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James Bond now has a track at Peyragudes

The 007, like James Bond, is the name of the new blue (panoramic) trail (2760 m long), which now provides a ski back from the top of the Sérias chairlift to the Ballestas area.

The station of Peyragudes was baptised on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the filming of the movie “Tomorrow Never Dies” (1997). This anniversary will be the red thread of the season in Peyragudes which also has a new reception building, Peyre Deaf side, at the foot of the Privilege chairlift. The kid park of the Eagles is expanding new games and confirms the new label “Famille Plus” of Peyragudes. The station optimises the quality of its grooming with the system SNOW sat and the production of snow of culture with 11 additional guns. (CONTINUED)

Review: Kate Plays Christine

— by BEV QUESTAD — While one reviewer states “this movie is artistic suicide,” another thinks it is ground-breaking. Based on the bizarre on-air 1974 suicide of news host Christine Chubbuck, the film follows Kate Lyn Sheil’s preparation for the movie role. She goes through news archives, past film reels of Chubbuck and conducts interviews […][...]

Review: Generation Found

— by BEV QUESTAD — “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light,” noted Aristotle Onassis, Greek shipping magnate, Jackie Kennedy’s second husband and father who lost his son. These words are also scripted, decorated and pinned on the wall by a student at Archway Academy, a recovery high […][...]

Top casino-themed films

Film directors often receive accolades for the manner in which they portray various film genres. Given the increased popularity of casino gambling due to online casinos such as gamblinginsider.ca, many films incorporate this theme into their plots. These are some of the top casino-themed films. “Cincinnati Kid” (1965) Based on a true story, this film […][...]

Review: The Anonymous People

— by BEV QUESTAD — There is an adage that if you expose your secrets and bring them to light, they will fade and die. However, if you keep your secrets hidden in the darkness they will grow and multiply. So it is that the one group in America that prided itself on secrecy and […][...]

Review: National Bird

— by RON WILKINSON — Following on the heels of Guy Hibbert’s screenplay for “Eye in the Sky” (directed by Gavin Hood and starring Helen Mirren), this riveting documentary is the best look to date at drone warfare. Many Americans have been led to believe that drone surveillance and missile attacks are precision killings. Although […][...]

The Top 5 Sports Movies of the Past Decade

— by LINDSAY OLSEN — In the world of film entertainment, few genres have the ability to inspire viewers as consistently as sports movies. From hockey to golf, filmmakers have managed to thrill audiences with stories of the resiliency of the human spirit and its ability to triumph over adversity. Below are the top five […][...]

Netflix’s Daredevil defends Affleck’s stint

Marvel has produced a lot of high-grossing superhero films, such as “Iron Man,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Avengers” and, most recently, “Doctor Strange,” which featured “Sherlock star” Benedict Cumberbatch. Marvel, however, hasn’t been without its hiccups, as it’s had many flops at the box dffice in recent years. One of these movies was “Daredevil,” […][...]

Review: The Innocents

— by RON WILKINSON — Director Anne Fontaine’s narrative fiction bio-pic packs a powerful punch. It is a story of the most unlikely people coming together in the worst of times, and good coming of it. Lou de Laâge plays French medical student Mathilde Beaulieu, serving in a French Red Cross medical outpost in Poland. […][...]