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بالفيديو.. شاهد أول مجسم لمشروع قناة السويس الجديدة

استعرض برنامج "الحياة الآن"، المذاع على فضائية الحياة، عرضًا مجسمًا لمشروع قناة السويس الجديدة، داخل الأستوديو وذلك للمرة الأولى منذ تاريخ إنشاء قناة …

ضبط 55 من القيادات الوسطى للإخوان.. و15 باللجان النوعية والعناصر المتطرفة

أكد مصدر أمنى مسئول بوزارة الداخلية، أنه فى إطار المتابعات الأمنية المكثفة وتوجيه الضربات الأمنية الاستباقية المُقننة التى تستهدف القيادات الوسطى …

14 Movie Sequels That Bombed at the Box Office

For every movie sequel that ends up being box office gold, there's a junkyard of sequels that couldn't live up to the original, like "Grease 2," "Speed 2," and countless more. And who ever asked for sequels to Oscar-winning films like "The Sting" and "Chinatown"?

Just adding a "2" (or if you want to …

Film

7 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Marvel's 'Avengers'

From Hulk Smash to Hawkeye's eyes, there's tons of behind-the scenes trivia we're guessing you probably didn't know about the first "Avengers" movie.

Meet the Avengers: A Guide to 'Age of Ultron' Characters

The Avengers

'Game of Thrones' Star 'Disappointed' About Ser Barristan Book Change

"Game of Thrones" just had a game-changing night with Season 5, Episode 4. The "Sons of the Harpy" slayed our good friend Ser Barristan Selmy, who is still alive in the book, assisting Daenerys Targaryen and holding down the fort for her.

It wasn't 100 percent clear to fans whether Ser Barristan and …

Star Wars

Watch an Exclusive Preview of 'George Lucas on the Digital Revolution'

Today is a "Star Wars" holiday thanks largely to one great man: George Lucas. As the sun now stands, we are proud to report that #MayThe4thBeWithYou is trending over the royal princess's name announcement. Most impressive. Lucas's birthday is actually on May 14, if you want to start baking that …

George Lucas

Jurors get first look at video of Colorado theatre shooter asking police if any children were hurt

Jurors in the Colorado theatre shooting trial got their first look at a video recording of gunman James Holmes asking detectives, “There weren’t any children hurt, were there?”

The video, played in court Monday, shows detectives interviewing a dazed-sounding Holmes at police headquarters about two …

Policing

The best films of 2015 so far – UK

January

Birdman
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Running time: 119 minutes
Certificate: 15
One-shot, double-Oscar-winning comedy starring Michael Keaton as an actor who tries to put his movie superhero past behind him by classying it up on Broadway.

The Theory of Everything
Director: James …

Film (UK)

From first draft to book launch – how to publish a novel

Finishing your first draft is a major milestone, and here are your next six steps in your quest to publish a novel.

You’ve finished writing the first …

Book Publishing

Wolf Hall The Play on Twitter

We're ecstatic that #WolfHall is nominated for 8 #TonyAwards including Best Play! @TheTonyAwards #broadway pic.twitter.com/CZnVFJmViU

Why does science make compelling theatre? | Royal Shakespeare Company | Theatre

A panel event discussing why science stories attract and intrigue writers and directors, and whether science on stage is oversimplified.

Join us for …

Shakespeare

Hugh Quarshie – interview, RSC Othello

With a career that spans over 30 years, Hugh Quarshie is one of our most esteemed British actors. Born in Ghana, Quarshie has acted in countless …

Othello

Mad And Masterful: A Mad World My Masters

Photo by Manuel Harlan.

Londonist Rating: ★★★★★

You’d hardly expect a Jacobean comedy from 1605 to be so funny that it exhausts the audience with …

Mad World

Movie Trailers: Maggie - Trailer 1

A teenage girl in the Midwest becomes infected by an outbreak of a disease that slowly turns the infected into cannibalistic zombies. During her …

Trailers

A Sinner in Mecca: gay film-maker on 'a hajj of defiance'

“Islam is at war with itself, and I have fought hard not to be a casualty.” Vulnerable yet self-deprecating, film-maker Parvez Sharma sets out his position in the new autobiographical documentary A Sinner in Mecca, whichpremiered last week at HotDocs, North America’s largest documentary film …

Islam

‘The Heidi Chronicles’ Is Trailed by Questions of Feminism and Legacy

Twenty-five years after “The Heidi Chronicles” closed on Broadway, believers in the work of Wendy Wasserstein seized an opening. In the era of “Lean In” and “Girls,” and a paucity of female voices on Broadway, they would revive Ms. Wasserstein’s most acclaimed play, “The Heidi Chronicles,” with a …

Feminism

Review: Chita Rivera Stars in Kander and Ebb’s ‘The Visit’

When Chita Rivera steps solemnly to the edge of the stage in the opening scene of “The Visit,” she sweeps the audience with a gaze that could freeze over hell. Yet a quickening warmth spreads through the Lyceum Theater, where this macabre, long-gestating Kander and Ebb musical opened on Thursday …

Chita Rivera

Review: ‘Nirbhaya,’ a Lamentation and a Rallying Cry for Indian Women

They become a multitude, the members of this small cast, moving inexorably toward collision. Pacing, circling, brushing up against one another in the opening sequences of Yael Farber’s “Nirbhaya” — the harrowing documentary drama that opened on Sunday night at the Lynn Redgrave Theater — a mere …

Women's News (India)

Tony Nominations 2015: ‘An American in Paris’ and ‘Fun Home’ Emerge as Favorites

One show is elegant and nostalgic, powered by eye-popping ballet sequences and romantic Gershwin tunes. Another is a heart-rending look at a woman’s effort to better understand her identity and her upbringing. And the third is a riotous spoof, replete with bawdy jokes and over-the-top musical …

Chita Rivera

Review: In ‘’Tis Pity,’ Forbidden Love, the Most Attractive Kind

As lovers go, this pair would seem to be perfectly matched. They share a fair, pallid beauty, the bloom of youth just discovering the wonder of romance, the intimate knowledge of one another’s charms born of a longstanding relationship.

’Tis pity, however, that they happen to be brother and …

John Ford

Beyoncé Shows Up Late to the Met Gala, Still Turns All Heads in Revealing Dress

When the Met Gala red carpet came to a close tonight, there seemed to be one very conspicuous absence: Beyoncé. But then, right at the wire, like pop-cultural manna from pop-cultural heaven, Bey made a last-second arrival and a full-scale Twitter meltdown was avoided.

The singer—who ended up drawing …

Dresses

Apple's Secret Army Of Watch Evangelists

So far Apple's roll out of the Apple Watch has been par for the course, at least for an Apple debut. By that I mean, the Apple Watch is following a well-trodden, multi-stage path.

Stage 1: Apple introduces revolutionary product after teasing markets for months about the novel product.

Stage 2: …

Marketing

Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 47, Eudora Welty

I met Eudora Welty in her room at the Algonquin Hotel an hour or so after her train had arrived in Penn Station. She had given me the wrong room number, so I first saw her peering out of her door as the elevator opened. A tall, large-boned, gray-haired woman greeted me apologetically. She was …

Writing

Our Teacher’s a Troll review – gleefully nasty kids’ tale of triumph over adversity

Holly and Sean are the terrible twins who are so naughty that the headteacher of their primary school, Mrs Spike, is found gibbering in the sandpit. But her replacement proves more than a match for the twins – he’s a troll. Any child who misbehaves, or protests at the new rules – which include …

Kids

Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 63, William Goyen

The interview with William Goyen took place on a sunny Saturday afternoon in June, 1975—the spring of Goyen’s sixtieth birthday and also of the publication of the Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition of his first novel, The House of Breath.

Taped over a three-hour period in the home of a friend in …

Writing

How to Write 5,000 Words a Day (my best productivity tips)

I sent this to my newsletter a little over a year ago; I still find the tips invaluable, and I am republishing it here with some edits.

If you’re

Productivity

Is Self-Publishing Still A Good Option For Black Women Writers In 2015?

The main takeaway for writers of color: Self-publishing will allow you to tell your story on your terms.The post Is Self-Publishing Still A Good …

Writing

What Writers Should Do Right After Publication

For most of us, publishing our work is what we crave most. We probably assume that when we’ve reached this goal, we’re done with a particular piece. …

3 editing secrets for writing your best cover letter yet

You know that it's beneficial to have a second set of eyes review your application materials. Someone who can tell you that your resume looks good — except for that part where you misspelled your own name (FYI, you can check that, too!). Or that your writing sample is impressive, but that it would …

Writing

Star Wars: The Force Awakens characters revealed in Vanity Fair photos

We still don’t know who’s related to who, or what Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Princess Leia have been doing in the three decades since 1983’s Return of the Jedi. But Vanity Fair has revealed some vital snippets of information about the characters played by Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley and Lupita …

Star Wars