Why the ‘Star Wars’ Pirate Hondo Ohnaka Deserves the Attention of Fans and Lucasfilm

(Welcome to A Different Point of View, a column where we explore the supporting characters of the Star Wars universe and discuss why they deserve more time in the spotlight.) Earlier this week it was “International Talk Like A Pirate Day,” so, I figured, in honor of the Internet holiday we’d look at the most infamous pirate in […]

A radical idea for reducing inequality deserves more attention

RECENT decades have not been particularly good ones for those who toil on, rather than own, the means of production. Labour markets have made a slow and incomplete recovery from the trauma of the Great Recession. The crisis only briefly dislodged corporate profits as a share of GDP from historically high levels. Across much of […]

‘Crimson Peak’ Blu-ray From Arrow Video Gives Guillermo del Toro’s Gothic Romance the Love It Deserves

Crimson Peak suffered at the box office, primarily because of poor marketing. The gloriously gothic romance was sold as a straight-up horror film, and that’s not exactly what Guillermo del Toro was delivering. A vocal cult following for the film has sprung up since the theatrical release, and now Arrow Video is set to distribute a Crimson […]

‘Superfly’ Review: A Great Cast Deserves Better Than This Entertaining But Extremely Flawed Remake

When Sony announced it was making a modern, Atlanta-set version of Super Fly (re-styling it as Superfly), it didn’t come as a surprise. We’re in the midst of a blaxploitation craze. Tons of film and television projects are in development based upon 1970s black action movies – films that were often criticized for their stereotypical […]

1000 mph Bloodhound SSC totally deserves this Lego model

Much like speed record attempts, there have been earlier Lego Ideas tryouts for the Bloodhound SSC Land Speed Record Car. And the most recent one is really quite good – good enough to gain backing and boost from the Bloodhound SSC team itself. The excellent @LEGO_Group#BLOODHOUND model is gathering support. Please register and vote for […]

Emmerdale spoilers: Rhona and Pete KISS but fans aren't happy ‘She deserves better'

The pair were scheduled to go on a date after Rhona (played by Zoe Henry) bid on Pete (Anthony Quinlan) during a charity auction but the Barton brother fell asleep.  Tonight, Rhona’s co-worker and friend Vanessa Woodfield (Michelle Hardwick) scolded Pete for standing her up and convinced him to make an effort with her.  And […]

CHRIS CHRISTIE ON JARED KUSHNER: ‘He deserves the scrutiny’ he’s getting in the Russia investigation

Reuters/Jonathan Ernst Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said that White House senior adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner “deserves the scrutiny” he’s getting from the ongoing Russia probe. Christie reasoned that Kushner “was involved in the transition and involved in meetings that call into question his role.” Republican Gov. Chris Christie […]

Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp deserves same criticism as Arsene Wenger at Arsenal – Hislop

That is the view of ESPN FC pundit and former West Ham goalkeeper Shaka Hislop. Klopp made five changes to his Liverpool team for the visit of Antonio Conte’s Chelsea. Among the changes were Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, who were both dropped to the substitutes bench. The alterations did not pay off, as the […]