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The Clock Tower: ‘Supergirl,’ ‘Batwoman,’ ‘Black Lightning,’ ‘The Flash’ and ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ All Returned This Week, So Let’s Break Them Down

(Welcome to The Clock Tower , where we’ll break down the goings on of the The CW network’s Arrowverse. We’ll touch on things like themes , cultural impact, lead-ins to major events, ships, and more every week! Warning: this Clock Tower is filled with spoilers . Proceed at your own risk.) It’s been a few weeks, but the band is finally all together again. Supergirl, Batwoman , Black Lightning, The Flash, and Legends of Tomorrow all saw new episodes this week. With the full Ar...
Tags: Television, Movies, Africa, Features, Gotham, Mouse, The Cw, Kate, Cw, Lex, Alice, Ava, Ruby Rose, Winn, Ralph, Beth


The Clock Tower: Love Was in the Air Throughout the Arrowverse This Week

(Welcome to The Clock Tower , where we’ll break down the goings on of the The CW network’s Arrowverse. We’ll touch on things like themes , cultural impact, lead-ins to major events, ships, and more every week! Warning: this Clock Tower is filled with spoilers . Proceed at your own risk.) What’s Valentine’s Day without a little murder? Love is in the air in the Arrowverse this week, but more than a few people are going to lose their lives while they’re looking for love. Though it’s still...
Tags: Television, Movies, Features, The Cw, Harry, Batwoman, Frost, Barry, Cw, Iris, Ava, Ray Palmer, Allegra, Marie Antoinette, Freddy, Charlie


Deaf and blind teenager becomes gallery's youngest artist

Thirteen-year-old Ava, who had a rare degenerative brain illness, has been drawing all her life.
Tags: News, Ava


Sin City: A Dame to Kill For #4 - Frank Miller art & cover

Frank Miller Sin City: A Dame to Kill For v1 #4, 1992 - Ava reveals her true nature as Dwight and Marv barely escape with their lives. With the cops in hot pursuit, they drive into the notoriously deadly Old Town for refuge. The residents are none too pleased. Frank Miller's cover is understated, but leads into some intensely drawn sequences throughout the book. Perhaps the two most memorable [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Sin City, Ava, Old Town, Dwight, Frank Miller, Marv, Ted Ignacio


The Hashtag That Changed the Oscars: An Oral History

Five years ago, #OscarsSoWhite rewrote the narrative in an industry with entrenched disparities. Here, Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay and other insiders tell the story as they lived it.
Tags: Movies, News, Black People, Barry, Hudson, Ava, Whites, Dawn, Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences, Carter, Lee, Ramsey, Spike, Isaacs, DuVernay, Jenkins


#OscarsSoWhite Held Up a Mirror. Hollywood Still Can’t Look Away.

Five years ago, one Twitter hashtag changed the narrative in an industry with entrenched disparities. Here, Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay and other insiders tell the story as they lived it.
Tags: Movies, News, Black People, Barry, Hudson, Ava, Whites, Dawn, Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences, Carter, Lee, Ramsey, Spike, Isaacs, DuVernay, Jenkins


AirAsia Cancel All Flights to and from Wuhan China

AirAsia Cancel All Flights to and from Wuhan China AirAsia just announced this news and in light of the recent health situation and government announcement, all AirAsia flights from Kota Kinabalu, Bangkok and Phuket to Wuhan, China are temporarily cancelled until 28th January 2020. AirAsia assures that the safety and wellbeing of our guests and Allstars is our top priority. AirAsia is complying with advice and regulations from global and local health authorities, including the World Health...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, China, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Airlines, Airlines, Headline, Wuhan, United Airlines, Airasia, Ava, Phuket, TEHRAN Iran, Wuhan China, AirAsia Cancel All Flights


Dad Builds Custom Video Game Controller For His Daughter

Rory Steel's daughter can't use many video game controllers because of a physical condition. So her father made one himself for 9-year-old Ava to play with.
Tags: News, Ava, Rory Steel


Dad builds Nintendo video game controller for disabled girl

A video of Rory Steel's nine-year-old daughter Ava using the device has had more than 800,000 views.
Tags: UK, News, Nintendo, Ava, Rory Steel


Dad builds Nintendo games controller for disabled daughter

A video of Rory Steel's nine-year-old daughter Ava using the device has had more than 800,000 views.
Tags: UK, News, Nintendo, Ava, Rory Steel


‘Ali & Ava’: First Look at Clio Barnard’s Just-Wrapped Fourth Feature

Principal photography has wrapped on “Ali & Ava,” the fourth feature from writer-director Clio Barnard (“Dark River,” “The Selfish Giant”), starring Adeel Akhtar (“Four Lions”) and Claire Rushbrook (“Secrets & Lies”). The contemporary British love story follows Ava (Rushbrook), a respected matriarch on a predominantly white Bradford estate masking the scars left by an abusive […]
Tags: News, Global, Bradford, Ali, Ava, Altitude, Clio Barnard, Adeel Akhtar, Claire Rushbrook, Ava Rushbrook


More Women Than Ever Are Directing Major Films, Study Says

Twelve of the 113 directors on last year’s 100 top movies were women, a historic high. But another report found that the number of women in key behind-the-scenes jobs remains stagnant.
Tags: Movies, News, Ava, Patty, Greta, DuVernay, Jenkins, Kathryn, Bigelow, Gerwig, Women and Girls


The Most Important Decade for Movies About Black Lives

Whether the films were dramas, comedies or documentaries, the 2010s gave us a range of big-screen experiences that were taken seriously.
Tags: Boots, Movies, News, Black People, Edelman, Barry, Mcqueen, Steve, Ava, Riley, Ryan, Tiffany, DuVernay, Jenkins, Coogler, Moonlight (Movie


The 10 Best Science Fiction Films of the Decade

(This article is part of our Best of the Decade series.) In a surprising turn of events, stitching together a list of the greatest science fiction movies from the past ten years proved to be harder than I initially assessed. The reason, however, isn’t because there weren’t enough sci-fi standouts to conjure up a list, but rather, quite the opposite. Upon careful consideration, it turns out that there is a plethora of noteworthy under-seen gems, making the real challenge whittling down this lis...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Banks, Sci-fi, Disney, Earth, Features, Britain, Robert Pattinson, Alfonso Cuarón, Stanley Kubrick, Mars, Kubrick, Denis, Amy Adams, Jonathan Glazer


Reading Round-Up: Lots of Books

It’s that time of the year when I go all “but where has the year gone” etc. You know the drill. This year, I started commuting pretty much 5 hours a day and that means I read SO MUCH. And I read SO MUCH MORE than I actually had a chance to review here. SO I am going to do a listicle here with mini-reviews of the book mountain I read but never got around to reviewing. The Cold is in her Bones by Peternelle van Arsdale – A YA novel that was marketed as “inspired by the myth of Medusa” b...
Tags: Books, Book Reviews, Earth, Rebecca, Queens, Kingfisher, Daphne du Maurier, Diana Wynne Jones, Ava, Fran Wilde, Hazel, Wong, Francesca, Lois Murphy, Riverland, Robin Stevens


37-Year-Old Mom Finds Instagram's Sex Predators By Pretending To Be 11 (slashdot)

Sloane Ryan is a 37-year-old woman who runs the Special Projects Team at Bark, a child-safety tech company selling a $9-a-month software that monitors text messages for bullying, threats of violence, depression, and sexual predators. "In 2018 alone, Bark alerted the FBI to 99 child predators. In 2019? That number is more than 300 -- and counting." Bark had wanted a way to depict the problem to the public without using actual conversations -- so Ryan began posing as an underage minor on Instagr...
Tags: News, Fbi, Ava, Ryan, Bailey, Libby, KAIT, EditorDavid, Sloane Ryan


37-Year-Old Mom Finds Instagram's Sex Predators By Pretending To Be 11

Sloane Ryan is a 37-year-old woman who runs the Special Projects Team at Bark, a child-safety tech company selling a $9-a-month software that monitors text messages for bullying, threats of violence, depression, and sexual predators. "In 2018 alone, Bark alerted the FBI to 99 child predators. In 2019? That number is more than 300 -- and counting." Bark had wanted a way to depict the problem to the public without using actual conversations -- so Ryan began posing as an underage minor on Instagr...
Tags: Tech, Fbi, Ava, Ryan, Bailey, Libby, KAIT, Sloane Ryan


You’ll find Hollywood’s hottest new creative center – Ava DuVernay’s stunning ARRAY Creative Campus – in Historic Filipinotown

On a recent evening at the Amanda Cinema, busy movie mogul/mentor Ava DuVernay exuberantly introduced a stoked capacity crowd to the Los Angeles premiere of “Atlantics,” Mati Diop’s Cannes Film Festival-prize-winning love/ghost/refugee story and Senegal’s International Feature Oscar entry. The Amanda Theater at the Array Creative Campus in Historic Filipinotown on Monday, November 4, 2019. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) This wasn’t, however, a Hollywood A-List crowd pa...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, California, Samsung, Los Angeles, Senegal, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, Philippines, Ferrari, Ford, Long Beach, Beverly Hills, Cannes film festival, Ava Duvernay


Sin City: A Dame to Kill For #2 - Frank Miller art & cover

Frank Miller Sin City: A Dame to Kill For v1 #2, 1992 - Initially ignoring her plea for help, Dwight sneaks onto a well-guarded estate to save Ava from her wealthy and connected husband. Later he realizes her hold on him is stronger than ever before. Bold and graphic, Frank Miller's storytelling loses none of its potency from the first series. A page repeated from the previous issue segues [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Crime, Sin City, Ava, 1990s, Miller, Dwight, Frank Miller, Ted Ignacio, MiscPub


John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners Team Up for ‘Excitable Edgar’ Christmas Ad

In their first ever joint Christmas campaign, John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners have come together to create an advert which tells the heartwarming story of a little girl and her friendship with an excitable young dragon. ‘Excitable Edgar’ is a two minute thirty second advert set to the iconic song ‘Can’t fight this feeling’ by REO Speedwagon and re-recorded by Dan Smith, lead singer of the band Bastille. It centres around the theme of bringing people together at Christma...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Featured, Advertising, Britain, Bastille, Partners, Channel Islands, Ava, Reo Speedwagon, Edgar, England Scotland Wales, Dan Smith, St Pancras International, John Lewis Partnership, Gloria J


Missouri theme park sues Orange County man who built dark ride in his garage over trademark infringement

It’s a story as old as David and Goliath, but in this case Goliath has responded to David’s stones with a lawsuit. A Missouri theme park that attracts more than 2 million visitors per year is suing an Orange County man who built a homemade dark ride in his garage for Halloween over who owns the trademarked name for a theme park attraction. But the Silver Dollar City theme park in Branson, Missouri, didn’t throw the first punch. That surprising first blow was delivered by Scott D’Avanzo. “I’m con...
Tags: California, Sport, David, Things To Do, Soccer, Missouri, Seaworld, Ohio, Amusement Parks, Orange County, Ava, Southern California, U S District Court, Knott, Brayden, Goliath


VOTE: Southern California Girls Athlete of the Week (Nov. 1)

Each week, publications from the The Southern California News Group’s 11 properties (Orange County Register, L.A. Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News) nominate Athletes of the Week for their respective region. Each nominee is entered into the overall Southern California Athlete of the Week county-wide vote. Click on the newspaper ...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, University Of Chicago, Esperanza, Sabra, High School Sports, Ava, Ontario, Ventura, Mao, Bruins, Westlake, Cespedes, Wildcats, Panthers


As Laemmle Theatres mulls sale, is the indie film marketplace coming back from 2019 box-office dip?

It’s been looking dire for people who like to watch something different in movie theaters. For most of the year, and especially the summer just past, what are called specialty films – independently produced, foreign language and carefully distributed movies that more-or-less cover intelligent, adult themes in realistic ways – just couldn’t seem to get a break. Overhyped (and priced) titles such as “Booksmart” and “Late Night” disappointed big at the box office. Even some touted “successes” like ...
Tags: Google, South Korea, Hollywood, Downton Abbey, Berlin, Amc, Los Angeles, Sport, Gmo, Netflix, Soccer, Sony, Pedro Almodóvar, Amc Theatres, Quentin Tarantino, Ava Duvernay


As Laemmle Theatres mulls sale, is the indie film marketplace coming back from 2019’s box-office dip?

It’s been looking dire for people who like to watch something different in movie theaters. For most of the year, and especially the summer just past, what are called specialty films – independently produced, foreign language and carefully distributed movies that more-or-less cover intelligent, adult themes in realistic ways – just couldn’t seem to get a break. Overhyped (and priced) titles such as “Booksmart” and “Late Night” disappointed big at the box office. Even some touted “successes” like ...
Tags: Google, South Korea, Business, Hollywood, Downton Abbey, Movies, News, Berlin, Amc, Sport, Gmo, Netflix, Soccer, Sony, Pedro Almodóvar, Amc Theatres


Interrogation Company Insists That ‘When They See Us’ Got It Wrong

Ava DuVernay’s Netflix series about the Central Park jogger case refers to harsh interrogation practices as the “Reid technique.” Now the company behind that technique is suing for defamation.
Tags: News, Netflix, Ava Duvernay, Interrogations, Ava, Central Park, Netflix Inc, Reid, DuVernay, Suits and Litigation (Civil, False Arrests, Convictions and Imprisonments, Central Park Jogger Case (1989, When They See Us (TV Program, Interrogation Company


Papa's Shoes by Madeline Sharples [Book Review]

I am so excited to share with you this latest book Papa's Shoes by Madeline Sharples. It's part of the WOW! Women on Writing blog tour happening now and I'm so honored to be part of this tour. First, be sure that you visit the tour page and read an interview with the author! About the BookPapa’s Shoes: A Polish shoemaker and his family settle in small-town America is a work of fiction about immigration with a feminist and historical bent. At 99,968 words, Papa’s Shoes is a stand-alone novel wit...
Tags: Religion, America, Book Review, Ira, Ava, PAUL, Madeline, Amazon Barnes Noble, Madeline Sharples, Nicole Pyles, WOW! Blog Tours, Ira Schuman, Dream of Things, Paul Blieden


Jeremy Renner’s Ex-Wife Claims He Threatened to Kill Her in a Murder-Suicide While High on Cocaine

Jeremy Renner’s custody battle with his ex-wife Sonni Pacheco is getting really ugly. Pacheco is now alleging Renner once put a gun in his mouth and threatened to kill her while high on cocaine. Pacheco is requesting full custody of their 6-year-old daughter Ava with monitored visitation for Renner. They currently have joint custody. In court documents for the custody change, Pacheco makes serious allegations of drug abuse and threatening behaviors against the Avengers star. She claims Renner on...
Tags: Celebs, Pop Culture, Jazz, Jeremy, Avengers, Jeremy Renner, Ava, Jessica, Pacheco, Renner, Sonni Pacheco, Custody Battles, Sonni, Tayler Kelley Natalie Summer Faith Christina Naz


A Guide To User Personas

The following guest post about user personas is from Ayesha Ambreen. Ayesha Ambreen is a creative content strategist, partner at Quora, and featured graphic designer. Best known for her creative visuals and viral content ideas, Ayesha’s work has been featured on blogs such as Entrepreneur.com, Smashing Magazine, CreativePro and more. A writer/designer by day and a reader by night, Ayesha loves to explore new realms of creativity and content through her work. Follow her on Twitter at @AyeshaAm...
Tags: Design, Web Design, Quora, Ux, Ava, Judy, Cooper, Ayesha, Alan Cooper, Personas, Ayesha Ambreen Ayesha Ambreen, User Research Start


Yusef Salaam, Innocence Project: Our side of the story

In this August 11, 1990 file photo, Yusef Salaam enters New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan with his mother Sharonne Salaam on the third day of deliberations in the Central Park jogger trial. (AP Photo/Phillip Schoultz) Yusef Salaam writes: Since the day Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Korey Wise, and I were wrongfully arrested for a near-fatal rape of a woman jogging in Central Park, the police and the media rushed to dehumanize us, like so man...
Tags: New York, Religion, Netflix, Manhattan, Ava Duvernay, Ava, Central Park, Central Park Five, New York State Supreme Court, Yusef Salaam, William J Zick, Speakers Bureau, Sharonne Salaam, Phillip Schoultz Yusef Salaam


How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five

With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth.
Tags: Television, News, Ny, Ava, Trump, Burns, Ken, Kevin, Raymond, Richardson, Sharpton, Reyes, Santana, Al, DuVernay, Wise