The coat isn't the heaviest like some of the other options, but is perfect for the days when the weather is as confused as us. When the temperature drops it's the perfect number to layer, as it warms up drape it over your shoulders for an effortlessly chic look. … [Read more...] about Best winter coats for women – stylish options from the high street and online
9. Wahl James Martin Grill with Flat Plate If you're looking for a nice and simple option for leaner cooking and aren't too fussed about added features, the Wahl James Martin Grill is a great option. … [Read more...] about Best electric grills to try in 2020
The best horror movies keep playing even if you shut your eyes – they beat on the backs of your eyelids, like ideas that can't be shut away. Very little of The Shining takes place during the night and the maze in which Nicholson freezes over at the end – Kubrick's invention, not King's – could be an allegory for a man trapped in his own mind. A very Kubrickian nightmare, to be sure – shutting yourself in with the maniac – but also a reminder that there are no exteriors in the best horror movies, only interiors, no bogeyman worse than a stray thought. Cole's top 10 of atmospheric shockers is excellent. Here is mine: … [Read more...] about Conjuring a fright: what makes a great horror movie?
What's different about this new breed of audio-visual entertainer is that what they offer are "custom-branded visuals predesigned to fit specific songs". So says Drew Best, a prime mover in the US dubstep scene with his Los Angeles club/label Smog, but also the motion-graphics designer behind the fledgling company Pattern & Noise. In the old days, Best explains, what a VJ (video jockey) or lighting director did was provide improvised accompaniment to the DJ's set. But nowadays Deadmau5 will get a designer such as Best, who worked on the former's recent tour, to create "Pacman-type ghosts" to go with the track Ghosts 'N' Stuff or a "Tron-style" factory with clanking pistons to accompany Professional Griefers. The leading performers on the EDM scene are engaged in fierce competition to out-dazzle each other. Skrillex's Skrill Cell combined projection mapping and motion capture. "Skrillex wore a suit and he had CG characters rigged to it, these 20 foot monsters on a giant wall behind … [Read more...] about How rave music conquered America
'For Christmas this year, I asked my mom that one of her gifts to me be her going to the doctor to get screened for any health issues, just to ease some worries of mine. She agreed, and went in to get checked. There were no red flags and she felt perfectly fine, but she did it just to get me and my brother off her case about it. The results came in, and I'm saddened to tell you that my mom has been diagnosed with cancer,' the singer wrote. … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift reveals her mother has developed a brain tumor while battling breast cancer and that it’s a ‘really hard time for us as a family’