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What does it involve??

What does it take to renovate or remodel a small ensuite? Dependent on how much work you are prepared to put in on your own, this can vary greatly from just doing the bare minimum (shopping around for the furniture and accessories or picking colour schemes) to completing the entire renovation yourself. 1,414 more words


Road to 2015: Oscar Campaigns and the Cost of Success

It was announced recently that David Cronenberg’s Cannes favourite Maps to the Stars will not be in the Oscar race this year. Universal has given Focus World the US distribution rights to the indie pic, and the subsidiary has slated it for a 2015 release, putting it at least out of contention this year. 1,103 more words


Agro Opens New Refrigerated Warehouse in Summerville

Agro Merchants Group, an Atlanta based cold storage distributor, has opened a 121,000 SF facility in the former Piggly Wiggly distribution center in Summerville, doubling the amount of cold-storage space available in the CHS market.  70 more words


Cranky Guy: Why I Skipped the Toronto Film Festival This Year

The Toronto International Film Festival concludes this weekend, having shown more than 300 features, hosted many swank parties for Hollywood royalty and lured most of the U.S. 1,203 more words

Reviews of the Past: 'Argo'

The next set of reviews we’ll be publishing are some of the ones Roger Thomas has done exclusively for The Stanly News & Press. Roger has written movie reviews for The Stanly News & Press and other outlets for years, long before starting this blog. 696 more words

Bad movies of good stories

Recently I watched what looked, from descriptions I’d read, like an interesting movie. It was a fabricated story “inspired by actual events”, as opposed to “based on a true story” or “inspired by a true story” or “based on actual events.” 490 more words


Ode 5:3 - a footnote

If you followed my link to the Tombeau de Marguerite de Valois Royne de Navarre, you’ll have noticed that the version of the ode published there was (surprise surprise) rather different! 1,588 more words