The unlikely reunion that only Hollywood could produce.
Originally posted on TIME:
This is an intriguing crossover: The Wire stars Idris Elba and Dominic West will reunite for the Finding Nemo sequel, Finding Dory. The actors known for playing drug kingpin Stringer Bell and bad-boy cop Jimmy McNulty will both lend their voices to the wholesome Pixar sequel, West toldShortList this week.
Though the kids’ movie probably will not involve an underwater shoot-out, Pixar has a history of nodding to cultural landmarks, like 2001: A Space Odyssey in WALL-E and The Shining in Toy Story 3. So adults in the audience might be treated to a few sly drug-dealing references in Finding Dory.
Elba and West join an all-star cast for the cartoon. Ellen DeGeneres will return as Dory and Albert Brooks as Marlin. Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy and Ty Burrell have also signed on for the sequel.
Originally posted on Amy Watt:
The only YouTube advert that seems to be present on my feed at the moment is the Dove’s “Patches” video. If you never saw Dove’s ‘real beauty sketches’ ad, its worth three minutes of your life. The “Patches” ad continues Dove’s legacy of confronting the challenge young women face in trying to have a healthy self-image in a toxic cultural environment.
The RB-X Beauty Patch is Dove’s latest “product”. Used by selected participants over a two-week period, the pharmaceutical patch claims to make women feel more beautiful. Over the two-week period the women grow more confident – a transformation they attribute to the patch, which by the end of the video they find out is just a placebo.
However, is Dove’s “Patches” video hypocritical? Dove is a brand; at the end of the day the video is trying to sell something. For those who make a living endorsing products and…
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Etihad go one step further, again.
Originally posted on DesignAir:
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled the new product and service offering on its Airbus A380 and Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft, including The Residence by Etihad, definitely the world’s most luxurious living space in the air, available only on the airline’s A380 aircraft. The new interiors have been designed by a British consortium of Honour Branding, Acumen, and Factory Design.
The Residence will be the breath-taking and completely new forward upper-deck cabin on the A380. Accommodating single or double occupancy, it features a living room, separate double bedroom and ensuite shower room. Guests in The Residence will also have a personal Butler trained at The Savoy, London.
With the launch of these new fleets, the Abu Dhabi-based airline will also redefine and rename its cabin classes. The A380 will feature the revolutionary First Apartments…
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