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Actress Gemita Samarra On What It's Like to Be a Modern-Day Bond Girl Stunt Double in Spectre

Nov 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

As an actress, stunt double and model, 22-year-old Gemita Samarra already has a pretty impressive career. Starting out young as part of an award-winning synchronized swimming team in the UK and competing in equestrian show jumping, Samarra’s move into modeling and film was a pretty organic one. 

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Get Ready for Thrills & Galas at the Los Cabos International Film Festival

Oct 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The fourth annual Los Cabos International Film Festival is coming up quick and you won’t want to miss it. Centered around the tagline of “Come and See What The Neighbors Are Doing,” the five-day event may be pretty new to the scene, but it has already drawn some pretty big stars (like Reese Witherspoon and Rosario Dawson). With a slew of fantastic flicks, some we have seen and some we are dying to catch, we’re sure that this year will be even better. 

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Jose Cuervo and Madonna Wrap Up First Half of Singer's Rebel Heart Tour

Oct 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

In case you didn’t know, Jose Cuervo is the official sponsor of Madonna’s Rebel Heart tour. Considering the Queen of Pop has been a trendsetter since the ‘80s, it makes total sense that the tequila brand would want to be connected with her. In fact, Jose Cuervo has long been a supporter of strong women and widely publicize that their original Tradicional tequila has had some iconic fans, like Frieda Kahlo and Janis Joplin. Obviously, when a wild child like Madonna pairs up with a tequila brand, onstage hijinks are bound to happen. 

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Will This Massive Louise Bourgeois Spider Set a New Record for a Female Artist Sale?

Oct 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Christie’s upcoming Post-War and Contemporary Evening auction just may set a new record for a work by a female artist. The piece in the spotlight is Spider (1997) by Louise Bourgeois, which is Lot 10 in the November 10 sale in New York. According to ARTnews, though the estimated price isn’t listed on the auction site, the massive creepy crawler is expected to bring in at least $25 million and possibly even as much as $35M.

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Throw Back Some Shots With Madonna Tonight at Her San Diego Show

Oct 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Queen of Pop is officially in San Diego for her big show tonight at the Valley View Casino Center and the good news is that tickets are still available. Few stars can command the public’s attention quite like Madonna, and having the chance to see her live is a pretty big deal. Her stop in SD is part of her massive 64-date global Rebel Heart tour and we can all expect some sweet stripper moves and shots of Jose Cuervo Tradicional thrown back on stage. 

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Oh Snap! Nick Cave Says "Thank You...But No" to MTV Nomination in 1996 Rejection Letter

Oct 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It’s good to be reminded sometimes that the media circus most of us are so fascinated by is merely a chaotic show designed for fleeting entertainment and means very little in the long run. And who better to remind us all of that than the creative genius Nick Cave? In the above video, singer Kylie Minogue beautifully reads a rejection letter that Cave penned on October 21, 1996 after hearing of his MTV Best Male Artist award nomination.

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Fashion Designer Pierre Cardinís $455M Bubble Palace is For Sale & is As Amazing As it Sounds

Oct 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Iconic fashion designer Pierre Cardin has put Le Palais Bulles (Bubble Palace) on the market for a rumored $455 million and yes, it’s as amazing as it sounds. With its own 500-seat amphitheater and an obvious dislike for right angles, the 13,000-square-foot property is an epic ode to art and design. 

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Disney to Auction Off Original Ride Cars, Vintage Concept Art & Rare Theme Park Items

Oct 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There are fans and then there are Disney fans. Walt fanatics jump at any chance to get their hands on original memorabilia from the studio and Anaheim park, which makes the upcoming Collecting Disneyland exhibit and auction so exciting. The event is being put on by Van Eaton Galleries in Los Angeles and will feature over 800 items, including concept art, documents and rare theme park items from the 1950s-2000s. 

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Eerie Halloween Photos That Are Sure to Keep You Awake at Night

Oct 31, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Halloween is on the perfect day this year, meaning that you can celebrate with parties, costumes, and candy all weekend long. In the days leading up to All Hallows' Eve, in between pumpkin carving nights and spooky movie marathons, we've been compiling some pretty great photos that encapsulate everything we love about this holiday, from eerie clowns to spooky witches. But some of these photos are creepy in less obvious ways, like a figure laying face down in shallow water, and some of them are just downright cool. 

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These 22 Creepy Photos Will Scare the Crap Out of You

Oct 31, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Halloween is on the perfect day this year, meaning that you can celebrate with parties, costumes, and candy all weekend long. In the days leading up to All Hallows' Eve, in between pumpkin carving nights and spooky movie marathons, we've been compiling some pretty great photos that encapsulate everything we love about this holiday, from eerie clowns to spooky witches. 

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Karina Wiciak Imagines a Desert Fortress-Turned-Restaurant for Ongoing Pastel Collection

Oct 13, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Wamhouse designer Karina Wiciak has finally revealed the third design in her four-part Pastel Collection, Suszarnia. Polish for “drying room,” the restaurant interior follows the fantasy-like theme of its predecessors, featuring interconnected furniture and fittings. 

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These Adorably-Spooky Human Skulls Are Carved From Precious Oyster Pearls

Oct 13, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

These tiny skulls may look like hard proof that fairies exist, but they’re actually carved pearls. Japanese artist Shinji Nakaba has been painstakingly mapping and carving oyster pearls into human and animal skulls since 1974, making what he calls “wearable sculptures.”

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Christie's Expects to Get Over $100M for Defining Modigliani Nude

Oct 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The current sales record for a work by Amedeo Modigliani is $70.7 million, but Christie’s is hoping to smash that at The Artist’s Muse: A Curate Evening Sale of 20th Century Art on November 9. The specific work that is expected to do the trick is Nu couché (Reclining Nude), which was painted in 1917-18 and is estimated to fetch at least $100M at the New York auction.

“This is quite simply one of the most important paintings I have handled in my long career at Christie’s,” says Jussi Pylkkänen, Christie’s Global President and Chief Auctioneer. “There are a very small number of masterpieces that we dream of handling: this magnificent Modigliani has always been one of them.”

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Can Scott Eastwood's First Western Movie Diablo Be As Good As It Wants to Be?

Oct 5, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Scott Eastwood has been diligently avoiding doing a western ever since he made his acting debut in 2006’s Flags of Our Fathers, and considering he is sent around 50 gun-slinging scripts a month, that’s a lot of avoidance. His apprehension makes complete sense seeing as his dad Clint Eastwood basically created what we know of the western genre.

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Adrien Brody's Septembers of Shiraz Makes for a Lackluster SDFF Opening

Oct 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The 14th Annual San Diego Film Festival is officially in full swing, having kicked off on Wednesday night with a packed screening of Septembers of Shiraz, which was followed by a Q&A with star Adrien Brody. Based on the award-winning novel of the same name by Dalia Sofer, the film follows an affluent Iranian family after the husband is arrested, thrown into prison and tortured. If there’s one thing this film has succeeded in, it’s in making me want to pick the novel up, because it just has to be better than what I saw.

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