Kirsten Dunst interview // Flaunt

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Published 7th July 2014 // Flaunt Magazine

Kirsten Dunst is so alarmingly unassuming that, at first, I don’t even notice her standing beside me in a fuzzy pink sweater and blue jeans. She is, perhaps, the kind of performer who can easily swing from red carpet premiere all the way down to our current location: an emptied rave maze in Stoke Newington, with its box office-style marquee that often reads something to the effect of “Nelly’s Dirty 30.”

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Malcolm X (1992) Reassessed

First published on The Quietus (November 21st 2012) //

Declan Tan turns the cinematic clock back two decades for another look at Spike Lee’s epic portrait of an African-American icon

On its release in November 1992, the long-awaited biopic of Malcolm X topped out at number three in the US box office, right behind the sequel of a certain stranded little rich kid (this time in New York) and the peculiar misadventures of a vampire. It seems things in the film world haven’t advanced that much in those past twenty years – instead, studios seem merely to have consolidated these two concepts and produced, well, Twilight, as is my understanding.

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