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Is it by mistake or by design?

Recently, while going through an article on Medium, beginning my voyage to the designing world. I found out about this brilliant design documentary. A documentary film that provides a look at the creativity behind everything from toothbrushes to tech gadgets. This is for all those who are from the non-design background and have never thought about products as profoundly as a designer does.

This feature-length documentary consists of talks by the most reputed designer of this age, from London, New York, Paris and even Tokyo.

You’ll never look at your next toothbrush (or your next any product) in quite the same way after watching this astute, elegant inquiry into the purpose and process of industrial design. — ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

Filming the outline of 2015

Each year it just gets bigger for Hollywood, and this year is no exception. This year will be no ordinary, releases such as Avengers: Age of Ultron and Star Wars, will surely make a big show out of their earning and will have an exciting race to the top of the box office. A new Mad Max (not starring Mel Gibson, instead Tom Hardy), and a new Sherlock Holmes adventure- Mr. Holmes (one with Ian McKellen ), a new Terminator (not starring Christian Bale) and much more.

Here is your guide to exciting movies opening in theaters over the next 12 months – some i’ve waited a very long time for and just can’t wait to see!

Disclaimer: Keep in mind, these are not films I define to be “Interstellar”. – these are movies I feel inspired to watch. Some of them don’t even have a trailer yet!

  • The Walk

Release date: October 2nd

  • The Hateful Eight

Release Date: November 13, 2015

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

Release Date: May 15, 2015

  • Knight of Cups

Release Date: Unknown

  • The Avengers: Age of Ultron

Release Date: May 1, 2015

  • Pixels

Release Date: July 24, 2015

  • Entourage

Release date: June 5th

  • Joy

Release date: December 25th

  • The Revenant

Release date: December 25th

  • Chappie

Release Date: March 6, 2015

  • Regression

Release date: August 28th

  • Mr. Holmes

Release Date: Unknown

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  • Everest

Release date: September 18th

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  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

Release Date: February 13, 2015

  • Terminator Genisys

Release Date: July 1, 2015

  • Get Hard

Release date: March 27th

  • The Gunman

Release Date: March 20, 2015

  • Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Release Date: December 18, 2015

  • Spectre

Release Date: November 6, 2015

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  • Blackhat

Release date: January 16th

  • St. James Place

Release date: October 16th

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  • The Martian

Release Date: November 25, 2015

  • In the Heart of the Sea

Release date: March 13th

  • Son of a Gun

Release date: January 16th

  • Black Mass

Release Date: September 18, 2015

  • Inside Out

Release Date: June 19, 2015

  • Ex Machina

Release date: April 10th

  • Mission: Impossible V

Release Date: December 25, 2015

  • Aloha

Release date: May 29th

Interstellar- Ability to overcome the impossible

We’ve always defined ourselves by the ability to overcome the impossible. And we count these moments. These moments when we dare to aim higher, to break barriers, to reach for the stars, to make the unknown known. We count these moments as our proudest achievements. But we lost all that. Or perhaps we’ve just forgotten that we are still pioneers. And we’ve barely begun. And that our greatest accomplishments cannot be behind us, because our destiny lies above us. – Interstellar

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Missing Oscar

I’ve got to give credit to Wikipedia for inserting an “Lost to” column to the list of Nominations and Awards won by Leonardo DiCaprio. Leonardo DiCaprio has failed to won an oscar not because the academy seems to be biased, but because of the fact that he lost the awards to actors or performances better than his or equal.

Tommy Lee Jones for The Fugitive, a film which still remains in my list of all time favourites accompanied by the brilliance of Harrison Ford. Jamie Foxx for Ray,  biographical film on the life of the blues musician Ray Charles, in which Jamie Foxx performace was , according to me, the best of his lifetime, certainly deserved the oscar just as much as Leo. Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland, based on Uganda’s dictator Idi Amin, being played by Forest Whitaker, was a mind blowing performance and became (to me) a gateway movie to the African Poverty and Civil wars. Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club, well I’m not going to say much about McConaughey’s brilliant 2013 and now 2014. Just watch what a straight forward, clear minded person he is. His oscar winning speech for Dallas Buyers Club, Best Actor

Im not Anti – Leonardo DiCaprio, I can never be. He is a amazing actor, his performances in  films such as Titanic (1997), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Gangs of New York (2002), Blood Diamond (2006), The Departed (2006), Revolutionary Road (2008), Shutter Island (2010), Inception(2010), and Django Unchained (2012) are just unforgettable.

Walter Mitty

As Mitty explains, the purpose of life is to feel. This film certainly makes us do that. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is an inspiring tale of overcoming misadventure.

“To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, to draw closer, to find each other and to feel. That this is the purpose of ‘Life’” -credo of Life Magazine.