Chefs are the most skilled cooks working in a professional kitchen. They are also some of the most recognised employees in the hospitality industry…
I’ve no idea if that painting (American Gothic) was an influence on new kid on the horror butcher block Nicolas Pesce’s ‘The Eyes of My Mother’ (2016) but the parents in this horrific pastoral tale bare such a striking resemblance to the painting,
If you’ve seen Sleigh Bells perform live— You know no one has ever been underwhelmed by their performance. Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss & Derek Miller…
We are also told who our heroes are, or at least who should be according to said media, using these so called noble bastions of excellence to dictate our moral barometers and aspirations. But now and again this control is swept away in the winds of reality, which can blow gently, or storm strong.
At the beginning of the (deservedly) Oscar winning ‘The Salesman’ (2016) by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (who also won an Oscar in 2011 for ‘A Separation’) we see an empty forlorn bed as part of a stage set for a local theatre group’s rendition of ‘Death of A Salesman’ by Arthur Miller.
HBO have consistently lead the way when it comes to good television in the US. Maybe it’s their pay to view business model that allows them more freedom to go beyond the norm and say rude words and bare an appropriate breast in the right place, but they certainly have a knack of coming up with the goods time and again.
Late 1920s, United States of America. During a round of Beano, a variation of the original Italian Lotto, a player – gender unconfirmed – shouts Bingo instead. E. S. Lowe is within earshot and shortly after produces the newly titled game we know and love today.