Daily Archives: November 20, 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 1, the penultimate chapter in the overwhelmingly popular saga of the lightning-scarred boy wizard, cast its spell over the Friday box office, taking in an estimated $61.2 million (including $24 million from midnight screenings Thursday night.) That makes it fifth best opening day in history, and the best opening day in the Potter franchise.
Like a magnet, there’s something about the art of Joshua Hoffine that forbids me from pulling away. I’ve long been drawn to the nexus of the beautiful and grotesque, that sweet spot where the sacred and profane come to dance in the light of the silver moon, and so naturally, I’m drawn to the “horror photography” of the Missouri-based Hoffine. Read the rest of this entry