Tag: ENTERTAINMENT

19 Sep 2016

The Netflix Backlash: Why Hollywood Fears a Content Monopoly

Netflix is spending $6 billion a year on content, choking basic cable and brusquely rattling the relationship business of the town as fears of a Google- or Apple-sized dominance send a chill down the entertainment industry’s spine. Studios and cable channels fret that the company, with its 83 million global subscribers, is sucking up so many […]

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15 Sep 2016

Flash is Fast, Flash is Cool @Xuly.Bët SS17

Xuly Bët (“Keep an open mind” in Wolof), the label founded by Mali-born designer Lamine Kouyaté, showed a collection inspired by his mother and her fight for women’s rights at the Kelly Cutrone/People’s Revolution show on Wednesday morning. One printed dress directly referenced International Women’s Day.

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14 Sep 2016

“Let the Games Begin” Assembly NY x Raquel Allegra

 “It’s time for designers to do something personal and dynamic.” – Greg Armas of Assembly, a gallerist-turned-designer as well as retailer with stores in New York and Los Angeles. At the joint show of Assembly New York x Raquel Allegra held on September 14th at the Old Gym at 268 Mulberry Street, guests were treated […]

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09 Sep 2016

#NYFW Day 1: #PositiveVibes @Desigual, @MalanBreton + Street Style Arrivals

“Positive Vibrations” seemed to be the theme both outside The Shows @ Moynihan Station –as seen in the creative and vibrant street style of attendees — and inside, where Desigual set the tone with optimistic and colorful designs presented in a James Turrell-esque light installation in The Arc. Desigual’s Spring 2017 collection paid homage to the ‘Global Traveler’ whose unique […]

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08 Sep 2016

6 Killer Labels You Won’t Find at #FashionWeek

With shows and presentations coming with their own hefty price tags, fashion month can be as exclusive for the labels wanting to show their collections as it is for the hordes of fashion fans wanting to get their hands on a ticket. As fashion evolves, digital grows, and show schedules get shaken up, many designers are […]

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30 Aug 2016

Spike Jonze x Kenzo Short Film

Titled My Mutant Brain, the three-and-a-half minute film sees actor and model Margaret Qualley perform an insane dance routine choreographed by Ryan Heffington, who has worked with FKA twigs and Sia on her music video.

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29 Aug 2016

#SlowTV Comes to Netflix

Slow TV — which involves the marathon broadcasting of mundane events like train rides and people knitting in real time — has become so popular in Scandinavia over the past few years that Netflix decided they had to get in on the action. It’s a far cry from your favorite binge watch, but maybe not […]

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26 Aug 2016

Consumers Most Drawn to Travel and Music VR Experiences

With virtual reality (VR) set to become a $1bn (£710m) industry by the end of 2016, savvy marketers are seeking to tap into the platform’s storytelling powerto set the agenda for VR excellence. Virtual reality is engaging a wide spectrum of people, according to new data by research group IpsosMori, which surveyed 1, 117 UK […]

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22 Aug 2016

An Inside Look at China’s VR Cafes

One of the most popular ways to consume electronic entertainment in China is by visiting an iCafe, or Net Cafe. These are places where patrons physically stop by to play games. Some locations charge based on time, while others charge based on the content of the experience, but they all provide an outlet for people to […]

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22 Aug 2016

Pizza Hut Serves Up Playable DJ Pizza Box

It may only be available at five British Pizza Hut locations, but this is still a pretty cool gimmick. The standard pizza box is kitted out with battery-powered, Bluetooth-enabled touch-sensitive decks, a mixer, and other controllable buttons that connects to your computer or smartphone and is compatible with DJ software like Serato DJ. Read the […]

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20 Aug 2016

Get Back To Your Animated Roots #FelixTheCat

Original title: Felix The Cat USA | 1924 | 7 Eps Languages available: EN Genre: Animation Director: Otto Messmer Felix the Cat was the first animated superstar, and these early shorts reveal the source of the character’s phenomenal popularity. Animator Otto Messmer created Felix for “Feline Follies,” a one-shot cartoon designed to fill a gap in an […]

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18 Aug 2016

De La Soul’s Legacy Is Trapped in Digital Limbo

The attention wasn’t just because the group was giving its catalog away. It was because those six albums have never been available to buy digitally or to stream. In a recent interview, the group explained that it had reached a boiling point. “We were frustrated with people not being able to just get it,” Vincent […]

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