Celebrate: Headed to Berlin this weekend or, heck, have a layover at the airport there? Then hit-up the annual Bread and Butter event at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport. This biannual shopping spree is full of the forthcoming season’s staple trends. Hundreds of designers, from well-known labels to emerging talent, showcase their creations there.
Watch: No Strings Attached – Emma (Natalie Portman) and Adam (Ashton Kutcher) are life-long friends who almost ruin everything by having sex one morning. In order to protect their friendship, they make a pact to keep their relationship strictly “no strings attached.” “No strings” means no jealousy, no expectations, no fighting, no flowers, no baby voices. It means they can do whatever they want, whenever they want, in whatever public place they want, as long as they don’t fall in love.
The Way Back – An epic story of survival, solidarity and indomitable human will. Shot in Bulgaria, Morocco and India, the film stars Jim Sturgess (Across the Universe, The Other Boleyn Girl), Ed Harris (Appaloosa) and Colin Farrell (In Bruges) as prisoners of a Soviet Union labor camp, who, along with four others, flee their Siberian Gulag and begin a treacherous journey across thousands of miles of hostile terrain.
O: A Presidential Novel by Anonymous – This is a novel about aspiration and delusion, set during the presidential election of 2012 and written by an anonymous author who has spent years observing politics and the fraught relationship between public image and self-regard. The novel includes revealing and insightful portraits of many prominent figures in the political world—some invented and some real.