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|Seth Rogen to Produce Movie About an Apocalyptic Meme|
Added: 29.01.2020 4:35 | 1 views | 0 comments
Yes, you read that right.
|Sonic the Hedgehog movie scores retro 16-bit music video with Wiz Khalifa|
Added: 29.01.2020 1:06 | 10 views | 0 comments
Here's our ongoing guide for the upcoming movie about the beloved Sega video game character.
|The Paris Orphan Discussion Questions|
Added: 28.01.2020 23:30 | 4 views | 0 comments
- One of the author’s concerns when writing the book was that the extent and magnitude of the bias and discrimination shown towards female war correspondents was so great that readers might not believe it could really have happened. Were you shocked by the any of the sexist behaviour, rules or beliefs described in the incidents in the book? Which incidents surprised you the most? How do you think it might affect a woman to have to struggle against such ingrained bias in order to do her job?
- Had you heard of Lee Miller before you read the book? Have you been drawn to find out any more about Miller since reading it? What do you think of the author’s decision to create a character inspired by Miller rather than write a fictionalised account of Lee Miller’s life? Which approach do you think you might prefer as a reader?
- Victorine makes a difficult decision towards the end of the novel when she withholds information from both Jess and Dan. What did you think of her decision? What might you have done in her place? Is it possible to make the wrong decision for the right reasons? How important is it to consider a person’s motivations when assessing whether their decision was right or wrong?
- Both Jess and Dan make different decisions when it comes to Amelia’s ultimatum: Dan decides to marry Jess in spite of his battalion; Jess decides to leave Dan so that he has to marry Amelia. Who was the more heroic out of Jess and Dan over the course of the war, and in making that final decision? Which one of them made the “right” decision?
- For much of the novel, Jess collects information about soldiers sexually assaulting civilian women. She doesn’t report on this until after the war. Do you think it was cowardly of her to wait so long? What do you think might have happened had she tried to publish the article while the war was still continuing? Was she guilty of letting other women down, or did she have no choice?
- Back in London, Jess has the thought: "War makes us monsters or angels, but so too does love.” How difficult do you think it would be to fall in love during wartime, knowing that death was a very real possibility for one or both partners? Do you think this would change the kind of love a person might feel, make it tense perhaps because risk is everywhere, or less intense because the fear of death creates a fear of true intimacy? How can love make someone a monster and where does this happen in the book?
- The difficulties Jess and Dan and Amelia face during the war are very different to the difficulties D’Arcy and Josh have faced in their lives. Do you think people in contemporary times are guilty of creating problems where none exist? To what extent does living through a war change how a person views life? Are contemporary concerns less important than those people faced during the 1940s or are both sets of issues equally challenging and worthy of discussion?
- There are many women in the book who are based on real people including Martha Gellhorn, Lee Carson, Iris Carpenter, and Catherine Coyne. Had you heard of any of these women before reading the book? Which ones? Is it true that the stories of so many extraordinary women have been lost to history, and forgotten by those of us who come after? If so, why do you think that is? What other books have you read, or movies have you watched, that feature extraordinary women from history and what did you enjoy about them?
|Why Claire Danes Decided Not to Do Titanic With Leonardo DiCaprio|
Added: 28.01.2020 23:30 | 20 views | 0 comments
Claire Danes wasn't ready for the fame that would surely come from Titanic.
The actress has revealed that the beloved 1997 movie, starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, almost...
|to Arline Feynman|
Added: 28.01.2020 22:26 | 2 views | 0 comments
Richard P. Feynman to Arline Feynman, April 3, 1945
Tuesday Morning, 10 AM
You will be interested in two things. First, yesterday I got everything going smoothly and so now I won't be working late hours anymore (I worked till 12 last night), and second, I took a shower. I slept late this morning just for fun and I'm beginning to take a more relaxed view of life (I even read a book for a 1/2 hour before I went to sleep). I think the worst is over and now I can take it easy.
There is a third thing you will be interested in. I love you. You are a strong and beautiful woman. You are not always as strong as other times but it rises and falls like the flow of a mountain stream. I feel I am a reservoir for your strength—without you I would be empty and weak like I was before I knew you—but your moments of strength make me strong and thus I am able to comfort you with your own strength when your stream is low.
I find it much harder these days to write these things to you—there isn't quite the personal intimate contact that I used to get out of letters. I will come Sunday and tell them to you—I will love you Sunday.
No news from here. Oh yes, we have a regular gestapo up here. They took a guy for over an hour in a smoke filled room with men sitting around in the dark—just like in the movies—firing questions at him to prove he was a Communist. They didn't succeed—because he wasn't. The poor guy couldn't work good the next day because they got him out of bed the night before. They claim they are trying to keep spies out of this place. It is dopey, because they leave the gates open at night often by mistake. Don't get scared tho they haven't found out that I am a relativist yet!
I love you sweetheart,
|Promising Young Woman Is an Incendiary Revenge Movie With a Sugar-Sweet Shell|
Added: 28.01.2020 21:17 | 2 views | 0 comments
Carey Mulligan is outrageously great as a Me Too vigilante in an unsettling first film from Emerald Fennell.
|As seen in movies, new meta-hologram can be used as a communication tool|
Added: 28.01.2020 19:22 | 15 views | 0 comments
Scientists have developed a multiplexed meta-hologram device operating at visible light. The newly developed technique can transmit information to multiple users from different locations. This can be employed in many hologram applications such as performance, exhibitions, automobiles and more.
|How The Assistant Became the First Movie to Grapple With Harvey Weinstein|
Added: 28.01.2020 17:59 | 1 views | 0 comments
Director Kitty Green and star Julia Garner on making a movie about abuses in the film industry — and premiering it to a festival of their peers.
|Brad Pitt Proudly Wore a Name Tag to the Oscars Luncheon--And Nothing Has Ever Been So Pure|
Added: 28.01.2020 17:29 | 22 views | 0 comments
Once upon a time...in Hollywood, Brad Pitt assumed he was just your average Joe.
Yes, while attending the annual Oscars luncheon on Monday, the ever humble movie star chose to proudly...
|More people went to libraries than movies in 2019|
Added: 28.01.2020 16:38 | 0 views | 0 comments
Americans made about half the amount of trips to the movies than they did the library