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Timbuktu challenges Western media's depictions of Muslims

Timbuktu, directed by Mali’s Abderrahamane Sissako and Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film in 2015, takes place in a small village outside of Timbuktu.  502 more words

Articles

John Ridley Working With Marvel on TV Project

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that John Ridley, who won an Academy Award in 2013 for Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years a Slave, is working on a TV project with Marvel. 27 more words

[VIDEO] Fellini's 8 1/2 Gets a New Trailer

Considered by lily-livered wags, art-film know-alls and self-describing cinephiles as one of the greatest movies ever made, Federico Fellini’s 8 ½ is getting another run-out on the UK’s big screens, an opportunity which has been afforded by those kind folks over at… 107 more words

Mediasphere

Consider the Fence Itself

I had to watch certain scenes of Life Itself (2014) through my picket fence. With my middle and ring fingers touching my forehead and my pinky and index finger on either eyebrow, my hand defensively fences off sections of the television screen when the subject matter makes me squeamish, unconformable, or giddy with anticipation because the call is coming from inside the house. 631 more words

The Ticket Booth

Amazon River Dolphin

It is sad some species are dying and disappearing irremediably. It would be great if people will care a bit more of these creatures and not for fashion or consume habits but I know it is not easy to change this kind of mentalities. 104 more words

Animals

Day 59 - The Oscar Goes to...

I am still being an excellent teacher’s pet. I’m keeping to about 810 calories daily by eating my three Cambridge products daily, one measured calorie controlled cooked meal strictly keeping within my food and vegetable allowances, and drinking abundance of water daily. 384 more words

Cambridge Weight Plan