Day: April 13, 2018

Press freedom group sent to USA for first time ever amid concern about media climate

Trump Steps into Amazon and UPS Feud

American President Donald Trump has recently posted several tweets that outline his concerns about the Amazon business model. The concerns have led to more news concerning Amazon and the parcel delivery company UPS, who, it has been revealed, have been feuding about Amazons use of the United States Postal Service ...

Wild Turkey 101 Old Fashioned

Spirit of the Week: Wild Turkey 101

Craft spirits have witnessed an exponential rise in popularity since the turn of the Millennium. According to the American Craft Spirits Association, the United States is home to more than 1,500 craft distilleries, and according to a 2016 report; America’s craft distilling industry sold nearly 6 million cases, equating to ...

Film Review: A Gentle Creature

Film Review: Custody

French drama Custody (original title Jusqu'à la garde) opens with mother Miriam (Léa Drucker) and father Antoine (Denis Ménochet) arguing over Antoine's rights to see his two children. Initially there is a level of sympathy for Antoine, and an audience can question whether he is being unfairly maligned by a ...

Film Review: A Gentle Creature

Film Review: Western

In the couple years since Steven Spielberg professed that the western was dead, we have seen a mini revival in the genre. Whether it is The Hateful Eight, Hell or High Water, or even The Revenant a new generation of filmmakers have connected with this type of film. German director ...

Can the Europa League trophy save Arsene Wenger?

Can the Europa League trophy save Arsene Wenger?

How long should managers get before being sacked? By Jack Granard ( @KonnichiwaJack  of @ParktheMicPod) As Arsene Wenger looks to survive atop the corpses of his fallen managerial brethren for another season, it raises the discussion of how long should managers get before being sacked? The present longest serving manager ...

Last Da Vinci in private hands sells for record $450 MILLION

The Fantasy Football Blog Week 28 – serene progression

Miles Reucroft is undertaking a different way of playing the ever popular Fantasy Football this season. To understand his methodology, read part one here. The Week 1 review is here, Week 2 transfers & preview here, Week 3 preview here, Week 4 preview here, Week 5 preview here, Week 6 preview here, Week 7 preview here, Week 8 preview here, Week 9 ...

Film Review: A Gentle Creature

Film Review: A Gentle Creature

Sergey Loznitsa’s latest offering, A Gentle Creature, is an exercise in suffering. A gruelling odyssey that delves the depths of the human spirit, that by the film’s end leaves you coming up gasping for air. Derived from the title of a Dostoevsky short story, Loznitsa’s A Gentle Creature, which competed ...