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The Guardian is without a doubt my favourite newspaper the newspaper consists of lots of different section. The main section, sport alongside the G2 come in every edition. The other sections which usually come once or twice a week include family, money, travel, technology, education and society sections plus much more. The news section which is obviously the main section of the newspaper is well set out, well written and it has proper news stories unlike other newspapers. The sport section is like all the sections well set out and well written. It also does well to keep a good balance of stories between all the sports wheras many other newspapers have an unbalanced amount of football stories. Aswell as the football stories, which still take up a decet amount of the sports section it usually has two pages dedicated to cricket whether or not a match is on and one page to each type of rugby although it has slightly more rugby league stories. And if a big event is on in other sports such as a grand slam or the ryder cup they well dedicated three or for pages to that. The G2 part of the newspaper is ver much like a magazine and it has lightharted stories and people can write in their stories which is usually three pages long. It also has quite a few interviews with fairly well known people. All in all the Guardian is a well sized, well pricedout, well wrote and well sectioned out newspaper who I would reccomend to people who want important newspaper instead of celebrity gossip.
The Guardian offers satisfying entertainment with a no-nonsense combination of Hollywood ... more
formula and good old-fashioned star power. While honoring the men and women who serve as rescue swimmers for the U.S. Coast Guard, this predictable yet appealing drama is a well-crafted showcase for Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher, who bring welcome depth and dimension to their formulaic roles. It's basically Top Gun for the Coast Guard, with Costner playing a legendary rescuer haunted by recent tragedy and the impending break-up of his marriage, and Kutcher as the hot-shot recruit whose bravado is tested when Costner takes over a grueling 18-week basic training course, where a 50% attrition rate ensures that only the best will make the grade. There's nothing particularly inventive about Ron L. Brinkerhoff's screenplay, but it's intelligently written and well-directed (by The Fugitive helmer Andrew Davis) as it shows how seasoned veteran and troubled but talented trainee build mutual respect while sorting through the trauma of accidents that left each of them as sole survivors, tormented by self-doubt and guilt. Bolstered by a strong supporting cast including Neal McDonough, John Heard, Sela Ward and Clancy Brown, The Guardian is a bit on the long side (137 minutes), but it never feels slow, and a romantic subplot (with Kutcher wooing a schoolteacher played by Melissa Sagemiller) blends nicely with thrilling ocean-rescue sequences incorporating a seamless blend of CGI and footage shot in a 750,000-gallon water tank. Music fans will welcome the scene-stealing appearance of veteran singer Bonnie Bramlett as the owner of a jazz/blues club near the training base, where The Guardian serves up yet another staple of its genre: the barroom brawl. Although Hurricane Katrina prevented The Guardian from being filmed in New Orleans in 2005, real-life footage during the closing credits makes it clear that the Coast Guard was essential in Katrina's aftermath, and this rousing drama pays overdue tribute to those who risk there lives (to quote the Coast Guard's motto) "so that others may live." --Jeff Shannon