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‘Doctor Strange’ co-writer responds to ‘whitewashing’ criticism over Tilda Swinton casting

Getty Larry Bartleet, 24th April 2016 Doctor Strange co-writer C. Robert Cargill has responded to criticism over the film’s casting of Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One. The upcoming Marvel film stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Chiwetel Ejiofor as surgeon-turned-superhero, Doctor Strange, and comic book villain, Baron Karl Mordo. In the Marvel source material, from 1963, […]

‘Hee’ (‘Hi’): Film Review

Veteran actor-director Kaori Momoi relocates a Japanese short story about an arsonist’s recollections of her past to her current home of Los Angeles. Nearly a decade after fashioning a directorial debut filled with wacky camerawork and outlandish humor — including a memorable animated sequence featuring foul-mouthed ants — Japanese cinematic icon Kaori Momoi returns with […]

10 Pieces of Financial Advice for Newly Married Couples

A few weeks ago, I was attending a wedding where I’ve known the groom for about 20 years. I wasn’t one of the groomsmen and didn’t know all of them, but I was hanging out with them for a bit. The groom introduced me to them as a writer, and the usual questions followed: What […]

5 slick analytics tools to help you hit your mark(eting)

As denizens of the internet, we leave a huge data trail across the services and sites we use everyday. As the volume of data has increased, the challenge for marketing teams has become to identify the points in that data that reveal the trends they’re seeking. How, as a marketer, do you handle, assess and take action on all of this data? We’ve talked about tools for social media engagement before. This week, we’re highlighting five tools from the community that can help your digital marketing team to promote the hell out of your product and brand. The agile model is fail often and fail fast. For marketers, this means coming up with tactics and campaigns quickly and nixing ideas that don’t seem to work as desired. But small teams can get bogged down with bulky analytics suites, leaving less time for strategizing and launching campaigns. These startups’ products are aimed at analyzing your marketing campaigns, providing you with insights on customer behavior and preference. T..

9 of the Best Beach Tent Options For Summer Fun

A beach tent can make a day at the beach, a soccer game, or an outdoor picnic an enjoyable and safer experience for the entire family. Sunburn, while it seems only only temporary, can have long lasting effects and is particularly dangerous for babies and young children. In the short term, sunburn causes dehydration, pain, blistering that can become infected, and sometimes fever. In the long term, sunburn greatly increases chances for skin cancer. A beach tent with the proper amount of sun protection can greatly decrease your family’s chances of becoming sunburned, as well as providing a comfortable place with protection from the elements to enjoy your outdoor adventure. Beach tents should be easy to set up and convenient to carry. With plenty of options in size, price, and design, choosing the perfect beach tent for your family should be a breeze. Best Beach Tent Options 1. Pacific Breeze EasyUp Beach Tent The Pacific Breeze EasyUp Beach Tent is very easy to set up and take down, t..

A Step-by-Step Guide to Tempo Runs

There’s one workout that every endurance runner should be running. This “bread and butter” workout is the almighty tempo run. Tempo runs are beneficial for virtually every runner—from milers to marathoners, tempos are nearly ubiquitous. In college, we ran tempo runs during cross country when we were training for the 8km distance. We also ran […]

Android N Is Officially Named Nougat—Are You on Board?

Android names each major OS version according to the alphabet, but N presented a dilemma. Sticking with their sweet-strategy, the folks at Google weren’t left with many options for the 14th letter of the alphabet. In fact, they even opened up suggestions for the name, asking fans to pitch in their ideas. We even had […]

Apple sends out press invites for June 13 event at 10 AM

Apple has just issued invites for its next press event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Like in previous years, the event is going to happen on June 13 at 10 AM PT on the first day of WWDC. As always, it’s unclear what the company is going to announce. But there are some likely […]

Aretha Franklin ‘ready to sign’ biopic deal

Aretha Franklin ‘ready to sign’ biopic deal The Queen of Soul has been working on a film of her life for more than five years Aretha Franklin Pic: PA Photos Tom Mendelsohn, 18th April 2016 Aretha Franklin says she is “ready to sign for the movie” about her life that’s been in development since at […]

Azealia Banks accuses Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga of copying her

Azealia Banks appears to have accused both Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga of plagiarism. The rapper recently courted controversial after aiming racial and homophobic slurs towards Zayn Malik. She later apologised but not before being dropped from a UK festival booking. Writing on Facebook, Banks has now alleged that Swift co-opted a nickname she invented […]

Blaszczykowski schießt Polen zum Sieg

vergrößern verkleinern Jakub Blaszczykowski schießt sein Team zum Sieg © Getty Images Ivan Perisic stellt die Weichen im Testspiel gegen Israel schon früh auf Sieg. Neben dem Ex-Dortmunder laufen für Kroatien noch fünf weitere frühere Bundesliga-Profis auf. Dank Jakub Blaszczykowski hat Deutschlands Gruppengegner Polen den EM-Härtetest gegen Serbien gewonnen. In Posen traf der von Borussia […]

Cottbus gewinnt Abstiegskracher

Den Zweitvertretungen der Bundesligisten droht nach bitteren Niederlagen in der 3. Liga der Absturz. Cottbus-Coach Claus-Dieter Wollitz kann dagegen etwas durchatmen. Die Zweitvertretungen des VfB Stuttgart und von Werder Bremen kommen der vierten Liga immer näher. Zum Auftakt der 35. Runde in der 3. Liga unterlag Tabellenschlusslicht Stuttgart 0:1 (0:1) im Kellerduell gegen Energie Cottbus, […]

Cure Your High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Forever

This traditional remedy has been used by the Amish people for a very long time. According to them, this remedy can cure many diseases and also improve the immune system and overall health. The mixture from these ingredients is very healthy and helpful and in treatment of many medical conditions. Ingredients: • 1 teaspoon of […]

Das Revierderby LIVE auf

vergrößern verkleinern Schalke will sich vor heimischem Publikum für die Niederlage im Hinspiel revanchieren © Getty Images Kein Spiel wie jedes andere: Am 29. Spieltag der Bundesliga ist Borussia Dortmund zu Gast beim FC Schalke 04. Dass die beiden Erzrivalen in der Tabelle ganze 23 Zähler voneinander entfernt sind, spielt dabei nur eine untergeordnete Rolle. […]

Digital technology is keeping the spirit of the Arab Spring alive

It seems a long time ago. Four years back, when human-rights campaigners, brave dissidents and their supporters assembled for an annual get-together in Oslo, there was a giddy optimism in the air. From Morocco to the Gulf and far beyond, a vast change of consciousness seemed to be sweeping over the Arab and Muslim world, […]

Dollar tumbles as commodities slip

Crude oil has also fallen more than four per cent. AAP Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Email a friend THE Australian dollar has plummeted as commodities slide. At 0700 AEDT on Thursday, the local unit was trading at 75.22 US cents, down from 76.12 cents on Wednesday. […]

Elle Fanning Recreates Prom at Cannes After Missing Her Own

Elle Fanning wasn’t about to let a red carpet ruin her prom night! The Neon Demon star was unable to attend her senior prom because she was at the Cannes Film Festival promoting her upcoming movie, but luckily, the 18-year-old actress was able to have her date fly out and have a prom night of […]

Elvis Presley possessions set to go to auction

Elvis Presley’s electric guitar is heading to auction during Graceland’s Elvis Presley Week. Presley used the guitar during rehearsals for his 1968 Elvis Special. Along with the guitar, other personal possessions will be heading to the auction. These include Presley’s birth record, a black and gold outfit he performed in, an Indian ring, and a […]

Fergie’s Stylist Dishes on Outfitting the ‘M.I.L.F.$’ Music Video — and Kim Kardashian’s Waist!

  Stylist B. Akerlund — who dressed Beyonce in that stunning yellow gown for Lemonade’s “Hold Up” music video and Madonna for her Prince tribute at this year’s Billboard Music Awards — dished to Billboard magazine on creating the sexy style that made Fergie’s “M.I.L.F. $” video, and how she managed make each of the […]