BEAUTY

  • 'Beauty and the Beast' review: A grand CGI-enhanced spectacle, this fairy tale has not been made for kids November 14, 2014

    Director: Christophe Gans Star cast: Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux, André Dussollier Rating: 2.5/5 The story of 'Beauty and the Beast' or 'La Belle et la Bête' begins with a faceless woman reading out a story from the digitally yellowed pages of a book. The little audience of two listen enchanted to the story...
  • Watch: This heartwarming short film proves beauty doesn't lie in fairness or anti-ageing creams. Being beautiful is easy! November 11, 2014

    Why is it that a fairness cream ad always shows a woman happier when she becomes six shades lighter? Are anti-ageing creams the only way to be accepted in your friends' circle as you grow older? While television ads suggest being beautiful is all about embracing beauty products, this short...
  • Photos: 22- year-old Venezuelan Isabella Santiago crowned transgender beauty queen in Thailand's 'Miss International Queen' pageant November 10, 2014

    Pattaya: A 22-year-old Venezuelan was crowned "Miss International Queen" on Friday night at a beauty contest that bills itself as the world's largest and promotes the rights of transsexuals and transvestites. Isabella Santiago beat 21 contestants from 18 countries to win the title and prize money of $12,500 at a...
  • Singer Nez Erok puts her trauma of domestic violence into lyrics October 30, 2014

    Australian singer Nez Erok has put her own trauma of domestic violence into lyrics, with her song 'beautiful'. Erok said, "We wanted to create a video that could appeal to all kinds of situations and not just limited to one particular situation, because as you know domestic violence is not...
  • Beauty Becomes Niche with a 3D Effect October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Beauty has always been one of society's great obsessions. Since the Ancient Greeks, humans have struggled with an overvaluation of aesthetic appeal. In today's media-saturated world where we are bombarded by images of what we should look like and what we fail to look like, it is worse...
  • The terrible hypocrisy faced by monsters in Indian cinema: End the impossible body image set by Hollywood. All 'creatures' are beautiful September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the dead of night. You have just finished watching that episode of the latest season of 'American Horror Story' on your laptop. There's a slight nip in the air, it is September after all. You switch off the lights, and pull the sheets to cover you. Just...
  • The Beautiful Game: Brazil look to go out on a high July 12, 2014

    Neymar has urged his Brazil teammates to rescue some of their battered pride after their humiliating semifinal defeat to Germany by beating the Netherlands in thirdplace playoff in Brasilia. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Is Neuer world's best goalkeeper? July 11, 2014

    CNNIBN football experts Novi Kapadia and Karim Bencherifa discuss about the football World Cup 2014's best goalkeepers. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Focus now moves to the last four July 7, 2014

    With Neymar out of the World Cup, Brazil have a tough challenge in the semifinal against Germany. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Brazil in, Neymar out of the World Cup July 5, 2014

    Neymar was ruled out of the rest of the tournament after fracturing his third vertebra during Friday's 21 quarterfinal win over Colombia. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Argentina face Switzerland in the round of 16 July 1, 2014

    Lionel Messi have fired Argentina into the World Cup last 16 but they will look for a better allround performance when they meet Switzerland ...
  • The Beautiful Game: France defeat Nigeria 20 to reach quarterfinals July 1, 2014

    France ended Nigeria's hopes of a first World Cup quarterfinal appearance when they scored two late goals to beat the Super Eagles 20. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Netherlands beat Mexico to reach quarterfinals June 30, 2014

    Netherlands staged a stunning late comeback to dash Mexico's dreams of a quarterfinal with a 21 victory in Fortaleza. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Netherlands take on Mexico in the round of 16 June 29, 2014

    Skipper Robin van Persie will be back for the Dutch and they would hope for the RobinRobben pairing to continue its scintillating form. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Brazil beat Chile on penalties to reach quarterfinals June 29, 2014

    Julio Cesar was the unlikely hero as hosts Brazil sneaked into the quarterfinals after a 32 penalty shootout win over Chile. ...
  • Photos: This woman got her face Photoshopped in 25 countries to see how beauty standards vary across the globe June 29, 2014

    Photoshop is a tool that movie stars and supermodels rely on to enhance their beauty by unrealistic standards. That thigh gap or the perfectly flat stomach you envy your favourite celebrity for may all be the work of a digital artist! What does the ideal beautiful really look like?Esther Honig,...
  • The Beautiful Game: Teams gear up for round of 16 June 27, 2014

    In the 48 games in the first round of World Cup 2014, 136 goals have been scored and nine red cards have been dished out. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Argentina beat Nigeria to top Group F June 25, 2014

    Argentina beat Nigeria 32 in their last World Cup group match, with Messi and Ahmed Musa scoring two goals each before Marcos Rojo scored the winner. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Argentina face Nigeria in their last group match June 25, 2014

    Argentina will have their sights set on topping their group as they take on African champions Nigeria in their final Group F game at Porto Allegre. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Italy need a draw against Uruguay to qualify June 24, 2014

    Italy must find a way to shut down Uruguay striker Luis Suarez when the teams clash at the Dunas arena on Tuesday which will decide who goes through to the last 16. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Brazil face Cameroon June 24, 2014

    Brazil have a relatively simple task to advance past the group stage at their home World Cup draw or beat a Cameroon. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Dutch take on Chile June 23, 2014

    Netherlands face Chile in a crucial Group B clash at Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Costa Rica beat Italy 10 June 21, 2014

    Costa Rica made a mockery of rankings and footballing pedigree by beating Italy, the 4time champions, by a solitary goal. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Costa Rica humble Italy 10 June 20, 2014

    Costa Rica beat fourtime champion Italy 10 to secure a spot in the last 16 and eliminate England in the process. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Italy take on Costa Rica June 20, 2014

    Costa Rica and Italy each have three points but the central American side top the group on goal differential. A win for either Italy or Costa Rica would just about assure a spot in the next round. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Netherlands look to seal top spot June 18, 2014

    After setting the World Cup alight with a demolition job over Spain, the Dutch get ready to take another step towards the knockout stage against Australia at Porto Allegre. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Brazil draw 00 with Mexico June 18, 2014

    Brazil were held to a 00 draw by Mexico on Tuesday in an absorbing Group A match in the deafening cauldron of Fortaleza's Castelao arena. ...