ESL topics - Films, theatre and music
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Riccardo Muti: The Art of Conducting

Fantastic Riccardo Muti's speech after being named "Musician of the Year".

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The Help Movie

The #1 New York Times best seller by Kathryn Stockett comes to vivid life through the powerful performances of a phenomenal ensemble cast.
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Listening about Theatre (British Council)

Listening about Theatre (British Council) | ESL topics - Films, theatre and music | Scoop.it

“Theatre” is not often seen as being a pastime that many ordinary people do. "Ordinary "people watch TV, or go to the cinema, or eat out with friends. The theatre is for rich, upper class intellectuals.

What do you think?

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I Want My Foreign Films | DivX Blog

I Want My Foreign Films | DivX Blog | ESL topics - Films, theatre and music | Scoop.it
Back in the ‘80s, a commonly-heard rant was “I want my MTV.” It was, of course, a marketing ploy by MTV to get their channel added to cable systems. We were supposed to rise up as consumers and demand this channel like it was a birthright. But we really did want our MTV, so we asked for it, and before long we had it.

Here’s what I want today: I want my foreign films.

Some notable ones are missing. Every year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences nominates 5 foreign language films for its coveted statuette. And as every filmmaker knows, there is no better publicity for their film than an Oscar nomination.

However, all the publicity doesn’t do diddly-squat if filmgoers can’t find the film. And that is what happens to most Oscar-nominated foreign language films, every year.
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