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Coming Soon - Unbroken (2014) - Release Date - Christmas, December 25, 2014 - Jack O'Connell

       Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption , by author Laura Hillenbrand, is based on the true story of Louis Zamperini , 97, born on January 26, 1917.  This mesmerizing tale is about an incorrigible youth who channeled defiance into running and became a track star in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany.  A month later as a B-24 bombardier in WWII, Zamperini finds himself in the middle of the Pacific Ocean on a raft without food for 47 days with sharks circling only then to become a prisoner of war (POW) in a Tokyo, Japan and thus the saga unfolds.   Unbroken , has sold over 2.7 million copies since it was published in November 2010. I am now reading the story and it is riveting.  Hillenbrand is also the author of Seabiscuit . The movie Unbroken is based on Zamperini experiences and will be released on Christmas Day, December 25, 2014 .  It is an inspirational story about never giving up nor giving in but rather to fight for your beliefs and ultima

Nordstrom - Spring & Summer 2014 - The Top Ten

               Vintage Louis Vuitton Advertisements 2013 Remain in Vogue 2014 Downton Abbey - Masterpiece Theatre Mad Men - AMC   Madonna, Vogue - August 2005 Cameron -  In  Fuschia The Duchess of Cambridge     The Forever Chic Style Collection Spring & Summer 2014                                                                Spring and Summer 2014 is besotted and soaked in a rainbow of color ranging from the palest baby blues and prettiest pinks to bursts of lively oranges, ravaging reds and lemon peel yellows.  The symphony of hues offers a palette to compliment fashionable and ladylike mavens from muted cool to fiery hot.  For cool tones, think Downton Abbey (Masterpiece Theatre)  at tea time, garden parties, and for wild hot vibrant tones envision the 60's Madmen (AMC 2014 - Part 1 of Season finale - April 13,2014)  sassy flair.  Mix it all up for a springtime 2014 and recognize th

86th Annual Academy Awards - Oscar Winners (2014)

Lights, Camera and Action!  List of winners from the 86th Annual Academy Awards held on March 2, 2014!             "American Hustle" "Captain Phillips" "Dallas Buyers Club" "Gravity" "Her" "Nebraska" "Philomena"       "12 Years a Slave" "The Wolf of Wall Street"  Top Five Oscars - "And the Oscar goes too".....   Best Actor: Mathew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"            Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"           Best Supporting Actor:  Jared Leto "Dallas Buyers Club"                  Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong'o,  "12 Years a Slave"                Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, "Gravity"              Best Picture: "12 Years a Slave" 2013              Complete List of Oscars Winners 2014 Best Picture: "American Hustle" "Captain Phillips" "Dallas Bu

86th Academy Awards 2014 - Forever Chic Style - Fashion Overview

        Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high There's a land that I've heard of once in a lullaby. Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue And the dreams that you dare to dream, Really do come true.           Someday I'll wish upon a star And wake up where the clouds are far behind me. Where troubles melt like lemon drops,             Away above the chimney tops, That's where you'll find me.         The 86th Academy Awards  held on Sunday, March 2, 2014 red carpet   dazzled with Hollywood A-Listers adorned in glittering refinement echoing Daisy ( Michelle Williams ) and Jay Gatsby ( Leonardo DiCaprio ) in the film The Great Gatsby (2013) .  Fashion reigned supreme and did not disappoint viewers as the paparazzi fervently snapped photo after photo of the shimmering affair.    Tinsels of silver, gold and white in form fitting frocks flattered the chosen few with Forever Chic Style and a confident 

86th Academy Awards - Sunday, March 2, 2014 - Get Ready!!!

OSCAR WEEKEND Fashion, Movie Stars, Winners and an Hilarious Host! LIGHTS, CAMERA & ACTION          The Oscar race at the 86th Academy Awards affair is a tough gamble this year!  With amazing films and incredible actors the night is bound to be one for the ages!    In the Best Actor category, Leonardo DiCaprio and Mathew McConaughy are the favorites.  DiCaprio has been nominated 5 times and it is my bet he will take home the gold.  Why?  Well, he was phenomenal as Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street and the movie is unforgettable.   McConaughy is a close second for his portrayal of Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club .   The tally will be very close.  For Best Actress - Cate Blanchett is the clear leader for her role in Blue Jasmine  and will win.  For Best Supporting Actress - Jennifer Lawrence was riveting in American Hustle .  For Best Supporting Actor- Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club.  Best Movie - The nod will go to 12 Years a Slave.   Best Director goes to A