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Oscars 2016: The Revenant deserves to own honors season- less so Mad Max and The Martian | Peter Bradshaw

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th November 2017

Alejandro Gonz alez Inarritus harsh survival tale deserves its situate at the head of the nomination counting, but some of this years selections are puzzling This times Oscar nomination list corroborates the massive frontrunner status of Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritus The Revenant, which has triumphed 12 enterings including excellent cinema, best administrator and excellent performer for […]

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Gerald’s Game evaluate- suspense-packed Stephen King adaptation is worth playing

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

Hush director Mike Flanagan accompanies a Hitchcockian insight to this Netflix thriller about a woman battling for existence after a copulation recreation goes wrong It’s been one heck of a year for Stephen King adjustments, at the least to its implementation of sheer length rather than consistent character. A mixed reception satisfied the small-screen remake […]

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The Story of a Brief Union by Anuk Arudpragasam examine- enjoy and campaign in Sri Lanka

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

A debut novel which causes timely the issue of how we involve the bear of others The opening sequence of Anuk Arudpragasams debut novel, in which a six-year-old child with a shrapnel-shredded arm is brought to an open-air operating theatre, detects horribly timely. The young man carrying the stolid little boy acquires a strange consolation […]

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Noam Chomsky on Donald Trump: ‘Almost a death knell for the human species’

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th November 2017

As he appears in new documentary The Divide, the great intellectual is one reason why Brexit is unimportant, why Trumps climate change denial is catastrophic and why change is easier than you think Have you checked The Divide, the British film you took part in? The Divide? I havent ensure it , no. Perhaps its […]

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Jesmyn Ward:’ So much of life is pain and sorrow and wilful stupidity’

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th November 2017

The Mississippi novelist on the afterlife, the smells and sounds of her childhood home and why shes always been a pessimist Jesmyn Ward, 40, who grew up and was living in Mississippi, has been hailed as a tough hitherto lyrical brand-new literary voice. Her novel Salvage the Bone and her memoir Men We Derived have […]

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Margaret Drabble:’ I am not afraid of demise. I worry about living’

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th November 2017

As life expectancy growths, and scientists search for new ways to outwit fatality, we are beginning to fear old age and longevity more than succumbing. But who chooses when it is the right time to go? We are often told that in earlier experiences all cultures had a concept of the afterlife that everyone believed […]

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Pixacao: the narrative behind Sao Paulo’s ‘angry’ alternative to graffiti

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th November 2017

Derived from heavy metal book covers, Sao Paulos peculiar street writing is rooted in a desire to protest against difference in Brazils largest municipality. But some pixadores now fear their work is being sold out If Brazil “re not for” fledglings, as the composer Antonio Carlos Jobim once said, then very great urban areas, Sao […]

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Natalie Portman:’ JFK was a great proponent of civil right. Trump is taking us backwards’

Published in Odd and Fun on 7th November 2017

The Oscar-tipped star of Jackie talks about playing the widowed first lady of the progressive president and why the brand-new inaugural is an upsetting moment Natalie Portman participates the screening area wearing black shoes, a black dress and a black cape. The consequence is stylish, if sombre. She could be in sorrowing. Or perhaps Darth […]

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Golden Globes 2016: 10 things we learned

Published in Odd and Fun on 6th November 2017

The red carpet has been rolled, the snaps shed and even the afterparties are coming to a shut. So what assignments can we take from Hollywoods second most gilded night? Leonardo DiCaprios face can divulge the internet twice, by itself DiCaprio won the best actor booty for The Revenant, and won the inclusivity honor by […]

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Princes of the South: addictive floor of anti-retroviral drugs baroness a la Narcos

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th November 2017

Loosely based on a true-blue legend, this controlling establish puts a different spin on the narco drama and the prime attribute is a Latina MacGyver, but with better hair Whats the epithet of this present ? Queen of the South When does it premiere? Thursday 23 June at 10 pm EST on USA What is […]

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