Speaking about these plot inspirations, showrunner Jed Mercurio told the Express, “Well, there are actually, really relevant examples in British legal history of Stefan Kiszko and you should look up who his solicitor was.
The story centers on a young woman known only as Ma (Brie Larson), who was kidnapped as a teenager and has been held captive for several years in a tiny room. She tries to raise her five-year-old son Jack, who has never seen life beyond the walls of that cramped space.
Bild’s main attack targets remain Germany’s “Gutmenschen” – the do-gooders, vegetarians, Greens and 1968ers who are treated as parasites and irritants to Germany’s robust economy and middle class. More recently, the paper’s sights have also turned on Merkel and her party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). “The paper’s constant targeting of Merkel, but also its […]
And then there is perhaps the most interesting new-model conspiracy — most interesting because the category often includes the most plausible claims. These are about authorship, and credit — that Bob Dylan stole “Blowin’ in the Wind” from a New Jersey high-school student, say, or that Paul Thomas Anderson actually directed A Prairie Home Companion. […]
She said: ‘He broke light fixtures and he broke the frosted glass front of a cabinet, and I think he threw glasses at me. He accused me of being the moral police’ and ‘lesbian camp counsellor’ and of hiding his drugs. I had a pretty dress on that I’d dyed pink – and loved and […]
We had a house full that night. My earth mom a disabled 76 year old, my brother and his 8 month pregnant wife, my nephew and his family of five kids, my wife and I along with everyone’s pets, two pitbulls, four doxies, a chihuahua and a cat. Because we had been assured the diversionary […]
For a fun outing, we go to the town of Valkenburg, which has caves and the ruins of a 12th-century castle. There’s also a chair lift from the valley station, just south of the town centre, up to a summer toboggan centre where you can rocket back down the hill through a metal half-pipe on […]
Black Dynamite (2009): The Blaxploitation era has obviously been impactful on Black pop culture, because here we are with yet another spoof movie of the genre. Michael Jai White starred as Black Dynamite and co-wrote the screenplay. This wacky adventure finds kung fu master Black Dynamite seeking revenge after The Man kills his brother and […]
Melissa McCarthy is desk-bound CIA analyst who is sent into the field on dangerous missions. Feeling unequipped and having had her former partner (Jude Law) fall off the grid she goes undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer in order to prevent global pandemonium. Action comedy with Jason Statham and Rose Byrne.
Reading can feel hard right now. It’s as if the books themselves got heavier and longer, and closed off like clams. If you’re struggling to pry one open, let us help: Today, 11 writers and editors from around our newsroom offer inspiration from their own reading lists.