Al Capone is a legend to the extent that his name is often the first one that comes to mind when people hear the word “gangster.” He was an American mobster and businessman who attained notoriety during the Prohibition era in Chicago. And yet his reign as a crime boss lasted only seven years and ended when he went to prison at the age of 33.
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Fernie Brewing Company has asked their athlete team to share what they’ve been watching recently to fuel their winter stoke through the shoulder season. From skiing and snowboarding picks, to running documentaries and binge worthy YouTube series, there’s something for everyone on this list.
The film features Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci and Fionn Whitehead in the major roles. Thompson plays Fiona Maye, a judge who visits the boy in hospital to determine whether or not his wishes are being influenced unduly by his family.
Ritchie’s most recent cinematic offering is The Gentlemen, which takes Ritchie back to his roots. It is a film about a mob war between two London gangsters, a marijuana dealer played by Matthew McConaughey and a heroin dealer played by Henry Golding.
Like most of you, I’ve been spending a lot of time online lately. Unlike most of you, I normally spend a great deal of time online, so I have been perhaps a little less off-kilter than some of you have in moving most of my social life online. However, despite my comfort level even I enjoy a little group socializing now and then.
Little Women follows the lives of the four March sisters. It details their passage from childhood to womanhood in the period just after the American Civil War, and it highlights the limitations placed on women in a patriarchal society.
To make up for the loss of basic movement during this strange times in isolation, it seemed fitting to suggest a modern kung-fu (or wing-chung in this case) film to either inspire us to move a little more or be satisfied with the acceptance that we will never be able to move at even a fraction of the speed that Dony Yen can.
A few interesting facts hide behind this awesome action with ties to Bruce Lee's trainer, The Japanese imperial occupation of Fo Shan, china in 1937 and the birth of Wing Chung taught as means of self defence. Watch it this week if you feel like it.