OPINION: This is an essay by Australian journalist Geoffrey Barker.
OBLIVION (M) (124 min) Directed by Joseph Kosinski.
Over my morning coffee , I read the news this week that a battle is brewing between Starbucks and McDonald’s. According to the story, McDonald’s is planning to capitalize on the public’s willingness to pay $4 for a cup of coffee by hiring baristas and dropping espresso machines in 14,000 of their fast-food outlets.
What are you doing when you aren’t doing anything at all?
A helicopter and explosives were used in an early morning raid on a cash depot in Stockholm, Sweden, police said Wednesday.
Remember when the original Terminator — Herr Schwarzenegger in the role that made him a movie star — devastated an entire police station? Subsequent films in the series have upped the ante in terms of action and spectacle, but they have never topped the shock and awe of that comparatively simple sequence, when we realized what a formidable adversary this thing really was. Although “Terminator Salvation” recovers some of the ground ceded in the campy “Rise of the Machines,” this half-smart fourth installment has nothing to compete with that scene in “The Terminator,” not even when it features a 50-foot model
From the beginning, when cyborg Arnold Schwarzenegger first arrived in our present nude, greasy and heralded by what now seems like a very quaint series of lightning strikes it was a bad idea to dwell on the time-traveling twist that has him pursuing a target, John Connor, who is still unconceived yet also alive in the future.
The book "Q & A" inspired the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire," but what inspired Indian author Vikas Swarup to write the book? Swarup says he took his cue from an experimental program giving impoverished children in India’s capital Delhi unsupervised access to computers loaded with educational software