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The Widow, for Amazon/ITV: http://deadline.com/2018/01/kate-beckinsale-star-the-widow-drama-series-amazon-itv-1202234376/

A bracing shower of cold brutal honesty

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Is contained in this excoriating mea culpa by ex-Facebook VP for User Growth, Chamath Palihapitiya. Among many eye-catching admissions, this one stands out: “Everybody’s bullshitting. If you’re in a seat, and you have good deal flow, and you have precious … Continued

Humans Are Brilliant (when they want to be)

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Yes, the world is shit, chaos abounds, scumbags are in charge and the computers will replace us all. Then you read something that makes you realize humans can be pretty amazing too. So… Who’s the second largest food producer in … Continued

THE GREATEST KRISTY TRAILER

Published by Olly Blackburn

Is here. Thanks to @HanisArina and her dedicated team of film warriors who lovingly recreated the movie in all its glory on their (what seems to be) Malaysian campus. If imitation is the greatest form of success — I’ll take … Continued

I dig the Pope

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Cos he calls out people on his side of the line, like this.

RIP John Heard

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You’ll always be remembered for your masterpiece, Cutters Way.

Depeche Mode in Kiev

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Can you spot me in the crowd? IMG_1153

(R)IP George Romero

Published by Olly Blackburn

RIP to a master. He was not just one of the greatest horror directors of all time and probably the most important horror film director of his generation (and that’s not said lightly when his compatriots include John Carpenter, David … Continued