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Gone to the wall – why modern movie posters are dreadful

From The Third Man to Pulp Fiction, a good film poster can be as much a work of art as the movie it is selling. So why are so many modern posters drab and uninspiring?<p>There are a number of unmistakable signs that you’re in a student flat. The smell. The minimal fridge. And the walls plastered with …

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This Guy Went Insane Explaining How Every Adam Sandler Movie Is Connected

Every Marvel movie exists in one universe. So do Quentin Tarantino’s films (not in the same world as Marvel’s, obviously, although seeing Mr. Pink fight Thor would be cool, if brief). But did you know that nearly every Adam Sandler masterpiece, from <i>SNL</i> to the nostalgic disaster that was <i>Pixels</i>, is …

Google to FCC: Project Loon Balloons Won't Fry Anyone With Radiation

Google has written to the Federal Communications Commission to assure regulators that the company's "Project Loon" Internet-beaming balloons pose no threat to anyone — when it comes to radiation, anyway. (A balloon has come down unexpectedly during testing at least once.)<p>As designed, the balloons …

The Card Board: A Stop-Motion Short Made with Four Days of Photos

YouTube star Ryan Higa recently decided to parody the popularity of “hover boards” that have been flooding the consumer market. In the creative …

The Fug Girls: 5 Satisfying Insider Tidbits From Day 2 of Fashion Week

It's the little details that will make you feel like you were there.<p><b>1. Solange Knowles is extremely low-key.</b> Maybe it's just who she is, maybe it's a product of having a sister who is constantly living life in the key of Bey, or maybe it's because she's still shaking the infamy of that Met Gala …

Marshall London: What happens when an amp maker builds a phone?

Why does a company famous for making guitar amps decide to make a phone? The Marshall brand realized clinging to its rock heritage won't serve it forever. That's why it already moved into headphones and Bluetooth speakers -- modern day lifestyle products -- via a collaboration with Zound …

What People Look Like Online Versus in Real Life

People often use social media photos these days to make their lives seem a lot more happy, exciting, and/or glamorous than it actually is. Popular …

The Stars of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

See photographer Caitlin Cronenberg’s portraits of the actors, actresses, and filmmakers to know—and hear what they have to say. Photos taken in Nkpr's IT Lounge Portrait Studio at TIFF's Bell Lightbox. A donation is made to director Paul Haggis's Artists for Peace and Justice for every celebrity …

Venice film festival 2015: Golden Lion goes to Venezuela's From Afar

Venice film festival,Venice film festival 2015,Festivals,Culture,Film,Awards and prizes,Venezuela,Americas,World news,Italy,Europe,Charlie Kaufman,Beasts of No Nation,Cary Fukunaga,Alfonso Cuarón,Netflix,Crowdfunding,Media,Technology<p>Unheralded first Venezuelan film to be selected for Venice …

The cinematographer behind some of the most beautiful movies of all time gives his 3 favorites

As a 12-time Oscar nominee for his cinematography, he was behind the visuals of such classics as "The Shawshank Redemption," "Fargo," "A Beautiful Mind," and "Skyfall," to name a few.<p>His latest project, "Sicario" (in theaters October 2), continues his top-flight work as he takes us across the …

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Backstage at Jason Wu Spring 2016

<i>W</i>'s backstage photographer captures the best backstage moments at the Jason Wu Spring 2016 show during New York Fashion Week. See them here.

New York Fashion Week Spring 2016, Day 2

On the second day of New York Fashion Week, the street style set enjoyed the beautiful late-summer weather in light-weight, casual separates and flowing, minimalist dresses. (See Solange Knowles, for example.) Here a look at their best outfits.

Shop The Street Style Look: Shirt Stuff

Your daily inspiration from the New York Fashion Week streets.<p>Question: Is it a top or is it a frock? Answer: It's a shirtdress, otherwise known as the hybrid look ideal for transitioning into fall. Captured by Diego Zuko's lens on the streets at New York Fashion Week, this showgoer puts a sportif …

16 Ways to Bring This Enchanted Look From the September Issue to Your Home

Gretel may not have wanted to get lost in the forest, but you may be looking to bring a bit of fairy-tale greenery into your home. In “Into the Woods,” the September Issue’s most enchanting spread, model <b>Raquel Zimmermann</b> dons the season’s newest coats to explore the unknown. In one shot, Zimmermann …

Sunday #FoodPorn: Proudly #FriedNotBaked Beignets From New Orleans and Beyond

What do Rome and New Orleans have in common? After destruction they rose again—from the ashes and the floodwaters, respectively. And, on the culinary front, there seems to be a connection between scriblita, the fried dough enjoyed by ancient Romans, and the beignet, a staple of Cajun cuisine and …

VMA 2015 Live Stream: How to Watch Online and Everything Else You Need to Know

<b>Update:</b> Check out our VMA 2015 recap.<p>With Miley Cyrus hosting and Taylor Swift nominated in nearly every category, MTV's 2015 VMAs are sure to be include a multi-million follower Instagram account in every row. Here's everything you need to know beforehand, so you don't miss a potential …

Risky Business: The Teenage Brain

"Nothing—whether it’s being with your friends, having sex, licking an ice cream cone, zipping along in a convertible on a warm summer evening, hearing your favorite music—will ever feel as good as it did when you were a teenager," says Laurence Steinberg, a professor of psychology at Temple …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Hack, The Citizens

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Articles about 8 modern eat kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...<p>In spaces small or large, an eat-in kitchen is a useful hub for singles and families alike.<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight …

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Sampa the Great: The Great Mixtape

For "The Great Mixtape," poet and vocalist Sampa the Great sings and rhymes with a political conscience, dragging words out slowly or stuttering them out rapid fire over producer Godriguez's jazzy beats. Exploring hip-hop, R&B and spoken word with experimental flourishes, the mixtape shows off …

Brass, Walnut & Technology: Love Hultén's Beautiful Furniture Combines Old-School and Hi-Tech

The Swedish designer/builder perfectly bridges both worlds<p>There are not many designers who could take the concept of a 19th-Century writing desk and …

5 details you shouldn't give Facebook

The whole point of Facebook is to share your life with other people. You probably have more than a few friends who fall into the over-sharing category. But don’t snicker. You may be one, too, and not even know it.<p>Here are five personal tidbits Facebook asks you to share that you’re much better off …

The 10 Most Shocking VMA Moments of All Time

Before the rise of YouTube, the MTV Video Music Awards were a can’t-miss event. It was the awards show you stayed up late to watch, lest you miss any of the crazy stunts. As we wait to see what kind of bizarre antics will take place at tonight’s ceremony, we revisit the most outrageous, most …

First supermoon of 2015 – in pictures

The sight of a perigee moon happens when the moon is full and makes its closest approach to Earth. The next supermoons will be on 28 September and 27 October

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Cinecon 51 refocuses on film, with Stooges, Arbuckle, Laurel and Hardy rarities

A seldom-seen Three Stooges comedy, one of the few surviving Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle feature comedies and a new print of an Oscar-winning Laurel and Hardy short are among the hot tickets at this year's Cinecon Classic Film Festival.<p>The 51st edition of the vintage movie celebration kicks off Sept. 3 …

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