Elizabeth Sankey

Essays

How Twilight Ushered in a New Dawn For Movie Soundtracks

Ten years since its release, we look back on the soundtrack that brought indie acts like Bon Iver and St Vincent to the mainstream.
Elizabeth Sankey
12.4.18
The Score

The Score: Mapping the Music and Extravagant Style of 'Marie Antoinette'

To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Sofia Coppola-directed flick we dissect the music (Bow Wow Wow, Phoenix, The Strokes!) and style (opulent!) of France's teen queen.
Elizabeth Sankey
4.15.16
The Score

Witches and Rebellious Women: Why 'The Craft' Continues to Kick Ass

Nineteen years after its release and we're all still dressing like this coven of misfits. We map the movie's music, style, and abiding appeal.
Elizabeth Sankey
10.30.15
2005 week

Popped Collars, Skinny Jeans, and The Pussycat Dolls: WTF Was Up with Fashion in 2005?

Maybe if we could see out from under our asymmetric haircuts, we'd have realized how terrible we looked.
Elizabeth Sankey
9.18.15
The Score

The Enduring Appeal of 'The Virgin Suicides'

It remains Sofia Coppola's finest film—the perfect melding of sound and vision, teen passion and inexplicable tragedy, and plenty of 70s sartorial flair.
Elizabeth Sankey
7.14.15
Behind The Lens

Behind the Scenes of Summer Camp's 90s Teen Slasher Video "Bad Love"

Indie-pop duo and real life lovers Summer Camp take their 90s obsession to the next level here.
Elizabeth Sankey
5.8.15
The Score

Mapping the Music and Style of 'Tank Girl'

Gwen Stefani based her look off 'Tank Girl,' plus there are cameos from Iggy Pop and Ice-T, as well as a soundtrack curated by Courtney Love—this post-apocalyptic flick is due for some dissection.
Elizabeth Sankey
4.22.15
Interviews

If You've Ever Obsessed Over Teen Movies, 'Beyond Clueless' Will Be Your New Bible

Summer Camp singer Elizabeth interviews director Charlie Lyne about his excellent teen film documentary—which boasts narration by Fairuza Balk. 'The Craft'!
Elizabeth Sankey
2.11.15
The Greatest Things Of All Time

Björk's New LP 'Vulnicura' Is Like Bill Murray, So It's Got That Going for It

Which is nice.
Elizabeth Sankey
1.21.15
The Score

The Score: Mapping the Music and Style of 'Scream'

So much 90s fashion, so much 90s alt-rock.
Elizabeth Sankey
10.31.14
Features

Summer Camp's Guide to Touring Italy

Elizabeth Sankey shares her photo diary and tips from her tour abroad.
Elizabeth Sankey
10.5.14
Style Stage

From Punk Rock to Sugar Pop: Tracing the Music and Style of the Go-Go's

Drugs, boys, over-accessorizing, and sweet sweet tunes: this is the Go-Go's story.
Elizabeth Sankey
9.23.14
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