lunes, 28 de junio de 2010
The Kiss Seen Round the WorldIn the 65 years since LIFE's Alfred Eisenstaedt captured this scene amid the joyous chaos of August 14, 1945, his "V-J Day in Times Square" has become one of the most famous photographs ever made. Showing a sailor planting a kiss on the lips of a nurse as happy New Yorkers look on -- shortly after the surrender of Japan effectively, finally ended World War II -- the image has entered America's and the world's popular, shared consciousness in a way that very few photographs ever have. Today, it remains the picture that, for millions, serves as an elegant visual shorthand for the notion, "War is over!" On June 20, 2010, Edith Shain, the woman in the photograph (or, at least, the woman widely believed to be in the photograph ... read on!), died in Los Angeles at the age of 91. But the story of the picture, and of the remarkable man who took it, never grows old ..
domingo, 27 de junio de 2010
LA Times reports the flick is about “an eccentric teenager whose enigmatic and estranged uncle returns to the family after the death of the girl’s father.”
Fox Searchlight is hoping Jodie Foster will join the cast and Ridley and Tony Scott’s Scott Free Productions will produce.
Carey also stars in the upcoming Fox Searchlight production, Never Let Me Go, opposite Keira Knightley.
martes, 22 de junio de 2010
miércoles, 16 de junio de 2010
lunes, 14 de junio de 2010
In addition, many countries remain dependent on donation by the families or friends of patients who require blood and, in some countries, blood donors still receive payment.Yet evidence from around the world demonstrates that voluntary unpaid donors are the foundation of a safe blood supply because they are least likely to transmit potentially life-threatening infections, such as HIV and hepatitis viruses, to the recipients of their blood. It is to these unsung heroes that World Blood Donor Day is dedicated.