Monday, November 29, 2010

"Treasure-Trove" of Picasso's discovered

"A retired electrician in southern France who once worked for painter Pablo Picasso says he has hundreds of previously unknown works by the artist — a treasure trove of 271 pieces said to be worth about $80 million."

"the art world was in shock today"

Your Highness

Starring 'Eastbound & Down''s Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman and Zooey Deschanel.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Baz Luhrmann-directed 'Great Gatsby' to star...

Baz Luhrmann (Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge) is set to direct a new adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic 'The Great Gatsby' starring....

Leonardo Dicaprio as Jay Gatsby
Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan
Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway

The picture above is from Carey Mulligan's November 2nd script reading. The movie is scheduled to film early 2011.

LA Times - Carey Mulligan lands role of Daisy in Baz Luhrmann's 'Great Gatsby'
SlashFilm - Carey Mulligan Cast in Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’

Friday, November 12, 2010

Daft Punk - "Derezzed"

First song to be released off Daft Punk's score for Tron Legacy. Album to be released December 7. Movie December 17.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Pogo (electronic musician)

Australian electronic musician Pogo's YouTube created movie/song mixes have garnered millions of page views and recognition of the big movie studios. Disney/Pixar commissioned Pogo, age 22, to make the movie/song mix above for Up.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Oregon Ducks Basketball Court

Designed by Tinker Hatfield (of Air Jordan fame).

"Like the famed blue "Smurf Turf" at Boise State's football stadium, Oregon's forest floor is meant to be an iconic design that will immediately be recognizable to TV viewers nationwide."

"In addition to the most uniform combinations and the most luxurious locker rooms of any school in the nation, Oregon will soon be able to lay claim to the country's most original basketball floor."

Friday, November 5, 2010

FreeDarko's Player Power Rankings

The bloggers responsible for The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac and The Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball History have come up with their list of the "Fifty Most Freedarko Players Right Now."

For reference, check out how they ranked their same list back in '06-'07.

"Don't ask about the method, or who was involved. Just know that, based on a far-reaching survey of FD associates, you have this list to guide you."

1. Kevin Durant
2. Rajon Rondo
3. John Wall
4. Russell Westbrook
5. Amar’e Stoudemire
6. Brandon Jennings
7. Anthony Randolph
8. Carmelo Anthony
9. Kobe Bryant
10. DeMarcus Cousins
11. Josh Smith
12. LeBron James
13. Monta Ellis
14. Gerald Wallace
15. Serge Ibaka
16. Rodrigue Beaubois
17. Tyreke Evans
18. Ron Artest
19. Steve Nash
20. Gilbert Arenas
21. J.R. Smith
22. Nicolas Batum
23. Chris Paul
24. Blake Griffin
25. Lamar Odom
26. Andre Iguodala
27. Stephen Jackson
28. Pau Gasol
29. Dwyane Wade
30. Derrick Rose
31. Andray Blatche
32. Terrence Williams
33. Larry Sanders
34. JaVale McGee
35. Joakim Noah
36. Brandon Roy
37. Francisco Garcia
38. Kevin Garnett
39. Stephen Curry
40. Tyrus Thomas
41. Deron Williams
42. Jrue Holiday
43. Danny Granger
44. Trevor Ariza
45. Ersan Ilyasova
46. Thaddeus Young
47. Amir Johnson
48. Hassan Whiteside
49. J.J. Hickson
50. Paul George

I'm proud to say I have the highlighted players above on my fantasy team.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Monday, November 1, 2010

The Boston Celtics Halloween Party

Rajon Rondo, Jermaine O'Neal, Big Baby, Delonte West, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett
Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, ? and Kevin Garnett
Marquis Daniels
Shaquille O'Neal