by David Berthold, Brisbane Festival Artistic Director
The Democratic Republic of Congo sits in the very heart of Africa, in the cradle of all humanity. It is the size of Western Europe with a population of 75 million. 960 more words
Last night on the Floyd Mayweather Jr versus Manny Pacquiao undercard there was an up and coming Ukrainian featherweight on the undercard. I don’t know if you can be an up and comer if you’ve won a world title by your third professional contest but such is the case with Vasyl Lomachenko. 787 more words
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The Chinese fighter, given the nickname “The Great Wall” for obvious reasons, stands at a whopping 7-feet and weighs in at 286-pounds. He might just be the most intimidating boxer walking this earth, even though he has no amateur experience.
As the Academy Awards nominees continue marching down various red carpets on their way towards Oscar night, stopping along the way to receive various honors from various groups, the picture for the big night is supposed to become more clear. 478 more words
It should really come as no surprise that the film that tracks the travails of fame and tries to understand the psyche of an actor took home the most nominations Wednesday morning from the Screen Actors Guild. 866 more words
In the last 24 hours, the filmmakers behind Boyhood, Birdman and A Most Violent Year have had a lot to celebrate. Boyhood walked away from the New York Film Critics Circle with three top prizes—for film, director Richard Linklater and actress Patricia Arquette. 606 more words