Marvel directors to remake cult movie The Warriors into TV series

Marvel directors to remake cult movie The Warriors into TV series

The Warriors, with Michael Beck (far right) as their leader Swan. Photo: Paramount Pictures Can you dig it? Well Marvel film directors, Joe and Anthony Russo, certainly plan to unearth a new generation of fans for the 1979 cult movie classic, The Warriors, by daring to turn it into a television series.  Anthony Russo (R) and Joe Russo attending the Captain America: The Winter Soldier premiere in Paris in 2014. Photo: Francois Durand Originally released as a novel by Sol Yurick in 1965, it took almost 15 years for director Walter Hill to light up the…

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Pound, stocks dive as Brexit fans safety flight (AFP)

Pound, stocks dive as Brexit fans safety flight (AFP)

AFPon July 6, 2016, 6:29 pm Pound, Asia markets plunge as Brexit fears resurface Hong Kong (AFP) – The pound dove to a 31-year low under $1.28, bond yields were squeezed and equities hammered as the growing shadow of the Brexit vote over the global economy sent traders fleeing to safety. With last week’s global rally — inspired by promises of central bank stimulus after the poll — consigned to history, high-risk assets such as emerging currencies and oil have also been sent tumbling as fresh fears kick in. The…

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Schweinsteiger back training for Germany ahead of Euro 2016 semi (AFP)

Schweinsteiger back training for Germany ahead of Euro 2016 semi (AFP)

AFPon July 6, 2016, 9:58 pm Schweinsteiger back training for Germany ahead of Euro 2016 semi Evian (France) (AFP) – Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger returned to training on Wednesday, boosting his chances of getting a starting place for his country’s Euro 2016 semi-final against France. The 31-year-old Manchester United midfielder hurt knee ligaments during Germany’s penalty shootout win over Italy on Saturday and missed training on Tuesday. Defender Benedikt Howedes also returned to full training in another boost for coach Joachim Loew. Germany will be without defender Mats Hummels, who…

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Photoshop Elements: Baby grows up

Photoshop Elements: Baby grows up

Photoshop Elements represents a good alternative to its much bigger parent program. Photo: Supplied Now that Photoshop is a subscription-only option, those who are wary of the Creative Cloud system may consider a couple of alternatives – Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop Elements, now up to version 14. Buying Lightroom outright doesn’t make much sense when for $50 less you can buy a year’s subscription to Creative Cloud that includes Lightroom, Photoshop and Bridge. But at $137 Photoshop Elements is a smart buy for those who need a good…

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