Latest News for: Highwire acts


Nightmare Alley (2022) Review

Empire 17 Jan 2022
... in her electrifying act, all while developing his own talent for deception ... Together the pair dazzle unsuspecting audiences with their mentalism show, until psychiatrist Dr Lilith Ritter (a note-perfect Cate Blanchett) clocks their game and draws Stan into her own highwire act.

A Fresh Start

Morning Times 08 Jan 2022
The new year is well under way, and odds are pretty heavy that 90% of all New Year’s Resolutions have already been broken ... Reading 50 Shades of Grey twice doesn’t count. The situp number is up to 3 this evening. That’s my fresh start for this year. The goal is 365 on 12-31-2022 ... As time wound down, victory and loss danced a precarious highwire act, ... ....

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Writers on Why the Third Act Required Fine-Tuning Throughout Production

The Wrap 07 Jan 2022
No Way Home,” a movie that really does walk a highwire act in terms of cramming multiple characters from various strains of the franchise into a single cohesive narrative, is its third act ... Few modern blockbusters are this satisfying, and the triumphant third act is a big part of it ... No Way Home,” we had to ask what went into shaping that third act.

Time magazine's athlete of the year is someone who ... (mostly) didn't compete

Hot Air 14 Dec 2021
Two years ago their choice for athlete(s) of the year was the U.S. women’s soccer team, winners of the World Cup ... That’s enough ... Declining to do so isn’t choking under pressure, it’s deciding that you probably shouldn’t perform a highwire act without a net while you’re experiencing vertigo ... It’s life. It happens ... .

China walks a tightrope with rapidly rising yuan

Asiatimes 13 Dec 2021
The balancing act in question concerns a Chinese currency rapidly decoupling from the US dollar – with the yuan rising, rather than doing its usual weakening act ... This gets us back to the PBOC’s balancing act ... This balancing act could become more precarious as 2022 unfolds ... It sure would make Yi’s highwire act a whole lot less precarious.

Warriors vs Suns, who you got?

The Manila Times 30 Nov 2021
THE Golden State Warriors and the Phoenix Suns will battle not only for Pacific Division supremacy but for the NBA's best overall record when they lock horns today, December 1 at the Footprint Center in Phoenix ... 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins ... Ditto for Gary Payton II who is the Warriors' defensive ace and highwire act off the bench ... .

Nik Wallenda blasts David Koch Theater for shunning Big Apple Circus

New York Post 11 Nov 2021
More On.. lincoln center. Donald Trump once wanted to conduct the New York Philharmonic ... The daredevil Big Apple Circus owner claims the home of the American Ballet Theater is treating him and his performers as “second class citizens,” just as he prepares to bring his “all-new highwire act” to Lincoln Center on Thursday ... 30 ... ....

New logo? Call itself ‘FCBK’? Bring back poking? How Facebook could rebrand

The Guardian 20 Oct 2021
How will he be able to manage such an impossible highwire act? Here are some suggestions ....

Upset brewing: Another poll of Virginia shows race between Youngkin and McAuliffe tied

Hot Air 20 Oct 2021
Today it’s down to 1.8 points. He led by five points on October 1. Virginians are making up their minds in the final weeks before the vote ... Recently, however, he seems more desperate than annoyed ... A few days ago I wrote that the two have made a bet on how Youngkin’s highwire act with respect to Trump and Trumpism will play with voters ... RVs ... .

Rural Australia has stories to tell that will interest the world. Here’s how we’ll report them

The Observer 15 Sep 2021
Fifteen years ago I took a job at our local newspaper in my southern New South Wales town of 2,000 people. The eight-page paper had a circulation at that time of about 900 and one journalist. Me ... Lenore Taylor ... The thing I learned is that editing rural and regional content is a highwire act, a balance between two cartoonish models at the extreme ends ... .

Michaela Coel on the Power of Being a Misfit

Vogue 06 Sep 2021
All of us united,” as she puts it. “Climbing towards storytelling at the risk of poverty, screaming ‘Yes!” ... Since her drama school days, Coel has navigated this highwire act to make a living as a storyteller, centering the narratives of those traditionally on the outside into the mainstream ... Wakanda Forever. And now, with her first book—Misfits ... .

Telluride Awards Analysis: Olivia Colman Poised to Land Third Oscar Nom in Four Years for ‘The Lost Daughter’

The Hollywood Reporter 05 Sep 2021
But members of today’s Academy’s acting branch, as much as anyone, are likely to respect the highwire act performed by the pair of Brits who portray the protagonist.

Joe Thomas: the post-Inbetweeners comedown

The Guardian 22 Aug 2021
The ex-Inbetweener’s new work-in-progress standup show, about breaking beyond being typecast, almost leaves you worried for the comedian The maladroit comic parlaying their anxiety into humour is as old as standup itself. But it’s a highwire act ... ....

Biohackers Are Working to Make Insulin 98% Cheaper

Interesting Engineering 26 Jul 2021
It’s therefore difficult to take even a cursory look at the landscape of insulin production and consumption in the US and see much other than an absurd logistic, economic, and emotional highwire balancing act required of those who have the condition ... They act as an ...

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle ‘struggle’ with ‘delicate balancing act’ of Archie’s image

The News International 12 Jul 2021
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle ‘struggle’ with ‘delicate balancing act’ of Archie’s image ...It’s a delicate balancing act ... “None of this is simple or easy but thus far Harry and Meghan have clearly recognised the very fraught territory their son occupies and managed to succeed at the highwire act.”.