Kishida to respect expert panel talks on imperial succession, new top government spokesman says

New Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno has said in an interview that the government of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is ready to keep intact an experts’ panel on stable imperial succession launched under the previous administration, and will respect the results of the panel’s discussions. Asked when the experts’ panel will reach its conclusion, Matsuno … Read more

Disney’s ‘Black Widow’ settlement with Scarlett Johansson protected a ‘seismic shift’ in Hollywood: expert

Actor Kevin Sorbo sounds off on a new ‘Captain America’ comic series that calls the American Dream ‘a lie.’ Scarlett Johansson managed to strike a settlement last month in her lawsuit against Disney over the release and distribution of her film “Black Widow,” in which the actress believed the company stifled potential box office revenues … Read more

Expert advice: How to take photos for a Tinder profile? | Chronicle

A study carried out by the developers of the analytical company Swipestats found that men swipe to the right 53% of the times Tinder profiles that are shown, while women do the same in only 5% of their options, so they recommended certain guidelines when creating a profile. “You can’t underestimate the power of a … Read more

Tumblr Trends Expert Talks Shang-Chi, What If…?, and the Hype for MCU Phase 4

Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is thriving, between the release of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings earlier this month, new episodes of What If…? every week, and projects such as Eternals, Hawkeye, and Spider-Man: No Way Home in the pipeline. With a mix of new and returning characters for fans … Read more

14 sci-fi words you need to know, according to an expert

Like spice, the words of Dune must flow. The secret to the enduring appeal of Frank Herbert’s seminal science-fiction novel most certainly lies with its memorable characters. Fans connect with Paul Atreides. They love to hate the Baron. Chani’s struggles and triumphs are captivating. That said, it’s arguable Herbert’s intricate and detailed construction of the … Read more

Eighty Four resident, firearms expert a part of ‘American Rust’ crew

Award-winning actors Tom Cruise and Jeff Daniels have learned a thing or two from Eighty Four resident Dale McCue. McCue is a police technical adviser for movies and television shows. He’s hired to teach actors everything from the basics of firing a gun to the importance of how to safely handle weapons. “I have had … Read more

Who will win the Emmys? Tips for three of the main prizes from Specials betting expert Rob Furber

In Outstanding Lead Actress – Comedy, Jean Smart is my idea of the best bet of the night despite the prohibitive odds. Season 1 of HBO Max comedy drama Hacks is a triumph courtesy in no small part to Smart’s brilliant portrayal of an ageing Vegas stand-up comedienne having to come to terms with being … Read more