Hes a guy who wants to do good and help people, Thwaites says. While Henrys belief in the supernatural and mythologies gets him in trouble, his top priority is an honorable one: free his dad from his servitude aboard the Flying Dutchman, much like Wills mission in earlier movies to save his own father. Us young men are always trying to break the curse of our fathers, Thwaites says. It will never end. Princess Diana (Gal Gadot) joins Charlie (Ewen Bremner) and others on the World War I battlefield in Wonder Woman. (Photo: Clay Enos) WONDER WOMAN Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen Director: Patty Jenkins The skinny: Not only is Wonder Woman noteworthy for giving DC Comics female icon her first solo film but also for putting its superhero in a real-world setting: World War I. Princess Diana (Gadot) of Themyscira is introduced to the world of men during the first mechanized war, where mankind is really pushing the boundaries of what theyre willing to do to each other, says Jenkins. If you tried to do it in a more literal event that we all know the details of, it would bog it down. (It would be)an alternate reality where youre like, Thats not how Watergate went. It could be more complicated. Jenkins also used the era as a way to reflect social issues of more modern times: Shes never met men before, so she has zero understanding of sexism in kind of a hilarious way. It just seems totally absurd to her. Sofia Boutella stars as the new take on the title monster of The Mummy. (Photo: Universal) THE MUMMY Stars: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Russell Crowe Director: Alex Kurtzman The skinny: Kurtzman fell in love with Universal monsters like Dracula and Frankenstein as a kid because of the deep humanity I felt like these monsters were actually reflecting, the filmmaker says. They say something about who we are. And thats what he wants to bring to this kickoff of a new cinematic universe: In the film, Cruises antihero Nick Morton accidentally unearths the Mummy (Boutella) and gets entangled in a dramatic situation 5,000 years old. Crowes Dr.
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| Sat Apr 8, 2017 | 1:31am EDT Nebraska Supreme Court rules in favor of gay couples in foster care case A former state ชุดผ้าปูที่นอน ราคาโรงงาน สวย ๆ policy that banned gay couples from becoming foster parents was the same as a "whites only" employment sign, the Nebraska Supreme Court wrote in a ruling released on Friday that affirmed a lower court's decision. The ruling comes four years after three same-sex couples filed a lawsuit against Nebraska, arguing that a 1995 state policy prohibiting gay couples from being foster care parents and adopting wards of the state is unconstitutional. A state district court in 2015 ruled for the couples and ordered the state policy to be rescinded. The state appealed to the Nebraska Supreme Court on the grounds that the couples did not have standing because they did not apply for and were not rejected for a foster care license or having a state ward placed in their homes. The state also argued that the issue was resolved since it did not enforce the policy. The supreme court, however, noted that the policy was not removed from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services website until 2015, leading to confusion. The policy indicated "that 'heterosexuals only' need apply to be foster parents," supreme court justices wrote in the decision. "It is legally indistinguishable from a sign reading 'whites only' on the hiring-office door," the justices wrote, referring to hiring practices discriminating against minorities that have long been ruled unconstitutional in the United States. The supreme court ruled that the state's appeal has no merit and ordered the state to pay the couples' court costs and attorney fees. The office of state Attorney General Doug Peterson said in a statement that the appeal brought up "legitimate jurisdictional issues that needed to be considered by the court. The court has ruled," the Omaha World Herald reported.