If you’re anything like me, then you probably like reading depressing statistics about the state of “women in film” and then whipping yourself into apoplexies of rage about it all. Fortunately it’s been a banner year for discussions on that front, since the 2013 cinema landscape is one so heavily populated by men that in a Freudian typo I just wrote “ladscape”.
The first trailer for pub-crawl apocalypse movie The World’s End has hit the web.
Just weeks after paying tribute to her late father, Sir Paul Holmes, by having his face tattooed on her thigh, Millie Elder has shown off her new ink as a model for a street wear label.
Oliver Wendell Holmes once observed that every profession is great that is greatly pursued. Boxing in the early ’60s, largely controlled by the Mob, was in a moribund state until Muhammad Ali–Cassius Clay, in those days–appeared on the scene
An area that now looks like a flattened mess of destruction was, just days ago, a group of three villages. Officials believe 90 percent of the residents — as many as a few hundred people — were buried, just one piece of the devastation from two large earthquakes that struck Indonesia in as many days
The United Nations humanitarian chief Wednesday criticized a two-day pause in the fighting between the Sri Lankan army and Tamil Tiger rebels as "inadequate." John Holmes, the under secretary general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator, told reporters that the 48-hour break in hostilities was not sufficient, even as fighting resumed in the northeast of the country. The brief cessation of hostilities was announced by the Sri Lankan government on April 12 and allowed the U.N.