The Academy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film

Unless you’re a cinephile or recovering film student, it’s unlikely that going into Oscar season you’re able to catch all of the nominated films. One category, however, may make the entire program more accessible: Popular Film. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will introduce the category in advance of next year’s airing. And the rules and eligibility regulations are still forthcoming. It’s understandable that this …

Interview: Genesis Global Brand Chief Manfred Fitzgerald on Developing a Luxury Brand

From celebrating the Oscars to culture at large, how the brand is building awareness

Weve had our eye on Genesis as they make progress in their quest to become a luxury car manufacturer that people are aware of and have respect for. This is accomplished both by building solid carswhich they haveas well as making a statement to consumers about what their brand stands for. Auto industry watchers have certainly taken notice of some key talent thats helping develop …

“Mudbound” Cinematographer Rachel Morrison Makes Oscar History

The first female director of photography to receive an Oscar nomination, Rachel Morrison has shattered another glass ceiling in the film industry—one that’s held for 90 years. Called out for her work on “Mudbound,” Morrison has already won the New York Film Critics Circle’s cinematography award and received a few other acknowledgments. The film, which debuted at Sundance in 2017, has also landed a slew …

Porn Parodies of Oscar-Winning Films

For every Oscar-winning film seen on the big screen, there’s most likely a porn-a-fied, parodied version playing on a computer screen in someone’s bedroom. These parodies have long been an integral part of the porn industry, dating back to the ’80s. Hopes and Fears did the dirty work for us by digging up gems like “Schindler’s Lust,” “Foreskin Gump,” “Titanic Tits” and more in their …

Interview: Mario Testino

The intimate moments behind a whirlwind of glossy covers and a look at the illustrious life of an acclaimed lensman

by Vivianne Lapointe Less than a month after the closing of “In Your Face,” a dedicated retrospective at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, acclaimed fashion photographer Mario Testino unveils a series of never-before-published images carefully curated from his personal portfolio. The evocative selection encompasses favorite outtakes from the past 30 years of his prolific career, for an inside look at both his work to …