In that historic year, the Brazilian population wasn't just united by one the greatest soccer teams ever assembled. It was also dealing with increasingly aggressive activity by a dictatorship eager to arrest any non-conformists. So while Mauro collects national team trading cards and plays out matches with his tabletop soccer game, his parents rush him from their home, explaining the couple needs to "go on vacation."
Continue reading: The Year My Parents Went On Vacation Review
Rocket, City of God's young protagonist agrees, even though he grew up there. His story spans two decades (as far as I can tell, from the mid-1960s to the early 1980s) in this arid housing project 15 miles outside of Rio De Janeiro, beginning with him as a child looking up to the local hoods as they rob delivery trucks, and ending with him photographing them for the local newspaper as they kill each other. And while there were good times, Rocket's narration indicates that he doesn't miss them much. "This is where the politicians dump their garbage", he says. "Criminals? Homeless families? Pack 'em up and send them to City of God!"
Continue reading: City Of God Review
The Dead Or Alive frontman leaves behind a stylish legacy.
Jay Z is to hold a special gig in Cleveland, on a date not yet confirmed, to get millennials to vote for Hillary in November's presidential election.
In a $300 million lawsuit, Knight claims that Dre, his former Death Row Records partner, tried to have him killed in an argument over unpaid money...
32 year old Shirlene Quigley, a professional dancer who has worked with Rihanna, Beyonce and many more, has been missing since the early hours of...
It was a pretty epic weekend for Murray, as his peers paid tribute to his career in comedy on top of his beloved Chicago Cubs breaking their 71 year...