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Argo (2012) Film Review

Many people consider Argo to be the Coen Brother’s masterpiece, a film so compelling that- wait a minute, I’m thinking of Fargo… rookie mistake.

The actual movie I’m reviewing is a true story during the 80’s in which the CIA created a fake movie to rescue six members of the American embassy hiding out in Iran. 182 more words

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Jamal At The Penthouse // Ahmad Jamal, Argo LP 646

A string orchestra in a jazz setting has always been an uneasy relationship, going back to the 1930’s.  Many critics deride such Mozart-meets-jazz mashups, claiming the strings sound too sweet and syrupy, that they don’t swing, or that they overpower the music so that it’s not jazz anymore.   688 more words

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The Poet and the Bookkeeper

In his Fresh Air interview regarding Argo, Ben Affleck comments on his role as a director and how when recounting true events, one comes to the controversy of the poet versus the bookkeeper. 191 more words

Oscars 2017: Best Picture winners of the 21st century ranked

An eclectic range of films have scooped the Oscars for Best Picture so far this century.

We’ve seen everything from powerful period dramas and intense war movies to razzle-dazzle musicals and gangland epics claim the top prize. 984 more words


Company Developing Self-Driving Car To Call Strip District Home

PITTSBURGH (AP/KDKA) – A company that is helping Ford develop a self-driving car says it will locate its headquarters in Pittsburgh.

“The Strip District in particular, but Pittsburgh, have become the worldwide leader in AI — artificial intelligence — and autonomous manufacturing,” said Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto. 219 more words


Waymo's Exodus Problem? Too Much Money for Employees

Google’s self-driving technology spinoff Waymo keeps suffering from a continuous drain of talents. And the problem is according to a Bloomberg-report money. Too much money for employees that is. 502 more words