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Ricky Saiz's New Video

Ricky Saiz is a lover not a fighter. More importantly, he’s a lovely spirit we all adore having seen him grow up in the creative circles of New York City. His main gig is serving as one of the... More »
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Black Swan Tricks

When you watched Black Swan, did you spend the entire time thinking “how the hell did they do that?”. We hesitate to post this video because we love maintaining the mystery of it all, but screw... More »
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80's Babes + Tunes

Ahhhhh, the 80’s! A time for decadence, and silly T&A movies. Somehow, nudity seemed less offensive, and the films of the decade were just full of dirty high school jokes and harmless boob... More »
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Graphic of the Day: Nolan Doodle

Today’s graphic is a sketch created by Director Christopher Nolan. It’s a map of the Dream Layers in his film Inception, but more importantly, it’s a peek into the process of weaving his film... More »
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Rinko is Back

Remember Rinko Kikuchi? The naughty schoolgirl from the 2006 film Babel? The film garnered several Oscar nominations, including an Academy nomination for Rinko herself for the intense emotional... More »
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New York Street Photography

One our great creative contributors to The Standard, Cheryl Dunn, has completed a powerful documentary on the elusive spirit of New York photography. Cheryl was commissioned by The... More »
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Bernie Madoff Slippers

Bernie Madoff. The ultimate hoodwink man. On Dec. 11, 2008, Bernard L. Madoff confessed that his vaunted investment business was all “one big lie,” a Ponzi scheme colossal in volume and scope... More »
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Sofia's Movie

It’s finally here. The New York Premiere of Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere happened last night, Sunday (Dec 12th), in New York’s Tribeca. Here’s a cute website she has launched with some portraits... More »
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Margaret Hamilton

One of our favorite Tumblr’s called Old Hollywood shares a piece of insight on the integrity-keeping Margaret Hamilton, the actress famous for playing the original witch in Wizard of Oz.... More »
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AIDS is Still Here

Last week marked the 23rd commemoration of Worlds AIDS Day. It’s something we don’t really talk about much anymore. Do you remember what the actual words AIDS and HIV stand for? Here’s a brief... More »
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"Ascent" by Rad Hourani Screening at The Spa

‘Ascent’ By Rad Hourani (Six Scents: Series Three) from Six Scents Parfums on Vimeo. To kick off Six Scents: Series Three, Rad Hourani’s “Ascent” screened in the Hamam at The Standard Spa... More »
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Graphic of the Day: Twilight Zone

We’ve noticed an interesting trend among Tumblr bloggers who tend to grab movie stills, create a screenshot, and transform certain film stills into post-modern-art. This one was spotted on... More »
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DIRTY OLD TOWN

If you’re in London around the 27th and 28th don’t miss the screenings of Captured and Dirty Old Town by director Dan Levin. Both films are beautifully made and both are true DIY independent... More »
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Green Hornet Love

The Green Hornet has been on all our minds lately. The remake, directed by Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) is complete, and we’re all waiting to see what Michel has cooked... More »
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Another Reason Not to Leave Your Hotel Room

Welcome to the StandART channel, a public art initiative curated with Creative Time. Launched over Armory Week in New York 2010, the StandART channel showcases works from 10 internationally... More »
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Food Porn

Soft core food porn. The term is tantalizing, isn’t it? If this teases your curiosity, meet Marilyn Minter. She has served up Green Pink Caviar… literally… this is the name of her short film... More »
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Another Reason to See This Movie

Yet another fine feather in our cinematic cap — we’re speaking of awesome movie shout-outs. If you notice when visiting the website for Get Him to the Greek, The Standard, Downtown LA building... More »
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Hollywood Moment

We can’t stop thinking of the mirrors at the Top of The Standard at The Standard, New York when looking at Orson Welles’ Lady from Shanghai. The film’s tagline reads: “One who keeps his nature... More »
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Sofia Captures The Chateau

The Chateau Marmont is a warm place that makes you feel like you’ve checked into your own home no matter how many thousands of miles you’ve traveled. Although not part of The Standard brand,... More »