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30/1 – 5/3/23 – Her Mind, Vladimir Lenin & Gnosticism

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. She Speaks Her MindPoem by Theodora Goss Theodora’s poems often pass this way. She wrote in her biography page: If I were to teach

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Take Shelter (2011) – Jeff Nichols (Friday’s Finest)

I saw Take Shelter a few times in the year it came out. I was roused by this highly original story and appreciated how it doesn’t play down to the audience and the acting is nuanced, but impactful. It explores

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National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983) – Harold Ramis (Friday’s Finest)

I have such fond memories watching Vacation growing up, whereby I had to add it here to Friday’s Finest. It remains one of my favourite comedies although it has been a long time since I have seen it. But I

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Zodiac – David Fincher (Friday’s Finest)

When I first saw today’s featured movie directed by David Fincher, I wasn’t that impressed with it, but on subsequent viewings I admired it a heck of a lot more. It doesn’t reach the jaw-dropping stature of Fincher’s own Se7en,

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The Most Important Video I Have Seen in Modern Times – James Lindsay

I cannot tell you how significant this video is to the future of Western Civilization. If James Lindsay loses and Klaus Schwab from the UN wins… well, we are in for Brave New World in the real world which is

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles – John Hughes (Friday’s Finest)

Warning: The following dialogue could be deemed offensive: Car Rental Agent: [cheerfully] Welcome to Marathon, may I help you? Neal: Yes. Car Rental Agent: How may I help you? Neal: You can start by wiping that fucking dumb-ass smile off your rosy

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Chimpanzee, God Save the King & Bale – Gol !!!!!

Zoo Cam Captures Emotional Reunion of Mother Chimpanzee and BabyVideo article at ABC Australia News Chimpanzee Mahale gave birth to a baby boy, named Kucheza, at Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas, via caesarean last week.  But her baby was not breathing well

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Billy Elliot (2000) – Stephen Daldry (Friday’s Finest)

I had heard about the movie Billy Elliot and its accolades, and I don’t know why it took me so long to see it. It might be that my shallow expectations of a coming-of-age story of a prepubescent teen taking

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7/11 – 13/11/22 – Raiders of the Lost Ark, Billion Dollars & TÁR

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Shooting “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (with Steven Spielberg & Douglas Slocombe)Video documentary at Cinematographers on Cinematography Raiders is my favourite Adventure movie and

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Romancing the Stone (1984) – Robert Zemeckis (Friday’s Finest)

Last Friday featured the soundtrack of another Robert Zemeckis film – Cast Away. Zemeckis was originally working on the movie Cocoon but was pulled off it after an early screening of today’s featured film – Romancing the Stone failed to impress studio

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