Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths

Alejandro G Iñárritu grapples with creative fulfilment and the Mexican diaspora in his sprawling, semi-autobiographical surrealist drama. “My homeland has many palm trees and the thrush-song fills its air; no bird here can sing as well as the birds sing over there” Brazilian poet Antônio Gonçalves Dias famously uttered in ‘Exile Song’, a poem written […]

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Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell on The Banshees of Inisherin

The stars of Martin McDonagh’s latest reflect on their reunion on the islands of Inishmore and Achill, the scars of the Irish Civil War, and the weight of artistic legacy. Two Irish actors at the top of their game, Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell have worked with directors including The Coen Brothers, Yorgos Lanthimos, Michael […]

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Liverpool To Host 2023 Eurovision Song Contest For Ukraine

By The Associated Press. Published: 11 hours ago The 2023 Eurovision Song Contest will be staged in the English city of Liverpool, the BBC said Friday, after Britain was asked to hold the event on behalf of designated host country Ukraine. The birthplace of The Beatles beat Glasgow, Scotland, the other U.K. finalist. In all, […]

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Torn Apart by War, Ukrainian Women and Children Try to Rebuild Their Lives Abroad

Since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, 3.8 million people—mostly women and children—have fled to neighboring countries, with the majority taken in by Poland. The government and armies of volunteers have been working quickly to help ease the newcomers’ transition back to normalcy: securing them places to live, issuing them identity cards, and assisting them […]

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At The Vatican Pope Francis Apologizes For Residential Schools In Canada: ‘I Ask For God’s Forgiveness’

Warning: This story deals with disturbing subject matter that may upset and trigger some readers. Discretion is advised. Pope Francis has delivered a formal apology for the grave harm caused by Canada’s harrowing residential school system. In a livestreamed audience with more than 190 Indigenous survivors, elders, knowledge keepers, youth and community leaders on Friday, […]

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How Pachinko Showrunner Soo Hugh Adapted the Incredible Saga for the Screen

Soo Hugh is no stranger to epic, multigenerational tales. Having grown up on a steady diet of such projects as The Godfather, Roots, and War and Remembrance, Hugh has been able to parlay her affinity for sprawling stories into a screenwriting career that has gradually grown in genre and scope: from writer on the CBS […]

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