The 92nd Oscars is almost upon us, and it’s time for one of our favourite pre-event activities: checking out Olly Gibbs’ annual Oscars project. For the past seven years, Gibbs has taken each of the nominations for the Best Picture gong and encapsulated the essence of the movie on an Oscars statuette. Scroll down for a look at our favourites this year. Continue reading »
Nuno Sarnadas is a digital artist based in Portugal. “Very early I revealed myself as being a very creative child who took advantage of all surfaces to draw, forcing my parents to watch closely all the time. Continue reading »
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 »
When Frank Larson died on a visit to New York City to see the World’s Fair 1964, he left behind thousands of negatives. Working as an auditor in Queens, Frank would take a break from the daily grind to photograph the streets as he walked the world’s most vibrant city. Continue reading »
Vanity Fair teamed up with photographer Mark Seliger to capture the elegant and refined style of the star-studded event’s attendees. The coveted Vanity Fair Oscar Party welcomed a long list of guests, ranging from TV/film actors and directors to designers and musicians—including Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux, Kerry Washington, Katy Perry, Jon Hamm, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Ford, and many more. Continue reading »
When it comes to impressive makeup transformations in Hollywood, these ones are the best of the best. Here: Hugh Keays-Byrne as Immortan Joe in Mad Max: Fury Road. Continue reading »
Oscar season is here, and there are many filmmakers out there who are hoping to take home a gold statue this year. Winning an Oscar is considered to be one of the highest honors in Hollywood, and this year several films will go head to head as they try to win in their respective categories.
It’s tough to decide which movie is best, but this year’s Oscar nominated films had honest posters, this is what they would say. Continue reading »
Use These Honest Oscar-Nominated Movie Posters to Prepare For Oscar Season Without Watching Any Movies
Who has time to watch all the movies nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars just to keep up with pop culture? For the record, that’s 17 hours and 29 minutes that could be spent aimlessly surfing the internet. If you want to stay relevant with your cinephile friends that badly, these honest posters are all you need. Continue reading »
A dog called Oscar has laid claim to the title of the animal kingdom’s most intrepid explorer after visiting famous landmarks around the world. His travels include five continents, 29 countries and stopping off everywhere from the Eiffel Tower to the Taj Mahal. Continue reading »
Opened in September 2012, the Toledo Metro Station was the 16th station built on Naples Metro Line 1. Set along one of Naples main shopping streets, Via Toledo, a second entrance to the station is expected to open into Naples Spanish Quarter, Quartieri Spagnoli, in February 2013.
Designed by the Spanish Firm Oscar Tusquets Blanca, at 50 meters deep, the station extends below the ground water and is the deepest metro station built on Line 1 to date. One of Metro Napoli’s Metro Art Stations, it was designed around the themes of water and light. Continue reading »
American actor George Clooney has been nominated in the Best Actor category, for the forthcoming Academy Awards, for his role in “The Descendants”. Meanwhile, his wax figure at Madame Tussauds is getting a makeover. Hair stylist Gemma Sim and colourist Gemma Fee are working their magic at Tussauds. Apparently, as the actor is preparing for the Oscars, his wax figure’s attire is being changed from a suit to that of a Hawaiian. The actor plays a Honolulu-based character in “The Descendants”. Continue reading »
The tomb of Irish writer Oscar Wilde is no longer a place to lay kisses. The cleaned and renovated tomb, located in Paris, France, was unveiled on Wednesday. A glass wall has been erected around the tomb in an effort to keep it in tip-top condition.
Wilde was imprisoned for homosexuality and lost his fame and reputation by the time he was released.
Ironically, he fell to a fate similar to one mentioned in his famous play “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The play’s protagonist tells people that his brother died in Paris due to a chill. Wilde died in Paris – broke and severely ill – in 1900.
The renovated Oscar Wilde tomb, with a “before” photo next to it. (Reuters / Charles Platiau) Continue reading »
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