A small convoy of flashbacks trundle us back to Travers's unhappy childhood in the Australian outback, where her father is played by Colin Farrell with a light beading of sweat across his forehead, though its hard to say whether he perspires because the character is an alcoholic, about to be fired from his job at the bank, or because he's required to show up on a white horse and regale her with stories of myth and magic, wreathed in the mists of the Celtic twilight. A proud Irishman, Farrell must have been biting his fist between takes to get some of this stuff out of his mouth, and looks frankly relieved when he starts coughing blood onto his handkerchief. It's one of those things that always happens to people who are about to die in biopics, regardless of what kills them, be it road accident or, as here, a sudden attack of pneumonia. … [Read more...] about Can Tom Hanks rescue Walt Disney from Saving Mr Banks?
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Then comes breakfast. 'Sometimes I’ll just eat dinner leftovers because I can’t eat anything sweet in the morning. I get that crash. It has to be some protein. I use the Bio-K pill, it’s a kind of probiotic and they have a vegan and a dairy version. I take one of those, pour it over raw oats, and let it soak a bit while I get nuts and fruits.; … [Read more...] about Christie Brinkley, 66, looks half her age in a sharp white suit as she shares her photo album from a luxurious cruise: ‘Experience the glitz and glamour’
In France, Marine Le Pen has used the spread of the coronavirus to make a renewed call to close France’s frontier with Italy, effectively suspending the Schengen agreement on open borders. This runs contrary to the World Health Organisation’s current advice on how to contain the spread of the virus, but fits with Le Pen’s long-held view that the border should be closed to prevent the unwanted movement of asylum seekers from Italy into France. In fact, strict police controls already exist at this border; the effort to prevent migrants from crossing has resulted in a string of deaths, on railway tracks and inhospitable mountain passes, as people try ever more dangerous routes. … [Read more...] about Migrants aren’t spreading coronavirus – but nationalists are blaming them anyway