My Days of Mercy - PopMatters
PopMattersMy Days of MercyPopMattersFilms like The Life of David Gale (Alan Parker, 2003) get under my skin, because they seem to take for granted that the only presumed problem with state execution is that an innocent man might be killed. I also recognize that films about the suffering ...
Posted on 27 September 2017 | 6:37 am
Cartoonist and designer Gerald Scarfe: 'My
The StageCartoonist and designer Gerald Scarfe: 'My instinct is to go for the jugular, whatever I do'The Stage... but in a way that made it easier for me to look at it objectively,” he says. As well as working in the theatre, Scarfe has also dabbled in films, most notably the 1982 film Pink Floyd – The Wall, directed by Alan Parker, and the 1997 Disney ...
Posted on 27 September 2017 | 5:02 am
Wilkesboro water plant maintains high
Wilkes Journal PatriotWilkesboro water plant maintains high standardsWilkes Journal PatriotThe award was presented to Call; Alan Parker, water plant supervisor; and Aaron White, distribution manager, during the town council's September meeting. Call stressed the vigilance of his staff in producing superior, pollutant-free water. They are ...
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 9:07 am
Liz Dawn obituary - The Guardian
The GuardianLiz Dawn obituaryThe GuardianHer first break in television came in a commercial for Cadbury's chocolate made by the director Alan Parker. She was then taken up by the Play for Today series, with appearances including Kisses at Fifty (1973) and Leeds – United! (1974). There were ...and more »
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 6:46 am
Angeline Ball: Fame opens doors but it makes
Irish TimesAngeline Ball: Fame opens doors but it makes you very vulnerableIrish TimesBall was 22 when she landed the role of Imelda Quirke in the film adaptation of Roddy Doyle's book of the same name, directed by Alan Parker. She starred alongside Maria Doyle-Kennedy and Bronagh Gallagher, with whom she remains great friends.
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 5:55 am
Watch: Alison Parker’s Father Vows to
On the heels of Wednesday’s fatal on-air shooting deaths of TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, the father, Alan Parker, spoke with Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly on “The Kelly File” and remembered his daughter along with her ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:43 am
About a dozen county residents rally for
He spoke of U.S.-Iran relations leading to the current situation. Alan Parker, 78, of West Penn Township, said he volunteered to host the event. At least 100 Schuylkill County residents signed the online petition, he said. The front page of the petition ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:12 pm
A ‘Fame’ Screening in Central Park Draws
Directed by Alan Parker, who also made “Midnight Express” (1978) and “Mississippi Burning” (1988), “Fame” starred Anne Meara as a tenderhearted disciplinarian, Irene Cara (who also was a writer of the 1983 Oscar-winning title song “Flashdance
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:13 pm
Oscar-winning director Sir Alan Parker
Oscar-winning film director Sir Alan Parker today became the latest celebrity to try to stop proposals to build a new station in Chelsea as part of the proposed Crossrail 2 link. The maker of hits including The Commitments and Bugsy Malone claimed the plan ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 5:50 am
Atherstone sandwich firm fined £60,000
He was ordered to pay £50,513.18 costs after Judge Alan Parker was told that would be covered by the company's insurers. Tim Green, prosecuting on behalf of the HSE, said: "This prosecution arises out of an accident in July 2012 when Jamie Barsby was ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:30 pm