WILD TARGET


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wild target

Victor Maynard (Bill Nighy) is an experienced and efficient assassin living a lonely life in accordance with his family’s business. Victor follows a family line of professional assassins, and he completes his assignments quickly and without remorse.

One afternoon, after killing one of his targets, he hesitates in killing the pet parrot, Roger, and instead takes him as a gift to his mother, Louisa (Eileen Atkins) an intimidating woman who was, until recently, also Victor’s housemate.

In celebration of his 55th birthday, she gives him a leather bound book with newspaper clippings of each of his kills from his first to his most recent, leaving pages for future hits to be included.

She also expresses concern that he might be homosexual, wondering why he hasn’t produced a successor.

Rose (Emily Blunt) is a not-so-average girl with a talent for thievery.

Her most recent theft involves the sale of a fake Rembrandt painting (painted by her friend in the Restoration Department of the National Gallery) to Ferguson (Rupert Everett), managing to swindle him out of £900,000.

Ferguson soon discovers the swap and hires the best hitman, Victor Maynard, to dispose of her. Victor takes the case and immediately tracks Rose down, missing several opportunities to kill her, and accidentally killing a random stall customer in a changing room.

He follows her to a balcony opposite her hotel room and tries to shoot her through the window, but is interrupted by the arrival of the front doorman.

Emily blunt

Emily blunt

 

Victor sets up a microphone and headset to keep her under surveillance, but falls asleep, unable to listen to their noisy lovemaking. He wakes the following morning, just as she is leaving. He has the opportunity to shoot but pauses.

His mother, Louisa, is disappointed by this missed target (and has apparently killed Roger with a knitting needle) and suggests that Victor apologize to his employer and offer to do the hit for free. He tracks Rose down in a parking garage where he sees another hitman ready to kill her. He takes the preemptive shot, killing the other assassin.

He and Rose get into her car, only to be forced out again by Mike (Gregor Fisher), another assassin hiding in the back seat of her Mini. Mike throws Victor’s gun away and lines them up on the wall to be shot and killed, but instead is wounded by Tony (Rupert Grint), an apparently homeless young man who had picked up the dead man’s gun. Saying it was his first time handling a firearm, he impresses Victor enough to consider a protégé.

But he sends Tony home and Victor and Rose flee. Mike starts firing at them and they nearly run over Tony on his way out of the garage, forcing him to join the ride.

Rose offers Victor his price of £30,000 a week for her protection, believing that he is merely a private detective. They travel to a luxury hotel where they can lay low, but by chance get a room on the same floor as Ferguson. Ferguson hires Dixon (Martin Freeman), reputed to be second only to Maynard in proficiency, to kill Rose and Maynard. After several close calls, Mike, who is also Ferguson’s bodyguard, discovers their whereabouts when he spots a pair of boots that Rose had stolen from his dead partner.

Billy Nighy

Billy Nighy

 

Tony is ambushed in the bathroom and nearly drowned in the bathtub by Mike, but he turns the tables and accidentally shoots Mike’s ear off before the three of them escape the hotel. Ferguson and Mike pursue them in a high-speed chase through the streets of London until Mike loses control and crashes the car, sending the pair to the hospital.

They travel to Maynard’s home, an exclusive farm deep in the countryside, where his furniture is shrink-wrapped and his cat, Snowy, resides with him. Maynard takes Tony on as his apprentice in “private detective” work.

One night (after a sensual foot-massage between Victor and Rose), Rose is attacked by Louisa (Victor’s mother), who had come back to the house to finish what her son had started. He eventually talks her down and after she leaves, the three of them work on becoming friends.

Rose and Tony help Victor celebrate his birthday, and, after a brief period of sexual confusion between Tony and Maynard, Victor falls in love with and sleeps with Rose. Afterwards, his attitude becomes more friendly, and Victor peels off the plastic coverings on all of his furniture and opens up the house. Meanwhile, Rose looks around Victor’s room, finding the leather book that his mother had given him and learning that she was actually his target for assassination.

RUPERT GRINT

RUPERT GRINT

She also finds Victor’s father’s first gun, a Broomhandle Mauser, and steals it for protection. She runs out of the house after making it clear that she trusts neither Victor nor Tony, and returns to the National Gallery, only to find her friend dead and Dixon and his assistant, Fabian (Geoff Bell), waiting for her.

They quickly return to Victor’s home, and Tony and Victor gain the upper hand when Louisa appears, killing Fabian with a machine gun. Dixon withdraws the old gun Rose had taken from Victor’s room and fires at Victor. It backfires, sending the bolt into his skull. Victor, Tony and Rose bury the pair in the back yard and return to their lives.

Three years later, Victor and Rose are married with a son named Angel and Tony has moved in with them. While Angel is playing one morning, Tony comes outside asking Victor and Rose where the cat had gone off to. They look at Angel in awe as he is innocently patting soft dirt into the yard, suggesting he killed and buried the cat. Victor smiles with pride.

WILD TARGET

WILD TARGET

 

  • Bill Nighy as Victor Maynard: A middle aged hit man who is hired by Ferguson to kill Rose after she cons Ferguson out of £1,000,000. After purposely missing an opportunity to shoot Rose, Ferguson sends his henchmen to do the deed. Victor kills one henchman and injures another when he is looking for Rose and, concealing his true profession, helps her escape with the help of local slacker, Tony. He adopts Tony as his apprentice and Victor realizes he’s fallen in love with Rose.
  • Emily Blunt as Rose: A confident con artist who oversteps the mark when she cons Ferguson out of £1,000,000 and leaves him with a convincing copy of a Rembrandt self-portrait. Realizing the danger she is in, she stays with Victor and Tony in an attempt to escape her attempted assassination. Her adventurous lifestyle takes a turn when she realizes her enjoyment of Victor’s company.
  • Rupert Grint as Tony: A young man who witnesses Victor shooting Ferguson’s bodyguard and decides to stay with Victor for safety. Victor employs him as an apprentice (with Tony thinking Victor is a private detective and later, upon learning Victor is a hit man, taking it in stride) and he soon realizes he has a ‘killer instinct’.
  • Eileen Atkins as Louisa Maynard: Victor’s intimidating mother who, while impressed with his profession, is concerned as to what will happen to the family business.
  • Rupert Everett as Ferguson: A London gangster who hires Victor to kill Rose.
  • Martin Freeman as Hector Dixon: A sadistic assassin who plays second-fiddle to Victor Maynard. While influenced by Victor, Dixon jumps at the opportunity given to him by Ferguson to dispose of the greatest hit-man ever known.
  • Gregor Fisher as Mike: Ferguson’s incompetent henchman whose several attempts to kill Victor, Rose, and Tony leave him in hospital … and with one ear.
  • Geoff Bell as Fabian: Dixon’s dull-witted partner.

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Mostly Folk Episode 335


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Mostly folk is a program proposed, produced and presented by ARTIE MARTELLO

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FATS DOMINO 02-1928- 10-2017


Antoine “Fats” Domino, Jr. (February 26, 1928 – October 24, 2017) was an American pianist and singer-songwriter of Louisiana Creole descent.

He had 35 records in the U.S. Billboard Top 40, and five of his pre-1955 records sold more than a million copies, being certified gold.  During 1955 to 1960, he had eleven top 10 hits and his record sales were reportedly surpassed only by Elvis Presley. During his career, Domino sold over 65 million records.His musical style was based on traditional rhythm and blues, accompanied by saxophones, bass, piano, electric guitar, and drums.

 

 

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My Perfect Australia Day


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Travelling with Lyn

Once again I made my annual pilgrimage down to the northern rivers area of NSW to celebrate Australia day with my family.  This part of northern NSW is about a 3 hour drive south from Brisbane.

Australia Day is our official National Day which is celebrated annually on January 26th. It marks the anniversary of the arrival of the first fleet of British ships into Port Jackson Sydney in 1788

In contemporary Australia, the holiday is marked by the presentation of the Australian of the Year awards. It is an official public holiday in all states and territories and celebrated with festivals, concerts and ceremonies, large and small, in communities and cities around the nation.

For us, it is time with family.

The beginning of our day commenced with our early morning walk where we were watched by some of the the many locals. They are always so curious and usually…

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GUIDO’S LOUNGE CAFE – IN THE ZONE


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YUEHUA HE


Nothing to say.

Just an amaizing artist

An amaizing video to watch.

 

 

Artist : YUEHUA HE
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TERRES AUSTRALES FRANCAISES


Nous vous présentons par ces vidéos, des territoires que nous ( vous ) devrions connaitre.

Nos chercheurs, nos compatriotes, nos lecteurs, nos auditeurs ( de nos 2 radios : Radio Satellite & Radio Satellite2 ) y habitent .

 

Il s’agit des terres australes Françaises.

Amitiés à nos compatriotes et amis qui y vivent.

Les Terres australes et antarctiques françaises, abrégées par l’acronyme TAAF, constituent un territoire d’outre-mer de la France créé par une loi du 6 août 1955.

Ce territoire comprend actuellement cinq districts très différents : l’archipel Crozet, les îles Kerguelen, les îles Éparses de l’océan Indien, les îles Saint-Paul et Nouvelle-Amsterdam et La Terre-Adélie. Pour cette dernière, la souveraineté française s’exerce dans le contexte du traité sur l’Antarctique signé à Washington en 1959 qui établit un « gel » des prétentions territoriales et affirme la liberté de la recherche scientifique sur tout le continent. La souveraineté de la France doit donc être compatible avec les exigences du traité qui a été complété en 1991 par le protocole de Madrid sur la protection de l’environnement et qui fait de ce continent une « réserve naturelle consacrée à la paix et à la science ».

Pays
France
Statut politique
Territoire d’outre-mer de la République française

 

Administrées depuis Saint-Pierre, à La Réunion
Gouvernement
– Président
– Préfet, administrateur supérieur

Emmanuel Macron
Cécile Pozzo di Borgo (depuis le 17 septembre 2014)

Démographie
Population

196 hab. (2012)

Densité
0 hab./km2

Langue(s)
Français

Superficie
439 672 km2

Monnaie
Euro

Fuseau horaire
UTC +4 (îles Éparses de l’océan Indien et archipel Crozet)
UTC+05:00 (îles Kerguelen et îles Saint-Paul et Nouvelle-Amsterdam)
UTC+10:00 (La Terre-Adélie)

Domaine internet
.fr
.tf

Hymne
La Marseillaise

 

 

 

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JERRY LEWIS


#Jerry_Lewis #RIP #Hommage

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Jerry Lewis  (born Joseph Levitch; March 16, 1926) is an American actor, comedian, singer, film producer, film director, screenwriter and humanitarian. He is known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio.

Picture taken during the 60s of US comedian, direc JERRY LEWIS

He and Dean Martin were partners as the hit popular comedy duo of Martin and Lewis. Following that success, he was a solo star in film, nightclubs, television, concerts and musicals. Lewis served as national chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and hosted the live Labor Day broadcast of the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon for 44 years.

Lewis has received several awards for lifetime achievements from the American Comedy Awards, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Venice Film Festival, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and been honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Early life

Lewis was born on March 16, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Russian Jewish parents His father, Daniel Levitch (1902–80), was a master of ceremonies

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RADIO SATELLITE. THE RETURN


Here we go.. Again just for you. Radio Satellite is back

 

Yes, back but there is some changes. Before Radio Satellite was playig Oldies songs

As Radio Satellite2 is now here for such genre and style. Radio Satellite2 with  “1 million  listeners” from all around the world…

So Radio Satellite is back in another form…As INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

If you like ( or love ) Guitars? Piano? Piano Bar? Sax? Violins?

Artists : Ennio Morricone? James Last? Fausto Papetti? Andre Rieu?  Paul Mauriat? etc..

Well, there will be no doubt that you’ll love Radio Satellite

Just click on the player ( above…right of this website) and you’ll get another website which contains both players

The automatic RADIO SATELLITE will start after around 15 seconds

For RADIO SATELLITE2, the player will have to be connect manually, if you want to listen to RS2

Enjoy the best music

Radio Satellite2 : Oldies hits from all the world to all the world

Radio Satellite : Instrument music from all around the world

 

Radio Satellite est de retour

Certes le format sera tout nouveau. Au lieu de reprendre le format d’origine (Oldies Hits)

Etant donné que Radio Satellite2 a déjà rempli la mission et a dépassé largement “le million d’auditeurs”…

Radio Satellite aura pour mission de jouer, rien que des musiques instrumentales… Pour notre plaisir

Pour écouter RS1 alias Radio Satellite:

Pour écouter RS2 alias Radio Satellite2 :

Il suffit de cliquer sur le player..en haut..à droite de ce site…Nous verrons un autre site s’ouvrir à nous

 

RS1 se lance automatiquement au bout de 15 secondes ( donc l’arrêt est possible en cliquant sur le lecteur / player évidemment)

RS2 se lance manuellement si vous le souhaitez : Idem en cliquant sur le lecteur / Player

Radio Satellite2 et Radio Satellite sont à votre disposition

 

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PARTNERSHIP WINDOWS MEDIA GUIDE and RADIO SATELLITE


Comme prévu et convenu, le partenariat RADIO SATELLITE et  WINDOWS MEDIA GUIDE a repris sur 2014.

D’une part RADIO SATELLITE, après avoir testé et essayé divers players, il s’est avéré que le plus fiable est celui de WINDOWS: D’où l’installation du WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER sur la page Facebook de Radio Satellite ( www.facebook.com/radiosatellite.live )

D’autres part, WMG a testé RADIO SATELLITE. Après écoute et analyses, Votre “radio Satellite “fut choisie comme LA radio Numéro 1 ,  actuellement,  sur le site de WMG.

Pour la suite, restez à l’écoute de Radio Satellite pour de nombreuses surprises.

Satellite Team

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