(Editorial, Andy Marken, San Jose, California, May 19, 2021) “To kill a monster, you need a monster.” – Artemis, “Monster Hunter,” Constantin Films, 2020 Have you ever been suddenly awakened from a really, really bad dream? Yeah, that’s about what the Oscars and all the award events felt like this year There were a lot
(Special to US Times via Berlinale Press Office, 2021-05-11) Berlinale: Summer Special to Take Place as an Outdoor Event Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Berlin International Film Festival has developed a new festival format for 2021. The 71st Berlinale kicked off with the Industry Event in March and will be followed by an
(Editorial by Cirina Catania, Senior Editor, US Times. 2021-04-23, California, USA) One of my favorite movies of the 2021 Awards Season is, “Sound of Metal,” nominated for SIX ACADEMY AWARDS! Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Film Editing and Best Sound. This team went above and beyond the norm and
(2021-03-12, by Nial McCarthy, Statista) President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package cleared its final hurdle in Congress on Wednesday despite no Republicans voting in favor of it. The plan contains a range of measures such as a further direct round of payments to most Americans, amounting to more than $400 billion. Checks of $1,400 will
(Berlin, Germany, 2021-02-28, film review by Cirina Catania, Sr. Editor, US Times.) If the film, “Memory Box,” is any indication of what is to become available for viewing during the 71st Berlin International Film Festival, it will be a banner year. Unexpected, insightful, tough, triste, joyful and full of love, this film is a must-see.
(Berlin, Germany, February 15, 2021) Mariette Rissenbeek, Executive Director of the Berlin International Film Festival, and Artistic Director, Carlo Chatrian, welcome us to another year at the Berlinale (the 71st), explain the new virtual format for the Fest and present the films that have been selected for this year’s Competition and Berlinale Special sections. The
Jason Ziller, General Manager of the Client Connectivity Division of Intel Corporation, speaks with Oh! Zone Host, Cirina Catania about Intel’s new products that are out NOW for the holidays. Click on the podcast link above to listen in! It is entertaining and educational. Plus, you’ll know what to put on your last-minute Santa list
(Review for USTimes.biz by Cirina Catania, Dec 13, 2020) Our family loves the Keys and Kingdoms adventure game…and here’s why. Let’s assume you have a musical child (or one that would like to be). But you can’t get them to stay with their piano lessons? (In fact, 80% of students eventually drop their lessons.) Let’s
In a surprising study, it has been revealed that over 430,000 Americans living in urban cities lack access to running water.
(Texas, USA, 2010-12-04 ) Rolling Stone ran a story today that released Black Pistol Fire’s Kevin McKeown performing a live version of their hit, “Temper Temper.” And we liked it 🙂 So we are sharing it with you! Here’s a link to the video and their story. Let us know what you think!