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40 of the most underrated travel destinations around the world

While big cities like Paris or Rome are probably at the top of your travel bucket list, there are plenty of off-the-radar destinations that deserve …

National Parks

What Makes 'One Hour Photo' Robin Williams's Best 'Dark' Performance

Robin Williams was never comfortable just being the comic relief. One of his most celebrated early roles was in "Good Morning Vietnam," a performance that was as dramatic as it was comedic. He was already pushing at the boundaries, squirming inside Hollywood's notions of who he was as a performer …

10 things you should do every day to improve your life, according to science

These are the 10 things that scientific research shows can help improve your life.<p>1. Get out <b>in nature</b><p>You probably seriously underestimate how …

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

Here's how Emma Stone went from failed TV shows to the highest-paid actress in Hollywood

Emma Stone is now the top actress in Hollywood, financially that is.<p>The 28-year-old actress was just named the highest-paid actress in the world, raking in $26 million over the past year, according to Forbes' new list of the highest-paid actresses.<p>Since first moving to Los Angeles when she was 15, …

This is awkward, but "Game of Thrones" totally copied a scene from "Shrek"

Warning, the following post contains spoilers for Season 7 of <i>Game Of Thrones,</i> as well as DreamWorks’ 2001 animated classic, <i>Shrek</i>. If you’re behind on</i> …

Game of Thrones

‘Godzilla: Monster Planet’ Trailer: the King Takes His Rightful Throne

The ‘Godzilla’ franchise enters uncharted territory.<p>This year marked the 100th anniversary of Japanese animation. Given the significant influence of …

Anime

‘Lion King’ director reveals major secret about Scar and Mufasa

The director and producer of Disney’s 1994 critically acclaimed animated film “The Lion King” revealed in an interview that Mufasa and Scar are not …

Jim Carrey is a painter now, and he’s actually really good

Every great comedian has a bit of darkness in them. Sometimes, it can even feel like the bigger their smile and the more positive their presence, the …

Lomography Revives the Disposable Film Camera with ‘Simple Use’ Cam

Lomography reasserted their commitment to film photography nostalgia today by bringing another relic of photography’s past back into the mainstream. …

Indian film board clears Lipstick Under My Burkha for release

An award-winning Hindi film that was blocked by India’s film censor for being too “lady-oriented” has been cleared for release by an appeals tribunal.<p>Lipstick Under My Burkha, a drama that explores the sexual awakenings and personal struggles of four small-town Indian women, was initially denied …

Film Festivals

'He was super happy': Heath Ledger film fights perception actor was depressed

Documentary portrays young star as a passionate force of nature who was ‘enthralled’ by his final role as the Joker<p>Nine years after his death at the age of 28, audiences are seeing a different side of the Australian actor Heath Ledger – through the lens of his own camera.<p>A new documentary about the …

'Baby Driver' is the must-see movie of SXSW

Everyone knows by now not to put Baby in a corner — in a complete departure from that reference, <i>Baby Driver</i> stars Ansel Elgort as the young driver …

La La Land

Terrence Malick’s ‘The Tree Of Life’ Alternate Ending Revealed, And It’s Far More Autobiographical

Terrence Malick had something very personal in mind to conclude his masterwork.<p>The autobiographical threads in Terrence Malick’s “The Tree of Life” …

7 cool smartphones set to launch in India soon

1 / 8<p>Indian smartphone market is set to see a flurry of launches in the next few months. Many of the flagships and mid-range smartphones launched at …

BLUE’S BEATS #14 – “Inception”

<b>Blue’s Beats is a blog series where we break down various feature screenplays by identifying and discussing their important beats.</b> Today we will take …

This VFX Reel Takes You from Early to Final CGI Renderings

Switch between the early and final renderings of 'Mortal Kombat: Legacy' and more in The Sequence Group's experimental 'Before/After Reel!'<p>A collective of CGI and visual effects experts created an experimental video reel that allows viewers to watch a scene simultaneously during different stages of …

Steven Spielberg and Fellow Directors Reveal the Stories Behind John Williams' Iconic Scores

Ahead of the 50-time Oscar nominee's Life Achievement Award from the AFI on Thursday, his frequent collaborators tell THR why they love working with …

Red Hot & Feeling Blue: An Exploration into the Psychology of Color in Film

Creating a color palette that adds to your films aesthetic is important, but perhaps more important than that is using color as the powerful …

10 Inspirational Quotes from Steve Jobs

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Deadpool becomes highest-grossing R-rated film of all time

Box office success of Ryan Reynolds’ foul-mouthed mutant ushers in predictions of a new wave of comic book movies aimed at adults

Film Industry

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Documentaries

Indian court rejects more jail time for man convicted as a minor in 2012 gang rape

A day after a man convicted as a minor in a 2012 gang rape and murder in New Delhi was released from detention, India's Supreme Court rejected appeals to extend his sentence in a case that has sparked a passionate debate over juvenile justice.<p>India's highest court on Monday dismissed a petition …

Portraits of People Lost in Invisible Device Screens

Photographer Eric Pickersgill has a photo project that has the Web abuzz this week. Titled “Removed,” it shows what smartphones and tablets have done …

Photography