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Volume 151

The Turbulent Transformation of Jim Carrey

One of the most anticipated documentaries is coming to Netflix on November 17th about Jim Carrey’s mesmerising portrayal of Andy Kaufman in Miloš Forman’s 1999 biopic Man on the Moon. Using approximately 100 hours of footage, filmmaker Chris Smith documents Jim Carrey’s turbulent four-month transformation into his idol, and the mental stress he caused the cast and crew. There’s a fine line between a genius and a madman but what side does he lean toward?

Wim Wenders in the Making

Today marks the opening of the Polaroid work of the Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Wim Wenders. The photos were taken between 1970’ and 1980’, on and off set, while the director was still learning the craft of film. A story of a great artist in the making and his early creative process. Not to be missed. And speaking of Polaroid! The brand is releasing an analog instant camera with a modern twist. OneStep 2 is available from November 15th.

Christmas Party Attire Sorted

Love it or hate it, the Christmas season is around the corner. Bright lights, shopping frenzy, fraught family relations and everyone’s favourite, Christmas jumper take-over. And now in a bizarre twist of fate, the Louis Theroux Christmas jumper. Order one today, as his mum is struggling to keep up with demand.

Playboy Takes a Leap into Trans History

Playboy has made a forward-thinking decision. Interestingly enough, in the aftermath of the demise of its founder Hugh Hefner. The November/December issue will feature the magazine’s first transgender playmate, a 26-year-old French model Ines Rau. She will have a full pictorial and centrefold. Surely a historical issue in the making.

From Pitch to Lifestyle

Sportswear has been a staple of street fashion for decades especially with American sports leading the game. But now football is stepping up. Steadily moving from the pitch into lifestyle, Chrystie New York has a new crossover release. It recently announced its first collaboration with the Chinatown Soccer Club to help celebrate the team’s fifteenth anniversary this fall.

Houses of the Future... Designed by Kids

A child’s imagination has no boundaries, and their colourful portrayal of the world around them is usually questionable, but what if we take it seriously for a moment? British kids aged between four and twelve were asked to draw their ‘homes of the future’ and maybe their ideas might answer the challenges ahead. Each illustrated home received a professional-looking architectural rendering and the results are inspiring. House in the clouds anyone? Or if clouds were made of metal…

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