Sam Mendes calls on Netflix and Amazon to share ‘Covid-19 windfall’ with theatre

Mendes calls the Covid-19 pandemic “the biggest challenge to Britain’s cultural life since the outbreak of the second world war” and stresses that the arts are “a giant economic growth engine”, with theatre launching the careers of thousands who go on to work in the film and TV industries. Mendes started out as a theatre […]

Dear Oliver Dowden, have you even begun to grasp the scale of our arts crisis?

I’ve never met you and I’m ready to believe you are well-intentioned. But I wonder if you have even begun to grasp the scale of the crisis facing the performing arts – theatre, opera and dance as well as classical music – in this country. Unless you come up soon with a detailed, precise, properly […]

Kemp Powers’ ‘One Night in Miami’ Sheds Light on the Civil Rights Movement

I know. That’s one of the most surreal elements of it is that I wrote the script a few years ago. The conversations that these guys are having are absolutely conversations that are still happening today. I guess if I had one thing I could pray and hope to see in my lifetime is maybe […]

‘Malcolm & Marie,’ Zendaya and John David Washington Drama, Sells to Netflix for $30 Million

“Malcolm & Marie” stars Washington as a filmmaker and Zendaya as his girlfriend, following them after they return home from a movie premiere. A discussion about their past relationships takes an unexpected turn, testing the strength of their love. It was shot this summer in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The production says it went to […]

My marriage is in crisis and I’m wondering who has more rights on the property

The marriage is under extreme pressure at the moment. All the kids are grown up and only one of the three remains at home. Should the marriage fail there may well be a messy business of who owns what and who is entitled to what and it crossed my mind – as far as rights […]

Justin Theroux reveals he’s a Shakira fan as he sports punky look while running errands with his dog Kuma

Justin Theroux keeps safe from coronavirus in a face mask… Justin Theroux flaunts his arms in a white muscle shirt… Justin Theroux parades his sculpted arms while braving the… Justin Theroux shows off his muscular arms in a white…

Vietnam in the late 19th century through a lens

At the end of the 19th century southern women preferred “ao ngu than” (five-piece ao dai) and beaded jewelry. According to designer Sy Hoang, rich women used to wear this type of ao dai, with four layers representing the parents of the wife and husband and the fifth, the wearer. The tunic also had five […]

No-shows and other fears: Daily life of food delivery workers in Vietnam

“However, as long as you can endure and put in the work, it will make you money. Frankly speaking, I make enough to cover my rent and put food on the table for my family,” Huu proudly explained only moments before he resumed driving to survive in the city. 

SoftBank Group selling Arm to NVIDIA for up to $40 billion

This file photo taken on May 27, 2019 shows a photographer taking pictures in front of the logo for British chip designer ARM in Taipei. Japan’s SoftBank Group said on September 14, 2020 it is selling British chip designer Arm to US chip company NVIDIA for up to 40 billion USD, potentially creating a new […]

US wildfires: The desperate fight to save his family ends in tragedy

Half a million people in the state remained under evacuation alert. After four days of treacherously hot, windy weather, a glimmer of hope arrived with calmer winds blowing in from the ocean, helping firemen make headway against the blazes,