How Ang Lee’s The Ice Storm stays warm 25 years later

It’s a signature approach of the director, one that employs empathy and warmth towards the members of a single family unit, but most importantly it sympathetically understands how heavily our lives are dictated by the world around us. The Hood family behaves just as coldly with the people in their lives, often acting out in their own self-interests despite their potential detriment to others. When Elena seeks shelter back inside the party, she finds Ben still on the bathroom floor. Unlike the bitterness of some family dramas, The Ice Storm…

Midwives

The trust between Ei Hlaing and her various patients allows for profoundly intimate interviews that make them seem relatable and complex rather than victims of an unjust situation. Ei Hlaing’s voice takes a backseat to her subjects’. While it is not particularly interesting aesthetically, it allows the viewer to breathe and comprehend the content between the “action” and interviews. As well as Nyo Nyo, there’s Hla’s younger Muslim apprentice who hopes to open her own clinic one day. Enjoyment. I’m telling you not to chase a man. In one memorable…

How The Chase set the topical, visceral tone for New Hollywood

The townsfolk are portrayed rather like a caricature. It was released in the middle of a tumultuous decade, and Lillian Hellman’s screenplay (adapted from Horton Foote’s novel and play of the same name) dives headfirst into a phalanx of hot-button social issues – racism, wealth disparity, the sexual revolution, guns – often using the supporting cast as a kind of Greek chorus. But the passage of time hasn’t dimmed the brilliant power of Brando’s performance, or the film’s seething atmosphere which still manages to burrow under your skin. The citizens…

The deputies were invited to the Kremlin for an event with the participation of Putin

In addition, on the same day in the center of Moscow a rally is planned following the results of the referendums, RBC sources claimed. The Moscow Department of Transport reported that on September 30, a number of central streets and embankments would be blocked in the center, including Ilyinka, Varvarka, Bolotnaya, Bolshaya Ordynka, Pyatnitskaya, Kitaygorodsky proezd, as well as the Kremlin, Moskvoretskaya embankments. His representative Dmitry Peskov did not confirm or deny this information. On September 30, the deputies were invited to the Kremlin for an event with the participation…

NATO called the damage to the Nord Streams a sabotage

These leaks pose risks to shipping and cause significant damage to the environment. “Here we are not talking about the readiness [to accuse], here we are talking about the beginning of a big job,” Zakharova noted. “Any deliberate attack on critical Allied infrastructure will be met with a unified and decisive response,”— NATO assured. <…> And now this gas is escaping into the air, — said the press secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. The pressure dropped sharply in branch A of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and in…

How can a mobilized person suspend his enforcement proceedings?

40 of the Federal Law “On Enforcement Proceedings” the bailiff has the right to suspend enforcement proceedings in a declarative manner if the debtor is doing military service by conscription. Plot Partial mobilization in Russia Conscription often becomes a problem for Russians whose debts are already taken care of by bailiffs, — a serviceman's income may change dramatically, and deductions from the card will continue to be made in the usual amount. On September 28, the FSSP published clarifications in its official Telegram channel, which will be another good news…

The self-employed will have the right to take paid sick leave

Earlier it was reported that 5.4 million Russians have already decided for themselves the status of self-employed  Rate the material Истoчник aif.ru In the first year, for the month of illness, the payments will be: with a work experience of more than eight years – & nbsp; 22.7 thousand rubles, with an experience of five to eight years – 18.1 thousand rubles, with an experience of up to five years – 13.6 thousand rubles. Russians who work as self-employed will be entitled to paid sick leave. Under the terms of…

RFU and the Ministry of Sports are discussing reservations for footballers from mobilization

Recall that the President of the Russian Federation announced a partial mobilization in the country on September 21. p> Rate the material Истoчник aif.ru It is planned that 300,000 reservists will be called up as part of it. It is noted that when communicating with the Ministry, the RFU speaks, among other things, on behalf of football leagues and clubs. Earlier it was reported that the bronze medalist of the 2008 European Championship as part of the Russian football team, 37-year-old Diniyar Bilyaletdinov received a summons from the military commissariat. Plot…

Climatologist: warming could cause regular autumn hurricanes in Russia

"Spring hurricanes have become practically the climatic norm in central Russia. This, by the way, may be directly related to the warming of the Arctic», — he noted. Two people became victims of the disaster. Also, climate change has led to steady heat waves that can last in any region for months and provoke natural fires.  Recall that on September 18, Kursk collapsed Hurricane. And, perhaps, there will be regular autumn hurricanes, also associated with the restructuring of atmospheric currents. 87 settlements in the region were left without electricity. Rate the…

Camouflage in a bag: what the city has prepared for those leaving for the military unit

And here is the second part of the gift set is selected individually for each mobilized. It consists of two parts. First — universal, it includes personal hygiene items. All citizens mobilized in the capital, now receive a gift from the city. Plot Partial mobilization in Russia Aif.ru looked into duffel bag, which is given from the government of Moscow at mobilization points. Clothes and shoes must be measured, linen is given to sizes. Rate the material Истoчник aif.ru

Putin: we need to correct mistakes during mobilization and prevent them from happening again

Recall that the President of the Russian Federation announced a partial mobilization in the country on September 21. According to the Russian leader, it is necessary to understand each specific situation of illegal conscription for military service and return citizens back if mistakes are made. The President said that all instructions for partial mobilization have already been given, criteria are formulated. It is planned that 300,000 reservists will be called up as part of it. Russian leader Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov previously denied information that Russia plans to call up a million…

Gift bag. What is included in the set for mobilized in Moscow

shows her mother the duffel bag she just received, she meticulously examines it, but does not look inside. Even if the partial mobilization took the guy by surprise, he leaves us fully equipped (the size range is presented in full). Clothes and shoes are tried on here. For some reason, my wife insisted that I come to the mobilization point “like a parade”, now I will give her civilian things back, why should carry them back and forth. 27—year-old Andrei S. The most common answer to  — “What was the first thought that came into your…

The doctor spoke about the diseases that people over 40 are susceptible to

In men, by the age of 40-45, there is 15% less testosterone. At the age of 40-45, the ovaries stop working. The hematopoietic system begins to work with disorders, which is fraught with strokes, cerebral hemorrhages, myocardial infarctions. Stopping reproductive functions takes more than five years. The production of male sex hormone decreases at the age of 30-35 by an average of 2% every year. By the age of 40, people lose up to 2% of muscle mass every year. Other disorders also occur. The bone mass becomes less dense.…

“Marine biota suffocated.” Oceanologist – about the consequences of the accident on the Potokah

In autumn, the weather deteriorates, strong storms begin. Technical gas — it is a gas accompanying, for example, oil production. Once in the water, the gas rushed to the surface in huge bubbles. What was happening? But it is unlikely to will pose a danger to the coast and people living on it (and these are the territories of Denmark and Sweden), because it is far from the coast. And the reason is that this gas is odorless. But for marine mammals and birds living on the surface, there is a danger. These organisms had to experience severe stress: they fell…