Lockdown Links #5

New on the streaming services:

The BBC have ramped up their film broadcasts which means loads of new additions to the iPlayer, some available for a week, some for a month. In the past couple of days they've added the John Grisham adaptation A Time To Kill, World War II dramas A Town Like Alice and In Which We Serve, Olivier Assayas's spooky Personal Shopper starring Kristen Stewart, Junfeng Boo's exploration of the Singaporean prison system Apprentice and for fans of trying to work out which bits were shot where, Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool.

Daily Dose of Doctor Who:

Some Shakespeare.


'Think about the best-case scenario': how to manage coronavirus anxiety:
"We are not wired to tolerate uncertainty – and these are the most uncertain of times. But while increased anxiety is only natural, we can all adopt strategies to control it."

Netflix Scoops Up Paramount’s ‘The Lovebirds’ After Canceled Theatrical Release:
"Beleaguered by current events, Paramount Pictures' rom-com starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani will skip theaters and head straight to streaming."

(The Open Eye Gallery presents their most recent exhibition as an in browser VR experience which allows you to walk through the whole building and see all of the buildings)

Step-by-step guide: How to video call your family:
"If you are self-isolating at home, video-chatting can help you stay in touch with your friends and family."

'Fresh Air' Celebrates Broadway Legend Stephen Sondheim:
"Sondheim, who turns 90 on March 22, composed the music and lyrics for Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, Company and other shows. He spoke about his career in musical theater in this 2010 interview."

Hamlyns Porridge Oats: Scotland's for me:
"Usually, I buy generic own-brand sacks of porridge, but now oats seem to have become a must-have (that presumably people intend to eat dry with their bare hands when the end times come and milk deliveries have long ceased)."

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