Monthly Archives: September 2014

Angelina Jolie meets Marilyn Monroe.Hollywood glam & a £3.000.000 diamond encrusted dress. Julien McDonald wows at London Fashion Week. Sept 2014 S/S 15

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Julien McDonald wows the Fashionistas @ Covent Garden Atrium with a £3.000.000. slinky, diamond encrusted white dress for S/S 15. Angelina Jolie meets Marilyn Monroe Hollywood glam for a series of  diamante  gem dresses that shimmer & plunge in all the right places, with clever tulle & transparent chiffon  details 

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Graham Walpole Antiques. 19th century painting,”2 Horses” by Edwin Loder. (1827-1885)

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Graham Walpole,of Walpole Antiques, one of the London Antiques market’s keenest eyes, the person to go to for an honest assessment. Two Horses in a horse box, by Edwin Loder (1827-1885) .in a period gilt gesso frame 15.5insX13ins. Edwin Loder served in India before returning to London to become a Chelsea Pensioner. £1500.

Arrow Films launch Italian Film, Il Capitale Umano, cinema release from 26 September 2014. Paulo Virzi directs Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Matilde Gioli, Valeria Tedeschi Bruni & strong supporting cast in this sleek Italian thriller. Arrow Films 2014.

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Italian Film Il Capitale Umano. Arrow films launch in selected cinemas from 26th September 2014. Il Capitale Umano, Human Capital. Based on the Amercian novel by Stephen Amidon & relocated to Milan, in the wealthy area of Northern Italy. Strong cast with Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Matilde Gioli, Valeria Bruno Tedeschi, Fabrizio Gifuni, Luigi lo Cascio. Valeria Bruni Tedeschi worn Best Actress award at the 2014 Tribeca film Festival. Il Caitale Umano is a well paced, sleek neo noir thriller. Where the shell of glamour is confronted by an imminent vortex of despair showing the cracks in Italian society as they try to hold on to the dream, as the economy collapses. Directed by the Italian Paulo Virzi.

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Matilde Gioli, nicknamed the Italian Angelina Jolie, with Corrado Fortuna at the Premiere of Il Capitale Umano Milan Jan 7th 2014. Photo Jacopo Raule /Getty Images.

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Valeria Bruno Tedeschi in Il Capitale Umano

 

Marcello Mastroianni. Elio Petri. Micheline Presle.Italian Film from 1961.L’Assassino.

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Arrow Films Home Entertainment new Release. L’Assassino from the cult era of 1961.Originally released within months of Fellini’s La Dolce Vita, & Antonioni’s La Notte.  Arrow Films released July 21st 2014 a Blu Ray & DVD combo of L’Assassino with lots of special features. Elio Petri’s feature debut  directed Marcello Mastroianni & famous French film star, Micheline Presle in this dark, black & white kafkaesque thriller.A walk back in time as we see see the old black Alfa Romeos used by the Italian police. Under rated  Director Elio Petri said he wanted to reflect the changes wrought by the early 1960’s & to examine  a new generation of upstarts who lacked any kind of moral scruple. Tonino Guerra poet, co wrote L’Assassino, & he also worked on Antonioni’s Blow-Up, & Fellini’s Amarcord, during a period of inspirational Italian film making.

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Valeria Bruni Tedeschi was awarded Best Actress at the Tribeca Film Festival 2014, for her performance in Italian film, “Il Capitale Umano”. Paolo Virzi, the Italian Director,directs this gripping,sophisticated Neo-Noir Italian film. Arrow Films release the film in selected cinemas across UK & Ireland 26 September 2014.

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Gripping Italian film to be released by Arrow Films in UK & Ireland in selected cinemas from 26th September 2014.        “Il Capitale Umano”. Human Capital. A gripping neo noir thriller based on the American novel Human Capital by Stephen Amido. The story has been relocated from America to wealthy Northern Italy. This sleek,elegant  thriller is an absorbing pastiche of life in Italian Society,with an economy in a vortex of despair. Valeria Bruni Tedeschi was awarded Best Actor  award for her performance in Il Capitale Umano,  at the Tribeca 2014 Film Festival.Film also starring Fabrizio  Bentivoglio, Fabrizio Gifuni, Valeria Golino, Luigi L Cascio. Director Paolo Virzi.

Kate Moss imaged by Light Artist Chris Levine

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Kate Moss as imaged by  Light Art & Holograph specialist Artist Chris Levine

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Chris Levine, Light Artist, Geometry of Truth. Art 14 Olympia London May 2014