While his camera bobs on the waterline, Harmer strums and sings along. Scenic vistas that appear as it lifted straight from a Group of Seven painting. The film ends on a mountain in silhouette, with only a sudden puff from a surfacing whale breaking the stillness.With 13 short films in total, there are too many moments to catalog, but indulge me as I share a few more highlights.Sirmilik National Park in Nunavut is depicted on film by Zacharias Kunuk (Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner), set to music by Andrew Whiteman and Dean Stone of indie group Apostle of Hustle and featuring throat singer Tanya Tagaq.
Nike, sponsor of leading world sports names including Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo, revealed Tuesday a rise in quarterly sales but it was not as large as investors had anticipated.”A lot of the initial fears investors had about the increasing competitive landscape, specifically around this quarter, actually came true,” said Chen Grazutis, an analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence.By early Wednesday, the shares were down 2.1 percent at $50.95.The sportswear and equipment manufacturer said sales rose six percent from a year earlier to $8.24 billion in the three months to the end of May.That was slightly below average market analysts’ forecasts for revenue of $8.28 billion, according to Consensus Metrix data cited by Bloomberg News.In North America, Under Armour is eating into Nike’s basketball business thanks in part to its sponsorship of NBA star Stephen Curry of the Gold State Warriors. LeBron James hopes Nike is banking on its NBA megastar LeBron James, who led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a championship this month, to help pull back some of that lost ground.USA Basketball has announced, however, that James will not be on the 12 man USA squad at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.Internationally, Nike faces a strengthening rival in Adidas, which last week said it expected revenue in its soccer business to shoot 12 percent higher to a record $2.5 billion this year.Nike, by contrast, reported soccer business revenue of $2.14 billion in the 12 months to the end of May.Besides stiffer competition, Nike was hit by a stronger US currency, which undercut the dollar based value of its international sales made outside of the United States.A key investor concern for was a smaller than expected 11 percent increase in Nike’s “future orders” for athletic footwear in the June November period, a barometer of expected demand.Analysts say the outlook is clouded for Nike, which is targeting sales of $50 billion a year by 2020, up from $32.4 billion in its 2015 2016 business year to the end of May.Dave Bautista unsure whether he will return for Guardians 3: don know if I want to work with Disney anymore /react text >Dave Bautista has cast doubt over his future in the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. The actor, who plays Drax the Destroyer in the comic book franchise, has been one of the most outspoken supporters of James Gunn.