Kevyn Aucoin’s book ‘Making Faces’ is considered a bible. Its ‘Great Looks’ chapter is also a testimony to the power of warpaint—transforming Winona Ryder into Elizabeth Taylor, Gwyneth Paltrow into Faye Dunaway… We can’t find a good photo gallery of these images but that makes this rare all the more precious.
‘’ has all the right ingredients: Director Alankrita Shrivastava best known for the excellent ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’; Shahana Goswami from ‘A Suitable Boy’; Amruta Subhash of ‘Choked’ fame; and, of course, Pooja Bhatt. An all-female lead cast directed by a woman. We’re stoked (and have our fingers crossed)!
A LIST OF INTRIGUING THINGS One: Splainer founding member Pooja Pillai sent us this link that lets you draw an iceberg and see how it floats. We absolutely cannot get enough of it. We pass on this to you. Two a): We stumbled upon two blood-red waterfalls recently. pours out of the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica—all thanks to an ancient community of microbes that are the definition of “primordial ooze.” Two b): This is a —one of the offered by Yosemite Park. And it occurs only in February when the setting sun hits this waterfall at just the right angle. Three: Your history textbooks must surely have informed you that the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand triggered World War I. But did they tell you that he liked to dress up like an ? We found it as part of this truly of ‘7 Photographic Tricks, Hoaxes, and Fads Before Photoshop’.
Totally staged, totally awesome! Er, this is a ‘cripfit class. The good news: it’s a parody! This is a flock of geese… captured by a drone.
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