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The Last Emperor Credits: Directed by Matt Tyrnauer and starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Giorgio Armani, Jeannie Becker, Tom Ford and Karl Lagerfeld. Details: (PG), 96 mins, United States, English Synopsis: Valentino: The Last Emperor, produced and directed by Matt Tyrnauer, Special Correspondent for Vanity Fair magazine, is an intimate and engaging fly on the wall exploration of the singular world of one of Italy s most famous men. The film documents the colorful and dramatic closing act of Valentino s celebrated career, tells the story of his extraordinary life, and explores the larger themes affecting the fashion business today. The trend began inauspiciously, with a middling biography of Coco Chanel, and Sacha Baron Cohen Moncler Men Sale s commercially unsuccessful attempt to upstage an industry that thrives on upstaging itself. Things improved recently, when a towering personality in the fashion world gave unprecedented access to the hallowed halls of Vogue, though that endeavour was mostly a surface portrait. The latest addition to the collection Valentino: The Last Emperor is the best of the bunch. When the Italian couturier clocks up 45 years in the rag trade in 2007, it leads to speculation that abdication is imminent at the house of Valentino: Will he? Won t he? If not, why not? If not now, when? At the Paris prt a porter shows, the fashion press forgets the frocks and persists with the same line of questioning, in bilingual stereo. It s unlikely that anyone seriously expects that such a master of pomp and ceremony would deign to give that kind of scoop in a doorstop interview. Yet still they persist and duly he plays along, feeding the innuendo with nudge nudge wink wink non committals. Valentino s mentors in the 50s were the same artisans that honed their craft during the Art Deco period so when he goes, it will complete the generational change in European fashion. Vanity Fair contributor turned filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer captures the mood exquisitely (it s easy to see how an editorial feature about the last man standing from a defining era of post war fashion proved too epic for VF s pages). In his five decades at the top, Valentino Garavani has accumulated the expected trappings of success and to be sure, the film features Ab Fab like cameos by pampered pooches and air kissing A listers. These and other moments of vanity play out hilariously but Tyrnauer avoids caricature in favour of a gripping depiction of the End of Empire, and of the strange bedfellows created by the corporatisation of couture. Valentino: The Last Emperor stops short of full scale biopic; the farthest we go back is some 50 years to the meeting between Valentino and his sometime lover and lifetime partner, Giancarlo Giametti. Though they bicker about the exact whereabouts of that meeting on the Via Veneto, the two have been virtually inseparable since that day, and they ve forged their own dolce vita from Valentino s strengths as a creative force and Giancarlo s business Moncler 2011 nous. It s been at least 20 years since premium fashion houses were first carved up by mergers and acquisitions and sure enough, the corporate vultures start circling Valentino s parent company. Handcrafted haute couture may draw gasps and generate column inches but it doesn t benefit a bottom line as much as handbags, perfumes and customised belt buckles do. Giametti and Garavani know where things are going, and they contemplate an exit strategy that enables the founder to quit before his name becomes synonymous with duty free booty. Monlcer Coats Men Mid-Length Doudoune Light Black elements of his anniversary bash. Valentino: The Last Emperor is an excellent depiction of the creative process and it s a treat to witness the evolution of the 2007 collection under Valentino s formidable head seamstress (let s just say that you wouldn t want to pucker a seam in her presence). But even if you can t distinguish Valentino from Vinnies, there s enough to sustain its running time. Seek it out. Part drama, part documentary, this film focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were heading for a wedding in Pakistan but were captured on the Afghanistan border and then imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay. Two years of relentless interrogations and torture followed before they were released without charge. Nominated for a BAFTA for Best Single Drama, 2007. Directed by Mat Whitecross and Michael Winterbottom, and stars Riz Ahmed, Farhad Harun and Waqar Siddiqui. (From the UK, in English and Urdu, English subtitles) (Drama) (2006) (Rpt) MA (L,A) CC Based on a true story, this film tells the dramatic story of an imprisoned man recounting his life as a political extremist and the mastermind behind one of the most audacious prison breaks ever attempted. Prima Linea was a radical political group active in Italy in the 1970 s, who believed the nation s leadership was taking a dangerous shift to the right. When Sergio joins the militant group, he falls in love with fellow member Susanna who is soon arrested. Determined to reunite with his love, Sergio sets about one of the most daring jail escapes ever devised. (From Italy, in Italian) (Film) (Drama) (2009) M(V,L,S) A Hollywood stunt driver by day moonlights as a top notch getaway driver for hire in the criminal underworld. He finds himself a target for some of LA s most dangerous men after agreeing to aid the husband of his beautiful neighbour, Irene. When the job goes dangerously awry, the only way he can keep Irene and her son alive is to do what he does best drive. Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. Starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan and Bryan Cranston. Winner of Best Director at Cannes Film Festival. (From the US) (Film) (Drama) (2011) MA(V) CC

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The Learning Channel TLC Special While flipping aimlessly Moncler Kids Down Vests Clothing Red Hooded Zip through the endless sea of TV channels on the remote last night, I happened upon the TLC Special Extreme Cheapskates. It seemed interesting so I tuned in. The show highlights several individuals who are known "extreme cheapskates," meaning that they utilize unusual measures to save Moncler Outlet Prices money. These people were definitely tightwads but they didn t seem miserable. As a matter of fact, they seemed rather proud of their accomplishments in saving every little bit they could. I wouldn t have believed it if I hadn t seen it with my own eyes. A Few of my ideas for saving moneyGrocery Shopping on a Budget With the end of the recession seemingly nowhere in sight, everyone needs to know how to shop on a budget. One way I have cut costs is at the grocery store. We all have way too much stuff and most of it sits in the garage or attic or closet gathering dust and moths. These Budget Boosters can help save money on the monthly bills. Some of the examples of this intense frugality shocked even me: Cutting apart fabric squares to make reusable toilet paper. After each square is "used," it is placed in a basket and washed, Monlcer Waistcoat - Women Vest Blue ready to use again. Purchasing two ply rolls of toilet paper and separating them into two separate single ply rolls. Bartering for goods and services. When dining in a restaurant, boxing up other guests leftovers to take home yourself and eat later. Squeezing ketchup packets (like the kind at fast food restaurants) into the ketchup bottle at home. Making your own household cleaners like laundry detergent and window cleaner. When the tube of toothpaste has no "squeeze" left, cut it in half and there s still enough to use for another week. Diving (really) into dumpsters and retrieving items as the wife s wedding anniversary gifts. Examples include: dead roses, a tea kettle and a bottled water. Reusing paper towels. After one use, carefully rinse out and hang to dry. Scoping the town to find loose change. After collecting more than $7.00 (quite a find, I think), the gentleman heads to the butcher to purchase two goat heads that he takes home to cook and eat. Now, I admit I am frugal. I was brought up that way. I do use coupons when available, I do make my own laundry detergent and a number of other things (see some of my "frugal" hubs on the right). I can t quite get past the toilet paper thing. The fabric squares must certainly be more "comfortable" to use as the husband says. But I don t care how much bleach you use, there are still obvious "stains" on the re washed "clean" wipes. I don t think I would have ever married the guy who dumpster dives for anniversary presents. This is also the guy who picked up the rice from the ground that was thrown at them when they got married. I love to repurpose old things and go to yard sales for used items and love a good bargain, but give me a break. I wouldn t mind trying to use that last bit of toothpaste in the tube by cutting it open. Even the most expert toothpaste tube squeezer still can t get that last little bit out. I d have to keep the open tube in safe place, though, because the cats would likely want to check out the taste. Bartering for goods and services is definitely not a bad idea, especially since it s been around for hundreds of years. If you have a talent that you could trade for something you need, it might be worth a shot. Taking other people s leftovers seems very unsanitary. Sharing germs of those I know is bad enough but from a perfect stranger? No way. No, no one contacted me. I wrote about it because it was just so unbelievable. Hopefully it wasn t spam.

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