Author Archives : Amanda Tosto

A perfect modern vintage show


Cristina Gatti performing Drake’s Hotline Bling Berns was packed yesterday as the American music collective Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox performed their covers for an energetic audience.  Postmodern Jukebox, or PMJ, brings modern music back in time by making beautiful and imaginative swing/jazz covers of primarily the most popular songs of the day. They have covered everyone from Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Beyonce…

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An alternative look at the Met Gala


I have been drooling over pictures from this years Met gala for days.  I’ve seen all of the amazing red carpet looks, you can check them out here at Vogue.com, and fashion choices, but watching these pictures made me feel like something was missing. The photos almost feel like they are only documenting the event, not capturing the spirit of it. To my pleasure…

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Four reasons you should watch Star Trek: right now


I have always been a fan of sci-fi. Many years ago, as long as in the previous decade, I watched a film that rekindled my love for Star Trek: the infamous sci-fi series from the 60’s that has had a loyal following since then. In 2009 the director JJ Abrams released his rebooted version of the series, a feature film…

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Game of Thrones: The Costumes


I have always been fascinated with the story a garment can tell. In a film or series even the smallest detail of a character’s outfit can reveal the ending of the whole story, showing how much work and thought that goes into the costume design. Tomorrow marks the premiere of the new season of Game of Thrones and my favorite part…

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Bride and Prejudice: The Review


Title Bride and Prejudice Director Gurinder Chadha Stars Martin Henderson, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Nadira Babbar Year of release 2004 You will love this if… … you are a fan of Pride and Prejudice and wants to try something new.    I am a huge Jane Austen fan. And as I’m also a film nutter different adaptions of Jane’s wonderful books…

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Zoolander 2: the review


  Title Zoolander 2 Director Ben Stiller Cast Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Penélope Cruz and Kristen Wiig Worldwide Premiere The 12th of  February You will love this if…   … you are a fan of the original Zoolander and are looking for a ridiculously funny American comedy that uses its humor to comment on the world of fashion.…

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Star Wars: The Nostalgia Awakens


Warning: contains minor spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens   Imagine sitting in a dark theatre waiting for something you never thought would exist. Feeling the excitement in your body, like a kid the night before Christmas. Then all of a sudden the text you have been waiting for fills the screen as one of the most iconic themes…

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