Detainment backlash: 'Children are not born evil' movie about James Bulger murder examined

Before dissecting whether Detainment is morally detestable or a necessary piece of film, it is important to understand how Vincent Lambe made the movie. Almost all of the 30-minute film is made by recreating police interviews from the case verbatim. Only some scenes that took place outside the interview-room, based on CCTV footage, were dramatised, […]

30 Russian children born to ISIS parents & kept in Iraqi jail at last get to return home

A plane carrying 30 Russian children, some as young as three years old, who had been kept in a Baghdad prison together with their Islamic State-linked mothers, has landed in Moscow. Flying from Baghdad to Moscow were 16 girls and 14 boys, who are now undergoing medical checks at Moscow’s Center for Children’s Health. Twenty-four […]

Molineux born for the big stage

From Bairnsdale to Antigua and Barbuda, Sophie Molineux looks at home wherever she plays. Dubbed a future star as a teenage Melbourne Renegade, when it was her batting that was attracting attention, 20-year-old Molineux is proving the seers correct. The left-arm orthodox bowler has been hailed for her ability to mix up her pace, her […]

Daily Podcast: John Lasseter, Paramount Ranch, A Star is Born, Roma, Star Wars, Toy Story 4, Detective Pikachu.

On the November 13, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest film and tv news, including John Lasseter, Paramount Ranch, A Star is Born, Interrogation, Roma, The Mandalorian, Toy Story 4 and Detective Pikachu. You […]

Theresa May’s Brexit deal is being declared dead before it has even been born

Getty There is growing concern that Theresa May’s Brexit deal will be voted down by MPs in December, even if it is approved by her Cabinet this week.  At the centre of concerns remains proposals on how to keep open the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Parliamentary defeat would be disastrous […]

‘Halloween’ On Track to Become Biggest R-Rated Horror Hit After ‘It,’ ‘A Star is Born’ Rises Over ‘Venom’

Halloween may have shattered box office records for slasher films, but the Gordon Green sequel is set to slash even more records as the numbers from this weekend roll in. The Halloween box office continues to have a strong showing in its second weekend, maintaining the No. 1 spot, while A Star is Born begins to rise […]

Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume slammed for 'mocking people born in wrong body'

Transgender organizations have lashed out at Caitlyn Jenner-themed Halloween costume insisting it makes “insensitive mockery” of people who underwent sex reassignment. Caitlyn Jenner, 68, formerly known as Bruce, rose to prominence in 1976 after taking gold in the men’s decathlon. In 2014, Jenner made the headlines after divorcing his wife Kris Jenner and coming out […]

Sons born to US Civil War POWs were more likely to die young

Enlarge / Crowded conditions at the Andersonville POW camp. (credit: US National Archives) “It is hard on our men held in Southern prisons not to exchange them, but it is humanity to those left in the ranks to fight our battles.” – General Ulysses S. Grant, August 18, 1864. General Grant did not halt the […]