Augusto Gentili

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ISS astronaut shares space snaps before voyage to Earth – in pictures

Three astronauts from the International Space Station have returned to Earth safely after a 200-day mission that included hundreds of scientific experiments. One of the trio, the Expedition 43 commander Terry Virts, beamed back a series of incredible photographs charting the six-month expedition, …

Edelkrone PocketSkater2 is a Mini Camera Dolly You Can Fit In Your Pocket

Camera dollies can add beautiful and fluid movement to your videos, but they tend to be both bulky and difficult to travel with for extended periods. …

Cinematography

iOS 9 Code Suggests Future iPhone Front Camera Will Have Flash, 1080p, and 240fps

It appears Apple is planning to greatly improve the quality of iPhone selfies. Code found in iOS 9 suggests that the next iPhone may offer a much …

AutoSteady: A 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for Phones and GoPros

Gimbal stabilizers can be used to help produce smooth, high-quality video. However, inexpensive gimbals typically use heavy counterweights for …

Remembering Christopher Lee: From Dracula to Saruman, he captured the erotic allure of decadence and the hidden nature of reality

The strange and magnificent screen icon, a B-movie aristocrat who captured our secret longings<p>No one in the history of film has ever captured the irresistible erotic allure of corruption and decadence the way Christopher Lee did. That’s a strange endorsement and one that sounds limited in nature, …

Christopher Lee tributes led by Peter Jackson

Tim Burton, Martin Scorsese and Elijah Wood among Hollywood figures to remember the late British screen titan<p>Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson has led the tributes to Sir Christopher Lee, who died on Sunday at the age of 93.<p>Writing on his Facebook page, Jackson said Lee was “in every sense, …

The purrrfect cuppa: Taipei's best cat cafes

Taiwan is famed for its delicate teas and the capital, Taipei, teems with excellent cafes. The past decade has seen a craze in cat cafes (or cat coffee as they’re known in Taiwan). A cafe qualifies if it has one or more cats strolling – or more likely dozing – on the premises.<p>We’ve padded the …

The 20 Best TV And Film 'Sidekicks' Of The Last Seven Decades

When you're driving down the highway, set one of your presets to SiriusXM, #6 on your radio dial (60s on 6), where you'll find the incomparable and always entertaining DJ Phlash Phelps.<p>Recently Phlash invited his audience to tell him who their favorite all-time TV or movie sidekicks were either by …

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How Back to the Future Almost Didn't Get Made

For the movie's 30th anniversary, co-writer Bob Gale tells the story of production nightmares, and the classic that came to be.<p>There's a great scene in the Tim Burton film <i>Ed Wood</i>, in which the main character meets his idol, Orson Welles, in a bar, and realizes that even the legendary director …

Movies

Two "Fangirls" Travel the World to Perfectly Align Film and TV Stills with Their Filming Locations

Tiia hman and Satu Walden are two self-proclaimed fangirls on a quest to visit every filming location from their favorite movies and TV shows, all across the globe. Since late 2013, not only have the duo been on a global adventure, but they've also been documenting their trek around the world with …

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