Tommy Wiseau, writer, director, and star of cult classic The Room, has announced his next directorial project — Big Shark. Big Shark, as the name implies, stars a big shark that causes mayhem during a flood in New Orleans. While there's little to go on from the teaser trailer, Wiseau does seem to be at the top of his acting and directing game, picking up right where he left off in The Room.
Richard Pryor broke into stand-up comedy and changed the game forever with his burning criticism of racism, social commentary, and contemporary issues. With his trademark delivery, wit, and unflinching vulgarity, Pryor redefined what it meant to be a comedian and threw open the doors for the comedians that came after him. I Am Richard Pryor follows his career from the beginning to becoming an American icon on TV and in film.
Guillaume Néry is somewhat of a legend in the freediving world. He's broke the freediving world record four times and won the world championship twice. While he's retired from the sport, he still dives and makes short films exploring the depths of the ocean, like the one where he spends over 10 minutes below the surface in the Philippines on a single breath. As instructed by Guillaume, "turn out the light, put on your headphones, and freedive with me around the world."
Be careful what you suggest to Will Pemble — he just might do it. When Will's 10-year-old son asked why they didn't have a roller coaster in the backyard, Will decided to do something about it, and not just once — he's now on his fourth roller coaster and thinks he's just about got it right.
Dieter Rams established the foundation of good design. His "less is better" approach led to iconic products like the Braun ET 66 Calculator and the 606 Universal Shelving System for Vitsoe. Taken from the documentary Rams, Trollback & Co. illustrates the legendary designer's 10 principals using classic items conceived by the master himself.
Through his company Lexicon Branding, David Placek has named over 4,000 brands including Swiffer, Febreeze, and Dasani. His ability to create successful product names could be considered an art form, but his approach is more scientific. Placek utilizes sound symbolism — a method that tracks feelings evoked from certain letters all across the globe, ensuring your product gives off the right vibes to every customer around the world.