Top Gun came out in the spring of 1986, a movie so big, so wall-to-wall, so resistance-is-futile that you just had to coexist with the damn thing until it finally went away. Now—like one of those flowers that comes into bloom only once every 40 years—it’s back. Apparently Paramount had been after Tom Cruise to make a sequel before the original even opened , which is no surprise. In the 1980s studio executives began to operate more like hedge-fund managers, strip-mining any possible asset in a movie by making sequel after sequel until the thing was finally taken off life support. We can blame Francis Ford Coppola for that; in the 1970s he did the stunning and unrepeatable thing of making one of the greatest American movies of all time—and then making a sequel that was even better. In the ’80s Hollywood tweaked this golden formula by making horrible movies and then a series of progressively worse sequels (unintentionally giving birth to the greatest title in movie history: Rambo: … [Read more...] about Heck Yeah, Tom Cruise
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B arring extreme developments , there will be no Voting Rights Act of 2022. As a result, in Arizona , Georgia , and many states in between , it will be more difficult to register to vote, more difficult to vote by mail, and more difficult to vote in person in the fall midterm elections than it was in 2020. Democrats and progressives must immediately figure out how to build winning political campaigns in swing states where election laws may suppress turnout, especially among the poor and people of color. We can begin by mounting a robust, coordinated field campaign. I’m not talking about the usual efforts of slogans and yard signs, but tens of thousands of paid canvassers employed full-time by Democratic groups, people who will pound the pavement for eight hours a day in every swing state, training with veteran organizers as they go. To my knowledge, this kind of ground campaign—at that kind of scale—doesn’t exist today. The last time it did was back in 1964, when young … [Read more...] about Go Knock on Doors
July 03, 2022 - 16:43 BST Lindsay Lohan and Bader Shammas' surprise wedding also involved a second celebration for the actress Congratulations are in order for Lindsay Lohan as she announced in a surprise move over the weekend that she had tied the knot with fiancé Bader Shammas . MORE: Lindsay Lohan's mom pays rare public tribute to daughter following personal announcement However, they had another reason to celebrate on the day beyond just their nuptials, as it also marked a special occasion for Lindsay herself. Loading the player... VIDEO: Lindsay Lohan's voiceover for Lovestruck High The day they announced their marriage, 2 July, also happens to be the actress' birthday, as she turned 36 on the same day as her wedding. They kept the move low key by revealing that they were married in a subtle way as Lindsay shared a selfie on her social media. MORE: Lindsay Lohan delights fans as she announces … [Read more...] about Lindsay Lohan had another joyous reason to celebrate on her wedding day to Bader Shammas
Elon Musk: Twitter will be as inclusive as possible Sign up HERE for science breakthroughs in health, business and more that matter SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The world’s richest man, and one of the prominent Twitter influencers, Mr Musk has been silent on the popular microblogging site in passing days. For the billionaire, who’s currently in the process of buying Twitter for $44billion (£36.4billion), this has been the longest period without tweeting in over ten months. On Tuesday, Mr Musk was showered with hundreds of birthday wishes online from fans and family members, but he replied to none. Related articles UK signs 'landmark' deal with New Zealand EU humiliated as deadline for UK … [Read more...] about Elon Musk is still ‘missing’- fears soar as SpaceX CEO not seen for 10 days on Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk0xWwEBq3R/?hl=en&taken-by=davidbeckham Victoria and David Beckham celebrated 19 years of marriage this week. The couple, who have four children together, went for a romantic meal before gushing over each other on their 19th anniversary on Wednesday 4 July. But when did they get married, where was their reception and what did they wear? Posh and Becks started dating in 1997 after meeting at a Manchester United match. The Beckhams tied the knot on 4 July 1999 at Luttrellstown Castle in Ireland, with Gary Neville as the best man and Brooklyn as the ring bearer. It was reported that their wedding had 437 members of staff fussing over their guests and costs a staggering £500,000. It’s no surprise the cost was sky-high though, given the pair left no expense spared, even having an outfit change for the evening reception. Victoria was first to post anything on social media, and marked almost 20 years with her man in a sweet way … [Read more...] about When was David and Victoria Beckham’s wedding and what did they wear?
April 26, 2022 - 12:41 BST Lindsay Lohan took to Instagram to share a personal announcement that sparked reaction from her fans Lindsay Lohan is balancing many projects at the moment following her return to the spotlight, and there's no stopping her! MORE: Lindsay Lohan dotes over baby as she gives incredible insight into family life The actress recently announced that she would be launching her own podcast, meaning she won't be in character - but instead herself - making it all the more personal. What's more, her proud mom Dina Lohan has paid tribute to her daughter in a heartfelt post alongside a preview of the podcast. Loading the player... VIDEO: Lindsay Lohan's the voiceover for Lovestruck High "So proud of you sweetheart," she wrote, alongside a love heart emoji. MORE: Where are the Mean Girls stars now? MORE: Lindsay Lohan shares exciting news about her career The Parent Trap star also shared … [Read more...] about Lindsay Lohan’s mom makes major personal announcement about daughter – fans send support