In a year of grim tidings, Slovak migrant turns to the magic of childhood fairy tales

During Christmastime in Slovakia, age-old traditions seem as commonplace as tinsel. The scent of piping hot Trdelník and mulled Medovina wafts through city squares, and local TV stations begin playing a constant reel of classic Czechoslovak fairy tales.

‘Wolfwalkers’ Review: What Big Eyes You’ll Have Watching Tomm Moore’s Environmental Fairy Tale

Now it’s up to these two girls, whose blooming friendship is one of the movie’s greatest pleasures, to rescue Moll (captured by the Lord Protector at some point off-screen) and convince Bill that perhaps he’s fighting for the wrong side. The earlier “Pocahontas” comparison is apt in that regard, as both films depict the colonizing […]

Championship season preview: Sky Sports EFL Podcast – Brentford’s recovery, Wycombe’s fairy tale

Listen to the latest Sky Sports EFL Podcast here!Subscribe and listen: Apple | Castbox | Spotify | Your regular providerOn Friday evening, all eyes will be on Vicarage Road, where relegated Watford take on Middlesbrough in front of the Sky Sports cameras and, ahead of the first whistle, the Sky Sports EFL presenter David Prutton […]

EXCLUSIVE: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s cut-price palace: Pair got a $9.5m mortgage to buy $14.7m Santa Barbara home known as ‘The Chateau’ with library, arcade and stripper pole from Russian tycoon Sergey Grishin who wanted $34m for it a few years ago

The sprawling estate sits on 5.4 acres. Property listings say the home took nearly five years to build and included a library, office, spa with a separate dry and wet sauna, a gym with a stripper pole, game room, arcade, theater, wine cellar and five-car garage

10 years on, Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale is still the best fantasy shopkeeper tycoon game

Sometimes specific item categories will be in demand, allowing you to jack the prices way up, but gouging customers isn’t actually the best strategy. Though Recette’s business partner, a foreclosure fairy named Tear, suggests charging people as much as 130 percent, in the long run you’re better off charging closer to 105 percent most of […]

Disney’s wedding dress collection is now available in the UK so you can look like a princess on your big day

And a mother-of-the-bride slams daughter’s ‘clingy’ wedding gown for ‘showing pubic bone’ & warns her not to put on ANY weight.

What Critics Said About

Following the onset of nationwide protests against police brutality and systemic anti-black racism spurred by Derek Chauvin’s violent killing of George Floyd, social media has found itself talking about Spike Lee’s film Do the Right Thing once again. The influential 1989 story, about a pizza delivery guy named Mookie (played by Lee) who lives and […]

Review: ‘Artemis Fowl’ wasn’t worth the wait after all

If there was a single soul left who doubted the powers of the 85-year-old Dench, “Artemis Fowl” may do the trick. Even in a green winged suit presiding iron-fisted over an army of fairies, she is miraculously none the worse for wear. It is now proven: She can rise above anything.

‘Night of the Kings’ (‘La Nuit des rois’): Film Review | Venice 2020

Lacote generally touches on subjects such as the importance of stories and storytelling as well as the fact that even some of the best stories don’t stand up to close scrutiny. Fernando Meirelles’ kinetic crime-in-the-favelas tale City of God is name-checked, ironically right after a scene that seems to quote another film: Matteo Garrone’s crime-in-Naples […]

Prince Andrew ‘compared me to daughters Eugenie and Beatrice’, claims accuser

In a clip released ahead of the programme, Ms Giuffre said of Andrew, who is the father of Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie: “Before he abused me, when we just met, Ghislaine does this guessing game and he guessed right, I was 17 and he compared me to his daughters, saying, ‘Oh, my daughters are a […]