The Future (released in...Read Full Story
If there’s one word that accurately encapsulates the actress/performance artist/writer and director that is Miranda July it’s enigma. Being one of the most unique, unconventional and altogether ho...
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Synopsis: Sophie and Jason live in a small LA apartment, have jobs they hate, and in one month they’ll adopt a sick cat who will need around-the-clock care. Terrified of their looming loss of freedom, they quit their jobs, disconnect their Internet, and set out to pursue their modest dreams. But as the month slips away, the two find themselves living in two starkly different realities. Sophie and Jason must reunite with time, space and their own souls in order to reconnect. Using elements of...Read Full Story