Waking up on a dark winter morning is never fun. But imagine if the sun didn't come up at all. Rjukan, Norway—which is cast into shadow for five months a year—has found a solution. The town is finishing its first winter using a system of mirrors to create an oasis of sunlight during its perpetually dark winter months. Read more...
Ninjas are like shadows, the true shadows. Ninjas are like flames, deep crimson flames. No matter how much the times change, the work of people will not change. The ninjas that live on the dark side of the world, are still needed today. Show More Summary
The headline that appeared on the syndicated “Dear Abby” column was “Couple’s long-ago abortion casts dark shadow on ex-wife.” The story that the now ex-wife told about her former husband and her daughter illustrates again how abortion’s aftermath can go on and on and on—and that what was supposed to be “secret” may not stay […]
Bates Motel--a mixture of horror, mystery and dark comedy--has stepped out of the shadow of its big screen inspiration and come into its own. It's time to turn on the vacancy sign and see what's in store for the woman who put the mother in ?smother,? and the very special man in her life, her son Norman. Here's some key facts you should know before checking in for season two.
Throughout the shows in Milan this week, emotions ran high: A forlorn little girl sat alone in the front row during the Roberto Cavalli rehearsal, and a model cried to her friends after the Emporio Armani show. The Cut’s Alex Majoli was backstage to capture all of the drama, including... More »
ART-HOUSE film-makers have never paid much attention to zombies, but they can’t seem to resist giving us their spin on vampire lore. In the past few years we’ve had Tim Burton's “Dark Shadows” (2012), Neil Jordan’s “Byzantium” (2012), Chan-Wook Park’s “Thirst” (2009), and Tomas Alfredson’s “Let The Right One In” (2008). Show More Summary
The meek shine of a cell phone light provides precious little comfort in the dark halls of an abandoned hospital. Its glow throws menacing shadows across every wall and beneath long-abandoned wheelchairs. Creaking steps and whispers flutter down the passage, and the promise of a scare is never far off. Show More Summary
Chris Pratt, aka the Selfie King, who has delighted viewers with his Greek physique, showing off his hard work prepping for roles in Zero Dark Thirty and also Guardians of the Galaxy, the trailer for which also makes good use...
The summer of 2013 saw a daring new comic series from Dark Horse called “Breath of Bones”, written by horror icon Steve Niles and illustrated by the deeply talented Dave Wachter. This comic tells the story of a small Jewish village during WWII that utilizes... Read More
Between The Lone Ranger and Dark Shadows, Johnny Depp hasn't exactly lit up the box-office in recent years. But his next movie is an aggressive bid to reestablish his blockbuster credentials: Transcendence, a twisty sci-fi thriller produced by Christopher Nolan and directed by Inception cinematographer Wally Pfister. Show More Summary
I can appreciate a good romp through a dark fantasy world brimming with all sorts of nasties as much as the next guy, so when Dracula returns later this month, you can bet I’ll be there, sword in hand. From everything we’ve seen of it... Read More
The final volume of Myke Cole's Shadow Ops trilogy, Breach Zone, has a distinct Dark Knight Rises vibe to it — appropriate, given that Cole worked on the film as an fighting extra in one of the film's battle scenes. It's all about a city in chaos, and what happens when people are pushed to breaking point. Read more...
Apparently they replaced Rukia's blood with ice water. Äs Nödt is a master of fear. He is the whisper in the empty room, the shadow in the corner of your eye, and the touch in the dark. How will Rukia manage to combat the instinct of fear? The Good I don't care how many times you ask. Show More Summary
It is worth noting that the title of this episode is “Heir to the Demon.” Ra’s al Ghul, the famed leader of the League of Shadows/League of Assassins (the principal bad guys in the Dark Knight movie series), is sometimes referred toShow More Summary
On the steps outside an east London church there's a smiling PR checking names off a list. Next to her, in the early twilight shadow of a late January evening, is a hired hand dressed head to toe in clunking steel armour. He guides us...Show More Summary
Post by Jill Baughman. There's something magical yet oddly terrifying about your shadow, isn't there? Especially if you're a baby -- come on, there's this dark, large, looming silhouette attached to your feet that you can't run away from. Show More Summary
I have a few events scheduled for this week, and at least one of them calls for a dark smoky eye. Tuxedo Black, one of the newer colors in Bobbi Brown's excellent Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick range, is a good option for such a look. It's a true black color, even if not quite "the blackest black" as described on Bobbi Brown's website. Show More Summary
As producers prepare to sweep away the last vestiges and vertebrae of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, talk has already turned to what show could possibly replace it at the Foxwoods Theater, and remove itself from the shadow of its previous, incredibly messy tenant. Show More Summary
Are the shadows in many of your images so dark it's hard to see detail in them? Would you like to see more detail in shadows without making highlights overly bright? Who doesn't have this problem? There's a quick and easy cure. Use InstaFlash to bring shadow detail out into the open. InstaFlash simulates camera flash with software. Show More Summary