7 items from 2015
Seems like diamonds pearls are RiRi's best friend—at least in her new perfume ad! Rihanna took to Twitter on July 21 with the first ad for her latest fragrance, RiRi by Rihanna, and it's, well, RiRi like we've never seen her before. The singer stuns in the campaign image, of course, looking almost doll-like with insanely smooth waves, sky-high lashes and petal pink lips. "Ladies!!! It's about that time!!! Brand new fragrance coming.... "RiRi" #ThisisRiRi," the star wrote alongside the perfume peek. We also got a distinct Gentlemen Prefer Blondes vibe: From her voluminous pink gloves to the swath of pearls on her wrist, Rihanna seemingly reimagines the scene that made »
By Alex Simon
Precious jewels have provided fodder for drama practically since drama was invented, with precious stones and trinkets used as plot devices in plays written as far back as 100 B.C. As man-made substitutes such as rhinestones, moissanite, and cubic zirconium started making the market for seemingly-precious stones more, well, precious, so did the real thing become more dramatic to seek out on film. Here are a few of the most sought after, revered and iconic pieces of jewelry dramatized for our viewing pleasure.
Heart of the Ocean—Titanic
James Cameron’s box office champ offered up one eye-popping set piece after the other, not the least of which was Kate Winslet’s greatest asset. Get your mind out of the gutter! We’re talking about the legendary Heart of the Ocean necklace worn by her character, Rose. Lore has it that the diamond was originally owned by »
- The Hollywood Interview.com
Former child actor George Winslow has died at the age of 69.
His longtime friend confirmed to the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat that he died of a heart attack on June 13 at his Northern California home.
He retired from acting at the age of 12, before serving in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He retired from the Postal Service several years ago.
Watch a scene featuring George Winslow below: »
Quite a few, apparently, from the identity of her birth father, to the nature of her fatal overdose at age 36 -- was it suicide, accident, or murder? In 2012, on the 50th anniversary of her death, Moviefone previously published "25 Things You Didn't Know About Marilyn Monroe." Turns out that list barely scratched the surface. Here, then, are 25 more.
1. Monroe's birth certificate from 1926 lists her birth name as Norma Jeane Mortenson. The last name was a misspelling of the surname of her mother's second husband, Martin Mortensen, who separated from Gladys before she became pregnant. Soon after, she reverted to her first married name, Baker, and gave that name to her daughter.
2. Gladys later told Norma Jeane that her father was Gladys' boss, Charles Gifford, who looked like »
- Gary Susman
While you're still making your way through Netflix's new movies and TV shows in March, there are a few titles you might want to pay attention to Asap. Netflix has announced which movies are leaving the streaming library on April 1, so take a look at the list, and get watching before it's too late. Don't worry though - April brings a whole new slew of stuff to watch! Expiring April 1 Annie Clue Coneheads Friday the 13th Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Get Shorty Good Morning Vietnam Mystic Pizza Pee-Wee's Big Adeventure Sense & Sensibility The Karate Kid »
If you want to watch '80s comedies "Clue," "Pee-Wee's Big Adventure," or "Annie," better hurry: They're leaving Netflix on April 1. And if you want to binge on "Friday The 13th," better do it before the end of the month as Jason and his many, many victims are also checking out on April 1.
Here's a complete list of the movies that Netflix is pulling from your streaming list. And, just so you're not left empty-handed, here's a list of what's new on Netflix in April 2015. (All titles and dates provided by Netflix and subject to change.)
Leaving April 1
"28 Hotel Rooms" (2012)
"Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous"
"Astonishing X-Men: Torn"
"Astonishing X-Men: Unstoppable"
"Baby Genius: A Trip to The San Diego Zoo"
"Baby Genius: Animal Adventures"
"Chalet Girl" (2011)
"Color Splash Collection: Collection 1"
"Friday The 13th" (1980)
"Friday The 13th: Part 2" (1981)
"Friday The 13th: Part 3" (1982)
- Sharon Knolle
Welcome to another horror/thriller round-up. This time around, we have details on who will play Death-Head in Rob Zombie’s 31, an update on the Tomb Raider reboot, and a look at The Crest of Westwood's tribute schedule for the legendary samurai film director Akira Kurosawa.
Rob Zombie's 31: Via his Instagram account, Rob Zombie revealed that Torsten Voges will play the villain Death-Head in his upcoming Halloween-set film, 31. Voges, who previously had a role in The Lords of Salem, is the first announced cast member for 31, which is currently available to fanback. For those unfamiliar with the film, here's the synopsis from Zombie:
"Welcome to my next film. It is called 31. It is the story of five random people kidnapped on the five days leading up to Halloween and held hostage in a place called Murder World. While trapped inside this man-made Hell they must fight to »
- Derek Anderson
7 items from 2015
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