Supernature is the third studio album by English electronic music duo Goldfrapp, released on 17 August 2005 by Mute Records. Its blend of pop and electronic dance music was complimented by most critics. Supernature debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart, selling 52,976 copies in its first week. It was certified platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) in January 2006, and had sold one million copies worldwide as of February 2008. The album spawned four singles: "Number 1", "Ride a White Horse", "Fly Me Away", and its lead single, "Ooh La La", which reached number four on the UK Singles Chart, becoming the duo's highest-peaking single to date. In North America, where "Number 1" was promoted as the first single, the album was released in 2006 and did not perform well on the charts. Supernature received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Electronic/Dance Album in 2007. (Full article...)
The 2012 film Argo received awards and nominations in a variety of categories. Argo is a political thriller directed by Ben Affleck, and produced by Affleck, George Clooney, and Grant Heslov. The film stars Affleck as Central Intelligence Agency operative Tony Mendez, who attempts to rescue six United States diplomats from Tehran, Iran, during the 1979–81 Iran hostage crisis by pretending that they are part of a film crew scouting the country for the filming of a fictitious science-fiction film, Argo. At the 85th Academy Awards, the film received seven nominations, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor for Alan Arkin. It won three awards: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay for Chris Terrio, and Best Film Editing for William Goldenberg. Argo became only the fourth film in Oscar history to win Best Picture without a directing nomination. The film earned five nominations at the 70th Golden Globes, winning for Best Motion Picture – Drama andBest Director for Affleck. At the 66th British Academy Film Awards, the film received seven nominations, and won for Best Film and Best Direction. (Full list...)
Kalasan Temple is an 8th-century Buddhist temple (candi) located 13 kilometres (8 mi) east of Yogyakarta, Java. The temple stands 14.2 metres (47 ft) high and is intricately decorated with Buddhist designs, including a scene from svarga.