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Will Gompertz reviews Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ★★★★★

Cast your mind forward a few weeks to the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard at around 8pm (PST), Sunday 4 March. Somebody, probably dressed in black with very good teeth, will be opening a golden envelope while simultaneously saying these words: “The Oscar for best actress in a leading role goes to…” He or she will then pause for dramatic effect, pull out the card and say… “Frances McDormand! – for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” This will happen. Her only serious competition comes from Sally Hawkins as the amphibian-loving…

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The 10 best players in the Premier League outside of the 'big six' clubs

The 26-year-old has risen through the academy and divisions with his beloved Seagulls on their way to the Premier League. Impressive early season form has led to calls for Dunk to receive his first senior England call-up, but he has so far yet to be recognised by manager Gareth Southgate. Dunk, however, is unlikely to be too fazed as he looks to build on an encouraging start to life in the Premier League under manager Chris Hughton. Tuesday, December 19, 2017 The so-called ‘big six’ dominate the headlines in the…

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Weinstein complaints mount but most monsters lurk outside the movies

A woman doesn’t have to be a young and beautiful movie star to attract the attention of a predatory man. Being a woman is enough. Not every woman will be raped, but many will. Some will die at the hands of their attackers. Play VideoDon’t Play Up Next Karl Stefanovic’s heartfelt goodbye to Lisa Wilkinson Play VideoDon’t Play Video duration 01:11 More Entertainment News Videos Previous slideNext slide Film academy expels Weinstein The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced their decision to expel producer Harvey Weinstein, following…

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Police injured outside Buckingham Palace

Two police officers have been injured while arresting a man armed with a knife outside Buckingham Palace. The officers were treated at the scene for minor injuries and were not taken to hospital, the Metropolitan Police said. The force said the man was stopped outside the royal grounds. He has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and assault. The police said it was too early to know whether it was terror related. Officers remain at the scene and inquiries are ongoing. ‘Police seem calm’ One eyewitness, Nicole Kyle,…

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We need to think outside the box to address inactivity epidemic, researchers say

Despite growing awareness about the importance of exercise and a nationwide campaign to ‘move more and sit less‘, almost 60 per cent of Australian adults are still not doing enough physical activity. A new study published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, comparing National Health Survey data over 20 years, found that we have not improved our activity levels since 1989. Too many of us – especially women – need to lace up and move more. Photo: Stocksy The trend of inactivity was greatest among women, who…

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A Visit to the Terrific Terranea Resort Outside Los Angeles in the Lamborghini Huracan Coupe

Photo Credit: Jared Paul Stern About half an hour outside Los Angeles in the coastal town of Rancho Palos Verdes you’ll find one of the country’s most elegant and exclusive seaside retreats. Terranea, a 102-acre oasis on a private peninsula with the feel of a posh Mediterranean resort, is a eco-friendly five-star property surrounded by the picturesque waters of the Pacific, looking out to Catalina Island. It’s a view and setting, with lush gardens, private terraces and courtyards with outdoor fireplaces, you’d normally have to travel much further along the…

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