„63 Up“: doc series following the lives of Brits every seven years since they were 7, returns

In 1964, director Michael Apted started documenting the lives of a group of 7-year-old British kids. Then, for every seven years since, he’s returned to interview them as a way to learn „whether or not our adult lives are pre-determined by our earliest influences and the social class in which we are raised.“ Well, a…

The important particular person killed for making lives ‚refined‘

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Qandeel Baloch challenged Pakistan’s conservative society with her videos The murder of Pakistan’s first social media star Qandeel Baloch prompted instant soul searching in the country and made headlines around the world. Her brother has now been sentenced for killing her but the roots of this tragedy can also be…

Misplaced Lives: Actors lend voices to requiem for Troubles insensible

Image copyright DoubleBand Films Image caption The film, Lost Lives, is a requiem for those killed in the Troubles In 1991, four men sat down in Belfast to write a book of the dead.They resolved to put on record the stories of what happened to every man, woman and child killed during Northern Ireland’s Troubles.Their…

The right (and unfounded) sex lives of Bella Thorne

Image copyright Getty Images Earlier this week, actress Bella Thorne announced that she would be working with the pornography-sharing site, Pornhub, to keep it free of „revenge porn“. This is the story behind that announcement.Bella Thorne starts crying.One of her dogs, Ma, an Australian Shepherd, scampers around her ankles to show her concern.We’ve talked about…