The study of religion combines anthropological, archaeological, and psychological research to unearth one of the most intriguing facets of the human condition. Whether we are pious believers or adamant atheists, the wide array of cultural intricacies that define the religions of the world captivate the curiosity of all. When emotions and vendettas are pushed aside, perhaps we’ll begin to realize that to understand religion is to understand a large part of what makes us human..
Wait Marvel movies keep getting better? How is this possible? The answer is: Characters. There are now as many MCU films (13) as there are episodes of a meaty TV series two seasons’ worth, if we’re counting by the hour and the Kevin Feige method of developing interesting people to fill the comic costumes paid off huge ($1.14 billion worldwide) this spring. Civil War put all of Marvel’s earthly Avengers and their disparate tones into a blender of a blockbuster and hit frappe, and what could easily have been a disaster was perhaps the best Marvel movie we’re ever going to get.
But a good jumping off point is clearly Roman Holiday: this classic film sees Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn skipping around the city on a Vespa and falling in love with one another (while you fall in love with the scenery).Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in ‘Roman Holiday’ (1953) (The Kobal Collection)Fellini’s 1972 film Roma gives a different, less romantic but more fascinating view of the Italian capital. A semi autobiographical story depicting director Federico Fellini’s move from Rimini to Rome, it features a series of loosely connected scenes that take place in the 1930s and 1970s.For the true Roman experience, Gladiator lets you experience the empire in its heyday. A particular highlight is seeing the Colosseum as it would have looked in 180AD.(There are also two separate but equally terrible looking romcoms called When In Rome, one of which stars the Olsen twins.
Some pilots also find gray green and brown tints useful as they boost vividness in colors and also minimize blue and violet lights. This greatly boosts contrast in hazy conditions. Speaking of hazy, it is to be noted that although there are tints like yellow, orange, red, amber red and pink (which look stunning) that block scattered blue lights and help to sharpen vision, they significantly distort colors.
But at the end of the Luxottica took over [other brands] and moved all the production to China and the area collapsed economically. Still, the workshops and machinery and people with knowledge are all there. So we found a small, family run business and we make our frames with them, though they had to really rethink the process because our frames are very different..