Josh Brolin and Jake Gyllenhaal will star in the movie of Kiwi climber Rob Hall’s death on Mt Everest. Australian Jason Clarke is reportedly being signed up to star as Hall
According to The Huffington Post, Scarlett Johansson is in the running to play former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in the upcoming biopic, Rodham. Still in the early stages of casting, Rodham will be directed by James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now)
INFORM EDUCATE ENTERTAIN Public Service Broadcasting (Southbound) The novelty of mixing soundbytes from archival British propaganda material and public information films could so easily fall flat as a musical project but the curiously named J Willgoose Esq and Wrigglesworth, the electronic duo behind PSB, have the sonic nous to “teach the lessons of the past through the music of the future”. The late Margaret Thatcher features prominently on both the title track and Theme From PSB, while the strongest two tracks – Everest – a dazzling synthesizer soundscape about our own Sir Edmund Hillary’s climb to the top of the world, and Night Mail, which blazes with punk fervor and blazing guitars showcase the expansive compositional skills that PSB use to give the past meaning in the present.
Ayman al-Zawahiri, a cerebral Egyptian surgeon who joined his first jihadist cell at age 15, is as much the force behind al-Qaeda as his more famous friend Osama bin Laden. When the two first met in Pakistan in 1986, al-Zawahiri made a powerful impression on the younger, inexperienced Saudi millionaire
Beyond the broad smiles, the jokes about Hillary Clinton’s wardrobe, and the ceremonial reassurances that accompanied German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s three-day visit to Washington this week, there was a clear message that President Barack Obama expects Germany to demonstrate leadership with NATO and in Europe. Considering the context Tuesday’s love fest on the White House lawn Obama was outspoken in urging his guest to take more responsibility in Libya, saying that he expected full and robust German support for the ongoing airstrikes.
When Hillary McLaughlin found out she was pregnant, she was unable to legally obtain the service she needed. So she looked for an underground contact.
During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama made two shocking breaches of foreign policy establishment etiquette.
Last year, the Chinese came. The villagers living in western Burma’s remote Arakan state couldn’t quite fathom what the Chinese told them, that below their rice fields might lie a vast reserve of oil
When President Asif Ali Zardari’s phone rang at 1.15 a.m. on Monday, it was President Barack Obama on the line, with news that a U.S.
The aftershocks of last week’s overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak continued to reverberate Monday, not only in Egypt but all the way across the Middle East to Iran.