Yesterday was good. Up early. Uncharacteristically, the dogs did not get up; they stayed in the bedroom with my still sleeping husband. SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe new Metallica album, Death Magnetic, is a real throwback: eight minute songs, scorching guitar solos and pure grinding and stomping heavy metal riffs. Finally, a good album from Metallica. But perhaps it should have been called We’re Sorry, since it’s clearly an apology to the hordes of hardcore fans that the band has alienated over the years.Why should Metallica be sorry? Let me count the ways.Music video hypocrisy.
Continue reading this postMeet the Genie best picture contendersThere’s no excuse to miss the five films nominated this year for best picture at the Genies, the awards toasting excellence in Canadian film. Monsieur Lazhar and A Dangerous Method are still playing in cinemas in most cities, while The Whistleblower, Starbuck and Caf de Flore are already available on DVD. Susan Noakes looks at the contenders, which collectively make the case that Canadian film can be very good.
Say you don’t judge a book by its cover but when you first meet someone, you totally judge a book by its cover. That just one of the lines from 100% Lost Cotton, a one act play directed by Spike Jonze, co written with Jonah Hill and commissioned by New York barometer of cool Opening Ceremony as their alternative way of showing a collection. It was a satire centred around a SS15 Opening Ceremony casting, ripe with fashion clich and tropes a wannabe model Julie played by Elle Fanning, a knowing IT girl Bella played by real life IT girl Dree Hemingway and the maniacal designer duo Humberto and Carol, played brilliantly by John Cameron Mitchell and Catherine Keener..
I stopped by to bask in the glow of the Francophone rockers’ gleaming progressive melodies and stumbled home feeling thoroughly rocked.FILM REVIEW: Titanic 3D minute by minuteJames Cameron’s Titanic was always a marathon at three hours and counting. As it returns in 3D, Eli Glasner examines the experience minute by minute and discovers Cline Dion’s ubiquitous soundtrack, and James Cameron’s risible dialogue, have not improved with age. Continue reading this postSparkle trailer gives last glimpse of Whitney HoustonA trailer for the movie musical Sparkle was released Monday, giving us a glimpse of Whitney Houston’s last project.
Graded report cards will still be issued in February and at the end of the school year in June.Read more.How do you think young students should be assessed: grades or progress updates? What kind of work related feedback or performance assessments do you get? Let us know in the comments below.What’s the better way to assess young students?online survey(This survey is not scientific. It is based on readers’ responses.)Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests.