Wednesday Jun 12
The Fresno Bee
Another longtime newsman retires
Mike Hartman's retirement Friday as the managing editor at KSEE ends a career in local journalism that covers more than a half century.
Sexual Surrogates Help Many Who Suffer Alone
"Helen Hunt was nominated for an Oscar this year?" a man asked his companion as the bus jostled passengers side-to-side. "Yeah, she played some sex worker helping some famous disabled poet," was the reply.
Mark Kermode's DVD round-up
Bill Murray as Franklin D Roosevelt in Hyde Park on Hudson: 'gets the physical nuances just so'. Photograph: Snap Stills / Rex Features After the success of The King's Speech and the embarrassment of W.E. , Albert and Elizabeth Windsor return to our screens once again in Hyde Park on Hudson .
Violence is the new sex
Sex may be a turn-off for Hollywood audiences but violence is all over the big screen, as filmmakers seek to capture the youth market.
The Straits Times
At the movies, violence is the new sex
Sex may be a turn-off for Hollywood audiences but violence is all over the big screen, as film-makers seek to capture the youth market, industry figures at the Cannes film festival said on Friday.
DVD Review: The Sessions
POET and journalist Mark O'Brien is paralysed from the neck down and requires an iron lung to breathe.