The final battle between Darth Vader and Ben Kenobi takes place in A New Hope. The lightsaber duel is known as Short Scene 38, and FXitinPost has a completely new take on it. Using original footage and computer-generated effects, the fight takes on a whole new dimension with added footage, new camera angles, and amazing choreography.
Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' graphic novel is being adapted once again for an HBO series. Created by Damon Lindelof, this modern-day reimagining embraces the original series and its alternate history where superheroes are shunned while putting a fresh spin on the classic comic books. The series will star Regina King, Don Johnson, Jeremy Irons, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and is set to premiere this fall.
Based in Brooklyn, New York, graphic designer Scott Reinhard combines vintage maps with elevation data to create stunning pieces of art. Reinhard uses a chromogenic process to create each print, which takes traditional color photography development and integrates 3-dimensional data with paper maps for a result that is so visually appealing, you'll be tempted to reach out and feel what looks like 3D texture. The process brings the maps to life, creating a 2D print that is vibrant and detailed giving you a unique work of art that blends history and modern technology. In addition to the topographic maps, Reinhard creates compelling digitally rendered maps and has even adopted his technique to the surface of the moon.
The result of five years of research, the Casper Hybrid Mattress brings springs back into the equation. The mattress-in-a-box brand typically offers all-foam models but recently they've added springs to their award-winning foam. While four layers of their signature material relieve pressure by aligning the spine, a foundation made from hundreds of fabric-wrapped coils offer zoned support and lift. With warmer months approaching, its airflow-friendly springs and open-cell foam will keep you cool at night.
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In his "Disintegrating" photo series, Fabian Oefner features deconstructed cars appearing to come apart in motion. The painstaking process requires hundreds of photos capturing every last piece of the automobile. After previously highlighting a
There's no duo better to produce a gritty crime drama based in Boston than the hometown heroes Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. Starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge, the series, which was also created by the former-Bruce Wayne, follows an assistant district attorney and FBI veteran who form an unlikely alliance to take down a family of armored car robbers. The show is expected to premiere on Showtime June 16, 2019.
In 2016, the Tactica Talon became the highest funded multitool in crowdfunding history. Using the feedback from thousands of backers, it's since been improved and rechristened the Tactica Original. Packed into its 3.1-inch case that can be attached to a key ring are a multitude of tools, including more than a dozen wrenches (imperial and metric), a bottle opener, a package opener, a ruler, hex sockets, and both Phillips and flathead bits. It's TSA compliant, so you can leave it in your pocket while flying, and its hardened steel core is wrapped in a lightweight composite that won't scratch your phone's screen.
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Inspired by 1940s styled leather bags, this heirloom quality zippered briefcase is perfect for business and travel. The Counselor is made from leather that is tanned and finished in Italy where it's dyed and hot stuffed with oils and waxes creating a natural, transparent leather that's soft and built to last for generations. Each bag has a spacious expandable interior with tobacco suede lining with a centrally located laptop pocket and an adjustable shoulder strap pad stuffed with leather that forms to your shoulder. Understated and timeless, the Counselor is backed by a lifetime warranty — even though there's a great chance it outlives you.
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When trying to impress your future step-kids, a nice weekend at the cabin could win you some major bonus points. Freaking them out with your terrifying past will not. Riley Keough seems to learn that the hard way in her upcoming horror film. Directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala, The Lodge opens this fall.
Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now has seen several revisions over the years, in both the editing room before release and its post-theater career. The haunting Vietnam epic is now being released in its most complete version yet — fully restored in 4k UHD, just as Coppola intended. The film will also see a limited release in NAGRA myCinema locations August 15.