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‘I Am the Night’ Review: Patty Jenkins and Chris Pine Reunite For Some Pulp Fiction

Hard-boiled dialogue. Trips to the morgue. Boozy floozies. Sharp-dressed men lurking in the shadows. Dames, death and danger. We’re knee-deep in the world of pulp and noir. This is a highway trafficked by Raymond Chandler and James Ellroy. Where the women are imperiled, the men are corrupt, and not even all the stars of Hollywood can cut through the darkness. Say hello to I Am the Night. The Wonder Woman team of director Patty Jenkins and actor Chris Pine re-team to tell this tantalizing tale, ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, India, Los Angeles, Sharp, TNT, Connie Nielsen, Jay, Raymond Chandler, Chris, Pat, Chris-Pine, Pine, Jenkins, Mays


SHARP FP-JC2M-B car air purifier with HEPA & Carbon filters launched in India

SHARP has launched the new “FP-JC2M-B” Car Air Purifier, especially designed and built for India. SHARP FP-JC2M-B Car Air Purifier cleanses air inside car silently using dual technology of HEPA & Carbon filters which removes PM2.5 and other gaseous substances. The SHARP Plasmacluster technology generates fresh air by eliminating toxic fumes, gases, molds and reduces static electricity providing the passengers clean and odorless air for your car. The air purifier has a clean air delivery rate (C...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Sharp, FP-JC2M-B


Sharp or Toshiba 43″ Smart 4K UHD TV Only $199.99 (Reg. $349.99)

  Sharp TV Coupon January 2019 – This is the time to buy TV’s! The big game is in less than 3 weeks! If you need a new TV Then you’ll be so happy with these super HOT deals from Best Buy today. They are both very highly rated! TV Deals: Sharp 43″ Class LED... Read More Read more about Sharp or Toshiba 43″ Smart 4K UHD TV Only $199.99 (Reg. $349.99)
Tags: Deals, Best, Sharp, Toshiba, Online Deals, Appliance Deals, Best Buy Coupon


On the Smugglers’ Radar

“On The Smugglers’ Radar” is a feature for books that have caught our eye: books we have heard of via other bloggers, directly from publishers, and/or from our regular incursions into the Amazon jungle. Thus, the Smugglers’ Radar was born. Because we want far more books than we can possibly buy or review (what else is new?), we thought we would make the Smugglers’ Radar into a weekly feature – so YOU can tell us which books you have on your radar as well! On Ana’s Radar: First up, a bo...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Instagram, Earth, United States, New York Times, Sharp, Ana, Us Virgin Islands, Marlon James, Femi, Gabi, Sal, Gideon, Byatt, Virgin Islands


Anticipated LA Unified strike has some parents planning to pull their kids out of school

It was nearly 30 years ago when Yanina Nunez was a student during the last Los Angeles Unified School District strike. She was a third grader at Harbor Elementary School. Nunez remembers the nine-day strike in 1989 as chaotic. “They would send us from one class to another,” she said. “There wasn’t a lot of supervision, they would just cram us in the auditorium. We would just get there and do nothing.” Now a parent of two, Nunez doesn’t want her children to go through the same experience she did,...
Tags: Facebook, Education, Sport, Soccer, Sharp, Lausd, Johnson, Local News, Los Angeles Unified School District, Van Nuys, Stephanie Johnson, United Teachers Los Angeles, Lomita, Nunez, Eric Sharp, UTLA


Responding to Urbana ’18

USA (MNN) -- Editor's note: It's 11 days into the new year, and Urbana '18 attenders have had some time to process North America's largest missions conference. Mission Network News'  Alex Anhalt shares his thoughts on Urbana '18: What happens when you put thinkers from the forefront of missions, organizations equipped with the tools to do missions all over the world, and thousands of college students hungry for opportunities to share the Gospel all under one roof? Urbana 18, that’s wh...
Tags: Usa, Hollywood, Church, Nasa, Sharp, North America, Christ, Brothers, InterVarsity, Urbana, John Inazu, Mission Network News Alex Anhalt


A Week In Paris, France, On A $101,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Are you a furloughed federal employee? We'd love to read your Money Diary. Submit here.Today: a communications director working in software development who makes $101,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on roses. Editor's note: All prices hav...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, France, Time, House, Paris, Fifa, Sharp, Starbucks, Virgo, Paris France, Picon, Left Bank, Pret, Galeries Lafayette


This 8K prosumer camera from an unexpected company may actually be affordable

CES 2019 just delivered a (more) affordable 8K camera -- but you probably won't be able to guess who's actually behind the 8K camera. The camera is expected to bring 8K 30 fps for under $5,000. The post This 8K prosumer camera from an unexpected company may actually be affordable appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Home Theater, Sharp, 8K, CES 2019, Prototype Camera


Sharp shows off the first 8K consumer ILS camera under $5,000 at CES 2019

It has no name, right now, other than “8K Video Camera”, but this 8K Micro Four Thirds camera from electronics giant Sharp is currently on display in prototype form at CES 2019. It was spotted by Dave Altizer at Kinotika discovered wandering through the CES show floor. And he decided to make a short video […] The post Sharp shows off the first 8K consumer ILS camera under $5,000 at CES 2019 appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Filmmaking, Gear, Sharp, Cinematography, 8k Video, 8K, CES 2019, Dave Altizer, Kinotika


How to Always Take Sharp Photos

A sharp photo is one where the subject is in focus with clear lines, crisp details, and no (unintended) blurring. It’s generally a sign of a high-quality, technically excellent image. Here’s how to make sure you always take sharp photos. RELATED: What Does It Mean for a Photo to be “Sharp?” I’ve explained in detail before what makes a photo sharp, but now we’re going to look at the practical side of things. To recap, sharpness is a combination of: An in-focus subject A static camera The proper...
Tags: Crafts, Sharp, KAT


FIRST STEP Act leads to release of Matthew Charles from federal prison after remarkable re-incarceration

I discussed in this post from last May the remarkable case of Matthew Charles, who a few years ago had his 35-year sentence reduced thanks to lower crack sentencing guidelines, but thereafter was reincarcerated when the Sixth Circuit concluded he was not eligible to benefit from guideline changes.  Now, as this local article details, Charles today has been freed thanks to the FIRST STEP Act: Matthew Charles, a man who was forced to return to prison after a court reversed a judge's ruling that h...
Tags: Sixth Circuit, Law, Congress, Sharp, Charles, Donald Trump, Trump, Matthew Charles, Kevin Sharp, Douglas A Berman, Nashville Public Radio, Aleta Trauger


Lamenting lack of retroactive application of new sentencing changes in FIRST STEP Act (... and so rooting again for robust clemency)

This recent piece from The Guardian, fully headlined "Current inmates feel left behind by Trump's criminal justice reform bill; First Step Act reduces the mandatory sentence for three-strikes offenders but the provisions will not be made retroactive," spotlights how certain inmates have gotten left behind even as the inappropriateness of their sentences inspired key sentencing reforms in the FIRST STEP Act.  Here are excerpts: On paper, Chris Young seems exactly the kind of person a prison refo...
Tags: Kim Kardashian, Law, Obama, Senate, White House, US, West Virginia, Kanye West, The Guardian, Sharp, John, Donald Trump, Young, Oliver, Trump, Martin


Walmart Canada Boxing Week 2018 Flyer & Deals

Walmart Canada’s Boxing Week 2018 flyer is out. There are many good deals in this flyer. Click here to view the Walmart Canada Boxing Day & Boxing Week 2018 flyer and deals. This Walmart Canada Boxing Week flyer is valid from December 26, 2018, until January 2, 2019. Online this Walmart Canada Boxing Week sale starts December 24th at 7:00 pm EST. Some of the good deals in this Walmart Canada Boxing Day flyer include: Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop Bundle, for $1098.00, was $1598.00, Online Only ...
Tags: Shopping, Samsung, Walmart, Canada, Nintendo, Sharp, Lg, Lenovo, Canon EOS, Walmart Canada, Bissell, Canadian Daily Deals, Google Home, Walmart Canada Boxing Day, Walmart Canada Boxing Week, Boxing Day 2018


My First Sourdough Recipe!

My First Sourdough Recipe! Submitted by UserAccessDenied on December 14, 2018 - 7:06am. I just joined today, so first let me say hello!I'm 27 years old, live in Maryland on the Eastern Shore about 10 miles from the ocean and I've always been intrigued by baking. But, I have always been intimidated by it, so I stick to cooking, grilling and smoking instead. I rarely follow recipes, so replicating a dish is often difficult in my house!Two weeks ago I was in a friends shop and we were ...
Tags: Maryland, Sharp, Baking, Eastern Shore


Reading 0-2 Sheffield United: Sharp leads Blades

Billy Sharp opened the scoring for Sheffield United as the Blades secured three points on the road against Reading.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Reading, Xbox 360, Sheffield United, Sharp, Latest, English League Championship, Billy Sharp


Sharp J-series Air Purifiers launched in India

SHARP has launched the new “J Series” Room Air Purifiers especially designed and built for India; the SHARP’s FP-J30M-B, FP-J40M-W, FP-J60M-W& FP-J80M-H. The Air Purifier can eliminate dust, PM2.5/PM10, infectious substances like fungi, mold, mites, virus etc., VOC, toxic fumes, Static electricity, and dander.  SHARP J Series deploys the high-density 'Active Plasmacluster Technology' combined with passive mechanical filtration systems; PM10 Pre Filter, Carbon Filter, and H14 Grade True HEPA Fil...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Sharp, Panasonic, FP-J30M-B, FP-J40M-W, FP-J60M-W, FP-J80M-H, IEC Japan Safety Standards, Toluene Benzene NOx Sox


Soul Serenade: Dee Dee Sharp, “Ride!”

When we think of Philly Soul, we tend to think of Gamble & Huff and their work with the Intruders, Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes, the O’Jays, and many more. We also think of Thom Bell and his work with the Delfonics, the Stylistics, and the Spinners. And while those producers, songwriters, and artists certainly represent the peak of Philly Soul, the fact remains that there was great music coming out of Philadelphia before any of them arrived on the scene. Case in point, Dee Dee Sharp. Dione LaRu...
Tags: Music, Sharp, Philadelphia, Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Ken Shane, Soul Serenade, Huff, The Delfonics, Philadelphia International Records, Stylistics, Thom Bell, Kenny Gamble, Philadelphia International, Philly Soul, Harold Melvin, The Stylistics


Times Insider: The Long Path From My Desk to a Clint Eastwood Film

When I started reporting on an octogenarian drug mule, I had no idea it would inspire a Hollywood film.
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Newspapers, Clint Eastwood, Sharp, Leo, Clint, Sinaloa Cartel, Eastwood, Drug Cartels, Drug Abuse and Traffic, Writing and Writers, Drug Mule


Olivia Cooke Did Not Come to Play Nice in the First Trailer for Vanity Fair

Olivia Cooke did not come to play nice in the first trailer for Vanity Fair The first trailer for Amazon Studios’ film adaptation of Vanity Fair is here to chronicle the meteoric rise of Becky Sharp, played by Olivia Cooke. You can check out the trailer in the post below! Gwyneth Hughes’ adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s literary classic is set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars and follows Sharp as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the heights of Engli...
Tags: Amazon, London, Movies, Budapest, Itv, BAFTA, Sharp, Michael Palin, Movie Trailers, Vanity Fair, Waterloo, Amazon Prime Video, Cooke, Amazon Studios, Tom Bateman, Olivia Cooke


How to Focus With Wide Aperture Lenses

Focusing is easy when you’re using an aperture of f/8 or narrower: most things in the scene will be pretty much in focus. When you start using wide apertures like f/2.8, f/1.8, or even f/1.2, however, you’ll start to miss focus a lot more. Here’s how to get the best results when focusing with wide aperture lenses. RELATED: How to Manipulate Depth of Field to Take Better Photos When we talk about focus what we’re talking about is sharpness. Say you’re shooting a portrait. Whether you’re using f/...
Tags: Crafts, Sharp


8K video is now a real thing and it’s being broadcast in Japan

With all the talk of potential 8K Sony cameras recently, there have been a lot of cries of “Overkill!”, “Way too much”, “We’ll never need that!”. On the other hand, Japanese broadcaster NHK just launched the world’s first 8K TV channel. And it kicked off with Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. Despite the fact that […] The post 8K video is now a real thing and it’s being broadcast in Japan appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Japan, News, Sony, Sharp, Stanley Kubrick, NHK, 8k Video, 8K


The World's First 8K TV Channel Launches With '2001: A Space Odyssey' (slashdot)

AmiMoJo writes: Japanese broadcaster NHK is launching the world's first 8K TV channel with a special edition of 2001: A Space Odyssey. NHK asked Warner Bros. to scan the original negatives at 8K specially for the channel. 8K offers 16 times the resolution of standard HD, 120 frames per second progressive scan, and 24 channels of sound. NHK is hoping to broadcast the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on the channel. 17 other channels also began broadcasting 4K programming today, according to Japan Times, ev...
Tags: News, Samsung, Bbc, Sharp, Tokyo, Lg, Warner Bros, Engadget, Japan Times, NHK, EditorDavid, Space Odyssey NHK


The World's First 8K TV Channel Launches With '2001: A Space Odyssey'

AmiMoJo writes: Japanese broadcaster NHK is launching the world's first 8K TV channel with a special edition of 2001: A Space Odyssey. NHK asked Warner Bros. to scan the original negatives at 8K specially for the channel. 8K offers 16 times the resolution of standard HD, 120 frames per second progressive scan, and 24 channels of sound. NHK is hoping to broadcast the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on the channel. 17 other channels also began broadcasting 4K programming today, according to Japan Times, ev...
Tags: Samsung, Tech, Bbc, Sharp, Tokyo, Lg, Warner Bros, Engadget, Japan Times, NHK, Space Odyssey NHK


Tools & Craft #117: Why New Tools Used to Arrive Unsharpened

When you purchase an edge tool (plane, chisel, knife, carving tool, etc.), it will either have a "Factory Edge" or be described as "Sharp and ready to use." The idea of having a ready-to-use status is a comparatively new idea in tool marketing. Up until fairly recently - let's say 1960 - it was generally understood that most of the customers of tools were craftsmen who understood that even a new and sharpened tool would, after a few minutes work, require resharpening again. So why spend more ...
Tags: Japan, Design, Brooklyn, Sharp, Joel, Stanley, Joel Moskowitz, Tools for Working Wood, Gramercy Tools, Tools & Craft, Joseph Moxon, Ray Iles, Ashley Iles, Mechanick Exercises, Wilhelm Schmitt, Two Cherries


Six hundred...

Back to Indy Arms Co on Saturday afternoon with the P89 and another hundred rounds of CCI Blazer Brass 124gr FMJ. I'm finally developing a reasonable amount of speed with the P89, but it's the opposite of effortless. The slide is a lot of reciprocating mass on this thing, and the backstrap is so poorly-shaped that it's difficult to mitigate recoil by choking way up on the thing.Sharp-eyed readers will note that it's still weeping visible oil out from the slide grooves. There's plenty of lubri...
Tags: Guns, Sharp, Tam, Boomsticks, Range Notes, CCI Blazer Brass, Indy Arms Co


Black Friday 2018 deals: Early sales on Amazon Echo, Apple iPad, laptops, and smart TVs

Start your engines: Black Friday deals for 2018 have already started to pour in a full week early, giving you a chance to get a head start on the sales and leave other customers in the dust. Vroom vroom, y'all. As if a 5-day stretch of deals from Black Friday to Cyber Monday wasn't enough to get you riled up, some of your favorite retailers like Walmart, Best Buy, Macy's, Target, and Amazon are clearly too excited to wait. Their deals pages are flooded, and many are adding new dea...
Tags: Google, Amazon, News, Microsoft, Asus, Samsung, Walmart, Gigabyte, Nvidia, Sharp, Dell, MSI, Amd, Lg, Dyson, Philips


Listen to Tiny Tim's unreleased cover of "House of the Rising Sun"

In 1994, pop artist, songwriter, and filmmaker Martin Sharp produced a covers album for legendary singer/ukulele maestro Tiny Tim. The album, "Tiny Tim's Pop Album," was never officially released but it's really quite something. Below, from those recording sessions, is Tim's take on the traditional folk tune "The House of the Rising Sun." "Tim's appropriation of song is very much like my appropriation of images," Sharp said. "We are both collagists taking the elements of different epochs and m...
Tags: Post, Music, News, Sharp, Ukulele, Tim, Martin Sharp


Sharp doubles down on the notch trend with Aquos R2 Compact

As if one notch wasn't enough, Japanese manufacturer Sharp has just unveiled a new smartphone that has two -- one teardrop style notch at the top, and a bigger notch at the bottom. Here's what the world's first dual-notch smartphone looks like. The post Sharp doubles down on the notch trend with Aquos R2 Compact appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, News, Trends, Sharp, Notch, Android Army, Sharp AQUOS R2 Compact


Sharp Is Making a Dual-Notch Smartphone for All You Die-Hard Notch-Heads Out There

In the war of notches and bezels, Sharp has landed firmly on Team Notch with its upcoming Aquos R2 Compact. Yup, your eyes do not deceive you. That is a phone with two notches.Read more...
Tags: Android, Gadgets, Science, Smartphones, Sharp, Notches, Notches Are Evolving, Notch Your Fathers Notch


Sharp AQUOS R2 Compact with 5.2-inch FHD+ IGZO display, dual-notch design, Snapdragon 845, Android 9.0 Pie announced

After ZTE Iceberg earlier this year, Sharp has announced AQUOS R2 Compact smartphone with dual-notch design with front camera at the top of the display and fingerprint sensor at the bottom. It also has face reconition, 5.2-inch full HD IGZO LCD display and has a compact body with a width of 64mm making to easy to hold. SHARP AQUOS R2 Compact specifications 5.2-inch Full HD+ (2,280 x 1,080 pixels) 19:9 IGZO LCD 2.5D curved glass display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection 2.8GHz Octa-...
Tags: Japan, News, Blogging, Sharp, Gpu, Corning Gorilla Glass, Sharp Aquos, 8GHz Octa Core Snapdragon, AQUOS R2 Compact, Sharp AQUOS R2 Compact