This is especially the case after the events of Season 3, which (spoiler alert for anyone not caught up), teases a world doomed for destruction unless Bernard can find a way to save humanity. The show has gone a lot deeper with its concept than even the movie’s creator, Michael Crichton, may have taken it, considering his original intended statement was to be a warning against corporate greed (via Vulture). I know HBO shows get proposed for movies (twice in this list now) a lot, but if there’s one that I think truly deserved it above all else to close out its story, it’s Westworld.
Roman Polanski’s Had Some Words About Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Too, Before It Even Came Out
Quentin Tarantino was also slammed for his film’s inclusion of Roman Polanski (Rafal Zawierucha), who was married to, and expecting a child with, Sharon Tate (Margot Robbie) at the time Once Upon A Time In Hollywood takes place. The criticism came from the disgraced filmmaker‘s current wife, Emmanuelle Seigner, who expressed on Instagram, which The Hollywood Reporter translated from French, that the movie represents the industry’s unbothered will to capitalize on her husband’s tragic story without permission, while also making him a “pariah.” This, however, occurred two months before the release of the film, which ends with a fantastic re-imagination of Tate’s fate.
Ask any dermatologist: The fact that we need to wear sunscreen is not up for debate. But finding the best sunscreen isn’t easy—there’s a reason people hate the stuff. Sunscreen has a bad rap for being chalky, greasy, and generally all-around annoying. Add in the fact that the FDA is currently investigating the safety of common sunscreen ingredients (more on that below), and it makes the task of choosing an effective sunscreen that looks and feels good on even more complicated.
The good news, though, is that the latest generation of formulas will change the way you feel about slathering up. We know because we asked dermatologists to recommend the SPFs they swear by, then our editors put those formulas to the test to see which ones fit our extremely picky criteria. But before we get on to our sunscreen reviews, here’s everything you need to consider to find the best sunscreen for you.
What is the difference between chemical and physical sunscreen?
There are two types of sunscreen formulas: mineral (also known as “physical blockers”) and chemical. Although both protect your skin from the sun, the way they do that on a scientific level is very different.
“Sunblocks (or physical sunscreens) work by sitting on top of your skin to reflect UV rays, whereas chemical sunscreens sink into your skin to absorb UV rays and convert them into heat,” says Shereene Idriss M.D., a dermatologist in New York City. Chemical sunscreens also often include antioxidants that disarm free radicals—which cause UV-ray-based harm—and cut down damage to your skin cells.
Aside from the “sunscreen” and “sunblock” label, you can tell what type of protection you’re getting by taking a peek at the ingredient label. If you see the ingredients titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, you’re dealing with a physical sunblock. Derms say mineral blocks tend to be less irritating for sensitive skin. They also work immediately, and don’t require any downtime before you can go in the sun (chemical sunscreens, meanwhile, take about 20 or 30 minutes to start working properly). However, physical blockers tend to be thicker and more difficult to rub in.
Chemical formulas have a history of being more user-friendly since they are the easiest formula to apply and leave less of a white cast. But in May 2019 the FDA proposed new regulations for chemical sunscreens because of increasing safety concerns. Out of the 16 currently approved sunscreen ingredients brands can use, the only two deemed officially safe were the physical blockers, zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. Meanwhile, PABA and trolamine salicylate were deemed unsafe. The FDA called for more research regarding the other 12, which are typically found in chemical sunscreens.
In January 2020, the FDA shared results of a clinical study that shows six of these ingredients—avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene, homosalate, octisalate and octinoxate—enter the bloodstream after one application, which could potentially be associated longterm health issues. Environmentalists have also taken issue with chemical sunscreens, and have found that the ingredients oxybenzone and octinoxate are damaging to coral reefs. Sunscreens with these ingredients will officially be banned in Hawaii starting in 2021.
What level of SPF do dermatologists recommend?
“I recommend a minimum of SPF 30 daily,” says Idriss, which is based on the recommendation from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). However, just as formula is not one size fits all, you should also consider your concerns when selecting your SPF level. “SPF 15 blocks 93% of UVB, whereas SPF 30 blocks 97%, and SPF 50 blocks 98%,” she says. “Although this increase may seem like a negligible gain in protection, if you are prone to sunburns or skin cancers, that little gain can make a world of a difference.”
It’s also important to consider how much you’re applying. According to the AAD, most people only apply 25% to 50% of the recommend amount of sunscreen. The general rule is to use at least one ounce, or enough to fill a shot glass, to cover your entire body.
How long does sunscreen last?
“The FDA guidelines mandate that SPF directions must say to reapply every two hours when you are outdoors,” says Loretta Ciraldo, M.D. FAAD, a dermatologist in Miami. “Remember that the AAD recommends a three-pronged approach to sun protection that includes wearing sun protective clothing, as well as trying to avoid sun exposure during the peak hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.”
While waterproof options are great for swimming or sports, it’s worth noting that the FDA mandates these formulas can only be labeled as water- and sweat-resistant for up to 80 minutes. Because of this, Idriss recommends reapplying immediately after getting out of the water.
What’s the best sunscreen?
“The most important factor is that you will use the SPF regularly,” says Ciraldo, which cements derms’ stance on sunscreen: The best sunscreen for you is the one you will actually use. Here are the sunscreens Glamour editors say won’t let you down.
Congrats! You made it through another winter of subzero temps and blanket-sized scarves, and it’s officially time to unearth the best swimsuits for tropical vacations and packed pool parties. Just kidding. It’s no secret that this summer will look, well, different (to say the least) because Ms. Rona isn’t done with us yet. With so many beaches closed for July 4th, you might be reimagining what summer fun looks like for you—and while barbecues with your entire group of friends might be on hold, water isn’t canceled.
Balconies are mini-summer sanctuaries, inflatable pools are more popular than ever, and with the best swimsuits of 2020, you can still post an enviable shot to your Instagram feed without putting anyone in danger in the process. Plenty of dreamy trends for all body types cropped up this year, from one-shoulder numbers to lingerie-esque bikinis, and metallic one-pieces, swimwear is looking offbeat (in the best way). It’s also looking more eco-friendly than ever, with a number of sustainable swimwear brands creating recyclable pieces that don’t skimp on style—or throw your budget to the summer breeze. Grab your sun hat, favorite SPF moisturizer, and shop the 28 best swimsuits of 2020, ahead.
Asymmetry is having a moment. Geometric cutouts and criss-cross necklines are winning trends on the swimwear front, and it’s impossible to scroll through social without spotting influencers wearing various takes of the one-shouldered tank top. Times are exceptionally weird right now, so why not go with the unusual style that will turn a few heads with a dose of fashun?
Animal print is the gift that keeps on giving. Despite it dominating the trend cycle for years now, the print hasn’t wavered, and leopard spots and zebra stripes look prime on a bathing suit. Whether you’re looking for earthy neutrals or want to make a splash with a cow-print moment, there are plenty of styles to choose from, and you’ll blend right in with the
Sustainable style is here to stay. With shoppers becoming more interested in decreasing their environmental impact with the clothes they wear, sustainable brands are on the rise, and tons of swimwear brands are utilizing discarded fishnets, plastic waste, recycled nylon, and upcycled fabric to create suits that look and feel like the regular thing. If you’re looking for an easy way to lean into sustainable fashion without sacrificing style, swimwear is the area to do so.
Crinkled, smocked, and seersucker fabric is popping up all over lately, serving as a fun way to infuse some texture into your water-friendly looks. The stretchy material is one way to avoid uncomfortable creasing since it clings to the natural shape of the body, and won’t constrain or cut into you in all the wrong places.
Floral-print isn’t exactly groundbreaking for summer, but the retro pattern never fails to bring a little romance to seasonal style. From soft pastels to jungle-print green, there’s a flowery pick for every poolside vibe.
Ruffles and Bows
Want to amp up the whimsy even more? Ruffles and bows are a cheerful solution to offset the gloomy state of the world, and when it comes to this trend—the more, the merrier. Brands are topping off tie-dye, florals, and even velvet with flouncy detailing that will give you a reason to smile. It’s kind of hard to hate these unapologetically joyful styles.
Shimmer and Metallics
Since you won’t be hitting the dance floor anytime soon, bring the party to the pool. Metallic suits of shimmery lamé look amazing when the sunlight hits, and the glam, disco-inspired material will give Saturday Night Fever vibes without you actually catching one.
When promoting the film’s 20th anniversary in 2018, producer Mark Huffam told the Irish Independent (via Esquire) that it cost roughly $12 million (about 20 percent of the total budget) to recreate the beaches of Normandy in southeast Ireland, set up the special effects, and equip the more than 1,000 extras with uniforms, weapons, and equipment from the time period. Huffam described the process as the biggest logistical plan of the whole production.
DC Has A Shaky Track Record
Following the conclusion of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy, DC has struggled to release consistent, quality movies. Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad and Justice League didn’t get this franchise off to the most solid of starts, with these these movies earning mixed-to-negative critical reception. (Hey, at least Wonder Woman was a hit!) Let’s also not forget Green Lantern, which isn’t a DCEU entry and arrived a year before The Dark Knight Rises, but nonetheless was also received poorly.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will lean into more horror elements of the comics, a segment of film Sam Raimi is all too familiar with due to his roots in The Evil Dead franchise. Add in his experience with Marvel during the genre’s beginnings as a blockbuster with the Spider-Man films, and he’s a really inspired choice. Ejiofor also pointed out to GamesRadar+ that he’s to see how Raimi builds the world of Doctor Strange with his own eye.
Now that you know what Gigawatt’s deal is, it should be abundantly clear that he’ll be a major player in the Transformers / Back to the Future comic book series. The story sees Marty McFly returning to 1985 Hill Valley, only to have his life shaken up soon after. With Doc Brown’s time machine attracting the attention of the Decepticons, and Marty making one small mistake, he’ll be thrust into an adventure to “stop the Decepticon plot in the past, present, and future.” Fortunately, he won’t be alone, as the time-traveling Autobot known as Gigawatt will be by his side.
Since starting his acting career in the late ’70s, Danny Glover has built quite an impressive acting legacy, appearing in movies like The Color Purple, Predator 2, Witness and of course, the Lethal Weapon franchise. Now, after reflecting on his accomplishments, he explained why Lethal Weapon was important to him as a black actor.
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HBO Max is still a relatively young streaming platform, yet it already seems to have caught wise to one of the biggest keys to continued success: new and exciting content additions. Just when you thought all of the DC Comics action you could ever want was the end all and know all purpose of HBO Max, some new movies have come along to make July 2020 all the more special. Here now are 12 great movies coming to HBO Max this month, with all titles currently available for viewing, unless otherwise noted.