Time and again, traditional hand-drawn films have upended the family-friendly, CGI-filled, box-office-hit formula heralded by Pixar and Disney. Persepolis (2007), for instance, brings to life Marjane Satrapi’s graphic memoir about growing up during Iran’s bloody Islamic Revolution. Isao Takahata’s Grave of the Fireflies (1988) also draws from a true story, intricately illustrating the toll of […]
Gab Marcotti cites lucrative contracts and a sense of confusion at the club as reasons Arsenal are unlikely to sign new players in January. Arsenal have confirmed that head of recruitment Sven Mislintat will leave next month. Last week, a source told ESPN FC that the 46-year-old would leave the Emirates Stadium after a series […]
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First-term Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California, a rising party star and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, launched her 2020 campaign for the White House on Monday.
‘I love my country,’ she said on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America‘ program.
‘This is a moment in time that I feel a sense of responsibility to stand up and fight for the best of who we are.’
Harris, 54, the daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India, enters the race with the potential advantage of being the Democratic candidate who looks most like the party’s increasingly diverse base of young, female and minority voters.
Have you had a chance to read or take a look at Mixter Twizzle’s Breakfast? Well, we think Regan W. H. Macaulay did a masterful job with that children’s book and now we are pleased to announce that we’ll be re-launching one of Regan’s early works; Beverlee Beaz, The Brown Burmese. This children’s picture book […]
As a child, Fred Lincoln “Link” Wray Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parents’ home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like African-Americans. Wray eventually took all that […]
In a starred review, Kirkus calls Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy “a welcome and valuable resource for anyone studying or writing about this much-maligned region,” singling out for praise the volume’s “nuanced considerations of race, sexuality, and drug use.” The title also earns a starred review from Foreword, which calls it “stunning in its intellectual […]
By Murtaza Ali Khan
At the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), the most informative and comprehensive masterclass was delivered by noted Canadian cinematographer Pierre Gill who is known for his work on films like Blade Runner 2049, Arrival, Polytechnique, Outlander, and Casanova. The masterclass was aptly titled “Poetry in Motion”. Pierre Gill, who has twice won the prestigious American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Award, is equally active in film as well as television.
He’s the hot-as-sin rocker hiding a secret that would devastate his fans. She’s the only girl he’s ever loved, but keeping her safe means he had to walk away… Only Ever You, an all-new second chance standalone from USA Today bestselling author Siobhan Davis is coming February 28th, and we have the sexy new cover […]
Few authors get to portray their own lead character in a movie. Sure, Stephen King has had cameo roles in many films based on his work including Pet Sematary, Thinner, Sleepwalkers. Peter Benchley had a cameo as a TV reporter in the screen version of his best selling novel Jaws, and William Peter Blatty appeared early […]
The origins and early evolution of the domestic chicken Ever since I first got involved with chickens I’ve been fascinated by them, not just the chicken we see today, but also how we got to the chicken we see today. I knew from my own relatively short history on planet earth that chicken breeds and the concept of ‘chicken’ to the […]
iTunes Android Web Player RSS Stitcher In This Episode: It’s episode 69 (am I right? )So we look at our favourite films of 2018 and show you outtakes which mostly consist of Chris swearing. In between ‘franchise’ episodes (where we delve into a particular film or series of films) we’ll be doing […]