17 Jul 2012

The Dark Knight Rises and Google Searches for Batman Costumes Rise With It

With the year’s most anticipated film The Dark Knight Rises set to light up cinema screens across the UK and the rest of the world this Friday, at Escapade we have already seen a steady increase in searches and request for the films related character costumes.

Over the next few weeks, at least until the Olympic Games steals their thunder, the Dark Knight Rises will be the hottest tickets in town (whatever town you live in). The Dark Knight Rises has been one of most hyped films of 2012 and that’s saying something during the summer of superhero blockbusters that have already graced the big screen. While it’s too early to say how the Dark Knight will measure up to this year’s Avengers and The Amazing Spider-Man films the critics who have already seen it make the following arguments:

06 Jul 2012

Pandas Invade Trafalgar Square

The world is celebrating its first ever Panda Awareness Week as the population of the lovable bears has dropped down to a mere 1,600 left in the wild. The panda is now the most endangered species in the world, but if you were in Trafalgar Square yesterday you would be forgiven for thinking that this might not be completely accurate.

Over 100 performers gathered in Trafalgar Square dressed in Panda fancy dress costumes and danced a specially choreographed routine to spread awareness of a species that is slowly becoming extinct due to habitat loss. The flash mob with a cause mentality has helped to raise awareness of the species worldwide.

04 Jul 2012

Michael Keaton’s Batman Costume and Jim Carrey’s Riddler’s Outfit go up for Auction

The costume worn by Michael Keaton in Batman Returns is set to go up for auction in Hollywood later this month. Batman Returns was Tim Burton’s second crack at the character franchise and it was lauded as a major success both in the box office and amongst critics.

Now you can get a piece of film and cinematic history by getting your hands on Keaton’s costume which, includes a rubber body suit, rubber boots and a rubberised cape, but be warned it won’t be cheap and the costume is estimated to fall under the hammer for around $50,000

03 Jul 2012

CERN Scientist Announce Discovery of Higgs boson – The God Particle

Tomorrow in Melbourne, scientist from CERN, the European nuclear research institute are expected to announce the discovery of the Higgs boson or as it is better known in layman’s terms, “the God particle”.The announcement, set for 8:00 am GMT, is widely considered to be one of the most important in modern science as early rumours suggest the CERN team have found light at the end of the tunnel in the forty-eight year search for the Higgs boson particle.

02 Jul 2012

How to Get on TV at an International Sporting Tournament

With the walloping 4 – 0 dismantling of Italy, Spain have once again reigned supreme over the footballing world, and with their third major tournament victory in a row, they have accomplished a feat that no other team in world football has equalled. Good for them, but what we in England are more interested in now is how you get your face seen by the world, and we’ve put together a quick guide of tips that may allow you to accomplish this if you’re lucky enough to have a ticket for the Olympic Games in London.

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