The Marvel Cinematic Universe explained

SPOILER ALERT! This article contains details of the plots of some Marvel films, including recent releases. What is the Marvel Cinematic Universe? The Marvel Cinematic Universe – or MCU for short – is the shared place where all 22 films featuring the comic book characters are set. What order should I watch the films in? We suggest you watch the films in chronological order, rather than the order in which the films were released. Handily, in the book Marvel Studios: The First 10 Years, Marvel released an official MCU timeline to help you do just that. We’ve added the films released since that book came out and voila, here is a handy diagram to help you organise your Marvel viewing! …

Canadians in dream Scots wedding heartbreak

And the couple fear they will be unable to recoup the money they shelled out on the ceremony. Couples’ shock as wedding venue shuts Comlongon Castle had been one of Dumfries and Galloway’s most popular wedding venues but it ceased trading on 8 April. The partnership that ran the hotel is applying to be declared bankrupt after running into cash-flow problems last year. Alternative arrangements Last year, the business was ordered to pay almost £40,000 to a former employee, after an employment tribunal ruled she had been unfairly dismissed. Mr Tait, 47, told the BBC Scotland news website that he learned of the castle’s closure in an email from a photographer booked to capture images of their ceremony. The paramedic …

‘Guava Island’ Collaborators Discuss Film’s Parallels To Nipsey Hussle’s Death

The 55-minute film takes place on a tropical island that is meant to be a paradise but instead serves as a land for the overworked where exports and capitalism trump joy. The protagonist Deni (Glover) tells his love, Kofi (Rihanna), that his mission is to make the perfect song to unite the people of the island. His plans are to play it at his festival so that, for one night, the island dwellers can forget about work and live life. made “some music together, but it didn’t necessarily make it into this movie,” according to writer Stephen Glover, Donald’s brother.) Though Hussle’s life and works are unrelated to “Guava Island,” the timing is eerie. Stephen Glover told HuffPost that it’s “art …

In the Mediterranean, US aircraft carrier operations serve as floating American diplomacy

(CNN)With Russia increasingly deploying forces on NATO’s doorstep, the United States has started its own show of force in the Mediterranean Sea. A typical carrier strike group includes an aircraft carrier, a guided-missile cruiser, two guided-missile destroyers, an attack submarine and a supply ship for logistical support. That coordination is extremely important as US military dominance in the world is being increasingly challenged by resurgent powers like Russia and China, said Rear Adm. John Wade, the commander of Carrier Strike Group 12, which includes the USS Abraham Lincoln. “Our senior leadership has mandated that our Navy become more lethal and more tactically proficient. It’s very important in the era of competition that we are in.” In the Black Sea, the …

Shonda Rhimes: Sandra Oh’s Trailblazing Career ‘Is A Gift To Every Artist Of Color’

Sandra Oh’s groundbreaking career is an inspiration to another trailblazer, “Grey’s Anatomy” creator and showrunner wrote a tribute to the actress as part of Rhimes,  “She treats dialogue like notes of music — every word must be played, every syllable correctly toned,” Rhimes wrote, describing working with Oh, who played Cristina Yang on “Grey’s Anatomy,” as “one of the greatest gifts of my creative life.” The role “made her place in the acting landscape undeniable,” she wrote, and Oh’s latest role in “Killing Eve” “makes her legendary.” nominated for an Emmy Award for best actress in a TV drama, among many “Sandra Oh has chosen to fearlessly take up space in a universe that has not always made space for …