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The Walking Dead: World Beyond Episode 3 Review – The Tyger and the Lamb

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One of the positives to Hal Cumpston as a performer is his blank slate face. He’s a big kid, towering over the rest of the cast, but he carries himself with that big kid tendency to shrink back into himself, his face guarded and impassive, headphones on constantly (either with music or listening to a tape his grandparents made for his sixth birthday), and shrinking into the background of every scene with the other characters. He slumps, keeps his head down, and hides in himself in a very natural fashion, and his eyes seem hollow with some fear and pain. That face is used to great effect by Sharhat Raju’s sharp direction, with a shot of a twitching, uncomfortable Silas getting grilled by Nico Tortorella’s Felix is matched to a shot of a twitching, uncomfortable Silas about to march into a zombie-filled no-man’s-land on a fool’s errand with his only friends in the world.

Raju leans heavily on match cuts when transitioning between scenes, or on Hal Cumpston’s ability to look like he’s zoned out in thought enough to be caught by surprise by anyone coming up beside him. There’s a solid jump scare when Iris (Aliyah Royale) catches Silas staring at a walker who tried to attack him despite having its jaw held shut by a melted gas mask, and lots of good match cuts, particularly one solid one of two zombies fused together by melting tar matched by a shot of Hope (Alexa Mansour) and Iris emerging from the smoke side by side, supporting one another in a way that’s a little more wholesome than the melty walker but still echoes that particular scene well.

That the two sisters had to come together to battle the two-headed walker makes it all the more meaningful, as they spend most of the episode not on the same page with one another. The script from writing team The Farahanis emphasizes the disagreements between the two when not digging into the back story of Silas and his stunted, stilted relationships with the others in his party who are the closest thing he has to friends outside of Omaha. The creative team is still finding its way with the characters, but the dialog between the two sisters feels natural, given that even in a life-or-death situation they’ll still try to antagonize one another as a way of showing love. Silas gets a little more development here, as well; Elton will undoubtedly have his moment in the sun next week, unless Huck jumps in front of him on the back story train.

Or, as seen in the ending moments of this episode, Elizabeth (Julia Ormond) takes precedence. The episode’s main plot ends at a pretty good point, but then there’s the coda, which feels like a snippet of the next episode taken out of context. In one moment, the teens are walking away together, bonding, and in the next, Elizabeth is in her quarters in the Civic Republic, looking over a map as one of her underling NCOs comes to see her for counseling. This ends pretty much how you’d expect in an organization as secretive and dangerous as the Civic Republic, but Elizabeth shows she’s not without some pity as she invites the younger man in for soup and a soul-baring sessions before having him taken to the health and wellness complex until he’s ready to rejoin the military doing hard labor.

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Radhika Apte reveals real reason why she got married

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Radhika Apte needs no introduction to Kollywood fans after her appearance as Superstar Rajinikanth’s wife in ‘Kabali’ directed by Pa Ranjith.  The intense actress impressed with her performance of a meek girl to a mother of a grown-up and especially her reunion scene with Rajini took the audience on an emotional ride.

Radhika is happily married to her British boyfriend Benedict Taylor who is a singer and she shuttles between Mumbai and London to balance her personal and professional life.

Radhika Apte in her most recent interaction with Vikranth Massey on social media from London has admitted that she does not believe in the institution of marriage.  When asked why she got married the talented performer replied that it is easier for married people to get a British visa and that’s why she and her man opted for it in 2012.

Radhika is currently chilling with Taylor in their London home during the lockdown and will soon start filming her next English film ‘Noor Inayat Khan’ in which she plays a spy based on a true story.

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Jacqueline Fernandez shares picture of her being in ‘happy place’

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Actor Jacqueline Fernandez is working on a secret project where she found herself in a ‘happy place’. Taking it to Instagram on Sunday, the 35-year-old actor shared a picture dressed up like a traffic police officer as she is seen laughing her heart out.

“How was everyone’s Sunday?? Fun project coming up soon! #myhappyplace,” wrote Fernandez along with a picture where she is also seen holding a coffee mug. The ‘Kick’ actor also shared a few Instagram stories of her getting ready for the upcoming project.

Recently, the actor extended gratitude to her fans after the number of Instagram followers hit the 46 million mark.

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Why an ‘active’ approach to risk modelling is key to navigating markets today

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Whether investors are aiming for a cautious approach or a riskier investment profile with the potential for higher returns, Architas’ Blended Fund range is designed to match a range of investor risk appetites. And like many asset managers, Architas predominantly uses two approaches to define asset allocation within the five risk bands used in the Blended Range – strategic and tactical.

Whilst risk model provider EValue’s quantitative approach to asset allocation takes into account the long-term performance of different asset classes and the likely future performance given current valuations, along with long-term measures of volatility and correlations with other asset classes. Yet as with most systems of its kinds, EValue focuses on the long term; it is unable to analyse short-term market movements and fluctuations. So whilst it would have seen that in Q1 2020 markets fell by a record percentage before rebounding, it will not be able to factor in the cost of the coronavirus and lockdown and its impact on markets. Similarly, it is not able to consider ongoing Brexit woes, geo-political trade wars or the outcome of the US election in 2020.

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