Monday, February 24th 2014
Arrrrghhhhh… He will be on my television screen presenting at the Oscars! Yay… yay… yay… happy dancing right now. So I have no idea what exactly he will be presenting, but yes… my television screen… I mean him on it more. Anyway is good.
Also, there will be a few more famous names joining him. You didn’t really think he would be able to present all the awards, did you? Shh… I know, it would be amazing if he did. However, this group here is a pretty awesome line-up, yeah?
Monday morning, the Academy announced the full llist of presenters and it is as follows:
Amy Adams, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Jim Carrey, Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper, Penélope Cruz, Benedict Cumberbatch, Viola Davis, Daniel Day-Lewis, Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Sally Field, Harrison Ford, Jamie Foxx, Andrew Garfield, Jennifer Garner, Whoopi Goldberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anne Hathaway, Goldie Hawn, Chris Hemsworth, Kate Hudson, Samuel L. Jackson, Angelina Jolie, Michael B. Jordan, Anna Kendrick, Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew McConaughey, Ewan McGregor, Bill Murray, Kim Novak, Tyler Perry, Brad Pitt, Sidney Poitier, Gabourey Sidibe, Will Smith, Kevin Spacey, Jason Sudeikis, Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron, John Travolta, Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington, Emma Watson and Naomi Watts.
I like a lot of these people! Who are you most excited to see?
Wednesday, February 19th 2014
So Fangirlish brought you the first look of Annie Leibovitz’s celebrity shoot where she turned Jessica Chastain as Merida from Brave. She didn’t stop with Chastain though. Take a look at the amazing transformations of these paparazzi darlings into famous Disney characters.
And see so many more HERE.
Beyonce, Oliver Platt, and Lyle Lovett as Alice in Wonderland
There are many more Disney Dream Portraits from this session that we have not included in this blog. So seriously, check out the Met’s site where you can scroll through the entire series and see behind the scenes. A fresh look at classic characters, Leibovitz’s vision always seems altered. Some of the poses work better than others, some look really forced, but overall the magical essence that each portrait is meant to reveal is there.
Friday, February 7th 2014
Emma Watson has been showing off her impressive artistic skills but it’s her guest editor interview with J. K. Rowling in Wonderland Magazine that’s stolen the spotlight recently. A shocking revelatory piece, Rowling admitted she let personal bias lead her to pairing Ron and Hermione together when Hermione and Harry should’ve ended up together. Wild, huh?
Anyway… she looks gorgeous for Wonderland Magazine:
Emma wears yellow jewel embellished dress by PRADA
Emma wears DIESEL LEATHER TRIBUTE collection available exclusively at SELFRIDGES
Emma wears dress by EMPORIO ARMANI, diamond necklace by HARRY WINSTON and gold band by RUTH TOMLINSON
Photographer Kerry Hallihan
Fashion Editor Grace Cobb
Hair Vi at Management
Makeup Dotti at Streeters
Derek Blasberg had the joy of interviewing Watson for the Wonderland Mag Issue and obviously knew her from early on in her career, so their banter was pretty easy and friendly. The interview is great and you should definitely read the whole thing. He’s able to get pretty personal with her because of the camaraderie they have:
DEREK BLASBERG: Where are you right now and what are you doing?
EMMA WATSON: Right now I’m on holiday. I’m stood on the balcony of my hotel room and I’m scratching my feet because I’ve been eaten alive by mosquitos. I look like I have a disease. I’m told I have sweet blood.
D: Well, I’m freezing in New York, so you won’t get much mosquito sympathy from me.
E: Well, I miss New York. I loved living there.
D: You were in New York during Hurricane Sandy. How surreal was that?
E: It was surreal for a couple of reasons. It delayed the end of our shooting for a few weeks, so we got the irony of filming an epic biblical movie about a flood, and then a storm comes and floods much of New York. It even damaged the ark, which was what set us back. The other reason that it was surreal was because you and I were on the Upper East Side, which was completely unfazed by the storm. We had high speed Internet and our phones. All the shops were open and, even weirder, people were shopping in them. The Carlyle Hotel was packed with people getting drinks. I remember calling you and asking, ‘Isn’t there something we can do I feel like such a waste of space?’ And you took me on a meal delivery with Citymeals on Wheels. That was amazing that we could do that. Do you remember Pearl?
D: How could I forget Pearl?
Sunday, February 2nd 2014
I say “kinda” because I still can’t get over the fact that a woman of my size isn’t welcome in their stores because I’m not one of the “cool kids” of a size under XL.
That said, this new “Making of a Star” campaign seems to be . . . well . . . a bit late given the fact that these folks are, in fact, stars among their fandoms. However, if this campaign launches any one of them to “mega stardom,” I will be frankly surprised.
First, lemme show you the cast of Abercrombie’s “Making of a Star” campaign:
To see Steven’s personal video, and all his pretty pictures, continue reading!