How we made A Clockwork Orange – by Malcolm McDowell

In the scene where I’m being worked over by the police, the probation officer, played by Aubrey Morris, was supposed to spit on me. Poor old Aubrey ran out of saliva and so Steven Berkoff, who was playing a cop, said: “Don’t worry, I’ve got some.” He brought up the most hideous lurgies. Stanley asked: […]

Maryland elections board votes for fewer polling locations

Maryland’s June 2 primary election was plagued by problems with mail-in ballots and long lines at polling stations. Hogan said in a letter Monday that the state elections board appears to be on a path to repeating the “massive failures” of the primary. He also questioned why the board hadn’t yet sent applications for a […]

Suns win 4th straight bubble game, top Pacers 114-99

“He is doing an unbelievable job of screening and we are making good reads,” Booker said. “He’s grown. Every time out is a new experience for him to learn and he is picking it up. We still have four games left and we have to keep fighting though.”

Daniel Kaluuya plays US revolutionary in Judas and the Black Messiah

Hampton might have been one such “messiah”, as might Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael or Martin Luther King. His increasing radicalism had set off alarm bells in the bureau. Not long before his death, Hampton told The Chicago Sun-Times he was “at war with the pigs”.

Los Angeles Rams’ pass defense off to another strong start

“He’s amazing, but every week the receivers are good,” Weddle said. “If we sleep on a receiver, we’re going to get torched. Odell is a special talent, but we don’t take anyone for granted. Obviously he draws a little more attention because of the type of player he is and the success he’s had over […]

John Lewis’ Fight Goes On

When the Rev. Dr. William Barber II saw that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was the first to eulogize the late John Lewis as he lay in state inside the Capitol rotunda on July 27th, the civil rights leader thought of Jesus admonishing the Pharisees. “We love the tombs of the prophets,” said Barber, paraphrasing […]

Are you a nudie or a prudie? When she posted this naked selfie, even her daughter was shocked. But here ULRIKA JONSSON says it’s only the British who are so hung up on baring all in a heatwave — and it’s time we got over it

I get that they might feel self-conscious — but I’m their mum; I have a female body, too. I’ve had to come to terms with the fact that mine is constantly ageing. As any woman will agree, it’s still a difficult journey at times. 

Is Steven Spielberg’s Nastiest Film, and I Love It

And then Steven Spielberg doubled down. With The Lost World: Jurassic Park, his lucrative but much-maligned (even by him) 1997 sequel, Spielberg made the closest thing he had made to a horror movie since Jaws. That was actually one of the complaints leveled against the film by some critics, who found it inappropriately dark and […]

Archer, Buttler, Root, Anderson – Four question marks for England

There have been some really impressive performances since then – he made a high-quality century in Pallekele, for example, and he’s still rated in the ICC’s top 10 – but he has been unable to score as heavily as his team need and that career average has slipped to 48.09. And, harsh though it sounds, […]