Adam Graham Detroit News Film Critic Published 6:00 AM EST Nov 23, 2018 Holiday blockbusters, Oscar hopefuls and however you want to quantify a "Transformers" spin-off are all on deck at the movies in the coming weeks. Among the top-ticket items are "Mary Poppins Returns," Alfonso Cuarón's "Roma" and Robert Zemeckis' "Welcome to Marwen," all of which hope to be collecting Oscar statues, as well as audience acclaim as awards season heats up. Even "Deadpool" is getting in on the holiday movie action, with a remixed version of this year's movie edited with younger fans in mind. Here are the films set to roll out between now and Christmas, with a few January add-ons thrown in for good measure: Note: Dates are subject, as always, to change. Dec. 7 "Border": This Swedish film about an agent a border agent in Sweden comes from writer John Ajvide Lindqvist, who also wrote the screenplay for "Let the Right One In." Dec. … [Read more...] about Holiday movie preview: Oscars and blockbusters
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PERU two drug mule Michaella McCollum has shared a sweet snap of her newborn twin boys as she celebrated their baptisms. The 25-year-old mum posed with one boy cradled in each arm ahead of the ceremony - gazing down lovingly at her sons. The young woman - who spent three years in prison for attempting to smuggle cocaine into Peru - welcomed the boys in May. And she appeared comfortable in her new role as mum as she posed for photographs in a church with babies Raphael Genie and Rio Addison dressed in white. Sharing the pictures on social media, Michaella wrote: "My beautiful little boys". The mum was inundated with comments after sharing the photos on Instagram, with one writing: "aw shucks so cute and congratulations on the baptism of your lovely boys." Drug mule Michaella McCollum reveals she has had TWINS in Instagram post Michaella has already showed off her twin boys at her sister’s wedding earlier this month. And she has regularly shared snaps of her … [Read more...] about Peru Two drug mule Michaella McCollum shares picture of newborn twins as she celebrates baptism
AS the country prepares bow our heads in commemoration to those who sacrificed their lives in the Great War, we take a look at some of the bigger events where you can go to pay your respects on the 100th anniversary of the Armistice. Here are the main events being held in London, Manchester and Birmingham this year. London Whitehall The National Service of Remembrance will be held at the Cenotaph on Whitehall, London on November 11. The service will start at 11am and will commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women involved in the two World Wars and later conflicts. With Remembrance Sunday falling on the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War this year, it's expected a greater number of people will want to view the ceremony. Whitehall will open to the public at 8am and no tickets or passes are needed to watch the ceremony from the pavements along Whitehall and Parliament Street. There will be large … [Read more...] about Remembrance Sunday 2018 events – What services are taking place in London, Manchester and Birmingham this year?
A WOMAN says she was left "in shock" after she was fired by text — for telling her boss she was pregnant. Kameisha Denton was told she would be given no more shifts at a restaurant after asking her manager for maternity leave. He replied saying it was "not a good time" to have a member of staff off work — and accused her of failing to tell him in advance. Pregnant Ms Denton had been working for a few days in her role at restaurant chain Jersey Mike’s Subs in Washington state, US. She texted her boss letting him know that she was expecting, writing: "This will not interfere with my performance and I will be back after the baby is born." But after realising she was not being rota'd for any shifts she again messaged her manager, named only as Marcos. According to screenshots of their conversation he replied telling her it was "not going to workout with Jersey Mikes". He added: "It’s not a good time for us to have someone who is leaving for maternity leave … [Read more...] about Woman reveals she was sacked from job by TEXT because she was pregnant and needed time off to give birth
THE twin girls traded after being sold on the internet to a British couple 18 years ago have been found. Here's the lowdown on the Kilshaw twins who's story stunned the world in 2001. Who are the Kilshaw twins? Kiara and Keyara Wecker were just six months old when they were handed over for £8,200 to Judith and Alan Kilshaw back in 2001. The Sun exclusively revealed the story after the girls were taken back to Buckley, North Wales by the couple. But despite a seemingly happy ending with their new solicitor parents - the tots were plunged into a grim fight for their custody. It was sensationally revealed that their birth mum Tranda Wecker had previously sold them to another set of parents back in the US. What happened to them? The twins were first bought for £4,000 by Californians Richard and Vickie Allen, who began to raise them as their own. But two months later they were snatched back by their mum and sold for twice as much to Brits Alan and Judith. The two families … [Read more...] about Who are the Kilshaw twins, where are they now and what happened to them?