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First Secret Service Trailer Has Badass Spies With Even Better Manners

First Secret Service Trailer Has Badass Spies With Even Better Manners | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Behold, the first trailer for Matthew Vaughn's violent return to comic book movies. Kingsman: The Secret Service is based off the comic books created by Dave Gibbons and Mark Millar. They have a wonderful retro spy feel, but the story is still set in modern times, with plenty of wonderful gadgets. Watch!
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Noites no Observatório – Sessão de Natal (Dez 2014) | Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa

Noites no Observatório – Sessão de Natal (Dez 2014) | Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

Excepcionalmente, a actividade das NOAL deste mês será realizada no sábado 20–Dezembro–2014

 

“Interstellar – o filme onde a ciência está para além da ficção”, proferida pelo Professor Paulo Crawford,

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Martin Scorsese Names the 11 Scariest Horror Films: Kubrick, Hitchcock, Tourneur & More

Martin Scorsese Names the 11 Scariest Horror Films: Kubrick, Hitchcock, Tourneur & More | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Hammer Horror films, say, than to watch a Hammer Horror film.' And though no Hammer productions appear on it, Scorsese, who often seems as much film enthusiast as filmmaker, has put together a solid list of his personal eleven scariest horror movies for The Daily Beast.
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15 Great Films Adapted From Equally Great Novels

15 Great Films Adapted From Equally Great Novels | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
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How often does a film adaptation of a novel you love meet your expectations? Circle one: A) Always B) Often C) Rarely D) Never.

I’m guessing most people choose C, with a few falling solidly in the perennially disappointed D camp.
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120 Artists Pick Their Top 10 Films in the Criterion Collection

120 Artists Pick Their Top 10 Films in the Criterion Collection | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Some of us get our education at film school. More of us get it from The Criterion Collection, that formidably cinephilic restorer, curator, and packager of classic motion pictures from every era.
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Discover the 1950s & 1960s Computer & Cut-Up Animation of Pioneering Filmmaker Stan VanDerBeek

Discover the 1950s & 1960s Computer & Cut-Up Animation of Pioneering Filmmaker Stan VanDerBeek | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Hey, lovers of animation and experimental film: do you know the name Stan VanDerBeek? If not, you'll enjoy learning it, for more reasons than that it allows you to type four capital letters.
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The Digital Dostoevsky: Download Free eBooks & Audio Books of the Russian Novelist’s Major Works

The Digital Dostoevsky: Download Free eBooks & Audio Books of the Russian Novelist’s Major Works | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
In the pantheon of Great Russian Writers, two heads appear to tower above all others—at least for us English-language readers.
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The 10 best films of 2014: No 1 – Under the Skin - The Guardian

The 10 best films of 2014: No 1 – Under the Skin - The Guardian | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
By turns breathtaking, hilarious and disturbing, Jonathan Glazer’s extraordinary, erotic film achieves a rare blend of fantasy and realism, writes Peter Bradshaw
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The Mathematics Devotional: Celebrating the Wisdom and Beauty of Mathematics: Clifford A. Pickover: 9781454913221: Amazon.com: Books

The Mathematics Devotional: Celebrating the Wisdom and Beauty of Mathematics

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The Mathematics Devotional: Celebrating the Wisdom and Beauty of Mathematics [Clifford A. Pickover] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul.” —Sofia Kovalevskaya
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Shouting back at your books | The Enlightened Economist

Shouting back at your books | The Enlightened Economist | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

The book conveys a wonderful atmosphere of emotional warmth and practical chaos, sociable meals and long, late-night discussions of ideas. It made me try to estimate how many books there are in my house – fewer than 3,000 I reckon, and I’ve been thinking I need to do a big clear-out this holiday.

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The Creepy New Wave of the Internet by Sue Halpern

The Creepy New Wave of the Internet by Sue Halpern | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
As human behavior is tracked and merchandized on a massive scale, the Internet of Things creates the perfect conditions to bolster and expand the surveillance state.
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Natural HDR In Films - Disney's New Algorithm Is Taking Us One Step Closer - DIY Photography

Natural HDR In Films - Disney's New Algorithm Is Taking Us One Step Closer - DIY Photography | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Today’s cameras are able to capture an enormousness amount of dynamic rage. Sadly our monitors and film projectors are not able to display the entire tone range that we can capture. This calls for a process called Tone Mapping. This process squeezes the larger, captured, tonal range into a smaller tonal range that the display is able to [...]
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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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Indy's "Dr. Film" preserves movies one frame at a time - Indianapolis Star

Indy's "Dr. Film" preserves movies one frame at a time - Indianapolis Star | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Eric Grayson rescues low-budget pictures with unknown actors, bad scripts and often insurmountable technical problems
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▶ Best of Web 7 - HD - Zapatou - YouTube

The list of 233 videos used for this compilation: http://bit.ly/1ISIjcf Editing and Selection: Zapatou (Luc Bergeron) Facebook page: http://on.fb.me/Y4bgqH F...
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Naropa Archive Presents 5,000 Hours of Audio Recordings of Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs & Other Beat Writers

Naropa Archive Presents 5,000 Hours of Audio Recordings of Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs & Other Beat Writers | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
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Schools like Harvard, Oxford, and the Sorbonne surely have qualities to recommend them, but to my mind, nothing would feel quite as cool as saying your degree comes from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics.
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Illustrations of Madness: James Tilly Matthews and the Air Loom

Illustrations of Madness: James Tilly Matthews and the Air Loom | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Mike Jay recounts the tragic story of James Tilly Matthews, a former peace activist of the Napoleonic Wars who was confined to London's notorious Bedlam asylum in 1797 for believing that his mind was under the control of the
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The Art of Making Blade Runner: See the Original Sketchbook, Storyboards, On-Set Polaroids & More

The Art of Making Blade Runner: See the Original Sketchbook, Storyboards, On-Set Polaroids & More | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
There's never been a bad time to revisit Blade Runner, but now, with all the news about the in-development Blade Runner 2 breaking even as you read this, it seems like an especially appropriate time to go deeper into Ridley Scott's piece of groundbreaking, Philip K. Dick-adapting cyberpunk cinema.
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Watch Saul Bass’s Trippy, Kitschy Short Film The Quest (1983), Based on a Ray Bradbury Short Story

Watch Saul Bass’s Trippy, Kitschy Short Film The Quest (1983), Based on a Ray Bradbury Short Story | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Saul Bass was one of the greatest graphic designers who ever lived. He created the logos for such ubiquitous organizations as AT&T, United Airlines and the Girl Scouts of America. He revolutionized the art of movie titles in such films as The Man with the Golden Arm, Vertigo and West Side Story.
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The 10 best films of 2014: No 4 – Whiplash - The Guardian (blog)

The 10 best films of 2014: No 4 – Whiplash - The Guardian (blog) | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
A drumroll please for the latest in our best of the year countdown: Damian Chazelle’s bruising music thriller, Whiplash
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Lost Disney Film, Featuring Oswald The Lucky Rabbit, Found In Norway - NPR (blog)

Lost Disney Film, Featuring Oswald The Lucky Rabbit, Found In Norway - NPR (blog) | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Archivists at Norway's National Library, at its vault in the Arctic Circle, found an almost complete version of Empty Socks, featuring the character who preceded Mickey Mouse.
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Book Review: “The Art of Space: The History of Space Art, From the Earliest Visions to the Graphics of the Modern Era”

Book Review: “The Art of Space: The History of Space Art, From the Earliest Visions to the Graphics of the Modern Era” | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Mat Kaplan reviews a comprehensive new collection of historic and modern space art from author and superb space artist Ron Miller.
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Watch 10 Classic German Expressionist Films: From Fritz Lang’s M to The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Watch 10 Classic German Expressionist Films: From Fritz Lang’s M to The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
In 1913, Germany, flush with a new nation’s patriotic zeal, looked like it might become the dominant nation of Europe and a real rival to that global superpower Great Britain. Then it hit the buzzsaw of World War I.
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Watch Pilot For Orson Welles' Little-Known Version Of The Twilight Zone

The Orson Welles Show would have been Citizen Kane director's answer to anthology TV series like Alfred Hitchcock Presents and The Twilight Zone. The show never made it past the pilot, however, leaving us with just one brilliant episode about an endocrinologist and an apparent fountain of youth.
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50 Film Noirs You Can Watch For Free: A Dame with a Past. A Desperate, Doomed Man. A Gun.

50 Film Noirs You Can Watch For Free: A Dame with a Past. A Desperate, Doomed Man. A Gun. | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Film noir isn’t really a genre. It’s a mood. Its elements are so well known that they border on self-parody. Neon lights. Inky black shadows. An empty bottle of whiskey. A gun. A dame with a past. A desperate, doomed man.
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Herein, the very best movies of 2014: - Indie Wire

Herein, the very best movies of 2014: - Indie Wire | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
There were more than 10 great movies this year. But our film critic says these are the very best.
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