4. Cairo Station (1958) All human life is here: the phrase really does apply to Youssef Chahine’s tragicomic masterpiece. Cairo Station is the venue for a blazingly passionate drama about Qinawi, a lame newspaper vendor, played by Chahine himself, and his unrequited desire for Hanuma, the Bardot-ish lemonade seller. Chahine conducts his big cast with […]
One day, she hopes, Nu Quantum’s devices could be used to connect quantum devices in a quantum internet – a decade-long project contemplated by scientists in the US, the EU, and China, which would tap the laws of quantum mechanics to almost literally teleport some quantum information from one quantum device to the next. Doing […]
After not-guilty verdicts were returned in most cases, the peppery trial judge, Edward Clarke (played here by Alex Jennings), clearly irritated by the transparently untruthful police testimony as much as by the defendants’ rebellious behaviour in court, remarked that there had been “racial hatred on both sides”. He naturally intended that as a rebuke to […]
In The Crown Tundra’s Dynamax adventures, though: no shields! And on top of that, a hugely clever system of rental Pokémon, items, stick-or-twist decisions and counter-play. There’s more than a whiff of Shigeki Morimoto about the whole thing – the man who designed Pokémon’s core battle systems, and who I can personally attest to being […]
Gladiator’s Medallion, Adaptation, and Relentless have been removed from Honor Talents. The functionality of removing control-impairing effects will be restored as a powerful PvP trinket option that can be purchased with Honor from Aneka Melae in Orgrimmar and Alice Fischer in Stormwind.
‘Eradicate this plague’: French politicians demand action to ‘wipe out Islamo-fascism’ after three die in Nice terror attack French politicians lined up to demand tougher action against Islamist terrorism after three people were murdered by a knifeman in Nice.
Returning Baldur’s Gate players will know what it’s like to have something evil lurking behind your eyes, and this feels like the foundation for an entertaining yarn. It certainly makes for a hectic opening, like an accelerated version of the second game’s dungeon prologue. Long story short, the airship is attacked by dragons, performs some […]
Exactly. And I think that while Steely Dan fandom become more accepted in recent years, at one time, for people whose aesthetics were more or less punk aesthetics, Steely Dan were the antichrist.That’s what I’m saying. When I was growing up in the Nineties, no one was talking about Steely Dan. They were the antithesis […]
The risk, Francis said, is that in times of crisis we lack judgment and people can begin to think, “Let’s look for a savior who gives us back our identity and let’s defend ourselves with walls, barbed-wire, whatever, from other people that may rob us of our identity.”
Duo Boons – require you to have already taken certain Boons from two different Gods, and combine the powers and styles of both Gods into a single Boon. Legendary Boons – powerful Boons which require you to have favoured a certain God during a run. Each God has one Legendary Boon to offer. Chaos Boons […]