Who is Jack Fincham’s new love interest Connie O’Hara?

Sharing a photo of them together holding up a scan, Dani captioned it: “Little bubba can’t believe you are going to be ours.

Under fire: how cinema’s new breed of cowboys are taking aim at the old west

After Unforgiven, Eastwood – essentially the genre in human form – only heightened its impact by suggesting it would be his final western, a last word on the subject. But it wasn’t. While he never spoke of it as such, another film he directed a year later was a western too in all but name, […]

Hateful Eight cinematographer calls for new ‘effects-free’ Oscars category

Prior to 1967, the Academy handed out two prizes for cinematography – one for black and white movies, one for those filmed in colour – so there is a precedent for splitting the award. The prestigious American Society of Cinematographers is said to have considered adding a second prize for films shot using digital effects, […]

From the archive, 5 June 1972: My Lai: new leak

Known inside the army as the Peers Report, after the officer who headed the inquiry, [a leaked US Army investigation into My Lai] cites 27 specific acts of misconduct or omissions by Major-General Koster, the commander of the America Division, which was involved in the massacre, and accuses his deputy of 16 similar failures. Criminal […]

Loving Pablo review – Javier Bardem’s Escobar flick fails to sniff out new lines

Though that one scene all but lays out the entire plot before the movie itself can do so, we tumble back in time nevertheless to the first fateful meeting between the star-crossed lovers at a swanky party on Pablo’s compound. While that sequence is not technically a shot-for-shot remake of Leonardo DiCaprio first laying eyes […]

Friday briefing: Vulnerable children left in filthy cells, says custody monitor

Knock me down with a huruhuru – A Canadian brewery and a leather store in New Zealand have found themselves in a hairy situation after unwittingly using a Māori language word for pubic hair, huruhuru, to name their brands. They had intended an alternative meaning: it can also be used for feather, wool or fur. […]

Hal Robson-Kanu strikes to give Wales opening victory over Slovakia

Wales were aggrieved they never had a chance to double their advantage from the penalty spot when Martin Skrtel, trying to shepherd the ball out of play, elbowed Jonny Williams in the face. That incident went unpunished, unlike the poor defending that Duda exposed to equalise shortly after he came on. Robert Mak got away […]

Wales secure draw in Belgium to give Craig Bellamy perfect send-off

Wales had shown brave resistance, with their goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey making a string of sharp saves, but they looked to be subsiding to a seventh defeat of the campaign when Kevin De Bruyne seized on an error from the debutant James Wilson to fire Belgium ahead.

John Terry announces retirement from playing amid Aston Villa links

He added: “As a 14-year-old, I made my best and biggest decision: to sign for Chelsea Football Club. Words will never be enough to show how much everyone at the club means to me, in particular the fans. Right from the outset they have given me total support, on and off the pitch, and I […]

2021 Ford Bronco Petition Aims For Widely Available Manual Gearbox

A new petition on Change.org aims to persuade Ford into offering the do-it-yourself gearbox across the range. At the time of writing, nearly 4,300 people have signed it, in the hope that they’ll be able to row their own gears in a Sasquatch-equipped Bronco and/or a version equipped with the beefier 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine.