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What are movies made of? Introduction

“I want to thank the academy”

This post has a special meaning for me and for this blog: The questions raised here (and in its followup) are the ones that bothered me in the first place, leading me to  do some data inquires on cinema. 937 more words

Opinion - Illiteracy will cost global economy $1.2tn in 2015 | EurActiv - John Gelmini

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The fact of illiteracy has to do with trendy teaching methods, schooldays which are too short, and useless teachers, plus heads who fail to maintain discipline in schools.  526 more words


The Nine Old Men: Ollie Johnston

Over the last week, I’ve talked about seven of Disney’s Nine Old Men.  The eighth of the Nine Old Men to join Disney was Ollie Johnston.   206 more words


9 Reasons Why "Forrest Gump" Is Actually The Worst

For Pete’s sake, they tell you what the chocolates are on the back of the box! Twenty years ago, the beloved tearjerker Forrest Gump opened in theaters and became the highest-grossing movie of 1994 and won six Academy Awards, including Best Picture. 7 more words

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Redeem Free Movie Passes To: Learning To Drive

Be the first to see a screening of: ‘Learning To Drive’ at Plaza Frontenac Cinema on September 2nd at 7:00 pm.

Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson and Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley star in this feel-good, coming of (middle) age comedy about a mismatched pair who help each other overcome life’s road blocks. 9 more words