A pretty damn good summer movie but also forever a joke Reviews at the time ended up on the upper register of “mixed,” with even the positive ones expressing shock. (“Moderately successful,” raved the Los Angeles Times. “Waterworld is a pretty damn good summer movie. There, I’ve said it,” Newsweek confessed.) Watching it now, divorced from the contextual circus of expectations, it’s an ambitious, high-octane romp loaded with impressive stunts involving flaming jet-skis. Every meticulously covered spent dollar is visible on the screen. Things get a little pompous and meandering at times, but overall: not so bad. … [Read more...] about 25 years ago, ‘Waterworld’ forever changed how we think about hits and flops
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“I think the short answer is rising insecurity,” says Robert Spitzer, a political science professor at SUNY Cortland and the author of five books on gun policy. Now that COVID-19 infection rates are increasing in states that are more prone to gun ownership, people may be channelling their fear of the pandemic’s economic effects into gun purchases. Hyatt and Lankford both noted there’s also a fear of “riots,” their term to describe the Black Lives Matter protests, though Spitzer says that’s a bit disconnected from the reality. “The amount of actual disorder and rioting, as opposed to legal demonstrations, is really tiny,” Spitzer notes, “and it’s certainly not occurring in places where people tend to be gun owners.” Lankford says there have been only a few demonstrations in his small Alabama town, but he’s worried about the unrest spilling over from Atlanta, 90 miles away. Rob Wilcox, deputy director of policy … [Read more...] about Through protests and the pandemic, gun background checks hit record high
SCSS and PMVVY together can help you invest up to Rs 30 lakh. Consider some allocation to RBI bonds; there is no upper limit on investments in them. But do not forget that these investments are not as liquid as your bank fixed deposits. Do keep some money in fixed deposits of banks to tide over emergencies and to meet short-term financial goals. … [Read more...] about Should senior citizens invest in the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana?
He is married to Elizabeth Baylies and has three children. Burns has a BA in History from Boston College (1978), an MA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (1980), and also earned the Certificat Pratique de Langue Francaise at the University of Paris-Sorbonne in 1977. … [Read more...] about Who is Nicholas Burns, the man Rahul Gandhi is interviewing next?
Senior advocate Harish Salve was the lead counsel for India in the Jadhav case at the Hague-based ICJ which ruled in July last year that Pakistan must undertake an "effective review and reconsideration" of the conviction and sentence of Jadhav and also to grant consular access to India without further delay. … [Read more...] about Kulbhushan Jadhav has refused to file review plea: Pakistan