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Great Expectations: How to judge book adaptations

There is an internal struggle that all readers feel at some point in their lives; the desire to see a book they love made into a movie and the fear someone might actually do it. 346 more words

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How Does Playing Video Games Make You More Employable?

Picture it. Los Angeles. January 2003. I was pounding the internet pavement looking for a paying job when I found a local video game company was hiring testers. 982 more words

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Guilty of Being Good: Why You Should Watch "The People v. O.J. Simpson"

If you don’t know the actual events, then there are spoilers below.

Huddled around a radio on an early fall day in Chicago, I was listening for the verdict on O.J.

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A Short History of How the Cinema Shaped Theme Parks (part 2)

Following the ending of the Studio System, the now bankrupt motion picture studios were purchased by various conglomerates looking for new sources of income. One of the sources of income that studios began investing into was the concept of movie-based theme parks. 149 more words

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How to Slither out of a rut

The winner of Fangoria’s 2006 award for “Highest Body Count” led me down a path to a Master’s degree program.

While I am not a fan of horror movies in general, I am a fan of… 704 more words

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Extra! Extra! Commentaries and Special Features Worth Checking Out

I have built a respectable library of movies and television shows since the early 2000s. Many people have asked me why I keep buying DVDS and BluRays. 741 more words

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5 Ways to Watch a Movie Wrong

Everyone has had that conversation with a friend, relative, or total stranger that includes one of the following: “You liked that movie? What is wrong with you?” OR “You didn’t like it? 765 more words

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