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Why Idris Elba Should Be Next James Bond

The infamous Sony hack has revealed many things. And what an ugly can of worms it was, including top execs calling superstar Angelina Jolie names and allegedly making what has been described as racist remarks about meeting US President Barack Obama. But we certainly like at least one of the leaks, tipping...

Who would you put on Vanity Fair cover?

For Hollywood’s glitterati, only one thing is arguably sweeter than climbing the Oscars stage to collect your well-deserved gold-plated statuette. And that is posing for Annie Leibovitz as the famed photographer shoots a Vanity Fair cover for the magazine’s annual Hollywood Issue.

Model of the Year 2015 announced! released its annual Model of the Year Awards, in which over 250 industry insiders and MDC readers chose top faces of 2015, and to everybody’s surprise, Kendall Jenner is not the winner. 

Sembène! Docu About Pioneering African Filmmaker Hits NY

He is often referred to as “the father of African cinema” and now a documentary on the life and oeuvre of legendary Senegalese film director Ousmane Sembène is running in a theater in New York.

Outside the norm

Last year Naomi Campbell, a passionate supporter of diversity in fashion, took a stage at the GLAAD Media awards to acknowledge the industry’s efforts to feature models of all skin colors. But, while appreciating the progress, she also stressed the importance of continuing to move forward and to welcome all the other variations of beauty as well.

Rick Owens shows male genitals on the Paris catwalk

Men’s fashion week in Paris came to a close on Sunday, but is still on everyone’s lips, all due to one American designer, who let his models go commando for his show. Of course, nudity in fashion is not a new thing - runways are used to see naked bottoms and bare breasts every now and then, but male genitals have never been exposed before and that was the only left taboo, now broken by Rick Owens.

Who’s Afraid of Ava DuVernay? A Groundbreaking Director and the Big Oscars Snub

In a cinematic world where white male film directors have traditionally ruled the roost since the Oscars began back in 1929, a relatively new girl on the block Ava DuVernay could be blazing a trail. And though falling just short of getting her maiden Best Director nod at this year’s Academy Awards, due on February 22 in Los Angeles, the 42-year-old still has her civil rights drama Selma nominated for the Best Picture.

Kate Moss turns 41

Kate Moss goes topless and unretouched for a fashion span in Vogue Italia January. Captured by famed photographer Peter Lindbergh, the 90s icon, who turns 41 today, wears minimal make-up and her hair just a little tousled.