Becky L. King

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RAF has fired missiles in Afghanistan using US drones, MoD reveals

British pilots have launched at least 39 missile strikes against suspected Taliban insurgents from American drones based in Afghanistan, according to new figures.<p>The details have emerged from the Ministry of Defence, which has for the first time disclosed how RAF crews using unmanned US aircraft …

'Cool Runnings' Isn't The Best Olympics Movie Of All Time

"Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme, get on up, it's bobsled time!"<p>The iconic motivational chant is from "Cool Runnings" -- the 1993 movie about a bobsledding team from Jamaica making it to the winter games.<p>The film is among the most memorable in Olympic movie history, but does it capture the true …

Will Smith Will Not Be Returning To Save Earth In ‘Independence Day 2’

If you were anxiously waiting for <i>Independence Day 2</i> starring The Fresh Prince minus Jazzy Jeff, you might want to go grab a pillow to cry into. It’s not happening anymore. From Deadline:<p>I’m told reliably that Smith informed the studio that he won’t be joining in on a sequel that the filmmakers hope …

George Clooney's second world war art-recovery thriller falls well short of the required levels of action or excitement<p>George Clooney's latest directorial endeavour â€" a putative second world war thriller about a special US army unit dedicated to rescuing art works looted by the Nazis â€" has …

TV Spot for CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

The Patrol – review | Mark Kermode

Writer-director Tom Petch picked up film of the festival prize at last year's Raindance bash with this gritty and downbeat account of British soldiers serving soul-destroying time in Afghanistan. Drawing on his own experiences of life in the army, Petch paints a convincing picture of demoralised …

RoboCop – review | Mark Kermode

After the dunderheaded remake of <i>Total Recall</i>(lift shafts through the centre of the Earth? WTF?), genre fans had every right to be trepidatious about a retooling of <i>RoboCop</i>. The departure of Darren Aronofsky, who was confirmed to direct back in 2008, along with troubling reports about new incumbent …

The Invisible Woman – review | Mark Kermode

Ralph Fiennes may be the director and star of this handsomely mounted tale of the private life of Charles Dickens, but it's Felicity Jones who makes it fly. She plays Nelly Ternan, a young actress of indeterminate talent who captures the author's eye and heart, but wrestles (philosophically, …

Guy Lodge's DVDs and downloads

For an ostensible Everyman, Tom Hanks has a performer's hunger to please that has shone through some of his most stoic roles. That eagerness, however, is suspended to marvellous effect in Paul Greengrass's titanium-tough tension exercise <b>Captain Phillips</b> (Sony, 12), in which Hanks plays the …

Dallas Buyers Club – review | Mark Kermode

Terrific performances by Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto elevate this socio-medical drama out of the realms of the ordinary into something quietly remarkable. While McConaughey's dramatic weight loss may make attention-grabbing headlines, there's much more to his performance than the mere …

'Vampire Academy' Sucks

In the spirit of its subject matter, <i>Vampire Academy</i> desperately wants to be a hot mess. Meshing genres, blurring the lines of good taste and injecting a steady stream of bitchiness, it wants to be a zany, ultra modern commentary on both vampire and high school culture, but it has absolutely nothing …

THE WALKING DEAD Season 4 Promo - A Mad World

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Winter's Tale - Trailer 1

Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, “Winter’s Tale” is a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle …

Endless Love - Trailer 1

The story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them …

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BATMAN EVOLUTION - Action Packed Fan Film

Overflow Bathtubs by Kasch

This is the $200 InTime Inflatable Bathtub. It's a portable blow-up bathtub complete with electric...<p>British designer Elisabeth Buecher created …

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Anti-counterfeit technology emulates butterfly wings

Vancouver-based company Nanotech Security Corp. has created an anti-counterfeiting technology inspired by butterfly wings. Another example of …

Play Chess And Plant Herbs On This Bauhaus-Inspired Game Board

In the ultimate power ranking of common domestic herbs and succulents, which would you say reigns supreme? It's an important question that deserves …

xoFood: 5 Spices I'm Obsessed With, and Why

I'm a bit obsessed with spices. It could be because vegan food is stereotypically bland, and I'm hyper-concious about this stigma. Or it could be because many spices have amazing health benefits, and sprinkling them into things seems like a simple source for preventative medicine. Health care for …

These 10 Spices Will Instantly Make You A Better Cook

For all of you out there who think you just can't cook, we have something to tell you: yes, you can. Julia Child wasn't lying when she said anyone can cook. She may have been talking about French cooking, but it's true for all types of cuisine.<p>There's no magic to cooking. People aren't born with a …

Ben Tish's Brown butter panna cotta with spiced biscuits, raisin ice-cream and thyme recipe

This unusual panna cotta is evocative of winter with its nutty savoury/sweet flavours and the addition of aromatic, fresh thyme. At Ember Yard we serve this with crumbed spiced biscuits and a simple vanilla ice-cream studded with chopped, soaked raisins. It may seem a little complicated, but each …