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The 10 Best Films of 2020… So Far

Movie releases have been hugely complicated by the Covid-19 pandemic crisis. Since March, going to see a movie on the big screen hasn’t been an option. Typically, at this point in the year, we’d be right in the middle of Hollywood blockbuster season, but the major studios have indefinitely postponed their tentpole offerings. Things are […]

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Ilya Cascad: Interview with Precision Tattooist of Ornamental Illusions

A native of Russia and resident artist at the acclaimed Love Machine studio in New York City, Ilya Cascad works hours on end to finalize geometric, motion illusion patterns on the bodies of his clients. “Symmetry” and “precision” are words that best describe Cascad’s tattoos, done in black ink; however, recently implementing color to arm […]

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Rope Bondage: Dirty Archangel and Shibari Dream Team Photographed in NYC

We started with email correspondence with the author of “Lust is My Favorite Sin” and photographer of this remarkable “Shibari Project,” Dirty Archangel is his artistic name. A Turkish immigrant and citizen of New York City, who’s day job are taking professional cityscape pictures of the Big Apple. Because a photoshoot like this one generally […]

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Shiran: Finding Freedom Though Traveling and Tattooing

Giving beautiful tributes to Etta James, Nina Simone and Sam Cooke — Shiran could have easily become a professional illustrator, but somehow ended up in the tattoo field. Shiran is engaged to tattooer Artem Koro, who has been her rock through thick and thin, such as a long recovery after her leg and hand were smashed […]

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The 10 Best Movies of 2019

It’s time for “Scene 360’s” annual end-of-year movie rundown. 2019 was defined by a royal rumble between auteur filmmakers and comic-book movie directors. Theatres were swamped with Hollywood productions and the indie world gets drowned out. It’s the old “art versus commerce” culture war reheated for the new generation. We’re most likely to catch smaller […]

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Yanina Viland: Painting, Tattooing and Creating Positive Experiences

We met up with tattoo artist Yanina Viland in her new private studio in Lisbon, Portugal, located in the traditional part of the city that overlooks the Tagus river. She smiled, showing us her balcony—the outdoor space where she spends time just chilling and collecting thoughts. Her dog BB King, a friendly mutt she adopted […]

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Chris Garver Interview: Tattooing from the Gutter to the Top

In a summarized historical explanation, the “Tattoo Renaissance” began in the late 1950s with tattooers like Lyle Tuttle, Don Nolan, Zeke Owens, Ed Hardy, and others pioneering the way. “Between the hippie movement of the late ‘60s and the feminist campaigns and rights movements, the tattoo industry saw itself in the midst of a rebirth […]

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10 Best Films From BFI London Film Festival 2019

The 63rd BFI London Film Festival recently wrapped and here’s a list of our favourite films this year. While always coming at the end of the festival calendar year, the “BFI London Film Festival” was packed with big stars and big films. Many titles selected appeared at Cannes back in May, so we haven’t included […]

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The Ten Greatest Films of the Decade

The closing months of the decade leads us to contemplating the cinematic landscape from 2010-2019. A few years ago, we ran a list of the decade’s best so far, which, taken with this entry gives you a good overview of 20 films which deserve attention, acclaim and, most importantly, your eyeballs. Of course, there are […]

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10 Best Films of 2019 … So Far

As it’s officially June, here’s our midpoint rundown of the year’s best films so far. Films big and small have caught our attention to date, and we’ve purposefully left off movies we’ve seen at last year’s festivals, in order to give fresher titles a fairer hearing. As this is just a taking of the temperature, […]