Disney introduces its first plus-size heroine in its new short film Reflect. Walt Disney Animation Studios/Screenshot by NPR Disney, a groundbreaking yet eternally late company, unveiled its first plus-size heroine last month, leaving fans both frustrated and inspired. Bianca, a young ballerina with no spoken lines, stars in a two-minuteRead More →

Cyrus McCormick, inventor of the mechanized harvester, which revolutionized agriculture. We are in October 1980 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Autumn sets in as gentle breezes give way to the chill of autumn. That seems fitting, as the latest International Harvester Scout, number 532,674, rolls off the assembly line and 464Read More →

FILM CRITICISMAMSTERDAMTo classify134 minutesReleased October 7e The opening screen of “Amsterdam” displays the message: “A lot really happened.” If you don’t know the actual story, sit back and enjoy the story and don’t worry. There’s a lot to enjoy here – a stellar cast playing vivacious and quirky characters withRead More →

Otter Co-op celebrated its 100th anniversary with giant birthday cakes at the Langley Retail Center on Wednesday, October 19, close to the original 1922 site. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times) Otter Co-op Chairman Charlie Fox struggled with a time capsule from the 1980s on Wednesday, October 19, as the Langley MallRead More →

The Auto Dimming Mirror Market research report is a high quality report with in-depth market research. This market report provides the best solutions for developing and implementing strategies according to client requirements to extract tangible results. It helps businesses gain granular level clarity on current business trends and expected futureRead More →

This is the first solo exhibition in New York in a decade for acclaimed Canadian artist, writer, curator and educator Ken Lum, whose iconic 1989 photo and text work, “Melly Shum Hates Her Job (not exhibited here), rose to cult status in the Netherlands (and elsewhere) and ultimately inspired aRead More →

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, said on Sunday that China will open its doors more widely and be determined to deepen reform and opening-up at all levels, promote high-quality development and create more opportunities for the world. Xi was elected general secretary ofRead More →

Personal Collection Direct Selling, Inc. is among the few companies named Circle of Excellence winners for CSR Business of the Year at the recently concluded Asia CEO Awards 2022, one of Asia’s most prestigious business events- Pacific which recognizes local and international personalities and organizations for their outstanding achievements. TheRead More →

The new Coherent Market Insights report, titled “Global Automotive Trailer Tow Mirror (ATTM) Market Size, Share, Price, Trends, Growth, Report and Forecast 2022-2028,” offers an in-depth analysis of the global Automotive Trailer Tow Mirror (ATTM) market. The report assesses the market based on demand, application information, price trends, historical andRead More →

welcome to Mirrora monthly movie column in which I rewatch and then rewatch a movie I’ve already seen under the new (and improved?) critical lens of 2022. I’m so glad you’re here. The release of the Beatles 1 album in 2000 ushered in Beatlemania 2.0, or 3.0, or maybe 5.5Read More →

October 10, 2022 AUSTIN– Does your natural gas or propane heating system vent carbon monoxide and flue gases outside where they can safely dissipate? Or has your system developed leaks that could allow carbon monoxide to migrate into your living space and potentially cause a life-threatening situation for your family?Read More →

don’t worry darlingTo classify122 minutesReleased September 23 Don’t Worry Darling is a fascinating Psycho-SciFi concept, and the entire audience that attended my screening was in intense conversations as they left the theater. Some people were trying to break down the intricate plot twists. Others associated difficult situations that we haveRead More →

Covering theater in Chicago is sometimes like writing acknowledgments for the companies that decided it was time to pack up the tent. In the past two weeks, two such announcements have been made. Underscore Theater announced in late September that it was closing permanently. (During the pandemic, the company ditchedRead More →

Voice actors are needed for the next one “Atomic Radio – Friday Night Scares” staged by Off Pitt Street Theater Co. in Bedford. This special Halloween production is a live reading of three different stories with sound and light effects and costumes. The only requirements are reading fluidity,Read More →