Maria Vidal

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My Hobby: Messing with Nigerian 419 Scammers That Target Photographers

PetaPixel has written a number of times in the past about Nigerian 419 scammers targeting photographers and photography assistants. After spending …

A New Reason to Love Quilts Again

RED & WHITE QUILTS: Infinite Variety: Presented by The American Folk Art<p>Photo: © RED & WHITE QUILTS: Infinite Variety, presented by the American Folk Art Museum, Skira Rizzoli, 2015<p>These days, quilting is most often associated with olden times. A patchwork quilt for your bedspread—or wall—is not …

Airbnb presents trip planning as entertainment with Apple TV app

Airbnb introduced an Apple TV app on Wednesday, which will bring the popular service to a television near you.<p>Amid the rose gold iPhone and Apple …

Tourism

Patriots pick up where they left off, beating Steelers in NFL opener

The singsong chant echoed through Gillette Stadium midway through the fourth quarter of New England's 28-21 victory over Pittsburgh.<p>It was a thumb in the eye of<p>NFLCommissionerRoger Goodell, who didn't attend Thursday night's kickoff opener, saying he didn't want to be a distraction. The league is …

Intelligence chief: Iraq and Syria may not survive as states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iraq and Syria may have been permanently torn asunder by war and sectarian tensions, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency said Thursday in a frank assessment that is at odds with Obama administration policy.<p>"I'm having a tough time seeing it come back together," Lt. Gen. …

Middle East

9 Extremely Messy Movie Food Fights

Ever since the first pie was silently thrown at that dizzyingly skittish, dawn-of-cinema frame rate, the food fight has been a movie staple. There is …

Robin Williams

Emily Browning Is Done Playing ‘The Hot Babe,’ Says ‘Hollywood Movies Are Made For White Men’

Australian actress Emily Browning has already had the opportunity to take on a number of challenging, provocative roles in her young career (even if some didn’t work out), from Babydoll in <i>Sucker Punch</i> to playing a drugged prostitute in <i>Sleeping Beauty</i>. I’ve always thought of her more as a Jennifer …

Hardy

Disney is giving out copies of Monsters Inc. to users of its free digital movie locker service

Disney Movies Anywhere is a digital movie locker that lets you stream and download previously purchased Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars titles. This service already worked with iTunes, Google Play, and VUDU, but earlier this week Disney added compatibility for Amazon Video and Microsoft Movies …

Shocking Twist! M. Night Shymalan Had Another Good Movie in Him

M. Night Shyamalan made another good movie, and I’m as surprised as you are. It’s called <i>The Visit</i>, and it’s a legitimately entertaining and engaging …

Horror

Everything we know (so far) about the new 'Bridget Jones' movie

Calling all Bridget Jones fans and aficionados, there is a new movie in the works and we are preparing with a good old-fashioned turkey curry buffet. …

Jurassic World

3 Fire Safety Tips to Keep in Mind When Outdoor Entertaining

Outdoor parties are the best. As the host, you want to get everything just right -- from setting a beautiful table to decorating the landscape. One thing that isn't always at the forefront of one's mind while entertaining -- but should be -- is fire safety. Use these three easy tips to ensure the …

The stunning visual symmetry between the old Star Wars trilogy and the new movies

Here is a truly lovely visual comparison between the much loved, original <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy and the much maligned, newer prequel movies. The video, …

Jurassic World

Movie Review

Are you looking for recommendations about the best and worst in current film releases? Our movie reviews try to get past brief opinions and dig into why a given movie works, and what it has to offer.

Movie Reviews

The last 'Divergent' movie just got a new name

<i>Divergent. Insurgent. Allegiant. Detergent</i>.<p>Psych. Lionsgate did, however, reveal today that the final film in its blockbuster dystopian <i>Divergent</i> …

Dead Friends trailer recuts Friends as a horror movie

Everyone has their favorite episode of <i>Friends</i>. Remember the one with all the blood-curdling terror?<p>No? Fear not — the recut aficionados at …

10 Movies I Want My Daughter to See Before She Starts Dating

I'm lucky. My daughter is still young. Right now boys are just friends with whom you arrange playdates, not real dates. Her future plans involve having 100 children whom I will babysit while she goes to work as a teacher/astronaut/fashion designer/Mommy. The romantic lead in this scenario is an …

Relationships

See Frank Zappa Shred on Guitar in 'Roxy: The Movie' Trailer

Long-fabled film will finally come out this fall<p>More than four decades after Frank Zappa and the Mothers filmed their three-night residency at …

Here's a First Look at Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfieffer in HBO's Bernie Madoff Movie

Six years after Bernie Madoff was sentenced to prison, a film based on his massive fraud is in the works.<p>HBO Films’ <i>The Wizard of Lies</i> stars Robert De …

Entertainment

McG to direct coming-of-age horror movie The Babysitter

McG has lined up his next directing project, and he didn’t have to go too far to find it. The <i>Charlie’s Angels</i> and <i>Terminator Salvation</i> filmmaker is on …

Why "The Perfect Guy" Isn't A Black Movie

It may have a nearly all-black cast, but the new Screen Gems film — starring Sanaa Lathan, Morris Chestnut, and Michael Ealy — is not about race. “If it’s a good movie, it’s a good movie, regardless of our color,” Lathan told BuzzFeed News.<p>Sanaa Lathan just wants to make movies.<p>Not necessarily …

Take A Peek Inside Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’: Character Sketches and Movie Inspiration

<i>Inside Out</i> is propelling Pixar back to the top of the game with the movie dominating theatres worldwide—not enough to top Jurassic World, but that’s …

Animation

Here's who's joining The Joker in DC's Suicide Squad movie (update)

After revealing his take on DC Comics' iconic villain The Joker last month, director David Ayer today showed off the rest of the Suicide Squad from the upcoming Warner Bros. film of the same name. It's our first official peek at Will Smith as Deadshot and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn. And yes, …

Comic Books