Friday, January 30, 2015


The really important thing that film does, says Colin Firth, is throw up moments that illuminate our own lives. "It's probably one of the important things about story-telling, that you are seeing little reflections of things. It's a bit like staring into a fire and, because it's dancing about, you see shapes in it. Or you stare at the man in the moon, you know. If something's alive, it'll connect and create dialogue with the things that are alive in you." Dancing fires

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has blasted Tony Abbott's decision to knight Prince Philip in a rare criticism of the Prime Minister. The billionaire derided the knighthood as a 'joke and embarrassment' in a Twitter post on Tuesday morning.  

If in 1150 a few extremists murdered some civilians, the reaction would have been ridicule. Today we are so secure yet feel so threatened