|NATO's Success in Libya
|ON Monday, October 31,
seven months after it started,
NATO's operation in
Libya came to an end. It is
the first time NATO has
ended an operation it started. And it
comes on the heels of an...
BRIDGES & JOBS|
|A FEW years back
Frank coined an apt phrase
for many of his colleagues:
defined as those who believe "that
comes of age!
PRODUCER Frank Liddell compares
most country music stars
to drivers in Manhattan. They
circle and circle until they find a
parking spot, and once they find
one, they never want to leave.
Miranda Lambert found a roomy space in
the shade when she released the...
|Too much praise is not
good for toddlers |
|WHEN I was 8, my mom gave me a selfesteem
bear. It told me I was great. So I
could relate to the recent New York
Magazine article called The Kids Are
Actually Sort of Alright. It´s a thoughtful
millennials´ manifesto, written by one,
which examines, among other things, existing in a chilly
world after a childhood of warm and bountiful praise.
The writer, Noreen Malone, quotes Lael Goodman, 27,
who says: "The worst thing is that I´ve always gotten selfworth
from performance, especially good grades. But now
that I can´t get a job, I feel worthless."
This is precisely the problem with praise, or at least praise
aimed at performance. It´s like a cracker for kids...
|Stars feel the magic
of Twilight movies |
|JACKSON Rathbone, a star of the Twilight movies,
likened the wildly popular series about love between
a human and a vampire to the story of Romeo and
Juliet, as the next-to-last film in the saga was
at Rome´s film festival.
Speaking to reporters
about The Twilight Saga -
Breaking Dawn Part 1,
Rathbone called the love
between Bella and Edward
"almost as mythological as
the Romeo and Juliet
story," referring to
Shakespeare´s play about
A co-star, Nikki Reed,
who plays a teenage vampire
twin to Rathbone´s
character, mused about
the popularity of the
series, which has raked in
over $2 billion (1.41 billion) worldwide.
|3D conversion tech comes to
Bollywood; Don 2 first project |
is offering 3D conversion
Bollywood studios and
its first project is Shah
Rukh Khan-starrer Don 2: The
Producer Ritesh Sidhwani says
the success of Harry Potter and the
Deathly Hallows - Part 2 in 3D
drove their decision to convert Don
2 into the format.
"After seeing the success of Harry
Potter which was also converted, we
were absolutely sure that the experience
and thrill of watching a 3D film
is not lost if the conversion is done
correctly, and seeing the result of the
demo done by Reliance we were
convinced that we should bring Don
2 to cinemas in 3D," said Sidhwani
of Excel Entertainment...