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The Rising Down by Alexandra Harris review – the joy of Sussex | Science and nature books

As far as English counties go, Sussex is not usually viewed as a cultural heavy-hitter. It boasts no equivalent of the Brontës or Thomas Hardy. Wordsworth never took time off from striding the northern Lakelands to stroll across the South Downs. True, Shelley was born on his family’s estate in Horsham, but he got out as soon as he was able, and never looked back. Painters similarly voted with their feet. William Gilpin, pioneer of the picturesque, toured the southern coastal counties in 1774 and, inevitably, given his…

32-Year-Old Has Lived In Florida Senior Community For 3 Years: “It’s Become A Joy [In] My Life”

A woman in her early thirties moved into a senior living community in Florida, USA, facing challenges, including a hurricane-induced renovation, but finding unexpected connections with the elderly, as well as experiencing mental growth amid the experience.32-year-old Liz White visited her retired parents in Naples, Florida, in 2021, where they had been spending their winters.Upon her visit, Liz reportedly became notified about an apartment becoming available in her parents’ building, prompting her decision to move…

Watch: Billionaire Joy Alukkas Purchases Rolls Royce Cullinan Worth Rs 6 crore

Last Updated: March 21, 2024, 15:14 ISTBillionaire Joy Alukkas Purchases Rolls Royce Cullinan Worth Rs 6 crore. (Photo: Cartoq)With Joy Alukkas's latest purchase, it marks the seventh Rolls Royce Cullinan in Kerala. The Rolls Royce Cullinan comes at a starting price of Rs 6.95 crore.Joy Alukkas, the chairman and managing director of jewellery retail chain Joyalukkas is among the richest jewellers in India with an estimated net worth of $4.4 billion.Also, ranked as the 50th wealthiest Indian as per the Forbes list, the…

BMW’s Vision Neue Klasse X Has a Car-Wide Screen and a ‘Joy’ Brain

“The ‘heart of joy’ effectively takes 30 years of experience and blends it into a single control unit,” BMW chief technical officer Frank Weber tells WIRED. “Everything that is driving-performance-related, chassis-control-related, powertrain-related—it’s all integrated into one control unit. If you love the idea of the ultimate driving machine, there are functions in there that are crazy. It’s the same for the infotainment system. To do it properly for your customers, you have to own the critical software stacks and the…

Paul Giamatti moved to tears at Oscars by Holdovers co-star Da’Vine Joy Randolph’s powerful acceptance speech

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freePaul Giamatti was reduced to tears by Da’Vine Joy Randolph’s acceptance speech at the 2024 Oscars.The actor, who appeared alongside Randolph in the boarding school-set drama The Holdovers, was seen growing visibly emotional as his co-star accepted the prize for Best Supporting Actress.Randolph won the award for her role in the film as a grieving mother, while Giamatti was nominated for…

Da’Vine Joy Randolph wins best supporting actress Oscar for The Holdovers | Oscars 2024

Da’Vine Joy Randolph has won the Oscar for best supporting actress for her role in The Holdovers at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles.Randolph, who played the school’s head cook Mary Lamb in the film, was the strong favourite for the award, having won nearly every best supporting actress prize in the run-up to the Oscars, including the Golden Globe, Bafta, Critics’ Choice, Independent Spirit and Screen Actors Guild awards. In the end she saw off competition including Jodie Foster (for Nyad), Emily Blunt (for Oppenheimer)…

What Da’Vine Joy Randolph’s Performance In The Holdovers Taught Me About Grief, Love, And The Enduring Human Spirit

From the first time I heard about The Holdovers, I knew that Alexander Payne reteaming with Paul Giamatti for the first time in 20 years was going to be one of the best movies of 2023. And I was right. Like several of my colleagues who couldn’t get enough of the Oscar-nominated film about a teacher, a student, and a school cook reluctantly spending the holidays together, I was floored by the humor, drama, and overall superb emotional tone of the touching dramedy.Though Giamatti and newcomer Dominic Sessa, who played Paul…

“Having Fun Isn’t Hard When You’ve Got A Library Card”: Librarian Who Brought Joy To Hundreds Quits

Libraries are like these little magical portals to a thousand worlds, starting from fairytales about princesses and ending at how to DIY a cool shelf for books to rest on until they are needed again. To little children, librarians seem like the gatekeepers of said magic. Mychal Threets was one of those kids. He spent most of his childhood at Solano County Library until one day, he himself became a librarian. His sunny disposition quickly made him the community – and TikTok’s – favorite. Sadly, he also caught the…

‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ passes the torch with charm and joy

By Mark Kennedy | Associated Press “Kung Fu Panda 4” finds our trusty, rotund hero Po at a career crossroads and he’s nervous. “Change doesn’t have to be a bad thing,” he is told. “Kung Fu Panda 4” also finds the franchise at an inflection point, but there’s no reason for us to be nervous. DreamWorks knows what it’s doing. The series’ first new installment in eight years is a reliably funny, sweet and wonderfully realized passing of the torch, with a paw in the past and another into the future — an elegant goodbye and a…

Meet All the New Emotions in Inside Out 2’s Adorably Agonizing Latest Trailer

Inside Out protagonist Riley is turning 13—and the emotions we got to know in Pixar’s 2015 coming-of-age hit get fresh company in the sequel. In the latest trailer ahead of Inside Out 2's June 14 release, we meet Anxiety, Envy, Ennui, and Embarrassment... all crucial components of the middle-school experience.Oscar Issac on How Hope Plays into Leo's ArcThe original emotions include Joy (voice of Amy Poehler), Anger (Lewis Black), Sadness (Phyllis Smith), Fear (Tony Hale, replacing the original film’s Bill Hader), and…