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A Shaky-Cam Expert Is Making Yet Another Movie Of '1984'

1984 is arguably one of the most important science fiction novels ever written, and pretty much a complete nightmare to put on the big screen. Depending on whom you ask, there have been six attempts to make the book into a movie, but only two have made it to actual release and they’re… well, let’s say they try. 242 more words

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1984 Tying Into Communications

In this reading of book, 1982 by George Orwell, the idea of power structure, control, and personal psychological manipulation was illustrated through the life of the protagonist  Winston Smith. 296 more words

Paul Greengrass attached to '1984'

Director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Ultimatum, Captain Phillips) is eyeing an adaptation of author George Orwell‘s 1984. 210 more words

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On This Day In History 1984: Michael Jackson Is Inducted Into The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

On November 20, 1984, as Michael Jackson was presented with the 1793rd star on the walk of fame by mayor Johnny Grant and Bill Welsh, president of the local Chamber of Commerce in Hollywood in front of a horde of screaming fans. 36 more words

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Book Review: A Hundred Lives For You by Abhisar Sharma

When I first reviewed a book written by Abhisar Sharma one and half years ago, I had described him as the Frederick Forsyth of India. When I began reading his latest book “A Hundred Lives For You” three weeks ago, I was amazed by the range of his writing, and the depth of his words. 305 more words

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Paul Greengrass to Adapt '1984'

George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel is set for a Hollywood remake, with Oscar nominated director Paul Greengrass attached to direct.

Deadline broke the news a few hours ago that Sony Pictures are reimagining the novel, which has previously been adapted for the screen multiple times, but the project is still in its earliest stages. 77 more words

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