Jojo Rabbit review Scarlett Johansson lifts smug Hitler comedy

A charming turn from the on-a-roll actor is the best thing about a thinly etched second world war satire Theres a smug surface-level audacity to the second world war anti-hate satire Jojo Rabbit, a film that employs a repetitive wink as it proudly trots out its central gimmick, recasting Hitler as a buffoonish imaginary friend for maximum lols. In Taika Waititis patchy follow-up to Thor: Ragnarok, loosely based on the novel by Christine Leunens, young keen-to-be-accepted German boy Johannes AKA Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) wants nothing more than to be friends with the Fhrer and on his quest to become the countrys fiercest Jew-killing patriot, he invents a fantasy version as a form of guidance, played by Waititi himself. When …

Sign of the grimes: Stormzy’s Glastonbury interpreter on how to translate rap

After a video of Tara Asher doing a British Sign Language version of Stormzys headline set went viral, the festivals interpreters for deaf fans reveal their secrets Between the many scene-stealing moments that have been shared from For Asher, who also interpreted Stormzy at Glastonbury in 2017, it was just another nights work. Theres not many interpreters who interpret music and do festivals, she says. Theres a shortage nationally. And theres even fewer who specialise in grime. Ive listened to grime since the Risky Roadz days, since the very beginning, so its easier for me, because I understand the context, the slang, all that stuff. Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Cannes 2019: jury speaks out against ‘rage and anger’ of populist politicians

Jury president Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu takes aim at Donald Trumps anti-immigrant policies A familiar trio of topics Netflix, gender disparity and Donald Trump were on the agenda as the this years Cannes film festival got under way. At the press conference introducing this years festival jury, its president, Birdman and The Revenant director Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu, took aim at Trump and offered support to theatre chains battling the dominance of the streaming service. Another jury member, the rise of populist politicians including Trump and said that his presence at the festival served as a repudiation for the US presidents anti-immigrant policies. Quick guide Cannes 2019 Show Hide When and where is it? The festival takes place in the French resort …

Cannes 2019: jury speaks out against ‘rage and anger’ of populist politicians

Jury president Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu takes aim at Donald Trumps anti-immigrant policies A familiar trio of topics Netflix, gender disparity and Donald Trump were on the agenda as the this years Cannes film festival got under way. At the press conference introducing this years festival jury, its president, Birdman and The Revenant director Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu, took aim at Trump and offered support to theatre chains battling the dominance of the streaming service. Another jury member, the rise of populist politicians including Trump and said that his presence at the festival served as a repudiation for the US presidents anti-immigrant policies. Quick guide Cannes 2019 Show Hide When and where is it? The festival takes place in the French resort …