I think the trailer looks promising. As for all the Artemis fans loudly trumpeting their displeasure online—well, it's generally a good idea to see the actual film before deciding a beloved series has been "ruined" based a single trailer. Branagh is a gifted director who has shown he can handle mythical fantasy realms (Thor) and knows how to create a ruthless yet vulnerable villain/antihero (cf. the enormous popularity of Tom Hiddleston's Loki in the MCU). He's perfectly capable of doing the same for Artemis Fowl. Colfer has also told the Guardian, "I’ve seen about a third of it and it does look pretty close [to the books]." So how about we all just take a deep breath and wait to see what Branagh has wrought? … [Read more...] about trailer has some book fans up in arms over boy-genius portrayal
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Free ebooks and audiobooks Speaking of libraries, yours can probably hook you up with a selection of free ebooks and audiobooks as well. Right now, for example, I'm using an app called Libby (formerly OverDrive) to read a novel by Richard Russo, and before that I used it to listen to Martin Short's thoroughly entertaining autobiography I Must Say (read by the author). You may have to wait a bit before the title you want becomes available, so add a bunch to your queue so you always have something ready to go. … [Read more...] about Free entertainment to help you survive coronavirus social distancing
We know our service has never been as important to the daily life of the country, and we want to keep you informed.This simple infographic explains why and how stock-piling food has affected our service and why putting limits on certain products is fair for everyone. pic.twitter.com/hU1A879KLVMarch 22, 2020 … [Read more...] about Food delivery: which online grocery and meal delivery services have slots this week?
"There are ways to do prequels that are less informative or answer questions you didn’t necessarily have, and then there are ways to do prequels where you learn all sorts of things you never knew before,” MCU overlord Kevin Feige teased io9 back in June. “I look at Better Call Saul as a wonderful example of a prequel that almost completely stands on its own apart from Breaking Bad because it informs you about so many things you didn’t know about before." … [Read more...] about Black Widow: trailers, release date delay, cast and everything we know
Google's flagship Pixel 4 is set to drop in pricing in the UK. The company is discounting the flagship handset by £150 when you buy a 64 GB model. If you opt for a larger 128 GB model, you'll be able to save up to £170. These savings apply to both the Pixel 4 and 4 XL. … [Read more...] about Google offers price savings of up to £170 on the Pixel 4 and 4 XL