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Apr 24, 2014

Adam King [whose work is featured] is an artist that reappropriates various materials [including chintz, furniture catalogues and lifestyle magazines] to create 2-D and 3-D collages which re-image idealised landscapes into darkly humorous satires of consumer culture…more

Jon Favreau’s live action version of the Rudyard Kipling classic continues to advance, with the latest buzz around the project being that Scarlett Johansson [pictured] will be joining the cast on the movie in the near future…more
Apr 24, 2014

Jon Favreau’s live action version of the Rudyard Kipling classic continues to advance, with the latest buzz around the project being that Scarlett Johansson [pictured] will be joining the cast on the movie in the near future…more

Apr 24, 2014

Bespoke tailoring firm Pins & Stripes [pictured] is to collaborate with the UK military charity Help for Heroes on the Suits for Troops initiative. This will see the creation of bespoke suits for those affected by injuries inflicted in combat during military service…more

Apr 23, 2014

It’s a funny song with a sing-along chorus and some very clever lyrics. It’s catchy, Radio 2 loves it, the video was everywhere and it’s even a little bit political. 

Who would have thought that Pink [pictured], who was MTV/VH1/TMF/The Hits-tastic not so long ago for being pouty and, you know, a little bit LA outrageous, would turn up on this track in such an entertainingly bad mood? 

Hurrah…more

Apr 23, 2014

Following his recent criticism about the Chinese movie industry, that erratic radical Oliver Stone [pictured, right] has himself been criticised by Chinese director Ning Hao [pictured, left] for his stance on free speech…more

Apr 23, 2014

Sorry, but that pun was just too unavoidable, because New York label and multi-brand retailer Opening Ceremony is going in for a little collaboration with footwear brand Teva [pictured] on a capsule line…more

Apr 23, 2014

Planes: Fire & Rescue is a new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. 

When world famous air racer Dusty [Dane Cook] learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. 

Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his courageous team, including spirited super scooper Dipper [Julie Bowen], heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter, ex-military transport Cabbie and a lively bunch of brave all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. 

Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero…more 

Apr 22, 2014 / 1 note

The British Star Trek – with some Americans on board [so as not to put off the US viewers].

On the back of the success of Thunderbirds, Gerry and Sylvia Anderson take us on an odyssey through time and space with a group of earthlings searching for home after a freak accident blasts them across the universe. Lots of model work, acres of plastic and grey [it was the mid-70s, after all] and with a certain chin-scratching on the part of everyone concerned, reassuringly you could also see where the money went…more

Speculation is mounting that director Danny Boyle is about to take up megaphone duties on the new [and in no way troubled] Steve Jobs movie…more
Apr 22, 2014

Speculation is mounting that director Danny Boyle is about to take up megaphone duties on the new [and in no way troubled] Steve Jobs movie…more

UK action sports and lifestyle brand Animal [sort of pictured] has just opened a new 2,493 square foot store on Fleet Street in Torquay…more
Apr 22, 2014

UK action sports and lifestyle brand Animal [sort of pictured] has just opened a new 2,493 square foot store on Fleet Street in Torquay…more

Apr 17, 2014

“I like the down-to-earth aspect of gardening and keeping animals,” designer Bridget Bailey [whose work is pictured] muses, “as a contrast to the frivolous nature of fashion…more

Gap has announced on Twitter that it is collaborating with Kate Spade and Jack Spade [pictured] on a new holiday collection for Gap Kids…more
Apr 17, 2014

Gap has announced on Twitter that it is collaborating with Kate Spade and Jack Spade [pictured] on a new holiday collection for Gap Kids…more

Robin Williams and the megaphone shouter from the original Mrs Doubtfire, Chris Colombus, are reuniting on a follow-up to the mega-hit 1993 comedy [pictured] that saw Williams in a dress, being very funny indeed…more
Apr 17, 2014

Robin Williams and the megaphone shouter from the original Mrs Doubtfire, Chris Colombus, are reuniting on a follow-up to the mega-hit 1993 comedy [pictured] that saw Williams in a dress, being very funny indeed…more

Apr 16, 2014 / 1 note

Big, bright and bouncy, Eurovision went east to Latvia in 2003 and joyous celebration was in the air. Alongside that other quality show, 1977, this one had strong songs, entertaining performances and slick presentation.

Unfortunately, it is only remembered for one, slightly tiresome, event [more of which, later], oh, and for Tatu…more

In a slightly surreal incident, sometime controversial singer Miley Cyrus [pictured] has cancelled a show in Kansas City during her Bangerz Tour because of adverse effects of her medication…more
Apr 16, 2014 / 2 notes

In a slightly surreal incident, sometime controversial singer Miley Cyrus [pictured] has cancelled a show in Kansas City during her Bangerz Tour because of adverse effects of her medication…more