New video: 'Blade Runner 2049' demands a lot from audiences, but the rewards are rich
5 days ago - By LA Times
New on Blu-ray “Blade Runner 2049” (Warner Bros. DVD/Blu-ray combo, $35.99; 4K, $44.95; also available on VOD) It's apt in a way that this movie never became a runaway hit last year, because like the original 1982 film, director Denis Villeneuve's sequel is built to appeal to connoisseurs of science-fiction...
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Firms impose new charges to dodge ban on credit card fees
5 days ago - By Mail Online
From today, businesses are forbidden from adding an extra charge if someone pays by credit card. It was hoped that the ban would save consumers £473million a year.
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When is Chinese New Year 2018 and which animal is it this year?
5 days ago - By Metro
Chinese New Year 2018 is a global celebration and will soon be upon us with spectacular celebrations.
Unlike the New Year we celebrate here, the date of Chinese New Year differs from year to year.
Chinese New Year is known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival and the meaning of the festival is for families to come together and wish each other peace and prosperity.
The is keen interest every year to see what animal it is.
A zodiac animal on the lunar-solar Chinese calendar is represented annually.
People are said to hold similar personality traits to the animal named after the year...
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