“Frosty” Samira looks to be sabotaging Dr Alex’s chances at romance, telling him to be “cautious” after he is picked for two dates on Love Island. In scenes to air tonight the professional dancer admits to feeling vulnerable at the prospect of Alex finding love with new arrivals Zara or Ellie. Speaking to the unlucky in love medic Samira says: “If you came up to her in a club I don’t know if she’d turn around… because she looks like some type of girl.” Confused, Dr Alex replies: “I don’t know what you mean when you say ‘she looks like some type of girl’.” Samira later voices her concerns in the Beach Hut: “Obviously we are the single ones, bombshells will come in and it’s the easy option to go for Alex and I because everyone is super comfortable in their couples and super happy. “I just don’t want to see him get hurt and that was my main thing for Alex.” Josh … [Read more...] about Love Island 2018: Is Samira trying to sabotage Dr Alex’s love life?
Express-News Editorial Board Published 12:00 am, Saturday, May 12, 2018 Photo: William Luther /San Antonio Express-News Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Ilda Casanova leads a resume writing and interviewing class for inmates April 18 during an Alamo Colleges-sponsored class in the Bexar County jail. The Alamo Colleges have been offering vocational classes in the facility four four years. This is one strategy to reduce recidivism. less Ilda Casanova leads a resume writing and interviewing class for inmates April 18 during an Alamo Colleges-sponsored class in the Bexar County jail. The Alamo Colleges have been offering vocational classes in ... more Photo: William Luther /San Antonio Express-News Jail education programs offer inmates life line 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar is on the … [Read more...] about Jail education programs offer inmates life line
The Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) has announced this year’s line-up of 25 projects, which includes new titles from Liu Jian, E J-yong and Arvin Chen.Chinese filmmaker Liu Jian, whose Have A Nice Day premiered in competition at the Berlinale last year, is attending HAF with his third animated feature, Art College, revolving around two art students in the 1990s.Critically-acclaimed Korean director E J-yong (Bacchus Lady) is bringing The Big Picture, about a lawyer who kills a man and steals his identity, while Taiwan’s Arvin Chen (Au Revoir Taipei) will present Naïve Melody about an introverted young man who falls into a relationship with a brothel’s mama-san.The line-up also includes new projects from China’s Emily Tang, Japan’s Tomina Tetsuya and three Indonesian filmmakers – Loeloe Hendra, Edwin and Eddie Cahyono.Three countries will be represented at HAF for the first time – Cambodia with Jake Wachtel’s suspense drama … [Read more...] about Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum unveils line-up of 25 projects
The Berlinale Classics section of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival (Feb 15-25) will present the world premieres of seven digitally restored films. The strand will open on February 16 with the premiere of 1923 silent classic The Ancient Law, restored digitally by the Deutsche Kinemathek. ZDF/ARTE have commissioned French composer Philippe Schoeller to make new music for this version.Wim Wenders’ Wings Of Desire (1987) will screen in a 4K DCP version. The version is restored by the Wim Wenders Foundation and is based on its original negatives; StudioCanal will be releasing it in German cinemas later this year.My 20th Century (1989) is the feature debut of Hungarian filmmaker Ildikó Enyedi, who won the 2017 Golden Bear. It is a black-and-white story about the diverging lives of identical twins at the start of the Twentieth century. The film owes its 4K restoration to the Hungarian National Film Fund.Sony Pictures Entertainment’s head of restoration has overseen … [Read more...] about Berlinale Classics line-up includes Ozu, Lumet, Wenders
The superhero genre is a crowded one on TV these days, with ABC’s Agents of SHIELD, Fox’s Legion and The Gifted, Hulu’s Runaways, Netflix and Marvel’s Defenders shows, and the CW’s four-series-wide Arrowverse. In such a wide and varied field, the upcoming Black Lightning will have to find a way to stand out. And while its majority-black cast makes it a definite rarity in today’s landscape (unfortunately), the show’s stars and writers also plan to stand out thematically—by focusing on real-life problems that affect people “below the poverty line.”“The conflict here is not necessarily saving the world or battling aliens,” said star Cress Williams, who plays Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce. “It really is looking at real-life problems in an actual city, in an actual neighborhood and trying to conquer those problems—i.e., drugs and corruption, gun violence, police violence, and just … [Read more...] about Plans to Stand Out With a Hero Who Fights “Oppression That Happens Below the Poverty Line”