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Jess By October 05, 2016 0 Comments

The cast of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children came out to campaign for their latest film in equally compelling fashion. Directed by Tim Burton, the movie provides a glimpse into a fantasy world, not dissimilar to the setting for the premiere: the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York City. In addition to the cast and crew, guests including Zac Efron, Alysia Reiner, and Patti LuPone walked the red carpet lining the Fifth Avenue address before taking the elevator up to the eighth floor, perhaps more commonly known 10022-Shoe, for the after-party, where Café SFA chef Alex Reyes served up unexpected bites on trays in theme-appropriate winged shapes.

For her part, actress Lauren McCrostie endorsed a conscious approach to eveningwear in a plunging creation by the rising label Vaute. “It’s like haute, but it’s spelled with a ‘V’ because it’s vegan haute couture,” she said of the eco-friendly frock, which was made right in New York and sourced from recycled plastic bottles. Echoing the transformative power of fashion brought to life in film was costar Samuel L. Jackson. “Fantasy always involves a lot of frills,” Jackson said. “The satin, the bows, the tweeds, the plaids or tartans, the buckles on the shoes—all those things that are accouterment but that we might not appreciate.” The Academy Award–nominated actor made quite the case in Giorgio Armani—when Jackson asked photographers if he was blocking the view of the Marc Jacobs Fall 2016 fashion, which filled the Saks Fifth Avenue window displays behind him, one quipped, “You are fashion!”

Ella Purnell, whose character wears a major pair of towering platforms in the film (now included among the Saks Fifth Avenue window display), also turned the red carpet into her own personal runway in a silk faille Dior gown paired with metallic sandals. “The shoes had to sell the fact that she’s weighed down because she’s lighter than air,” costume designer Colleen Atwood explained of the inspiration behind the scene-stealing accessory audiences will recall from the trailer. But as dreamy a notion as custom creepers are, which are said to boast their own magical powers, the reality was somewhat different. “I’d put on my dress and I’d feel like a princess, like a fairy, and then look down and see these huge bricks of shoes, and say, ‘Oh, there’s the Tim Burton part of this,’ ” Purnell said with a laugh. “But you get used to them after about six months.”

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Marie By October 12, 2014 0 Comments

We have added x10 photos of Ella looking stunning at the Wildlike Premiere which is part of the Hamptons International Festival in New York. Ella posted with Diane Farr, Frank Hall Green,  Bruce Greenwood and Nolan Gerard Funk. The event took place on Day 2 (October 10th 2014)

Marie By August 03, 2014 0 Comments

World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation will be presenting a special Boston-area screening of the award-winning film Ways to Live Forever. Based on British author Sally Nicholls’ best-selling novel, the surprisingly uplifting story centers on Sam, a spunky 12-year-old leukemia patient, and his best friend/fellow-patient, Felix. Together, they set out to achieve their dreams and despite dealing with illness, learn some inspirational lessons about family, friends, and the oddities of life.

The Tuesday, September 23, event will take place at the historic Somerville Theatre (55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA) at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased in advance through the Somerville Theatre or at the box office on The Day of the event. A portion of the proceeds go to benefit the Boston area chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), along with other cancer foundations and pediatric hospitals. Following successful premieres in Europe and Asia, the film was released in the U.S. last year by World Wide in partnership with LLS (http://lls.org), the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer, to raise further awareness of children’s cancers.

“Ways to Live Forever is a poignant film that illustrates how a boy and his family cope with leukemia,” states Sharon Klein, Executive Director of LLS Massachusetts. “This film is especially relevant today, because of the fact that more than 310,000 people are living with or in remission from Leukemia in the United States. LLS exists to find cures and ensure access to the best available treatments for all blood cancers. We will continue our fight until we live in a world without blood cancer.”

The film has garnered awards from around the world, including the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival’s Adult Jury Prize, Best Picture at the Bordeaux International Festival of Women in Cinema, the Heartland Film Festival Audience Award, and Best Feature Film from the European Children’s Film Association.

Ways to Live Forever stars critically acclaimed actors Ben Chaplin (The Thin Red Line, The Truth About Cats & Dogs), Greta Scacchi (The Player, Emma), Robbie Kay (ABC’s “Once Upon A Time,” Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), Alex Etel (The Water Horse), Emilia Fox (“Pride And Prejudice”), and Ella Purnell (Maleficent, Intruders, Never Let Me Go).

Founded in 1977, World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation is a diversified company with shareholders throughout the world, primarily involved in the development, financing, production and distribution of feature films, documentaries, short subjects, industrials and television productions. World Wide’s industry executives and board members have produced, distributed and consulted on a wide variety of film and television projects, earning Academy awards, Emmy awards, and prizes from international film festivals.