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Taskmaster: The Entirety of Series 12  Season 12, Ep 0

Alan Davies, Desiree Burch, Guz Khan, Morgana Robinson and Victoria Coren Mitchell all vie for the Golden Head of the Taskmaster—and to eventually advance to the Champion of Champions III! But first they have to elbow their way through the ten-episode labyrinth of odd tasks overseen by Little Alex Horne... and then convince Greg Davies—the Taskmaster—that they actually performed said tasks, nevermind whether they may have done well. See the astonished looks on everyone's faces when Greg totally mishandles the doling out of precious points. [more inside]
posted by not_on_display on Sep 25, 2021 - 3 comments

Movie: The Lost Leonardo

In 2008, a few of the world's most distinguished Leonardo Da Vinci experts gathered around an easel at the National Gallery in London to examine a mysterious painting: an unassuming Salvator Mundi (Latin for Savior of the World), found in a shady New Orleans auction house, that a select few believed to be a long-forgotten masterwork by Leonardo Da Vinci. That day, Salvator Mundi was authenticated as being the creation of Da Vinci himself, and thus, one of the most beguiling and perplexing stories of the 21st century was set into motion. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Sep 19, 2021 - 0 comments

The Department of Time: Óleo sobre tiempo (Oil Painting Over Time)  First Watch   Season 2, Ep 9

A Velázquez painting is auctioned off in 2016. But the painting in question was one of many destroyed in a fire at the Alcázar de Madrid in 1734. Velázquez is given a mission: travel back in time with Irene to investigate the paradox. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Jun 5, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Frida

An Academy Award-winning biography of Mexican artist and revolutionary Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage to mentor and fellow artist Diego Rivera into her self-portraits. [more inside]
posted by gemutlichkeit on Jul 22, 2016 - 1 comment

Farscape: Picture If You Will  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 6

Chiana is given a picture that predicts the future. It depicts the death of Chiana, followed by the rest of the crew who appear to die one by one in self-fulfilling prophecies. Maldis from "That Old Black Magic" makes his return and the picture is a part of his plan. [via]
posted by along came the crocodile on Oct 7, 2015 - 6 comments

Movie: Mr Turner

Timothy Spall portrays the English painter J.M.W. Turner in Mike Leigh's film about the last twenty-five years of his life. [more inside]
posted by Grangousier on Nov 8, 2014 - 4 comments

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