Allen v. Farrow “I was over the moon happy,” says Mia Farrow about her relationship with Woody Allen . “But that’s the great regret of my life. I wish I’d never met him.” The newest trailer for the HBO documentary about the accusations of sexual abuse against Allen involving his then-7-year-old daughter traces the full scope of the actress and director’s relationship – from power couple to parties in a great legal battle. In addition to police reports, home videos, and family interviews, the film also promises never-before-heard audiotapes. (February 21st) Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell For the first time, the Notorious B.I.G.’s estate has authorized a documentary film. Now, Netflix gives fans a look inside the four-years-in-the-making film, which features exclusive interviews with both the legend’s mother Voletta Wallace and Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs. Biggie’s story has been told over and over, but this time, the film traces the roots of the rapper’s creativity … [Read more...] about Trailers of the Week: ‘Allen v. Farrow,’ ‘Cruella,’ ‘Dancing With the Devil,’ and More
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Video Player Close File photo shows a light show illuminates the Taipei 101 skyscraper in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan. (Xinhua/Zhu Xiang) BEIJING, April 13 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Tuesday reiterated China's firm opposition against any form of official ties between the United States and Taiwan. Ma Xiaoguang, a spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, made the remarks at a press conference when commenting on the U.S. revision of its so-called "rules" regarding its contacts with Taiwan, which lifts several previously-imposed restrictions on this matter. The three China-U.S. joint communiques are the U.S. government's solid commitment to the Chinese side on adherence to the one-China principle, Ma said, urging the U.S. side to live up to its commitments, stop sending wrong signals to separatist forces seeking "Taiwan independence," and safeguard the peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait through its actions. The plot … [Read more...] about China firmly opposes any sort of official relationship between U.S., Taiwan: spokesperson
CHEERS! Pub gardens reopened today, and hordes of thirsty Brits enjoyed an open-air drink. But the prospect gives me the chills, especially as snow, hail and the usual April showers are said to be on the way. So today I reveal how to keep warm and dry without splashing out. Here are my pub garden gear ideas . . . LOW-LOLLY BROLLY: We all know a trusty brolly is an essential for pub gardens this week. If yours has seen better days, you needn’t splash out a fortune on one. Nab a smart, windproof golf umbrella from susino.co.uk for just £9.99 — under half the price of the popular Fulton Stormshield brolly, £28 at John Lewis. SAVE: £18.01 WELLY GOOD: When it pours down, Wellington boots are indispensable. Thankfully you can grab some slightly more elegant, black patent Festival rubber wellies on ebay.co.uk for £24 — and they’re very similar to designer brand Hunter’s riding wellies at £125. SAVE: £101 COLD PINT, WARM HANDS: For chilly evenings, order the … [Read more...] about Now pubs have reopened, make sure you’re prepared for any weather with our guide
A pub beer garden has been trashed by heartless thugs the night before restrictions eased allowing it to re-open after months. Devastated landlord Mark Trainor vowed to get The Albion Social Club, in South Bank, near Middlesbrough, re-opened this afternoon regardless after thugs vandalised the outdoor seating area, reports Teesside Live. Locals have rallied round to help out, with a social media post stating: "If ever there's a venue that needs people's support today - it's the Albion." Hospitality venues across England have been given the green light to re-open for outdoor drinking and al fresco dining as of today, as lockdown restrictions continue to be eased. Excited about the re-opening, Mark had spent thousands of pounds on new seating and fencing, extending his boozer's garden into the car park. Have you been to a pub today? Let us know in the comments below But around 11pm on Sunday, vandals smashed through fences and picnic tables, leaving a … [Read more...] about Pub landlord heartbroken after thugs trash beer garden night before lockdown easing
It seems that NFTs (non-fungible tokens) are everywhere right now, with more companies jumping on the NFT bandwagon to offer one-off digital assets for sale. Special feature Special report: How blockchain will disrupt business (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet/TechRepublic special feature, looks at how blockchain is shaking up the economy and changing the way individuals and enterprises conduct business. Read More Non-fungible tokens are used to verify unique items such as digital art and digital ownership of other items. Now, NFTs can be used to verify ownership of physical items. Several stories have recently caught my eye, as companies scramble to lead the way with unusual NFT sales and auctions. But do Americans view the emerging concept of NFTs positively, or do they think the impact on climate change means that celebrities should act responsibly when offering NFTs for sale? Celebrities such as Jack Dorsey, Beeple, and the Kings of … [Read more...] about Are NFT collectibles the new trading cards or a hype bubble soon to burst?