Iconic roles can usually be locked down to a single face. Indiana Jones will always be Harrison Ford, Luke Skywalker will always be Mark Hamill. There’s a certain special connection you can make between a character and an actor if they become one and the same. There’s loads of iconic roles that have been played by different actors, however.
Hyperrealistic pencil drawings, now that’s a skill only a limited few mortals have. Sheila R Giovanni is one of those mortals, and boy does she know how to make a pencil drawing.
Prepare yourself for a deep dive in Hollywood’s history, and take a look at some of the films that had the biggest impact on the way we make movies today.
Let’s take a look at some of the biggest wet markets in the world.
Disney movies have given moments of pure magic to everyone on this planet. They make you laugh, they make you cry, and they always give you a great story to remember forever. And let’s not forget the amazing visuals of them: whether you’re talking about the old movies or the newer ones, everything just looks amazing. But what if there’s a way to make them look even better?
Science fiction movies have been known for decades as the movies that age the worst. Especially once the period of time they’re trying to predict comes along and we realise that it looks nothing like what that movie envisioned, the premise falls entirely flat. And while some movies might have just gotten caught up with time, other movies in the genre are just flat-out bad.
There’s a certain charm to black and white movies that modern cinema just can’t quite copy. By toning down the visual imput, there’s much more room for the story and atmosphere to sink in. And while most black and white movies would be considered slow by modern, Michael Bay action movie-inspired standards, there’s still quite a bunch of them that are at least worth a watch.
A French artist Nathalie Lété spent her period in lockdown painting pictures of … flowers. A slightly different and more hopeful message, and one she painted on the walls of her house. Because what else do you do if you can’t go outside?
With geeks becoming more and more popular, some movies in recent and not-so-recent history have been far more widely accepted to watch. Where some might have been too futuristic or unrealistic at the time they were released, we’ve now broadened our horizons and accepted that the potential for the future is, in fact, limitless.
Ancient civilizations had some dishes that are still commonly eaten today and might actually be worth trying if you haven’t already.
Let’s take a look at some celebrities that made the jump to royalty – be it permanently or temporary.
What Ronald Ong, the artist from Malaysia, does seems simple enough: he photoshops animals into weird, surrealistic works of art.
None of the people in this list have won Oscars – or at least not that they’ve earned. While they may have had some commercial successes in their career, none of them will go down in history as a great actor, either.
While we’re all spending some time away from our friends in our respective quarantines, this is the perfect time to think about friendship and what we gain from it as people. Is it worth investing all that precious time and energy into people that might not give it back? Maybe you’ll find the answer here…
Traveling will probably be somewhat weirder this year due to the Covid-19 lockdowns all over the globe. We’re barely allowed to go outside, so who would seriously contemplate going to a touristic hotspot in a few months? If you’re looking for a more solitary traveling experience, there’s always a remote airbnb. And there’s nothing more remote than a tree house.