The My Lai massacre happened on March 16 1968, and the Peers Report concludes that between 190 and 230 civilians – including women and children – were killed, many of them very cruelly. But the massacre only came to light more than a year later, after one of the soldiers involved told his story to a reporter. … [Read more...] about From the archive, 5 June 1972: My Lai: new leak
"He was crying all the time. He was in a terrible, terrible situation. Looking back, he was obviously deeply depressed. He couldn’t get a job. He had no money. It was dreadful for him." … [Read more...] about Bobby Moore’s first wife Tina’s heartbreaking regret about marriage to World Cup legend
Continuing the theme, Carol cinematographer Ed Lachman told the Hollywood Reporter: “It’s becoming harder and harder to make that distinction between what is original photography and what is post-digital effects and photography. They can create lighting. They can do everything in post if you have the time and money.” Added Lachman, also a 2016 Oscar nominee: “I don’t think there’s an easy answer. Every film is so different.” … [Read more...] about Hateful Eight cinematographer calls for new ‘effects-free’ Oscars category
Business Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has posted a US$1.5bn loss, with its Australian and United Kingdom newspaper businesses suffering sharp declines in revenue and its Foxtel pay-TV business in Australia bleeding subscribers, new financial results for 2019-20 show. News Corp Australia and News UK revenue declined 16% and 13% respectively across the year. The results come in a tumultuous week for News Corp after James Murdoch resigned from the board citing “disagreements” over editorial content. Asian shares have mostly been lower. Investors are awaiting a US report on jobs later Friday for another gauge of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The pound is worth $1.311 and €1.108 while the FTSE is trending around 20 points down at time of writing. … [Read more...] about Friday briefing: Vulnerable children left in filthy cells, says custody monitor
Sharing a photo of them together holding up a scan, Dani captioned it: "Little bubba can’t believe you are going to be ours. … [Read more...] about Who is Jack Fincham’s new love interest Connie O’Hara?