Women look back: celebrating the advent of the modern neo-noir

This year, two films have renegotiated the terms between observers and observed in noir-tinged narratives, exploring the fight for female agency. Chloe Okuno’s Watcher is a tight thriller about a woman stalked by a man living across the street, a story that continuously challenges the relationship between subject and object. Park Chan-wook’s Decision To Leave […]

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Meghan Markle’s Green Dress at Indianapolis Event Had a Hidden Message

Meghan Markle’s outfit of choice in Indianapolis had a subtle but poignant message attached. Page Six pointed out that Meghan wearing a green Giorgio Armani midi dress with purple heels during her speaking engagement, The Power of Women: An Evening with Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, was a way for her to also share her […]

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Shadows and Fog: a conversation with Park Chan-wook

The incomparable South Korean filmmaker reflects on his dreamy neo-noir, Decision to Leave. Desire is the double-edged panacea for loneliness in the cinema of Korean director Park Chan-wook. It’s seen in Song Kang-ho’s vampire preacher in 2010’s Thirst and the fanciful, battery-eating patients/lovers of 2005’s I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK. It’s also in his […]

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Andy Grammer Recalls Going ‘Down Hard’ During The Pandemic And Discovering Self-Worth: ‘It Became Something That I’m Grateful For’

By Melissa Romualdi. Published: 5 hours ago Andy Grammer reflected on his journey to discovering self-worth over recent years. Ahead of World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, the “Keep Your Head Up” singer discussed the importance of therapy, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I went down hard. I don’t know how your pandemic was. Mine […]

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What You Need to Know About Lip Blushing, the ‘Tattoo’ for Fuller Lips

If you’re obsessed with effect that lip tints give (aka an effortless touch of color that won’t smudge), then it’s time you think about lip blushing. The sweet-sounding name is basically a way to say a tattooing of the lips—but don’t let that scare you. New York-based celebrity dermatologist Paul Jarrod Frank breaks down how […]

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Black Beauty Boys Are Broadening the Pathway to Inclusive Beauty

Pharrell Williams appears to have skin carved out of marble, the work of Michelangelohimself. He is blemishless, smooth, and poreless. And for a long time, the unofficial face of the Fountain of Youth was shockingly skincare routine-less. “Skincare was not really a priority” for much of his life, he told ELLE.com. It helps to have […]

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Chantelle’s Norah Collection Continues to Expand Adding Two New Solution Styles

Chantelle’s Norah collection continues to expand adding two new solution styles to this family of bestselling bras. Combined, the Molded Front Closure, and the Strapless silhouette, bring the Norah tally to five. Characterized by Norah’s signature buttery soft lace band, both of these bras encapsulate the Chantelle brand’s definition of luxury: comfort, function, and quality. […]

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