Charlie Chaplin

Where do babies on television come from?

How young can a TV baby be? How do you stop a crying newborn on set? And why would you want your tot on screen? Thomas Ling investigates babies in …

Pregnancy

A captivating addition to the filmography of the first world war: The Guardians reviewed

Xavier Beauvois’ camera performs the same psychological interrogation as an Old Master portraitist<p>There are moments in <i>The Guardians</i> when you can imagine you’re in the wrong art form. Time stills, the frame all but freezes, and the film seems to have taken a left turn into an exhibition of fetching …

Charlie Chaplin

Lion's Roar

We take a closer look at the art featured in the Fall 2018 issue of <i>Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.</i><p>On this issue’s cover, the wrathful …

Art

The cinematic legacy of prehistoric life continues to thrive over a century later, while rarely offering an accurate reflection of human nature

In the 1914 short <i>His Prehistoric Past,</i> Charlie Chaplin falls asleep on a bench and wakes up in an anthropological dream dressed in a bearskin toga – …

Prehistory

The 1 quality you should make sure you have in a marriage partner

I couldn't live without this one thing in my spouse and here's why it's so important ...<p>My best friend since childhood has always been able to make …

Charlie Chaplin

California's historic Hearst Castle finally starts refilling its extravagant Neptune Pool after massive $10million renovations

California's historic Hearst Castle has finally started refilling its extravagant and iconic Neptune Pool following a lengthy hiatus and a whopping …

Winston Churchill

12 Hollywood Hidden Gems

Hike the Hollywood Sign<p>Hiking probably isn’t the first thing you would associate with Los Angeles, but sure enough there are dozens of trails and …

Los Angeles

Montecito: Insider's guide to the American Riviera

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just east of the Californian city of Santa Barbara is the delightful, idyllic village of Montecito. With the majesty of Butterfly Beach on the other side of the 101 freeway, this beach community's main artery is Coast Village Road.<p>After the devastation of the Thomas Fire and mudslides, …

Santa Barbara

Find Out Why San Diego's Hotel del Coronado Is A Fan Favorite After 130 Years

Celebrating its 130th birthday this year, the Del—as its friends call it—is one of Southern California’s most iconic resorts. While the resort is steeped in history (and the hotel’s history tour is highly recommended), there are many reasons that this property continues to attract visitors from …

San Diego

Madonna is turning 60, so a gay artist created a stunning mural in her honour

A London-based street artist’s latest creation is honouring Madonna as the Queen of Pop turns 60 on Thursday.<p>Pegasus has covered a wall of the gay …

LGBTQI

How Makeup Artists Transformed Heath Ledger Into The Joker in 'The Dark Knight'

When designers want to visualize changes in data, like in a heat map or a topographical survey, they often reach for the rainbow. The rainbow color …

Hong Kong

Emmy Contender: Redesigning Klingons and making new aliens with Star Trek: Discovery's SFX makeup team

Special effects makeup expert Glenn Hetrick was working at Alchemy FX when he got an email with the word "Klingon" on it and almost lost his mind. He …

Star Trek

The Crazy Rich Asians hotel location is reopening soon

The Raffles Hotel is one of the pillars of Singapore’s high-class social fabric, so much that director Jon M. Chu couldn’t skip it as a location for one of the summer’s most anticipated movies, <i>Crazy Rich Asians</i>.<p>In the movie, the 130-year-old Raffles Hotel plays the part of the Kingsford Hotel, …

Travel

How to Crash a Wedding, According to the World's Greatest Party Crasher

Around the time he snuck into one of President Obama’s White House Correspondents' Dinners, Fred Karger came to a realization more than fifty years …

Met Gala

Just Because I am Left-Handed Doesn't Mean I Can't Do Things Right

Shares 0<p>—<p><b>“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment” – Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>Jim …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Guide to Singapore

The much-buzzed-about release of <i>Crazy Rich Asians</i> (<i>CRA</i>), based on Kevin Kwan’s book of the same name, is making headlines as the first rom-com to star an all-Asian cast (and the only second Hollywood film to have one since 1993’s <i>Joy Luck Club</i>). The story follows Asian American Rachel Chu (Constance …

Charlie Chaplin

Live Like “Crazy Rich Asians” in Singapore at These 7 Real-Life Film Locations

1Merlion ParkStatues of the mythical merlion—a fish with a lion’s head and the official symbol of Singapore—can be found throughout the city, but the …

Marina Bay Sands

'Buildings tell stories': how the housing crisis inspired an Edinburgh show

We share spaces in ways we don’t even see Geoff Sobelle<p>When Geoff Sobelle went to lay a new kitchen floor, the theatremaker found the foundations of a new show. Pulling up the linoleum tiling, he uncovered another layer of linoleum. Beneath that, another still. “A linoleum club sandwich,” he laughs …

The Theatre

Everything We Know About The Formosa Cafe's Origin Is Probably Wrong

The Beastie Boys once name-checked the Formosa in a song -- and other fascinating facts uncovered during the bar's lengthy renovation.

Los Angeles

Celebrating Sridevi, the pan-Indian actress who started acting at the age of four

In a tragic loss of Hindi Film Industry, this year Sridevi left us with many memorable contributions of her. The day she drowned in the bathtub, …

Bollywood

6 Reasons to visit Lausanne, Switzerland - A Charming City on Lake Geneva - MyLausanne

6 Reasons to visit Lausanne, Switzerland – A Charming City on Lake Geneva<p>English<p><b>I’d never heard of Lausanne or Lac Léman until I received an</b> …

European Travel

Deadpool 2: How Slash from Guns N' Roses nearly led to a Juggernaut spoiler, and more trivia from the digital release

With <i>Deadpool 2</i> now available on digital platforms, you just know we had to dig through all the special features and audio commentary. If you decide …

Entertainment

Denim and revolution: Belarus Free Theatre's Generation Jeans resonates

<i>Review: Generation Jeans in Melbourne.</i><p>With two of their founding members in exile, it is little wonder that The Belarus Free theatre create …

The Arts (Australia)

“Wonder Woman” board installed

PHOTO: Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland held its installation of officers which featured a “Wonder Woman” theme. Board …

San Diego

That one about the Mexican comedian courted by a US president

The Mexican performer known simply as Cantinflas is said to have been rated “the greatest comedian alive” by Charlie Chaplin, the Hollywood icon once accused of being just that himself.<p>The Google Doodle honors Cantinflas today (Aug. 12) on the 107th anniversary of his birth as Mario Moreno in a …

San Antonio

Mario Moreno Cantinflas Net Worth: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Mario Moreno, also known as Cantinflas, is being honored today with a Google Doodle on what would have been his 107th birthday. He is one of the most …

Mexico City

How Cantinflas Impacted American Elections as a Mexican Comedian

He made a difference in Texas.<p>Known best for his comedy performances during Golden Era of Mexican Cinema, Mario Moreno Reyes, who went by the name …

Google Doodle

Google Doodle celebrates Cantinflas, beloved Mexican comic actor

Cantinflas was a funny man. So funny that Charlie Chaplin once called the Mexican comic actor and philanthropist "the world's greatest comedian."<p>Cantinflas (pronounced cahn-TEEN-flas) charmed generations of Latino filmgoers in dozens of movies before catching the attention of American audiences …

Technology

3 Iconic Cantinflas Movies and How to Stream Them

Find the classics while they're still online.<p>Whereas performers such as Maria Felix and Luis Aguilar added glamour to the golden age of Mexican …

TV

RedState’s Water Cooler – August 12, 2018 – Open Thread – “5150”

It was sort of a slow week at the RedState Department of History this week. With much of the staff on vacation, we sat around playing Solitare on our …

Operating Systems