Vince Ellis Detroit Free Press Published 9:24 PM EST Nov 30, 2018 Reggie Jackson is a good spot-up 3-point shooter. But with a 31-percent shooting percentage, he hasn’t shown it so far this. Until Friday night at Little Caesars Arena. Jackson made his first five 3-point attempts on the way to 6-for-8 night from deep in the Detroit Pistons’ 107-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls. Jackson finished with 20 points as the Pistons (12-7) won their fourth straight and eighth out of 10 games. The world champion Golden State Warriors visit Saturday night. Blake Griffin scored 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and added five assists for the Pistons, who move to 4-0 on the six-game home stand. Andre Drummond finished with 19 points, 19 rebounds and four blocked shots. The Pistons held Bulls leading scorer Zach LaVine to eight points on 3-for-12 shooting. Rookie center Wendell Carter Jr. scored 28 for the Bulls (5-18), who have lost five straight. • Box score Johnson … [Read more...] about Detroit Pistons ride Reggie Jackson’s shooting to 107-88 win
THEY Shall Not Grow Old will bring to life the First World War in the latest offering from celebrated Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson. Here's everything you need to know about the movie, its release date and when it will be on BBC One. When is They Shall Not Grow Old released in the UK? Peter Jackson's latest venture They Shall Not Grow Old had its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival (LFF) on October 16. The esteemed director had a post-screening Q&A session with film critic Mark Kermode. The movie then released in 2D and 3D across the UK - with the first show running on October 18. The bulk of screenings took place over the weekend of October 20 and 21, 2018. How did Peter Jackson make the WW1 movie? The 56-year-old Lord of The Rings director, producer and film writer used original footage from Imperial War Museum film archive to produce the movie. He has turned original black and white film from the Western Front into colour and used modern techniques to erase … [Read more...] about When did They Shall Not Grow Old release in the UK, how did Peter Jackson make the WW1 movie and when does it air on BBC One?
PUBLISHED: 15:00 21 November 2018 | UPDATED: 15:00 21 November 2018 David Winskill HGO presents , THE SECRET MARRIAGE. 2018LaurentCompagnon Comic opera offers a fun night out at Highgate venue HGO presents a new production of Domenico Cimarosas masterpiece of opera buffa, THE SECRET MARRIAGE. picture Laurent CompagnonJackson’s Lane is now well established as the home of HGO: it lends itself to ambitious stagings (Rufus Martin’s elegant set was no exception) and the elevated gallery space for the orchestra adds much atmosphere. This confident and frothy performance of Cimarosa’s typically Neapolitan opera buffa reflected Garden Opera’s sense of ease and ownership. Secret Marriage has only half a dozen voices who, over 140 minutes work hard to create and maintain the atmosphere of operatic farce.True to form there’s a contrived plot which sees Geronimo wanting to marry one of his two daughters (Elisetta) into the aristocracy.But … [Read more...] about Opera review: The Secret Marriage, Hampstead Garden Opera, Jacksons Lane Theatre
This year marked the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of November 11, 1918, which brought an end to The Great War (World War I), and a new documentary from Peter Jackson will be bringing the events of that conflict to life like never before. Warner Bros. have released a new trailer for THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD, which shows off the incredible restoration work which has gone into making the 100-year-old film footage like damn near brand-new. That may be a bit of an embellishment, but the results really are outstanding. Produced and directed by Peter Jackson, THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD is "an extraordinary look at the soldiers and events of the Great War, using film footage captured at the time, now presented as the world has never seen. By utilizing state-of-the-art restoration, colorization and 3D technologies, and pulling from 600 hours of BBC archival interviews, Jackson puts forth an intensely gripping, immersive and authentic experience through the eyes and voices of the British … [Read more...] about Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow Old trailer brings The Great War to life
ENTERTAINMENT 11/18/2018 06:34 pm ET The actor apparently told the idea to creator George Lucas, who promptly rejected it. By Andy McDonald Actor Mark Hamill, aka Luke Skywalker, confirmed an off-the-wall idea he had for 1983’s “Return of the Jedi” regarding the identity of infamous “Star Wars” bounty hunter Boba Fett: He thought Fett should be Luke’s mother. Hamill replied to a fan’s theory Friday, confirming that he had actually pitched the idea to “Star Wars” creator George Lucas. This was before he knew that Leia, played by Carrie Fisher, was Luke’s sister. “I once suggested it to George as the only way we could top Vader being my father. I envisioned her as a double-agent working clandestinely for the Rebels,” Hamill said. “SPOILER ALERT: He didn’t like my idea.” Then there was the time I pitched Boba Fett as Luke's mother. I have always been more than willing to generously … [Read more...] about Mark Hamill Confirms Crazy Pitch He Once Made For Infamous ‘Star Wars’ Character