Leonid Polterovich

Pulp Fiction Actress Maria de Medeiros On Pulp Fiction's Enduring Appeal

First I want to say I’m really super-proud to have been part of that film. I think it shows how free cinema is-and should be- because if we look at it, Quentin completely disobeyed all the standards of what a film should be! Hollywood’s films have standards which are very recognizable, and Quentin did something completely different. I mean, it’s a challenge, it’s a mind challenge to put the pieces of the puzzle together. And so, I think it’s formidable to see Quentin’s amazing intelligence being displayed in that film, with its completely unusual form. I mean, we in Europe are very used to this proximity between literature and cinema, but Quentin, because he’s so curious and cultured, and he absorbs, and he’s very interested, he’s got a literary quality about his films that is amazing. I think when actors work with Quentin, they don’t change a word because it’s perfect. Basically, I think it’s amazing that he proclaims his freedom as an auteur.
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Argentine Vice President Cristina Kirchner Gets 6 Years in $1B Corruption Case

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Argentina’s current vice president and the country’s former president, was found guilty of fraud charges on Tuesday in a high-profile corruption case, with a three-judge panel ordering her to serve six years in prison. The sentence is considerably lower than the 12-year term that Argentine prosecutors sought, arguing that the alleged scheme, which was related to public construction contracts, had cost the government nearly $1 billion. The panel also handed Kirchner, a divisive figure who held presidential office twice between 2007 and 2015, a lifetime ban from public office. Both the prison term and the ban will effectively remain in limbo until Kirchner has exhausted her appeals, a process that is expected to take years. “This sentencing, my compatriots, is not one based on the laws of the constitution,” the politician said following the verdict. “This is a parallel state, a judicial mafia.” The 69-year-old, who was widely expected to explore another presidential bid next year, also swore fiercely that she planned to step back from politics, saying, “I won’t be a candidate for anything, not president, not senator. My name will not be on any ballot.”Read it at The Wall Street Journal
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Game Thread | Boston vs. Notre Dame

Boston (5-4) at Notre Dame (6-2) Where: Purcell Pavilion | South Bend, Ind. - Notre Dame leads the all-time series 3-0. - The last time the two programs met was in 2008 and the Irish won 74-67. - Dane Goodwin is shooting 51.6 percent from three, which is No. 2...

The Face of CBD

Clean Remedies is a CBD manufacturer with a mission to have “A Healthy Body and Mind Powered by Nature.”. As one of the largest non-publicly traded hemp/CBD brands, Clean Remedies consis-tently delivers quality natural products to hundreds of stores and medical professionals across the country, along with serving e-commerce clients who purchase or subscribe.

Gov.-elect Tina Kotek announces chief of staff, other members of transition team

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Oregon Governor-elect Tina Kotek announced Tuesday that Andrea Cooper will be joining her administration as her incoming chief of staff and identified additional members of her transition team. Cooper brings 15 years of experience in Oregon government and public service, including several leadership roles serving in...

Consumption Of Nutrient-Dense Foods

Some people seem to be able to eat what they like and not gain any weight, while others struggle to lose weight. What is the difference? It can't be genetics alone. Diet must also play a part. It turns out that healthy weight maintenance is not about limiting calories or denying yourself your favorite foods. It's about eating nutritious foods. What are nutrient-dense food and why should they be a part of your diet? Continue reading to learn more!

SLED: Woman worked as nurse with no license

EASLEY — A Piedmont woman is charged with using another person’s credentials to practice as a registered nurse in Easley without a license, among other charges. South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) agents arrested 48-year-old Kimberly Faye Campbell on Nov. 15, according to a release from SLED public.
Tacoma News Tribune

Finney-Smith’s late 3 helps Mavs to 116-115 win over Nuggets

Dorian Finney-Smith hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 17.3 seconds remaining and the Dallas Mavericks rallied after squandering a late lead to beat the Denver Nuggets 116-115 on Tuesday night. Nikola Jokic had a chance to tie the game with 12 seconds remaining, but missed the first of two free throws....

Uiagalelei, other Tigers announce transfer plans

CLEMSON — As college football’s championship weekend came to a close, hundreds of players around the nation announced their intentions to look for greener pastures as the NCAA’s transfer portal officially opened on Monday. Among them were multiple members of the Clemson football team, including junior quarterback...

Green Wave girls use big fourth-quarter comeback to beat Daniel

CENTRAL — Falling behind by as many as 10 points twice, including a 36-26 deficit in the fourth quarter, the Easley girls’ basketball team knew it needed a big effort to overcome Daniel on Thursday night. Forcing five turnovers down the stretch, the Green Wave were able to...

Humane Society, animals in need of community’s help

LIBERTY — The community’s support is needed to help the Pickens County Humane Society continue helping animals. The past several years have been “exceptionally” challenging for the society, PCHS director Samantha Gamble said in a news release. “Post pandemic, there has been a significant ‘cost of...

Pickens girls run BHP off court in win

PICKENS — Coming off their first playoff win in more than a decade, the Pickens Blue Flams girls’ basketball team had high hopes coming into the 2022-23 campaign, and they look well on their way to meeting expectations after an 84-49 win over Belton-Honea Path to start the regular season on Nov. 29.
Kansas City Star

The KC Roos were tied with Oklahoma in Norman. Here’s how the game got out of hand

While the final score might not reflect it, Kansas City gave Oklahoma all it could handle for 20 minutes. Heading into the locker room for halftime, Oklahoma (7-2) and Kansas City (4-8) were tied at 27. But the second half was a different story. By the under-12 timeout, the Sooners led the Roos 49-35 and cruised to a 75-53 win at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Oklahoma.

Justice, security and order dependent on faith in action

To accomplish anything in this world, for something to transition from an idea to reality, knowledge, will and action are necessary. A simple example of this would be building a house. Knowledge alone will not produce a house. The house itself is the fruit of knowledge, will and action. We...

Freshman QB Klubnik leads Clemson to ACC title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There had been glimpses of it throughout the season. Whether it was overthrown balls, bad decisions or a lack of energy, the Clemson offense was broken. But after two disheartening drives led by D.J. Uiagalelei to open the ACC Championship Game against North Carolina on Saturday night in Charlotte, N.C., a new era.