Published 12:37 am CDT, Monday, October 14, 2019 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Department of Aging is accepting nominations for the state's Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. It honors current or long-time Ohio residents age 60 and older who have made and continue to make a lasting impact on their communities, professions or vocations. The department says 486 older Ohioans have been inducted into the Hall of Fame since 1976. Nominees must have been born in Ohio or have been residents of the state for at least 10 years. The department says posthumous nominations are accepted if the nominee died within the last five years and was 60 or older at the time of death. Nominations must be received by Nov. 29 of this year to be considered for induction in 2020. The annual inductions are held in May. … [Read more...] about State seeks nominations for Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
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By Tam Ky  October 4, 2019 | 01:06 pm GMT+7 A still from "Predestined: Lover From A Past Life". A Vietnamese feature film about a love that stays alive through centuries will be released in American cinemas this December. "Nhan Duyen: Nguoi Yeu Tien Kiep", unofficially translated as "Predestined: Lover From A Past Life" is directed by Luk Van. It tells the story of a man who decided to become a spirit to follow and protect his lover for centuries, until present days. The movie will be screened in cinemas in Westminster, Garden Grove, San Jose, Los Angeles and San Francisco. According to Quynh Chi, producer of the movie, her team has worked with several partners in California and signed a co-operation agreement with a distributor to take the film to international audiences. The film premiered in Vietnam on October 3. It is a recent trend that many Vietnamese filmmakers are seeking international audiences, particularly the diaspora, for their works. In March 2019, … [Read more...] about Vietnamese film with romantic spirit to premiere in the U.S.
The thing about British serial killers in the movies is that they're so terribly polite. Watching "Sightseers," a low-budget lark about a homicidal couple touring the backcountry, one is reminded of Alec Guinness drolly dispatching his relatives in "Kind Hearts and Coronets" (1949) or poor, sweet Michael Palin forever murdering the wrong dog in "A Fish Called Wanda" (1988). No matter how many brains get bashed or how much blood gets spilled, it's always important to mind one's manners. Chris and Tina (Steve Oram and Alice Lowe, who collaborated on the script with Amy Jump) are a sad-sack couple who've been dating for a few months when Chris arrives in his caravan camper-van to take Tina on holiday. The byroads and tourist traps of the Lake Country, the West Midlands, and Derbyshire are calling, drowning out the needy whine of Tina's mother (Eileen Davies), who still hasn't forgiven her daughter for impaling the family dog on a knitting needle. ("It was an accident, Mum!" "So were … [Read more...] about ‘Sightseers’ has fun with serial killers
Even with decades of TV experience under his belt, Ted Danson still feels the need to impress other actors on occasion. That’s how the former “Cheers” star ended up spoiling the big twist from his current show, NBC’s “The Good Place,” for Newton native John Krasinski. Danson, who has received two Emmy nominations for his role as Michael on the philosophical comedy, told Seth Meyers on Wednesday’s episode of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” that he found himself getting competitive with Krasinski years back. “I’m very competitive with John in this great way,” Danson said. “He was going off to make a big action movie, and he said, ‘What are you doing?’ And I went, ‘Oh I’m about to work with one of your buddies, [‘The Office’ writer] Mike Schur, and I play middle management in ‘The Good Place,’ it’s called, in the afterlife.” At that point, … [Read more...] about Ted Danson ruined ‘The Good Place’ for John Krasinski
Updated: September 12, 2019 So you want to learn a second language? Good. In my humble opinion, everyone should learn another language. But let me first say- it’s not easy. In fact, it’s really hard. But, it’s also incredibly satisfying, fun and rewarding. And not to mention useful. Table of Contents What is fluency?1. Learn as much as possible before you go abroad.2. Immerse yourself.3. Live with a host family.4. Carry around a notebook and pocket dictionary.5. Absorb media in your target language. 6. Try a language exchange.7. Make a serious effort to remember every word.8. Get a boyfriend or girlfriend who speaks your target language.9. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes.10. Don’t be afraid to be pushy when necessary.And most importantly, don’t give up. You can do this.What didn’t work for me:Apps that can help you learn:Books that can help:So what makes me an expert anyway?Enjoyed this post? Subscribe here! What is fluency? Fluent … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Becoming Fluent in a Second (or Third!) Language