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Feature: Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe was born on May 6, 1983, in Brooklyn. Her father drove a cab and her mother taught special education. After her parents divorced, Sidibe lived with her mother. 252 more words


“Macario” is a 1960’s dramatic mexican film nominated for an Academy Award, about an indigenous man who makes a pact with death. Directed by Roberto Gavaldón and starring Ignacio López Tarso.


[Movie] Dallas Buyers Club

Rating: 8/10 (breakdown: 2+3+3, see scoring guideline here)

I first heard of this movie from last year’s Oscars and thought it’d be a good watch, and I was not disappointed. 405 more words


The Spirit & The Flesh: Black Narcissus

Black Narcissus is a beautifully shot film Directed by Michael Powell and shot by Cinematographer Jack Cardiff (who won an Academy Award for his work on it) about a group of nuns trying to establish a convent in the Himalayas played by some of Britain’s finest actresses, including Deborah Kerr, Kathleen Byron, and Flora Robson. 30 more words

Academy Award

The Life of Emile Zola: Best Picture Winner - 1937

The Basics – The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.

Prior Knowledge

Kristy – The only thing I know is that Emile Zola was a well-known French author and activist. 206 more words


A Great Actor get Graffitied

“I think we all have the urge to be a clown, whether we know it or not.”  —Ernest Borgnine (1917–2012) 263 more words

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Presentation Lessons from Billy Wilder

Academy Award winner producer, director and screenwriter Billy Wilder can teach us a thing or two about presentation. Below are some things we can apply to make our stories stick to our audience: 149 more words