Photography group 81 Bees stars in ‘Room 704′ exhibit
Apr11

Photography group 81 Bees stars in ‘Room 704′ exhibit

By Ekevara Kitpowsong The Guardsman What would you do if you have only two hours to spend in a hotel room? For 13 photography members of 81 Bees Collective, sleeping was not an option, each photographer was given two hours within one day to be in room 704 at Hotel Rex, to create photographs and then exhibit selected images in “Room 704” show. About 250 people attended the show’s opening reception on March 27. The exhibition displays...

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‘Bad Words,’ Jason Bateman’s directorial debut short on laughs, long on vulgarity
Apr11

‘Bad Words,’ Jason Bateman’s directorial debut short on laughs, long on vulgarity

Jason Bateman is a total jerk to kids. That’s essentially the premise of the new dark comedy “Bad Words,” about a 40-year-old man looking to exact revenge on the world, or someone, by infiltrating a child’s spelling bee contest.

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Wes Anderson is once again larger than life
Mar19

Wes Anderson is once again larger than life

By Gina Scialabba/The Guardsman Wes Anderson is more than a director and screenwriter. He is a brand, a veritable institution with a cult of loyal followers. If this is your first Wes Anderson film, you’ll want to do your homework before going to see “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” Why? Because his vision of the world is highly susceptible to being misunderstood—it’s quirky, nostalgic, whimsical and eccentric. Everything looks gloriously...

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Getting familiar with the Thai culture and protest
Mar19

Getting familiar with the Thai culture and protest

Culture shock is a strange feeling. It consists of realizing how very different you are from the surroundings in which…

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