Friday, July 28, 2017

Does It Really Matter How You See Dunkirk?


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In digital, the soldiers are a mass. On high-res film, they’re a group of individuals.

The excitement that normally greets the release of a new Christopher Nolan movie was, in the case of Dunkirk, tinged with uncertainty. It …

‘Daily Show’ coming to Chicago this fall


"Daily Show" host Trevor Noah. (Evan Agostini/Invision)

“The Daily Show” is coming to Chicago’s Athenaeum Theatre for a week of shows in October, Comedy Central announced Tuesday.

“’The Daily Show’ Undesked Chicago 2017: Let’s Do This Before It Gets Too …

What Most People Don’t Get About Steve Bannon


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Steve Bannon leaves the Rose Garden after President Donald Trump announces his decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement on June 1 in Washington.

When it was reported several months ago that Steve Bannon, then …

Murder charges dropped against Wisconsin woman in Waukegan house-party slaying


Vigil held for Waukegan shooting victim

Authorities have dropped murder charges against a 27-year-old Kenosha, Wis., woman in connection with the house-party slaying of Ciera Q. Davis, 24, earlier this summer, and are intensifying their search for another suspect.

Comdr. …

Full speed ahead for train builders as minister pulls plug on electrification


The bright, electric future of the railway has been dimmed: trains will now continue to run on diesel west of Cardiff to Swansea, as they will on the Midland mainline to Nottingham and Sheffield.

An announcement sneaked out on the …

Minneapolis police chief resigns following the shooting death of Justine Damond


Minneapolis police chief Janeé Harteau resigned from her post Friday following the fatal shooting of Justine Damond. Mayor Betsy Hodges said in a statement that she had “lost confidence in the chief’s ability to lead us further” and that “it …

CDC: Half Of All Female Murder Victims Are Killed By Intimate Partners


More than half of female murder victims were killed in connection to intimate partner violence — and in 10 percent of those cases, violence shortly before the murder might have provided an opportunity for intervention.

That’s according to a new …

Sean Spicer apparently stole a mini-fridge from his junior staffers



Oh, Spicey. You will be missed.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer filed his resignation on Friday after President Donald Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci as his communications director. It’s been a great …

UK retail sales bounce back as warm weather drives shoppers to stores


Retail sales rebounded in June as the sunny weather put consumers in the mood to update their summer wardrobes.

Sales rose by 0.6% last month, beating the 0.4% increase forecast by economists and following a sharp 1.1% drop in May …

Tom Westley and Dawid Malan named in England squad for third Test


Tom Westley will make his Test debut against South Africa at the Oval next week, with Dawid Malan is hoping to join him, after England named a 13-man squad on Thursday.

With Gary Ballance ruled out of the third Test …