Some of the biggest names in the Iranian movie industry—Nicole Najafi, Ana Lily Amirpour and Mozhan Marnò—have launched the #StopExecutionsInIran campaign—to raise awareness of the ruthless hangings of protesters. The video message above includes Hollywood stars like Cate Blanchett, Jason Momoa, Bryan Cranston and Olivia Wilde. See our Headlines That Matter section for more on the most recent hangings.
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If you need a bit of motivation to keep those new year resolutions, this painting by American artist Philip Guston will surely do the trick lol! Yes, that is a plate of fries on his chest. For more lovely New Year-themed art, check out this Guardian collection.
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Keeping with the new year’s resolutions theme, here’s the best possible inspiration for restarting those yoga classes. FYI: This image titled ‘Stretch’ by Kunal Shah was one of the finalists in the Greatest Maasai Mara Photographer of the Year contest—which honours photographs taken in Africa’s most important wildlife preserves. ModernMet has other beauties for you to browse.
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Is there anything we love more than men in skirts ghagras? We think not. Move over, Harry Styles. Alex Wong and Jainil Mehta have you beat:)