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SXSW 2021 Movie Review: “Alien on Stage” Waves Its Nerd Flag High With a Low-Budget Rendition of the Sci-Fi Classic

By: Dakota Arsenault – As someone who grew up in community theatre, there is a charm to the imperfection. Budgets are limited, actors are untrained, crew members have day jobs and of course you don’t actually get paid. People do community theatre because they love it. They love coming together as a group and creating … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Stream Kate Simko’s New Track “Making Ground” From New EDM Doc “Underplayed”

By: Staff – Composer & DJ Kate Simko is back a track called “Making Ground” from her new score for for Underplayed,  a documentary about the struggles of female DJs in the EDM circuit. Stream the song exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. The film was an official selection of both the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival and TIFF, and releases … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Stream Rebekka Karijord & Jon Ekstrand’s New Track “Fridays for Future” From New HULU Documentary “I Am Greta”

By: Staff – Composers Rebekka Karijord and Jon Ekstrand are back with their new track “Fridays for Future”, which will be featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming HULU documentary “I Am Greta” (out Nov. 13th). Stream the track exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. The composing duo creates a compelling, hybrid score to intimate portrait of teenage climate … Continue reading

Interview: Julian Lennon Talks “Kiss the Ground”, Composting, & Restoring a World in Peril

By: Allison Kugel – Filmmakers Rebecca and Josh Tickell, along with music royalty, Julian Lennon, have worked tirelessly to produce the film, Kiss the Ground, an important documentary coming to Netflix on September 22nd. The film could not come at a better time, when our planet and the living beings that inhabit it are in need … Continue reading

Interview: Michael Phelps Gets Candid About His Struggles in the Spotlight in New HBO Doc “The Weight of Gold”

By: Allison Kugel – With his unmatched agility and speed in the water, Michael Phelps holds the all-time record for Olympic gold medals earned. The closest thing to Aquaman, on two legs, Phelps, like many pro-athletes who have reach his rarified status, was placed on a pedestal that was unsustainable. For more than a decade, Michael … Continue reading

Podcast: Directors Martha Kehoe & Joan Tosoni on “Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind”

By: Staff – In a new feature to Aesthetic Magazine, we are proud to announce that we are the new presenting partner for Toronto-based film podcast Contra Zoom. Your host, Dakota Arsenault, goes in depth about everything film; from lists, to reviews, and more! In a brand new episode, Dakota chats with Martha Kehoe and Joan … Continue reading

Interview: Pras Michel on the Rise of Sweet Micky and Rebuilding a Broken Haiti

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – An outsider’s perspective makes Haiti’s history seem more bitter than sweet. Its beautiful and complex culture and status as the world’s first black republic are overshadowed today by a long history of deeply corrupt leaders, military coups, staggering poverty and of course, the devastating 2010 earthquake. But Fugees founding member Pras Michel refuses to portray Haiti … Continue reading

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