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Med students study hard – at the movies

April 12th, 2015 No comments

Slouching on the sofa watching movies often isn't the best way to get study done, but for medical students, a trip to the DVD store can be good for grades.Senior academics at Otago University's department of public health in Wellington…

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Why Liam Neeson's dadsploitation films shut out women

April 1st, 2015 No comments

Taken created a genre of action films starring older male protagonists. Why are they all men? Because in movies, women still aren’t allowed to take vengeance on behalf of others – they have to be victimised first At this point, the thing that Pierre Morel, Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen created with Taken , and what Liam Neeson gave his shovel-shaped Gaelic face to, has become its own genre …

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10 Parody and Spoof Movies

March 23rd, 2015 No comments

As the latest parody is “Superfast!” from “Fast and Furious”, we look back at other best spoof and parody movies

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New Film Event-Elephant ClassiQ: Movies That Have Marked the History of Cinema

March 18th, 2015 No comments

Quebecor and Elephant: The memory of Quebec cinema are pleased to announce a new event: Elephant ClassiQ, the only festival of its kind in Canada, will screen classic films from around the world on the …

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New Film Event-Elephant ClassiQ: Movies That Have Marked the History of Cinema

You won't believe who's releasing a fitness DVD now… It's White Dee

March 5th, 2015 No comments

Would you take health advice from Benefits Street’s Deirdre Kelly?

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You won't believe who's releasing a fitness DVD now… It's White Dee

New PS3 update 4.70 is now live

February 25th, 2015 No comments

The PS3 update will consist of minor for DVD/Blu-ray features The latest PS3 update 4.70 is now up for download. The update will consist of minor …

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Hollywood’s Shopping at Sundance as Independents Rule

January 24th, 2015 No comments

(Corrects number of “Hobbit” movies in third paragraph.) New Line Cinema (TWX) ’s Carolyn Blackwood skipped the Sundance Film Festival for six years.

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Several Disney movies actually had dark origins

January 17th, 2015 No comments

Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Disney movies may be dedicated to kids entirely, however, few of their movies had dark origins. 'Hercules' that is assumed to be the son of happily married couple Zeus and Hera but in the original Greek tale, Hercules is the son of Zeus and a mortal, Alcmene and Zeus had a wandering thunder bolt, which is a pretty tame origin story compared to some other Disney adapted …

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Rockwell Trading Offering Limited Time 5-DVD Day Trading Bundle

January 14th, 2015 No comments

AUSTIN, TX / ACCESSWIRE / January 14, 2015 / Just in time for the holidays, Rockwell Trading is offering a bundle of its five most popular trading strategies on DVD. Regularly priced at $97 each, for a …

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Rockwell Trading Offering Limited Time 5-DVD Day Trading Bundle

No gays, no blacks, no fat people: film advertising betrayals

January 8th, 2015 No comments

In the US, the DVD of Pride, the film about gay activists in the 80s miners’ strike, makes no mention of the word gay and describes the activists as ’London-based’. Unfortunately, it’s not the first case of a film being mis-sold The hit Britcom Pride told of the alliance in the mid-1980s between gay activists and striking miners – miners on strike, that is, as opposed to men who look especially …

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