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Darkest Hour review: Gary Oldman at his finest as Winston Churchill in WWII drama
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Darkest Hour review: Gary Oldman at his finest as Winston Chur...

Some actors get better with age. Some actors are born to play historical leaders. Some actors are able to lift a cinematic experience beyond a passable drama. That actor is Gary Oldman. Oldman plays Winston Churchill in Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour. We ... catchnews.com, 23 hours ago
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Darkest Hour Review: Exuberant bear. Shrewd fox. Vociferous lion

'The politics of it may be wishy-washy and the saviour at Darkest Hour's centre may well be a racist, an imperialist, and an alcoholic, but in Gary Oldman's nimble skin, smacked in layers and layers of prosthetics to resemble the heavily-jowled, cigar-smoking, portly penguin-like demeanour of the British Bulldog, it pretty much screams, "And the Oscar goes to"...' notes Sukanya Verma. It's May 1940. Led by Adolf Hitler, the Nazi invasion is in full steam and Western Europe is on the brink of ...
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'Darkest Hour' review: You don't want to miss Gary Oldman's performance

Movie: Darkest Hour Cast: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn, Ronald Pickup, Stephen Dillane, and Joe Armstrong Director: Joe Wright Genre: Drama Duration: 2 hours 5 minutes Critic's ratings: **** Story: Winston Churchill (Gary ...
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10 books to look forward to in 2018

There are several books that Aakar Patel wishes were being written but aren't. Fortunately, there's plenty coming up this year that he's eagerly awaiting. Photograph: Kind courtesy Judit Klein/Flickr The period in South Asian history best documented by important actors is 1970s Pakistan, the most important decade in that nation's history. The division of the country, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's rise and then Zia-ul Haq's takeover: all these are laid out superbly by writers like Iqbal Akhund, Rafi ...
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Things you might not know about ballistic bitcoin

LONDON: Bitcoin rocketed to another record high close of $16,000 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange on Thursday after gaining more than $4,000 in just 48 hours, stoking concerns that a rapidly swelling bubble could be set to burst. There were huge ...
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Brazil striker Robinho handed 9-year term for rape in Italy

Milan: An Italian court sentenced former AC Milan and Brazil forward Robinho in absentia to nine years in prison on Thursday after convicting him of taking part in a gang rape of an Albanian woman in 2013. A Milan court ruled that Robinho and five other ...
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Football Briefs: Chhetri winner in running for 2017 AFC Cup Goal of Tournament

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: India captain Sunil Chhetri. Photograph: AIFF Media India captain Sunil Chhetri's spectacular free-kick goal in Bengaluru FC's 1-0 win over Maldives club Maziya Sports and Recreation in the AFC Cup has been nominated as one of the four best goals of the tournament. Chhetri curled past the Maziya defensive wall and the goalie to dump the ball into the net in the 57th minute of the group match in Bengaluru on May 31 to send his ...
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Caught between worship and blame

200 years on, the legacy of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan -- the man behind the Aligarh Muslim University -- hangs between two extremes.Mohammad Sajjad brings much needed perspective to the debate. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan: 1817 to 1898.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   As the birth bicentenary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan (1817-1898) -- a realist-pragmatist of 19th century India, a distinguished reformer, and founder of the MAO College (now the Aligarh Muslim University) -- is being celebrated, one ...
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