It was a lady. They announced the name, and she said, “Oh, that’s the people that are doing OK.” And I said, no, they’re talking about the people that didn’t make it. And she yelled at me, “You don’t know what you’re talking about.” And she just went crazy..
During the recent Presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton was assailed for a speech to Wall Street in which she expressed the need to have “public and private positions,” referring to Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln and the political horse trading necessary to pass the 13th Amendment. Jackie is about the heartbreaking necessity of having to reconcile private shock and anguish with the stage management of political theater, which requires a swift and peaceful transfer of power. It honors the unfathomable courage and defiance of a First Lady devoted to public service, even in those instances when she was decried as vain and superficial.
Right?! Watching them discover and explore their powers, finding out their different strengths and learning how to work together as a team. Plenty of room for drama, building relationships among the trio of young Jedi, temptations towards the Dark Side, adventures against a rising Sith Empire. It could have been amazing, and I was so sure after Ep 7 that that where they were going.
There was a lot of reasons why people were skeptical. Red Octane as a company had always been doing unconventional things and we had believed for many years that a music game like Guitar Hero that was focused on rock and metal would work. When you say why did it take a small publisher, well one of the things that allowed us to see beyond a lot of the barriers was that we were blessed with being ignorant about the game industry.
Andrew Bomford’s produced an excellent report for us this evening about the difficulties experienced by some families in getting the help they need with their children. Ella and Paul Barrow from Aylesbury have a 13 year old daughter Saskia who is deaf and blind. But Andrew has learned that most families are not getting the help to which they’re entitled..
Instead, the keen glare of adolescent attention has switched to the not altogether unwilling town of Newquay. And having established quite how far away it is (five hours drive from almost everywhere), parents are wondering whether it this distance from home that is the main attraction for their offspring, rather than the simple joys of fresh air and shrimping. They are also wondering whether Newquay is a suitable spot for their chicks to make their first, albeit temporary, nest away from home..