The Magazine Girls

Looking through fashion and beauty magazines I begin to get a little upset because it makes me notice just how many flaws I truly have. There’s a 4-page spread in Allure on how to maintain “perfect skin” and apply makeup “just right” and lose “tons” of weight in “so little” time. Exaggerations like these are what […]

Venezuelan Dictator Hugo Chavez Dies at 58

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolás Maduro announced Tuesday morning that the 14-year despotic reign of President Hugo Chavez had ended, as Chavez died in a military hospital in Venezuela after a two-year battle with cancer. Chávez was democratically elected to power in 1998 as a 44-year-old lieutenant colonel from a working-class family, after having served two years in […]

Idris Elba in Talks to Play ‘Bond’? And Other Possible Picks

Is there a black James Bond in our future? According to current Bond girl Naomie Harris, actor Idris Elba has spoken to Bond producer Barbara Broccoli on a black James Bond, and it was confirmed that it was a possibility for the future. With Daniel Craig slated to do two more Bondfilms, a Bond film […]

Battle of Movie Gods: Hollywood’s Biggest Directors Square-Off on Forbes

While Oprah took the top-earning spot, bringing in an estimated $165 million in the last year, she was followed by a impending slew of directors and legendaries, like “Transformers” director Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg, who pulled in an estimated $160 million and $130 million between May 2011 and May 2012. However, there are also […]

4D Movies: No Longer Just Theme Park Rides

If you’ve ever been on “Transformers: The Ride” in Universal Studios or something like it at a museum, you’ve felt the seat-rumbling, mist-spraying simulation that is 4D movies. Combined with the already established 3D effects, it is meant to fool a person’s five senses. What is surprising to realize is that specialty movie chains in […]

Losing Nora: Beloved Writer and Filmmaker Has Died

The woman behind movies such as “You’ve Got Mail”, “Sleepless in Seattle”, and “When Harry Met Sally” lost her battle with leukemia on Tuesday, June 26th at the age of 71. Nora Ephron was many things all at once. She was a screenwriter, a novelist, an essayist, a cookbook writer, a mother, a wife, and […]