Today’s news digest comes directly from this morning’s events posted via Twitter. Twitter itself has moved to permanently ban the current US President Donald Trump from using its platform over fears he could use the website to incite further acts … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 09.01.2021: Troublesome leaders need samosa pies!
Today’s news digest this first weekend of September comes via my own Twitter account @VShah1984. The 21st annual Minnesota Children’s Book Festival will take place this month to celebrate the art of children’s literature in the American state. Hosted by … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 05.09.2020: Book joy for Minnesota children, other stories
This morning’s digest comes from my personal Twitter account @VShah1984. Journalist and communications worker Timothy Burke @bubbaprog posted a video of the explosion of the SpaceX Starship test rocket that suffered a ‘rapid unplanned disassemblement’ yesterday, after it blew … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 30.05.2020: Magic tricks and investment hacks
London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH National architectural association the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that it is launching an innovative and culturally-rich new ‘weekly live arts magazine’ next week to promote architecture and the arts … Continue reading THE ARCHITECTS UNDERGROUND: Weekly arts magazine on stage to launch next week
London, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH via SWNS digitalhub A recent survey among UK cinemagoers has revealed that the Seventies musical Grease, starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, is the most popular film of all time, SWNS news service reported recently. The romance between high school exchange student Sandy and her beau Danny, set in the 1950s with an iconic soundtrack from the era of fast Harleys and milk bars topped the most popular movie of choice in the poll amongst 2,000 British adults commissioned by www.OnePoll.com. On its release in 1978, Grease blew up the box office, receiving record numbers of cinemagoers thanks … Continue reading TOP OF THE FLICKS: The UK’s 50 most popular movies of all time
Vijay Shah (editor/reviewer) Suraj Shah (contributor) Today the Half-Eaten Mind brings you a review of the film Warrior, written by Suraj Shah. Warrior, released in 2011, is a sports drama movie set in the suburbs of the American city of Pittsburgh. It stars actors Joel Edgerton, Tom Hardy (of Inception fame) and Nick Nolte, and was directed by Gavin O’Connor. It tells the story of two estranged brothers Tommy and Brendan, both of whom have a passion for MMA fighting (mixed martial arts). Tom returns to his hometown after a tour of duty in Iraq, where he meets his long-lost father, a … Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Warrior (2011)
Blockbuster films from Hollywood heavily dominate the international moving picture industry, or so it seems. Although India’s film industry churns out 800 to 1,000 movies a year, according to the Guinness Book of World Records – the United States produces around 700-800 annually. The Americans however know how to make their money do the talking for their films. Although Hollywood has been hit by the global recession much like everywhere else, a decade ago, the average cost of releasing a Hollywood film amounted to US$ 102.8 million – according to a former president of the country’s Motion Picture Association. That … Continue reading ACCRA’S CRAZY CINEMAS: The story of Ghana’s handmade movie poster industry