Sight & Sound Best Films of All Time Poll 2022 Results Announced

Sight & Sound Best Films of All Time Poll 2022 Results Announced

Other films to land in the top 10 include “In the Mood for Love,” “Beau Travail,” “Mulholland Drive,” “Vertigo,” and “Citizen Kane.” Another decade, another Sight & Sound poll. On Thursday, the British magazine unveiled the 2022 edition of its long-running critics’ poll on the greatest films of all time, with “Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai … Read more

Xi Jinping’s zero-covid policy has turned a health crisis into a political one

Xi Jinping’s zero-covid policy has turned a health crisis into a political one

CHINA INVENTED covid-19 lockdowns. During the first weeks of the pandemic, the government of Xi Jinping corralled tens of millions of people to stop the disease spreading out of Wuhan. Almost three years later, lockdowns have become China’s undoing. A combination of protests and rising cases means that Mr. Xi will have to navigate between … Read more

Apple, Amazon, Tesla, Chipotle, United

Apple, Amazon, Tesla, Chipotle, United

Here are Thursday’s biggest calls on Wall Street: Piper Sandler downgrades G-III to neutral from overweight Piper said in its downgrade of the apparel company that it has limited visibility. “GIII’s unexpected loss of the PVH licenses (transitional agreement, licenses extended 2025-2027) limits visibility, and we downgrade to Neutral.” Barclays upgrades Pentair to overweight from … Read more

China moves to ease ‘zero-Covid’ rules after nationwide wave of protests

China moves to ease ‘zero-Covid’ rules after nationwide wave of protests

HONG KONG — Chinese authorities are moving to ease strict “zero-Covid” controls, in an apparent response to a nationwide wave of protests that have otherwise been suppressed. Sun Chunlan, the vice premier in charge of the pandemic response, said China was facing “a new situation and new tasks in epidemic prevention and control” as the … Read more

Biden administration approves rule that funnels workers’ retirement funds into left-wing causes

Biden administration approves rule that funnels workers’ retirement funds into left-wing causes

The Biden administration has quietly finalized a rule allowing employers to funnel workers’ 401(k) funds into investments that support woke causes that address issues such as climate change and diversity. The Labor Department approved the rule last week, just two days before the Thanksgiving break. It will affect roughly 150 million workers and $10 trillion … Read more

Auburn grads, students say Hugh Freeze hire reflects school handling of rape cases: ‘Embarrassing’

Auburn grads, students say Hugh Freeze hire reflects school handling of rape cases: ‘Embarrassing’

When Madeline Burkhardt, a third-generation Auburn University graduate, heard about the school’s hiring of head football coach Hugh Freeze, she pulled out her notes app and started typing a letter. She felt someone should know the story of her grandmother, Mary Rosser Burkhardt, who was one of a small number of female graduates in the … Read more

Simon Cowell appears unrecognizable in viral video

Simon Cowell appears unrecognizable in viral video

They didn’t give this look a golden buzzer. Former “American Idol” judge Simon Cowell sparked concern from fans after appearing unrecognizable in a Twitter video — just months after he said he was done with Botox. The clip has since been deleted as trolls eviscerated his appearance with many comparing him to a “Madame Tussauds … Read more