Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek replace Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman for a remake of Franklin J. Schaffner's 1973 film. Outlined by the autobiographies of Henri Charrière, the film follows the true story of French convict Charrière as he escapes from prison in South America during 1941. He does so with help from fellow inmate and counterfeiter Louis Dega. After a premiere at TIFF Papillon is slated for release August 24, 2018.
At only 20 years old, Alexandr Misko is one of the best fingerstyle guitarists playing right now. His unique style blends traditional fingerstyle with two-handed finger tapping and a percussive touch. At this TEDx talk, Alexandr breaks down his philosophy and demonstrates his incredible technique.
Protecting your property shouldn't involve drilling holes and running wires. The Simplisafe Home Security System requires none of the above, and is easy to install yourself. It starts with a base station that connects to their service via WiFi with a backup cellular connection for emergencies. You can arm and disarm it from the keypad, with a key fob, or with your phone. Add on as many entry, motion, smoke, glass break, and CO sensors as you need — the system is easily expandable to fit your needs, and comes with the assurance of 24/7 monitoring.
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Since their entry into the jeans market, Mott & Bow have changed the way men shop for denim. They use artisan techniques to make their jeans, with fabric sourced from some of the best mills in the world without cutting corners. And their Home Try-On Program is still the easiest way to get the best jeans and the best fit. Now, Mott & Bow is expanding their line of slim fit jeans again, taking the slightly stretchy, never too tight, nor too loose jeans and adding black and gray colorways. The new colors go with almost anything, and just like the rest of the line they're soft, comfortable, and will never look dated.
Presented by Mott & Bow.
Ramin Djawadi is a composer. His credits include two TV shows you might have heard of — HBO's Game of Thrones and Westworld. Normally Ramin has any instrument at his disposal when it comes to composing, but now he's taking a bit more of a challenge by playing the Game of Thrones theme on a Nintendo Labo.
Buddhist monk turned creator of things, Kenji Ekuan has had an influence on Japanese culture. He's designed for Yamaha and the Bullet Train, but maybe his most notable contribution is the Kikkoman soy sauce bottle. Its simple form can be found on almost every restaurant table around the world and even the Museum of Modern Art.
Focals are smart glasses you'll actually want to wear. Smart technology meets smarter design with these made-to-order, prescription compatible, smart glasses with a holographic display. A tiny projector embedded in the right arm of the glasses shoots light into a hologram embedded in the lens — resulting in a display that appears to float at arm's length in front you. With Focals you can stay on top of your day with Messaging, Calendar, Uber, Spotify, Alexa, and more. Focals are available in a variety of styles and colors and support prescriptions from -4.00 to +2.00.
Presented by North.
Buying a pre-owned timepiece can be a little daunting. StockX takes the stress out of the process with their online marketplace. After purchase, every watch is sent to their authentication center for inspection by a team of master watchmakers. This ensures your new accessory is the real deal and in excellent condition before it even reaches your doorstep. Plus, their selection includes everything from the most sought after Rolex Explorer and Cartier Tank, to more accessible options like the Seiko Prospex, so picking just one will be the only hassle.
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One of the best funk records ever recorded didn't come from Motown, King, Chess, or Stax. Edge of Daybreak's Eyes of Love was recorded in Powhatan Correctional Center in State Farm, Virginia, in less than five hours and one take for each song. Jamal Jahal Nubi, Harry Coleman, James Carrington, Cornelius Cade, McEvoy Robinson, and Willie Williamske made up the group and created an album that has stood the test of time for almost 40 years.
In the space of just over six months, hip-hop lost two of its biggest stars to murder. Neither of the cases has ever been solved, and the LAPD has outright stonewalled the investigation at times. City of Lies stars Johnny Depp as LAPD detective Russel Poole, who spent two decades trying to solve the murder of Biggie, and Forrest Whitaker as Jack Jackson, a reporter trying to figure out why the murder was never solved. The film comes to theaters September 7, 2018.