Despite Gibson’s reputation, I’m willing to give this one a chance the premise is just nutty enough to win my begrudging admiration. What do you think, dear reader?FILM REVIEW: Titanic 3D minute by minuteJames Cameron’s Titanic was always a marathon at three hours and counting. As it returns in 3D, Eli Glasner examines the experience minute by minute and discovers Cline Dion’s ubiquitous soundtrack, and James Cameron’s risible dialogue, have not improved with age.
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2. For the Women’s March, and many more took to the streets in cities across all 50 states as well as dozens of countries abroad. Many marchers wore pink “pussy hats,” designed to reclaim the president’s vulgar use of the term on the 2005 Access Hollywood tape.
“We welcome the decision of H Inditex, C Primark and Tesco to sign, and we urge other retailers to follow suit immediately,” said Jyrki Raina, general secretary of IndustriALL, a labor group that had coordinated negotiations with retailers over the safety pact, in a statement. “We call on these companies to do the right thing on behalf of the more than 1,250 textile workers killed in Bangladesh factory disasters in the last six months, including Rana Plaza where the tragedy is still unfolding. This is black and white, life and death.”.
The administration also faced some personnel challenges early on. National Security Advisor Michael Flynn had to resign just 25 days after the inauguration when it was revealed that he’d lied about his contacts with Russia. And Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos struggled at her confirmation hearing, at one point claiming guns in schools could prevent grisly bear attacks, before she was narrowly confirmed by the Senate..
“THE HELP” Makes You ReflectI JUST FINISHED WATCHING THE NEW MOVIE “THE HELP”, (which was 2 1/2 years ago now that I just got back from see 12 Years a Slave, see below) starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Viola Davis in a 1942 Productions and Dreamworks project based on a novel by the same name written by Katheryn Stockett. For those few who may not be aware, it is about the real life black maids and nannies set in racist Jackson, MS around the period 1960 to 1964; just before the beginning of the civil rights movement. The plot has the daughter of one well off family gets back from college intent on becoming a journalist.