It was the darkest hour in the history of England — and it would turn out to be their finest. Led by Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the UK was staring down the barrel of Nazi Germany. Under pressure to make a peace deal that would turn the country into a German puppet state, Churchill refused and spurred Britain to fight back. An unrecognizable Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, coming to theaters November 22, 2017.
Cinematographer Tom Lowe is taking the time-lapse to another level. Awaken is a wordless look at humans, technology, and how it shapes our relationship to the world around us. Filmed over five years in 30 countries, Lowe developed some new tech to capture incredible footage from the skyline of Dubai to the northern lights.
Built at their HQ in Portland, the James County is exceptionally handsome while retaining all of the utility and usefulness of your favorite pocket knife. The knife features beautiful ebony wood or walnut inlays, a Sandvik 12C27 steel blade in either stainless or black PVD with matching 416 steel hardware, and an opening at the end for attaching a lanyard. With a blade length of 2.5-inches and a clip-less design, the County knife will live in your pocket undetected — both by you and by anyone who thinks you shouldn't be carrying one.
Length: 3.5" (closed), 6" (open) / Depth: 0.35" / Weight: 1.96 oz
Shinola continues to build on its impressive line of timepieces with the Canfield Sport collection. The chronograph series features two movements, one of which is the Detroit-based company's most complex to date — the quartz Argonite 5040.F. This Canfield Sport has three subdials, a dual calendar aperture, a fourth date hand and a long-lasting battery. Built using a top loaded case construction, this timepiece boasts a 45mm stainless steel case with classic coin-edge detailing. The watch also features a black dial, a black ceramic bezel, and a black leather strap. The Canfield Sport reimagines the traditional sports watch and is a worthy addition to any well-curated collection.
If you're going to play a lethal assassian, you're going to have to fight like one. Charlize Theron did just that while preparing for her role as MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton. In this Atomic Blonde featurette, Theron, dierctor David Leitch, and stunt coordinator Sam Hargrave reveal the intese training that went down to create the fight choregraphy for the film. More impressive than that, she did all of the stunts herself.
One of the most important things to a bowler is something you can't even see — the pattern of oil that protects the wood of the lane. The PBA uses specific patterns for tournaments, and correctly assessing the pattern can be the difference between winning and losing. Vox and Parker Bohn III look at oil patterns and how even an amateur like you can improve your game by understanding them.