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Godzilla (2014): Aaron Taylor -Johnson, CJ Adams, Ken Watanabe, Brian Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Sally Hawkins

                        Godzilla 2014 opens with clips from the famous 1950's films setting up the audience for a ride into the future with a new and refreshed version of this famous monster that is either good or bad.  Fans of the previous films of Godzilla will be excitedly and rapturously surprised.   And, for the new followers, the intensity of the film will provide a rush to want more of  the infamous Godzilla along with the sinister dinosaur moth monsters.   Godzilla is a mammoth monster that overshadows everything destroying all in its wake. This destructive villain appeared in Ishiro' Honda's 1954 film Godzilla .  The fall out from the film is a worldwide pop culture icon starring in 28 films produced by Toho Co., Ltd .   The Godzilla franchise has lasted over 60 years. The character is often suggested as the horror of all monsters possibly created from the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during WWII.  Thus, Godzilla, or pronounced " Gojira "

Cannes 67th International Film Festival 2014 - Red Carpet

  Lights, Camera's & Fashion  Cannes 67th International Film Festival 2014 May 14, 2014 - May 21, 2014 Fashion Finest Moments   Fashion apparel and movies are two forms of art that inspire and move the observer. Whether in a film or on a red carpet wearing a gorgeous gown combined with accessories, makeup and styled hair orchestrates a splendor in the sun for the fashionista and the designer. Where is the best examples of grace, poise and unforgettable beauty on the red carpet? Why in Cannes, of course!   The Cannes International Film Festival ( French: Le Festival International du Film de Cannes or Festival de Cannes ) held in Cannes, Frances in May is an annual event which previews new films and documentaries from around the world.   The correct pronunciation of "Cannes" - is like the word "can".  Originated in 1946, this yearly spectacle is the most awaited and prestigious film festival across the planet. Not only are the films eagerly ant

Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute - Benefit Gala 2014 - Red Carpet Fashion

The patrons of the arts, celebrities, fashion, high-society, film and music mavens graced the ravishing red steps and Great Hall of the Met Museum for the annual Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala in New York City May 5, 2014 .  The affair was a tribute to Charles James (1906-1978)  the legendary 20th-century American couturier. The gala celebrated the opening of the exhibit and the new Anna Wintour Costume Center.  The Costume Institutes's new Anna Wintour Costume Center will open on May 8th with the inaugural exhibition Charles James: Beyond Fashion , on view from May 8 through August 10, 2014.  The exhibition will explore James design process, ball gowns and innovative tailoring which influences designers today.   The event is the main source of funding for The Costume Institute.  Anna Wintour, Vogue Editor-in-Chief has been the chair of the event since 1995.  Wintour controls and manages the guest list and it is an honor to be invited. The indivi

Toss the Gloss - Beauty Tips, Tricks & Truths for Women 50+ by Andrea Q. Robinson - Book Review

Stop the Presses! Put Down the Paint, Potions and Anti-Age Miracles! Instead, accept and celebrate the gorgeous you inside and out! Of course, with a Little Magic....  Straight from Robinson in a tell all, and helpful book carefully designed to improve the 50 +.  For that matter, the younger set will enjoy too!       Harper's Bazaar , highlighted a newly published book,  Toss the Gloss:  Beauty Tips, Tricks & Truths for Women 50+ by Andrea Q. Robinson, as a top ten pick. A lively and entertaining book dishing on the beauty industry from skin care, makeup to Botox and face lifts.  A guide for the beauty seeking obsessed, wishing to learn new tips and tricks plus the inside secrets of the industry. Did you know that most makeup lines in department stores and independent chains are owned by four major companies? Or that the new anti-aging wrinkle buster in the high end line is essential the same ingredient in the low end drugstore brand? The wizardry of Harry P