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As Leonardo masterpiece exchanges for $450 m, Trump effort starts for … slightly less than that

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th January 2018

Presidents untitled slouse, which illustrates the Manhattan skyline, barely cleared its minimum rate of $5,000 at auction on Thursday and there were only two bids On Wednesday, a long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting sold for $450.3 m, rocking the art world and prompting hand-wringing over the soaring toll of premium works. On Thursday, that same […]

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Robert Silvers obituary

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th January 2018

Editor of the New York Review of Books for more than half a century In the winter of 1962 -6 3, a printers ten-strike shut all the newspapers in New York for nearly four months and hastened the downfall of various of them. But it also changed literary biography. A group of friends working in […]

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Meg Rosoff: ‘It took 12 times for the hate to compost down into comedy’

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th January 2018

The journals interview: The YA author of the bestselling How I Live Now talks about her first book for adults, how her sisters fatality cleared her a columnist and glad non-endings After raising seven high-end Young Adult tales in 12 years, Meg Rosoff has published her first work for adults a sweetened romcom about a […]

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Race review- Jesse Owens drama finishes out of the awards

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th January 2018

This tale of Owens 1936 Berlin Olympics exaltation is brake all over the racetrack, dragging a laborious ardour planned, a rote coach-runner rapport and tone-deaf analogies of America with genocidal Germany Lace your shoes tightly and unfold those calves, because Race is an endurance measure. At 134 hours, very few of them taken at a […]

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Yasuni Man film is an intimate photograph of a beautiful ground under besiege for its oil

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th January 2018

US biologist Ryan Killackey spent seven years filming a trenchant report of a remote wood community under pressure from US and Chinese petroleum companies Watching a film-maker utilization tweezers to extract writhe, inch-long Amazonian parasites from his blood leg would normally rank amongst the more stomach-churning of cinematic suffers, but it is a mere sideshow […]

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Published in Odd and Fun on 12th January 2018

Works in an exhibition of Chinese skill that included reptiles dining insects and hounds on a treadmill are removed from show in New York following outcry New York’s Guggenheim Museum will remove three artistry pieces from an upcoming appearance peculiarity Chinese conceptual artists, amid accusations of swine brutality and recited threats of violence. The museum […]

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Recreation of Thrones season 6 trailer: here be even more dragons

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th January 2018

The show has already premiere in Los Angeles and followers are get feverish for the shows public introduction on 24 April but not even the written press knows whats ahead A select group of exceedingly, very lucky beings, including the shed and gang, got a chance to watch the first episode of Game of Thrones […]

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Pulp science-fiction? How Quentin Tarantino could save Star Trek

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th January 2018

The tepid recent instalment left Kirk and co needing tack, dialogue and a respectable baddie. Luckily Hollywoods grandmaster of profanity has one more film to make If you were to draw up a shortlist of likely chairmen for the next Star Trek movie, auteurish cinephile, renowned grump and all-round cuss-enthusiast Quentin Tarantino would probably not […]

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Accidentally Wes Anderson: Instagram knows stylised equality in real cities

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th January 2018

Bill Murray could be just out of shot in these epitomes of houses and spots around the world that happens to epitomize the directors marks style Pastel emblazons, front-on facades, hyper-stylised eerie equality: head Wes Anderson has a defined aesthetic. Formerly you’ve got your eye in, you can see it everywhere. That was the premise […]

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The Simpsons’ Matt Groening: ‘President Trump? It’s beyond satire’ | First Dog on the Moon

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th January 2018

The creator of The Simpsons talks to Guardian cartoonist First Dog on the Moon about his art, and tells how an escapade 16 years ago demonstrating Donald Trump in the White House was the most ridiculous pun he had been able to think up and still is Earlier this year I was invited to be […]

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