Meeting your prospective father-in-law is always a nerve-wracking experience, but it results in far-reaching consequences for Thomas Brenner (Max Boublil). The wedding singer’s charms might have swayed his daughter and humanitarian wife (Sandrine Kiberlain), but not this ennui-shrouded early retiree Gilbert (Alain Chabat).
You’d think that if your dad turned you into a global headline joke, you’d want to keep your head down and avoid the media for the rest of your life. Or at the very least not listen to any career advice your dad offered your way
Tragedy has struck Pierce Brosnan for a second time.
You can read Oscar Kightley’s official biography on the NZ On Screen website, but his story’s also written in tattoos. He was born Vai Osa To’elau Mase in September, 1969 in Apia, Samoa (“Samoa” on his right arm; coconut trees and the five stars of the Samoan flag on his left arm)
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 grunge clothing label.
There is a slight knocking noise on the phone line, not nearly the worst interference I’ve heard on a phone call to Mexico, but Kevin Huckabee apologizes anyway. “Sorry about the noise in here,” he says in the same low Texan half-mumble I remember from our first meeting in Jurez two months ago
NOTHING was beyond his desire. He wanted to be unifier and savior, uplifter of the poor at home and father of democracy in Asia.
The giant Three Gorges Dam across China’s Yangtze River has been mired in controversy ever since it was first proposed 88 years ago by Sun Yat Sen, the founding father of Modern China.
All happy families are alike, wrote Tolstoy, but unhappy ones are unhappy in their own way. Perhaps none was unhappier last Thursday than the family of Eileen Franklin-Lipsker, who took the stand in municipal court in Redwood City, Calif., to accuse her father, George Franklin Sr., of sexually molesting and then beating to death her best friend, Susan Nason, in her presence more than 20 years ago.