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Charlie Lindlar

Blogs Editor, HuffPost UK

Charlie Lindlar is the Blogs Editor at HuffPost UK

Four Things We Learned From Vikings-Rams At Twickenham

To close out the 2017 slate of NFL International Series games in London, the surging Minnesota Vikings vanquished the still-winless Cleveland Browns in somewhat sloppy fashion at Twickenham. It was expected, to say the least, but that's not to say we come away having learned a lot about each team's chances the rest of the way.
30/10/2017 09:12 GMT

Four Things We Learned From Rams-Cardinals At Twickenham

This game served as a larger metaphor of both these teams' fortunes: Arizona an ageing team that has missed its Super Bowl window and sits, legs dangling, looking down over the precipice of a major breakdown and rebuild, while Los Angeles carve out a persona of a fresh, young, fast team on the rise.
22/10/2017 23:28 BST

Breaking Down The New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer

Rockstar unveiled the second trailer to the keenly-anticipated <em>Red Dead Redemption 2</em> on Thursday, and fans everywhere will doubtless be poring over the footage to pick apart all the details to the sequel of one of what was one of the most universally acclaimed games of all time. Well, we say sequel, but more on that in a minute... Here are just some key takeaways from what we noticed, which might have to keep us going until the game's 'Spring 2018' release date.
28/09/2017 19:55 BST

Four Offensive Players Primed For NFL Stardom In 2017

The NFL returns for proper this week as the first tranche of preseason games kick off. It's a more important time for players on the roster bubble or making one last chance to revive their career but will also give fans and coaches alike a look at who will really improve this season and develop into stars. Below are four candidates on the offensive side of the ball, with hopefully something approaching rational reasoning as to why they are poised to break out.
10/08/2017 16:52 BST

In Praise Of Horizon Zero Dawn, And Finishing Games Slowly

Set in a post-apocalyptic world occupied somehow by Bronze Age tribes and cyborg animals, <em>Horizon Zero Dawn</em> was released to universal acclaim in February and is a virtual lock to win most if not all game of the year awards going. It's been 151 days since it came out, and it's taken me ages to finish, yet I don't think I could have enjoyed it more.
28/07/2017 08:42 BST

The Jump Needs Separate Men And Women's Competitions To Survive

In lumping every contestant together in the same tournament, <em>The Jump</em> are not bringing equality for their female skiers - they're taking from them of any chance to win anything of value. So, Channel 4, next year, let's make this show even more exciting. Split the men and women up. Raise the stakes.
13/03/2017 16:56 GMT

Under Trump, We'll Miss The Obama-Biden Bromance

Yes, the Joebama memes have been a highlight of the last stretch of the Obama presidency, but the sincere importance of this unforgivingly loving, respectful and supportive relationship must not be forgotten. As the world watches two intolerant men sworn into leadership of the free world this week, let us remember and celebrate the bromance.
19/01/2017 17:20 GMT

Rogue One Justifies The Year-Round Star Wars Hype Cycle

Maybe it's that I'm writing this on three hours sleep after a midnight showing, or maybe it's that I have a hard time being objective about anything <em>Star Wars</em> but I think <em>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</em> is probably the best thing that's happened in this all-round trash year.
15/12/2016 14:18 GMT

Four Key Takeaways From Washington-Cincinnati At Wembley

Well, that was tiring. After four thrilling quarters and a fraught overtime period that will send casual fans home baffled, Washington and Cincinnati battled to a 27-27 tie at Wembley on Sunday night. Here's four things to takeaway from the third and final game of the 2016 International Series.
30/10/2016 21:05 GMT

Four Key Takeaways From Giants-Rams At Twickenham

The Los Angeles Rams and New York Giants played something resembling a game of American football at Twickenham on Sunday. The Giants eked out a 17-10 victory in a contest of incompetence, which featured just two offensive touchdowns, five awful turnovers, and fifteen punts. Here's the four key things to take away from the game.
23/10/2016 23:14 BST

39 Gifs to Mark 'Star Wars: A New Hope' Turning 39

Let's be honest, it's not an exaggeration to call the creation of <em>Star Wars</em> the single greatest achievement in the history of mankind. So here's 39 gifs in celebration of just how amazing <em>Star Wars</em> is.
25/05/2016 16:03 BST

Banning Contact Rugby in Schools Would Help Protect the Future of the Game

Few would argue against encouraging kids to participate in sports they enjoy and that help them develop as a person - but their safety in doing so should be of paramount importance. That's why it's vital today's letter endorsing the banning of contact rugby in schools is embraced as a chance to ensure rugby's long-term future as a key part of our sporting culture.
02/03/2016 11:52 GMT

Five Takeaways From Lions-Chiefs at Wembley

The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Detroit Lions at Wembley on Sunday. The score was 45-10. That's it. There's no way to make it sound more exciting. The last game of this year's slate of Wembley games, this was a mediocre finish to what's actually been a decent bunch of games...
02/11/2015 09:52 GMT

Four Takeaways From Jaguars-Bills at Wembley

The Jacksonville Jaguars rumbled to a stunning 27-3 half-time lead over the Buffalo Bills, threw it all away with minutes to spare, then took it all back with a last-ditch touchdown toss from Blake Bortles to win 34-31. One of the standout games of the NFL's International Series, this was a game that had everything. Here a few of those things.
26/10/2015 08:18 GMT