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Chalamet: ‘Like Trump, Henry V is insulted by anything’

Chalamet: ‘Like Trump, Henry V is insulted by anything’

Entertainment
Actor Timothee Chalamet says his latest film is bound to draw comparisons with modern-day politics.The American actor plays Henry V in The King, Netflix's mash-up of 15th century history and Shakespeare's history plays, Henry IV Part One and Part Two and Henry V. Image: Robert Pattinson plays the Dauphin, an ill-suited heir to the French throne. Pic: Netflix In one scene, the newly crowned king refuses to be riled by thinly veiled sleight from the French heir to the throne (played by Twilight star Robert Pattinson).It's not long however before Henry changes his tune, gradually morphing into a tyrant.Chalamet told Sky News parallels with the White House are clear: "It's not a message movie per say, and yet as you said with a Trump adm...
One year of #MeToo: Has anything changed?

One year of #MeToo: Has anything changed?

Entertainment
By Alix Culbertson, news reporterHarvey Weinstein's epic fall from grace began a year ago on 5 October 2017, kicking off one of the most important movements in Hollywood's history.Sky News looks at what has happened with #MeToo and how the Weinstein scandal has affected the world.How the Weinstein scandal unfoldedOn 5 October 2017 several women, including actress Ashley Judd, accused the movie producer of sexual harassment in the New York Times.Weinstein apologised for the "pain" his past behaviour caused and went on a leave of absence from The Weinstein Company.Days later he was fired by the board of the incredibly successful company he co-founded with his brother Bob in 2005.Then the accusations came tumbling in, as more women spoke out about allegedly being raped, assaulted and blackmai...
'I've never seen anything like this before in my life,' says man who fled Greece fire

'I've never seen anything like this before in my life,' says man who fled Greece fire

World
When fires erupted near his summer home in the coastal Greek town of Mati, Nikos Stavrinidis and his wife ran to the nearest beach, flames and smoke licking at their heels all the way. But when they got to the water's edge, Stavrinidis and his wife were forced to make a desperate choice: Either jump into the water and swim for their lives or risk being consumed by a monster inferno the likes of which the couple had never seen before. They chose to swim, hoping someone would rescue them. "It happened very fast," Stavrinidis told the Associated Press of how the fire swept into his neighborhood. "The fire was in the distance, then sparks from the fire reached us. Then the fire was all around us." He said he and his wife had traveled to their summer home and were preparing for a visit f...