For Watchmen Warner Brothers did not hesitate to give Mr. Snyder the resources he wanted, largely because of “300.” “They said, ‘O.K., we don’t understand “300,” and it made a lot of money,’ ” Mr. Snyder said."The surreal dream of a costumed vigilante who is plagued by sexual shortcomings and fears of nuclear war; a man-god created in a scientific accident, strolling the red sands of Mars; the city of New York partly annihilated by a villain’s master plan — all connected by a story about heroes who are corrupted by the darkness they cannot expunge from the world." Link
January 30: The forint at fresh all−time low – EUR/HUF 300 level within reach LinkNow that Hungary's forint is testing 300 to the euro, everyone is asking which way it will move from here. In the following you find the latest outlook on the HUF by major players, such as Goldman Sachs, Citi and Morgan Stanley.":
European Union's foreign policy chief Javier Solana says he is increasingly hopeful that Israel and Hamas can strike a lasting cease-fire.
Solana said the objective of US envoy George Mitchell and other international mediators is to support Egyptian efforts to get both Israel and the fundamentalist group to strike an agreement by next week. The next goal would be to persuade the rival Palestinian factions to agree on a joint government, he explained. LINKAoC: "Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a message to President Obama inviting to him to attend the summit dubbed the Alliance of Civilizations planned for April 6-7 in Istanbul. LINK
Alaska governor Sarah Palin opened a political action committee yesterday, a move that may not outright confirm her intentions of running for US president in 2012 but indicates she intends to remain a regular on the national political stage. LINK