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23 hours ago

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OK, I give up, all hope is gone. My favorite singer/songwriter of all time Nick Cave (once a hardcore punk rocker) has a cameo in a cat movie, and this link takes you to that tragic millisecond in the trailer: youtu.be/xzDr_tbL-es?t=51. Nick, you've come a long way since youtu.be/wgsJcZro7Yk?t=97. ...

OK, I give up, all hope is gone. My favorite singer/songwriter of all time Nick Cave (once a hardcore punk rocker) has a cameo in a cat movie, and this link takes you to that tragic millisecond in the trailer: https://youtu.be/xzDr_tbL-es?t=51. Nick, youve come a long way since https://youtu.be/wgsJcZro7Yk?t=97.

1 day ago

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NEW VIDEO ESSAY ON FILM: Dune Director Denis Villeneuve’s Career Long Quest for Identity by CineFix - IGN Movies and TV

With films like Arrival, Blade Runner 2049 and Dune, Denis Villeneuve is the official go-to director for a heady brand of epic science fiction. And while sci fi trappings have dominated his recent work, a career-long exploration of identity has defined his work to a much greater extent. All of his films have asked fundamental questions about what defines a person, what makes them who they are. Here follows a brief history of Denis Villeneuve and identity.

Before adapting Frank Herbert’s classic novel with Timothee Chalamet, before Harrison Ford reprised one of his most iconic roles as a maybe replicant Rick Deckard, before Amy Adams talked to aliens with Jeremy Renner, before Emily Blunt was swept up in a cartel thriller with Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin or Hugh Jackman tortured Paul Dano in Prisoners or Jake Gyllenhaal met his own doppelganger in Enemy, the French Canadian filmmaker studied the impact that trauma, violence, a character’s actions, even cosmic chance has on ones sense of identity. From a mass murderer in Polytechnique, to discovering a mother’s mysterious past in Incendies, to the magical realism of potential parenthood in August 32nd and Maelstrom, Villeneuve constantly explores the boundaries of what makes a person who they are.

This video was written by Siddhant Adlakha, edited by Tom Jorgensen and Clint Gage, with titles designed by Casey Redmon.

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David Lowery, The Green Knight and Myth - youtu.be/jEfDu2s7G5I

Christopher Nolan uses Batman, Interstellar travel and Inception mind heists to explore Time - youtu.be/pLrvo1ab4XM

Mike Flanagan and his journey to become the new King of Horror - youtu.be/3z94XDzUP6U

Check out how 1 moment of tension was built over 30 minutes of Sicario - youtu.be/-cEBguJj3dg

Before you hit the 2021 Dune, revisit the David Lynch 1984 Dune and how he changed the whole story with the first scene - youtu.be/QSj5fSlL3Zg

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2 days ago

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You can call this "Google latency." Someone (not me) revised the Wikipedia entry and it's still showing in search results after the Wikipedia community quickly de-snarked it. ...

You can call this Google latency. Someone (not me) revised the Wikipedia entry and its still showing in search results after the Wikipedia community quickly de-snarked it.

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This is so rude. Whoever did this, and whoever is captioning / headlining news articles implying it was intentional are just evil. Although the incident was preventable, and those who were negligent should and will be held accountable, to paint Alec as a murderer when he is no doubt going through either the worst day or one of the worst days of his life is pretty damn low.

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2 days ago

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FEATURED VIDEO: Working with the Director | Cinematography Roundtable. At YouTube, the caption says: " In this episode of our cinematography roundtable, six talented cinematographers discuss different experiences and approaches towards working with the director.

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2 days ago

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The Sony a7 IV is frustratingly priced at $2.5k compared to the not-uptight a7 III that it replaces -- but, it still feels inevitable as your everyday workhorse camera, like the last time. Especially these days, getting early in line is critical. Here's the pre-order link at B&H that just went up: bhpho.to/3vzTapp ...

The Sony a7 IV is frustratingly priced at $2.5k compared to the not-uptight a7 III that it replaces -- but, it still feels inevitable as your everyday workhorse camera, like the last time. Especially these days, getting early in line is critical.  Heres the pre-order link at B&H that just went up: https://bhpho.to/3vzTapp
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