Tag: american masters series

  • Masters & Mirrors

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-05-08
    Masters & Mirrors

    Don't you sometimes wonder who checks a dentist's teeth, gives a masseuse a massage, and takes a photographer's photo? Well, my last conundrum is answered by these black and white self-portraits of masters in mirrors, highlighting a photographer's self-reliance, creativity, and even equipment.

  • LomoCelebs: Making Iron Man — Panoramas by Jeff Bridges

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-07-04
    LomoCelebs: Making Iron Man — Panoramas by Jeff Bridges

    Yesterday, we shared a few of Jeff Bridges' behind-the-scenes panoramas from recent movies he's filmed. Today, we present the full photo book from the set of Iron Man wherein the Oscar-winning actor played sci-fi antagonist Obadiah Stane. See candids of co-stars Rober Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, and the rest of the superhero movie's cast and crew here!

  • American Masters: Jeff Bridges

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-07-02
    American Masters: Jeff Bridges

    We know Jeff Bridges as the tenpin-bowling dude from The Big Lebowski and the eyepatch-wearing gunman from True Grit, but did you know that the Oscar-winning actor is also a cartoonist, musician, and photographer? Find out more about Jeff Bridges and his Widelux panoramic shots in this edition of American Masters.

  • American Masters: Ansel Adams

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-11-02
    American Masters: Ansel Adams

    This installment of American Masters looks back at the life and work of renowned American landscape photographer, Ansel Adams, who remains best known for his black and white photos of beautiful sceneries. We all like to dabble on landscape photography every now and then, so read on to learn more about the iconic landscape photographer after the jump!

  • LomoCelebs: Filming Crazy Heart — Panoramas by Jeff Bridges

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-07-05
    LomoCelebs: Filming Crazy Heart — Panoramas by Jeff Bridges

    Looks like you guys liked the behind-the-scenes look at Iron Man, courtesy of Jeff Bridges' panoramic photography! To keep things going, here are more black and white shots by the American Master and actor. This time, it's from the set of Crazy Heart, starring Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Colin Farrell.

  • American Masters: Bob Dylan

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-04-06
    American Masters: Bob Dylan

    On this edition of American Masters, we’ll be talking about Bob Dylan’s contributions to the music industry in the span of 5 decades. Read more after the break.

  • American Masters: Woody Allen

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-02-06
    American Masters: Woody Allen

    An accomplished screenwriter and director, Woody Allen has had numerous films credited to his name spanning from the 1960’s to the present. Most of his works have gotten major awards, too. Learn more about this American Master.

  • American Masters: Alfred Hitchcock

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-02-21 #videos
    American Masters: Alfred Hitchcock

    When it comes to suspense flicks and psychological thrillers, British filmmaker and producer Alfred Hitchcock has helmed some of the best that the world has known and seen. In this installment of American Masters, let us pay tribute to the brilliant filmmaker and pioneer who has been called "The Master of Suspense."

  • American Masters: Albert Einstein

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-04-18
    American Masters: Albert Einstein

    "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction." These are the words of wisdom by American Master Albert Einstein, one of the most brilliant minds the world has ever known. Read more about the life of the iconic man of science after the jump!

  • American Masters: Lou Reed

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-05-04 #videos
    American Masters: Lou Reed

    In this edition of American Masters the spotlight is on Lou Reed, the vocalist and songwriter of American rock band The Velvet Underground. His contributions in music make him a cultural icon and a true American Master. Read more about Lou Reed after the break.

  • American Masters: Charlie Chaplin

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-03-05
    American Masters: Charlie Chaplin

    When talking about silent films and slapstick comedy, Charlie Chaplin’s name will most likely be mentioned. He is probably one of the most beloved silent movie stars to contribute to the silent film era. Apart from that, he is also an accomplished director and composer. Learn more about Charlie Chaplin on this edition of ‘American Masters’.

  • American Masters: F. Scott Fitzgerald

    written by geegraphy on 2012-09-05
    American Masters: F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American author of novels and short stories, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Find out more about this literary icon and his work after the jump!