The 91st Academy Awards just honored the best films of 2018, but there was one other celebration for last years movies you should know about. New York-based filmmaker and creative director Bryan Reisberg edited his and his wife’s corgi Maxine into some of the most popular 2018 flicks, and let’s just say a star was born. Continue reading »
The late 1980s in Ghana saw the emergence of exuberant new visual modes of expression in a new local and innovative film industry (alongside that of Nigeria commonly referred to as Nollywood), especially in the ways films were promoted by vivid hand painted posters on sack or canvass, writes Karun Thakar. Continue reading »
Food artist and photographer Henry Hargreaves teamed up with set designer and installation artist Nicole Heffron for a year-long birthday project. And not just any birthday, either. Each month is about the birthday of a Hollywood filmmaker with an avid fanbase. Continue reading »
“Hollywood In Real Life”: This Instagram Account Is Capturing The Locations Of Famous Hollywood Scenes
Steve Peterson has amassed nearly 250 photos of various Hollywood filming locations, capturing places both real and re-done from Hawaii to California movie lots. According to a post on Reddit, his trips started around three years ago while visiting the main shooting location for ABC’s mystery drama Lost. Since then, he’s traveled across land and sea to visit the real-life places that help bring some of our most memorable movie and TV scenes to life. Continue reading »
Cosplay is more than a hobby for Alexander Kravets. Transforming into Hollywood movie heroes and popular celebrities is his passion, and his growing army of Instagram followers shows that his efforts are appreciated. Continue reading »
Hollywood Celebrities Are Attracted By Simple Proletarian Words Of Russian Newspaper And Unimaginable Thought That Their Interviews With The Portrait Will Be Published In The Heart Of The Southern Urals
Coolest Russian newspaper Kopeisk Worker is from the provincial town of Kopeisk, Chelyabinsk region, the Urals. Chelyabinsk region has become famous worldwide due to meteorite (February 2013). Continue reading »
Prankster Changed The Hollywood Sign To “Hollyweed” To Celebrate The Decriminalization Of Marijuana, Again!
Back in the day of January 1st 1976, Danny Finegood and friends climbed to the top of Mount Lee and used stones, rope and sheets to change the Hollywood sign into reading “Hollyweed”. This was done to celebrate that a new marijuana law had been implemented by the state of California. It changed the charge of possession of marijuana from a felony to a misdemeanor. The changing of the sign made front pages around the world. Continue reading »
Some Of Hollywood’s Most Beautiful Women Have Been Given A Shocking Bloody Make-Over To Highlight Domestic Violence
Stars including Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Angelina Jolie, Miley Cyrus, Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow and Emma Watson were made up to look like bruised and battered victims of domestic violence by artist and activist aleXsandro Palombo, for the No Women is Immune from Domestic Violence project. Continue reading »
When the Hollywood Sign was dedicated on this day, July 13, in 1923, there was little hint that it would become an iconic emblem. In fact, the sign didn’t even say “Hollywood.”
Dedication of the sign, 1923. (Photo Courtesy of the Hollywood Sign Trust and HollywoodPhotographs.com. All Rights Reserved.)
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OK, so it was actually last fall, and no one died in a fiery blast. But these parodies of Hollywood blockbuster posters for the marriage of David DiCicco and Rachael Batts are still epic enough to make Michael Bay consider a second career as a wedding planner.
The posters were the work of the Virginia couple’s close friend, Nashville-based photographer and designer Andres Martinez. After helping them create a Casablanca-themed save-the-date card, Martinez spent about a month creating a series of posters starring DiCicco and Batts, who displayed them at their wedding reception. Continue reading »
Working with a rare and impressive 20-by-24-inch Polaroid camera, world-renowned American artist Chuck Close captured remarkably raw portraits of 20 bold talents, from Brad Pitt to Oprah Winfrey, for V.F.’s 20th Hollywood Issue. Below, sample the results—and take a look behind the scenes.
BRAD PITT, ACTOR
45 films, including World War Z and 12 Years a Slave (2013), Voyage of Time and Fury (2014); producer of 18 films. Continue reading »
Much as great actors and actresses do, Uggie (the dog who played French actor Jean Dujardin’s sidekick in the Academy Award winning film The Artist) has officially retired from the world of cinema and Hollywood, much as it does the career of any veteran professional, celebrated that of Uggie, with a Paw on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! Uggie’s retirement brings the curtain down a career spanning 10 years.
The dog Uggie, featured in the film “The Artist”, is pictured after leaving his paw prints in cement in the forecourt of the Grauman’s Chinese theatre in Hollywood. (Reuters) Continue reading »
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