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To Do This Week

Happy Monday, readers! If you are staying at one of our hotels, here’s our weekly roundup of cool things we recommend in New York, Miami, and Los Angeles… NEW YORK: For all the... More »
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Who is Paul Goodman?

Paul Goodman’s 1960 best-seller, Growing Up Absurd, became a cornerstone of countercultural thinking, alongside books like The Medium Is The Massage, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, and The... More »
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"To Do" This Week

Here’s another weekly roundup of things to do in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami– all cities where The Standard Hotel resides in. We just figured you could use a quickie checklist to... More »
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Spike Jonze & Olympia Le-Tan Make a Film

The premiere of Spike Jonze’s collaboration with Designer Olympia Le-Tan’s embroidery is a stop-motion masterpiece. Co-directed by Simon Cahn, Mourir Auprès de Toi (To Die By... More »
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An Evening with Matilde

Earlier this week, The Standard, Downtown LA was delighted to present the premiere of A Closet Visit Film No. 2, the brainchild of collaborators Jeana Sohn and Claire Cottrell, and featuring... More »
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Cine-Shorts Presents A Closet Visit Film No. 2

Earlier this year, we had the delight and privilege of presenting Closet Visit’s first short film, a collaboration between Jeana Sohn, the brains and beauty behind the blog, and Claire... More »
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The Man Who Made Drive

“Art is an act of violence” says Director Nicolas Winding Refn on his new movie Drive which we all can’t stop talking about. The film stars Ryan Gosling is a man having an... More »
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Fincher's New Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

During Fashion Week, we interviewed Tatiana von Furstenberg, who along with Francesca Gregorini both directed a movie called Tanner Hall. In Tatiana’s interview, she discusses her leading... More »
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Lindsey Thornburg's New Cloaks

Lindsey Thornburg is a local New York Designer we’ve seen blossom since her first collection of incredible cloaks in 2007. Lindsey recently released her third full ready to wear... More »
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A Star at Toronto Film Fest

(Actor Jean Dujardin in The Artist) Now that Fashion Week has lulled down, we’re taking a look at the final days at the Toronto Film Festival, which begun September 8 and runs through... More »
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Fall Fashion Finale by Casey Neistat

Let’s all make one collective sigh – Fashion Week is ending. Some of us are going out tonight while others are ice-bagging our heads from a full week of parties. To close the week out... More »
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Flux at The Hammer

Flux has been hosting innovative screenings at The Hammer for the past several years, but this one is special. At least in our book! Filmmakers Suzi Yoonessi and David Lewandowski will be joined... More »
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The Art of Flight

Now that most of our Quiksilver guests have checked out of the hotel after the impressive Quiksilver Pro, we’re reminded of one of the movies screened during the weeks festivities, The... More »
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Tatiana von Fürstenberg Directs with Francesca Gregorini

Tanner Hall is a story that centers on four girls coming-of-age in a boarding school. Having just been released in theaters last Friday, we’re thrilled to introduce our 2 new favorite... More »
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Labor Day with Buster Keaton

No plans for holiday Monday, September 5? If you’re in New York and feeling like you’re not ready for the beach quite yet, there’s plenty of other activities to choose from... More »
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Prada's Sweet New Fragrance

Sometimes we wonder if what the world really needs is one more fragrance but Prada’s new playful scent candy won us over with this behind the scenes video of the making of their new... More »
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The Life of Gainsbourg

Take a look at this photo. It appears Brigitte Bardot is seducing Serge Gainsbourg in a game of footsie, eh? Look again and you’ll see Brigitte is being played by Laetitia... More »
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The Best Dickheads

We couldn’t help but zero in on yet another list compiled by the men at GQ. This one is “13 Biggest Movie Dicks”. Hey, you can’t have a proper hero without beating a big... More »
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Cine-Shorts presents Brainbow

The Schwarzenegger Trilogy from Brainbow on Vimeo. It’s not every day that someone creates art to specifically debut at The Standard, Downtown LA, but this past Tuesday we were lucky... More »
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Classic Jaws Line

Today’s graphic is a funny interpretation of Jaws subtitled. How can you possibly mess up one of Hollywoods best lines? If you can’t remember the awesome scene, take a look here for... More »
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Homage to Planet of the Apes

Here is an old Simpsons video in homage to the opening of the new Planet of the Apes film this week — an iconic movie with endless sequels, prequels, and parodies. The upcoming... More »