Author: FABUK Magazine

Apple Original Films’ “Emancipation,” directed and executive produced by Antoine Fuqua (“Training Day,” “The Equalizer”) and starring and produced by Will Smith (“King Richard,” “The Pursuit of Happyness,” “Ali”), tells the triumphant story of Peter (Smith), a man who escapes from slavery, relying on his wits, unwavering faith and deep love for his family to evade cold-blooded hunters and the unforgiving swamps of Louisiana on his quest for freedom. The film is inspired by the 1863 photos of “Whipped Peter,” taken during a Union Army medical examination, that first appeared in Harper’s Weekly. One image, known as “The Scourged Back,”…

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EVERY HEART TELLS A TALE Christian Bale, Harry Melling, Gillian Anderson Lucy Boynton and Robert Duvall appear in the new character art for THE PALE BLUE EYE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddbL9jvg77w&ab_channel=Netflix The Pale Blue Eye is in select cinemas December 23 and on Netflix January 6 West Point, 1830. A world-weary detective is hired to discreetly investigate the gruesome murder of a cadet. Stymied by the cadets’ code of silence, he enlists one of their own to help unravel the case of a young man the world would come to know as Edgar Allan Poe. Written for the Screen and Directed by Scott Cooper Based on the book…

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The good and the great of British hairdressing came together for the glittering Fellowship Luncheon & Hair Awards this week, recognising the best of creativity and business acumen in British hairdressing. Held at The Londoner in the heart of London’s Leicester Square, some 400 industry greats, peers and ones to watch came together for a three-course lunch followed by special Hair Awards to celebrate the creativity and successes of its membership, including the presentation of the Fellowship’s highest accolade, Fellowship Hairdresser of the Year. Hosted by President Robert Eaton and Chancellor Karoliina Saunders,  Robert Eaton said: “It was an honour…

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Avan Jamal: The Exam, Film Portraying Woes and Sorrows of Women in Kurdistan and Middle East; Desperate to Evade Forced Marriages, Girls Resort to Cheating Techniques on School Tests. Mansour Jahani – Avan Jamal, the lead actress of Shawkat Amin Korki’s “The Exam” which is set to represent Iraq in the 2023 Academy Awards, has thus remarked amongst a number of Academy members in Los Angeles and New York, “The Exam is a picture reflecting the woes and sorrows of women in Kurdistan and the Middle East. Desperate to evade forced marriages, these girls resort to cheating techniques on school…

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Shopping for a Christmas present isn’t always straightforward. If you’re picking out a present for a really close loved one, then it might feel that the stakes are a little bit higher. There’s an art to choosing a great gift, however. If you’re starved of inspiration, then why not take a look at some of the tips we’ll run through here? Make it personal There’s always a temptation to fall back on tried, trusted and safe gifts. Chocolate, flowers, perhaps a bottle of quality booze and a card might seem obvious choices. You can make any gift that little bit…

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Sheffield is a city that’s been through a considerable transformation over the last hundred years or so – a former industrial powerhouse, it’s largely done away with the smokestacks, and represents a green and modern urban centre, set in one of the most naturally beautiful parts of the UK. Best yet, Sheffield is among the most accessible cities in the country, with strong train links with surrounding cities. You can get from Sheffield to Chesterfield on a train, for example, in around eleven minutes – and there are trains running every fifteen minutes. Sheffield Botanical Gardens Covering around nineteen acres…

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The British Fashion Council (BFC) is delighted to reveal the winners of The Fashion Awards 2022 presented by Diet Coke.  The event raises the profile of and funds for the BFC Foundation charity which awards scholarships, grants and mentoring to future proof the pipeline of talent to the fashion industry.  The event celebrates the role of fashion in self-expression, escapism and optimism. It also recognises the exceptional individuals, brands and businesses whose imagination and creativity have broken new ground in fashion globally over the past 12 months – transforming the possibilities of fashion today. The evening, hosted by British and…

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Downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery (CHG) is proud to present their last major exhibition of the year ─ The Last Unicorn 40th Anniversary group show, featuring new works (from over 70 internationally renowned contemporary artists) inspired by the beloved fantasy film, as well as never-before-seen original film production art (including hundreds of meticulously restored frames) and a pop-up shop offering an array of exclusive merch. Opening on Saturday, December 17th and presented in partnership with Sweet Streets, The Last Unicorn 40th Anniversary group show will reunite fans, old and new, and provide a window into the making of the animated…

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Seemab Gul’s SANDSTORM is a coming-of-age story that navigates the tricky terrain of internet dating in a conservative Muslim society. The film questions the objectification of the female body and its relationship to honour in Pakistani culture. Academy Winner (Skin) Jamie Ray Newman and Jemima Khan board this important film as Executive producers. https://vimeo.com/656080295 SANDSTORM has qualified to be considered for the 95th Academy Awards® after winning the top awards at Rhode Island and HollyShorts Film Festivals. SANDSTORM can soon be seen at Calgary International Film Festival from 22nd September to 2nd October. Zara, a schoolgirl in Karachi, Pakistan, shares a…

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London, Monday 5 December, 2022; We are delighted to announce that acclaimed rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Friday 21 July, 2023, as part of a global tour. The Roots and King Princess will join the band for the London show. The band’s 2023 Tour is in support of their two #1 studio albums that were released in 2022, Unlimited Love and Return of the Dream Canteen. Following a recent Grammy nomination for Best Rock Song for “Black Summer,” the band will embark on a 23-date global trek that kicks off on Wednesday…

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