Neeson. Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images It seems like a lifetime ago that Liam Neeson signed on to play special forces veteran and very special father, Bryan Mills, in the movie Taken. That role turned the actor, whose career already spanned decades to that point, into an action hero du jour at age 56, and he’s spent the past almost-decade making pretty good variations on the standard man-with-a-mission premise. Neeson had a real knack for the genre, but alas, he’s hanging up his holster and refocusing on the unique set of skills that earned him an Oscar nomination for Schindler’s List back in the ’90s. Yes, the actor said at the Toronto International Film Festival that he’s done with being an action hero and is ready to rededicate himself to drama. “They’re still throwing serious money at me to do that stuff,” Sky News quoted Neeson as saying. “I’m like: ‘Guys, I’m sixty-fucking-five.’ Audiences are … [Read more...] about Liam Neeson to Leave Behind Action Movies, Return to the Career He Had for Decades Before
The Hindu Future India Club (FIC) and KL B-School are jointly organising seminars for engineering students across the state, with the central theme on ‘Careers in Management Sector’. As part of these seminars, industry experts and academicians would interact with students of various engineering colleges and educate them on a wide range of career opportunities available in the field of management and also the importance and benefits of pursuing management education at PG level after an engineering degree. Through these seminars, students will be sensitised on how to choose a management course, identify the institution and career planning after completion the course.Business quizTo make these sessions more engaging, there will a business quiz with about five questions and the winners will be awarded. The inaugural of these seminars will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Dr. L. Bullayya Engineering College for Women. A. Ravi Shankar, CEO of Elitelogix Exim Agency (India) … [Read more...] about ‘Careers in Management’ seminars from tomorrow
Elyse Knowles, 27, and boyfriend Josh Barker, 30, have been together for six years. And the Myer ambassador claims she's already feeling the maternal urge to start having children with her long-term beau. 'I just keep thinking that my mum had me at 28 and oh my gosh, I need to get going. I want one or two kids by 30,' the model told Gritty Pretty magazine this month. 'I need to get going!' Model Elyse Knowles, 27, is willing to put off a wedding and career plans to start a family with beau Josh Barker The lovable couple rose to fame when they won The Block in 2017, walking away with a whopping $547,000 cash prize. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Elyse Knowles rushes her bloodied Weimaraner dog to the vet... 'Why is this in my bedroom?' Model Elyse Knowles is left... Elyse Knowles puts on an eye-popping display as she ditches... Only she could pull that off! Model Elyse Knowles flaunts... Share this article Share Elyse said the pair … [Read more...] about ‘I need to get going!’ Model Elyse Knowles, 27, is willing to put off a wedding and career plans to start a family with beau Josh Barker
Tired of dreadful scripts and degrading magazine spreads, the Oscar-winning actress, producer, entrepreneur and activist built an empire on her own taste and work ethic. Now she plots projects all over Hollywood and responds to critics of her paychecks: "Does it bother people when Kobe Bryant or LeBron James make their contract?" "You ready for your eyes to roll back in your head?" The warning comes an hour or so into lunch at L.A.'s members-only San Vicente Bungalows, once Reese Witherspoon has fished her phone from the depths of her designer purse and slid it across the table. There, on her screen, is an illustration that ran four years ago in Time magazine, accompanying a trend piece headlined "Hollywood's New Domestic Divas." The Oscar-winning actress, who at the time had just launched her retail company, Draper James, is in the center, outfitted preposterously with a vacuum, an apron and an evening gown. She's flanked by Gwyneth Paltrow, holding a strawberry shortcake her … [Read more...] about How Reese Witherspoon Took Charge of Her Career and Changed Hollywood
An unprecedented number of women have come forward to share stories of workplace sexual harassment since the #MeToo movement gained momentum in late 2017. advertisement advertisement Yet their allegations are not always well received. Questions like “What took her so long?” and “Why didn’t she report it when it happened?” have become a refrain. They imply that women who initially chose not to report sexual harassment handled it incorrectly–even incompetently. But my research shows that woman have rational reasons for staying quiet because reporting sexual harassment can come with career risks. An experiment I ran five times in the early months of the #MeToo movement, though, suggest that things may be changing for the better. Self reporting stymies promotion In a national survey experiment, I asked Americans to read the fictitious employee file of a woman named Sarah, described as a satisfactory employee who was enthusiastic about her work. … [Read more...] about How reporting sexual harassment impacts a woman’s career
December 11, 2019 - 11:21 GMT Gemma Strong Former Strictly Come Dancing star Danny Mac announces huge career move. The actor is taking on a lead role in Pretty Woman: The Musical Danny Mac has made an exciting announcement to his fans. The talented stage star, who made it all the way to the Strictly finals in 2014, has signed up to a brand new role, playing Edward in the smash hit Pretty Woman: The Musical. Danny, 31, has been cast in the show alongside Olivier Award nominee Aimie Atkinson, who will take on the part of Vivian. The pair will star on stage together at the Piccadilly Theatre from 13 February 2020, for a limited engagement of 46 weeks. Sharing his excitement on Twitter, Danny confirmed: "It. Is. Ooooon! I am crazy-stupid-excited to jump on this adventure and bring @prettywomanuk to the London's West End, alongside the incredible @aimieatkinson as Vivian. Performances begin Feb 2020 and it's gonna be Big. HUGE!"The show's producer Paula … [Read more...] about Former Strictly star announces huge career move!