Jamaican Independence Day – Join Jamaicans all over the globe and show your support for Jamaica today, their Independence Day, by wearing the colors of the Jamaican flag, Green, Black and Gold. In Kingston, Jamaica’s capital, there will be an Independence Day Grand Gala at the National Stadium at which popular local star Richie Loop will be performing.
The Other Guys – From the team of Will Ferrell and Adam McKay (Anchorman, Funny or Die), comes a comedy about two mismatched New York City detectives who seize an opportunity to step up like the city’s top cops whom they idolize, only things don’t quite go as planned.
The Wildest Dream – Eighty-five years after George Mallory’s final attempt to summit Mount Everest, this film explores Mallory ‘s obsession with becoming the first person to reach the highest place on Earth. Told through the explorer’s poignant and evocative letters to his wife, Ruth, previously unseen photos and film archive from 1924, Mallory s incredible adventure lives again.
Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired Girl (Singularidades de uma Rapariga Loura) – The unstoppable Manoel de Oliveira – 101-years-old but producing films at a pace few filmmakers of any age could rival – returns to Anthology with this spare, deceptively simple, disarmingly pleasurable, and finely-wrought gem, an adaptation of a story by the great early-modernist Portuguese author Eça de Queiróz. Opening on a train, where a visibly distraught man, Macário, begins to unburden himself to the woman in the seat next to him, the film tells the story of Macário’s infatuation with a young blond woman he spies through an apartment window. Devoting himself to winning her, in the face of obstacles financial, familial, and practical, he finally achieves his goal, only to discover an unexpected “singularity” of his fiancée’s character.
The Last Judgment: Michelangelo and the Death of the Renaissance by James A. Connor – Painted on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel, 28 years after Michelangelo completed the glorious and hopeful ceiling, The Last Judgment is full of stark images depicting the End of Days. In The Last Judgement, Connor uncovers the secrets behind the fresco, and details the engrossing stories of conspiring kings, plotting popes, and murderous rivalries between noble families who were vying for control over Michelangelo and his art. This book demonstrates how Michelangelo was inspired by Copernicus and how the Counter-Reformation arose from the ashes of the Renaissance.
The One Hundred: A Guide to the Pieces Every Stylish Woman Must Own by Nina Garcia – “Simply put, these items make me feel classic. And there is no substitute for feeling this way. Ever.” In this style guide, Garcia addresses the most popular question readers consistently ask her: Exactly what are fashion’s timeless pieces?
The One Hundred answers this question and provides women with a tangible style map to follow when planning a shopping trip and stocking one’s closet.