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The 100 key films of 2013: Nos 71-80 - The Guardian

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The 100 key films of 2013: Nos 71-80
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Promised Land: Gus van Sant's fracking-comes-to-suburbia story has gently rocked America, and looks set to premiere in Europe at the Berlin film festival.
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Dutch Book From 1692 Documents Every Color Under the Sun: A Pre-Pantone Guide to Colors

Dutch Book From 1692 Documents Every Color Under the Sun: A Pre-Pantone Guide to Colors | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
In 1963, the Pantone corporation began publishing a bi-yearly color guide, which divides and categorizes every color under the sun.
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Book Excerpt: "Film Firsts: The 25 Movies that Created ... - Roger Ebert

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New York-based film critic Ethan Alter was kind enough to share an excerpt from his new book "Film Firsts: The 25 Movies That Created Contemporary American Cinema." With the 15th anniversary ...
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12 Best Long Takes in Film History - YouTube

There's no greater statement of a director's prowess than a long shot in a single take. And these are 12 of the most masterful.
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Latest 'Captive' Trailer Actually Presents a Watchable Film - TheWrap

Latest 'Captive' Trailer Actually Presents a Watchable Film - TheWrap | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Atom Egoyan's kidnapping thriller also stars Rosario Dawson, Scott Speedman and Mireille Enos.
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This amazing movie map turns every fictional film location into a city - Metro

This amazing movie map turns every fictional film location into a city - Metro | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Metro This amazing movie map turns every fictional film location into a city Metro According to Dorothy's official website, the finished map has been designed to look like 'a vintage Los Angeles street map' – and covers several decades of film,...
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Un Flowmotion de la ville de Barcelone | Pixelistes

Un Flowmotion de la ville de Barcelone | Pixelistes | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
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North Korea's creepy fake civilian village fools no one

North Korea's creepy fake civilian village fools no one | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Alastair Bonnett welcomes you to a fake place. The lights go on and off, and the roads are periodically swept clean, but the windows have no glass and there are no residents behind them. Kijong-dong, also called Peace Village, was built in the 1950s to lure potential defectors to North Korea, a display of the communist state’s progress and modernity. The question is, what remorseless logic keeps it going?
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How the Fake Newsman Won Over America

How the Fake Newsman Won Over America | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Find out how Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz became one of the leading American commentators of our time?
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Watch The Lodger: Alfred Hitchcock's First Truly ... - Open Culture

Watch The Lodger: Alfred Hitchcock's First Truly ... - Open Culture | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Before Alfred Hitchcock freaked out audiences everywhere by killing off the protagonist halfway through Psycho, before he was praised as a great master of cinema by a bunch of French critics who would themselves go on to ...
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Before Alfred Hitchcock freaked out audiences everywhere by killing off the protagonist halfway through Psycho, before he was praised as a great master of cinema by a bunch of French critics who would themselves go on to become cinematic masters, before the adjective “Hitchcockian” entered the language, Hitchcock was simply a guy struggling to make a go of it as a director.

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Outbreak: Hand Cut Paper Microbes and Pathogens by Rogan Brown

Outbreak: Hand Cut Paper Microbes and Pathogens by Rogan Brown | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Artist Rogan Brown (previously) just completed work on his latest paper artwork titled Outbreak, a piece he describes as an exploration “of the microbiological sublime.” Over four months in the making, the work depicts an array of interconnected...
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Steve Buscemi's Top 10 Film Picks (from The ... - Open Culture

Steve Buscemi's Top 10 Film Picks (from The ... - Open Culture | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Ah, summer sunshine. It's lovely, but so is the idea of drawing the drapes while Steve Buscemi schools me in some of the darker corners of cinema and the human psyche. The man who's met his onscreen end so frequently ...
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Film Review: 'The 50 Year Argument' - Variety

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Variety Film Review: 'The 50 Year Argument' Variety Enlivened by new and vintage interviews with NYRB contributors who recount the stories behind their stories, this sharply etched, admittedly specialized portrait (first shown as a work-in-progress...
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Shaped by Time

"Shaped by Time" is a time-lapse film that explore the power of nature trough the erosion of the different landscapes shown on the film. During thousands of years,…
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'The Simpsons' Predicted The Future Of Technology #SaturdayMorningCartoons

'The Simpsons' Predicted The Future Of Technology #SaturdayMorningCartoons | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
The Many Times 'The Simpsons' Predicted The Future Of Technology. by Laura Vitto via Mashable It's a safe bet that if there's a joke to be made about popular culture, The Simpsons has probably beat...
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New Paintings on Salvaged Books by Mike Stilkey

New Paintings on Salvaged Books by Mike Stilkey | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

Artist Mike Stilkey uses the covers of books reclaimed from library trash heaps as a canvas for his whimsical paintings. 

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Humorous Urban Interventions on the Streets of France by OakOak

Humorous Urban Interventions on the Streets of France by OakOak | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Based in the old industrial town of St. Etienne, France, street artist oakoak (previously) relies on a keen sense of observation to create his humorous interventions on walls, streets, and sidewalks.
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sound + vision: O cinema, as ideias e a música segundo Derek Jarman (1)

sound + vision: O cinema, as ideias e a música segundo Derek Jarman (1) | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

Este texto é um excerto de um artigo sobre Derek Jarman originalmente publicado na edição de 27 de junho do suplemento Q

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William Faulkner’s Review of Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea (1952)

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In the mid-20th century, the two big dogs in the American literary scene were William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway. Both were internationally revered, both were masters of the novel and the short story, and both won Nobel Prizes.
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Download a Treasure Trove of 130 Free Ebooks from Microsoft

Download a Treasure Trove of 130 Free Ebooks from Microsoft | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
It has happened before, and it is happening again. Microsoft's MSDN blog has released a whole new batch of free ebooks that cover everything from Windows 8, to Office 2013, to SQL Server, and more.
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A Page of Madness: The Lost, Avant Garde Masterpiece from the Early Days of Japanese Cinema (1926)

A Page of Madness: The Lost, Avant Garde Masterpiece from the Early Days of Japanese Cinema (1926) | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
It’s a sad fact that the vast majority of silent movies in Japan have been lost thanks to human carelessness, earthquakes and the grim efficiency of the United States Air Force. The first films of hugely important figures like Kenji Mizoguchi, Yasujiro Ozu, and Hiroshi Shimizu have simply vanished.
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Teinosuke Kinugasa’s Kuretta Ippei – a 1926 film known in the States as A Page of Madness – has somehow managed to survive the vagaries of fate. Kinugasa sought to make a European-style experimental movie in Japan and, in the process, he made one of the great landmarks of silent cinema. You can watch it here.

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Painted "bookbenches" spring up across London

Painted "bookbenches" spring up across London | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
The National Literacy Trust has dotted London with painted benches that celebrate classic works of literature from Paddington to The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy.
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Oh, I think I need one of these! Talk about a great fundraising idea for libraries!

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'A Hard Day's Night' Reborn: Behind the Beatles Film's New Restoration - RollingStone.com

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RollingStone.com 'A Hard Day's Night' Reborn: Behind the Beatles Film's New Restoration RollingStone.com Hullings, the Audio Supervisor for the Criterion's DVDs, presses another button, and the monitor is suddenly filled with bright, multicolored...
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25 Worst Science-Fiction Films | TotalFilm.com

25 Worst Science-Fiction Films | TotalFilm.com | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Here at Total Film, we love sci-fi. If it's got aliens, Austrian-sounding cyborgs or somebody wearing their hair in Chelsea buns, we're THERE. Sometimes, though, the genre's no-holds-barred attitude results in some of the ...
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Jorge Luis Borges: “Soccer is Popular Because ... - Open Culture

Jorge Luis Borges: “Soccer is Popular Because ... - Open Culture | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
There is certainly a sense in which Borges' hatred of soccer is also indicative of his well-known cultural elitism (despite his romanticizing of lower-class gaucho life and the once-demimonde tango). Outside of the hugely ...
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Watch the First Animations of Peanuts: Commercials for the Ford Motor Company (1959-1961)

Watch the First Animations of Peanuts: Commercials for the Ford Motor Company (1959-1961) | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Bill Watterson, creator of arguably the last great comic strip, Calvin and Hobbes, wrote the following about perhaps the greatest comic strip ever. “Peanuts pretty much defines the modern comic strip, so even now it's hard to see it with fresh eyes.
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