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70 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies - 2012

70 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies - 2012
Clarification: 47 Ronin should not be confused with Seven Samurai. 47 Ronin is based on Chushingura, a set of 18th-century stories, which in turn are loosely based on an actual historical event, the "Ako Incident". While there have been a number of movies (not to mention novels, manga, kabuki, and bunraku) based on Chushingura, there has never really been a single, definitive version, and none that could be called pillars of Japanese cinema (the Mizoguchi version is perhaps the best known). Seven Samurai was an original story, and one of the greatest things ever filmed, period. Did I hallucinate viewing a version with Toshiro Mifune that blew the top of my head off? I saw it when I was a kid. Wikipedia mentions it as well. There was a 1962 version with Mifune, but it wasn't outstanding, and certainly wasn't directed by Kurosawa (who never did a version of Chushingura).

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15 Mind-Blowing Images by NASA The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is home to the United States’ largest organization of combined scientists, engineers and technologists that build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study the Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe. They are also home to some of the most amazing images, visualizations and videos NASA has to offer! Please do yourself a favour and check out their incredible Flickr page which has thousands of images with wonderfully detailed descriptions. Below is a collection of 15 mind-blowing featured images from NASA.

Brave New Worldview – 30 Science Fiction Films of the 21st Century - Row Three A decade into the 21st Century and we have arrived at the future. The promise of Tomorrow. But instead we have looming energy crises, endless middle east conflict and more disappointing, we have no flying cars, Heck, for all the bright and clean future promised in 2001: A Space Odyssey, none of the real companies used as brands in the film even exist anymore. Even moving from the late 1960s to the mid 1980s, nobody makes DeLoreans (although they occasionally sell on Ebay), but cloning and tablet computing (as promised by Star Trek: The Next Generation) have more or less come to pass in this century.

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SCI-FI Writing Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service. I give a hearty Here Here for #4! There is nothing wrong with telling a story that fits within the covers of a single book. Honestly, I respect a well crafted short story more than a shelf load of volumes that purports to tell a single story.

Top 50 modern day low budget movies In this age of multi-million dollar blockbusters and eye-watering fees paid to some actors, you may forget we’re in an age of austerity. However, for the vast majority of the film industry, there is no huge vat of money, nor has there ever been. But this hasn’t stopped some of the finest films of recent years being made on a relative shoe-string, and in some cases, quite literally with a shoe-string. I reckon filmmaking thrives at the sharp end, and low budgets mean more creative ideas, and as a result, more engaging films. To prove this, here is a list of what I consider to be the finest 50 contemporary films made for under $10 million. There is a breathtaking array of recognisable genre pictures in here, too, with budgets rangin from $10 million down to as little as $7000.

Head of an Akkadian Ruler « Indie Artist Adventures Head of an Akkadian Ruler The goal of this essay is to give the reader information to further their knowledge of the “Head of an Akkadian ruler” and evaluate the resource gathering process of utilizing only internet resources and the textbook Gardner’s Art Through the Ages. The Head of an Akkadian ruler is interesting to me for several reasons. I admire its astounding craftsmanship, its historic meaning, and the relation to prevalent and ironic events of today. The Head of an Akkadian Ruler is masterfully sculpted with an amazing balance in naturalism and abstract formal patterns (Kleiner 27). The sculpture depicts very accurately the human face.

Understanding Knowledge as a Commons Knowledge in digital form offers unprecedented access to information through the Internet but at the same time is subject to ever-greater restrictions through intellectual property legislation, overpatenting, licensing, overpricing, and lack of preservation. Looking at knowledge as a commons—as a shared resource—allows us to understand both its limitless possibilities and what threatens it. In Understanding Knowledge as a Commons, experts from a range of disciplines discuss the knowledge commons in the digital era—how to conceptualize it, protect it, and build it.

Donnie Darko A new theory to help the viewer unravel the cult classic. Erik A. Coburn n recent years, Donnie Darko, directed by Richard Kelly, has become a cult classic. While most people who watch this twisted film will love it, few will understand the intricate, multi-layered timeline residing within. fashion shoes, boots, retro indie clothing &vintage clothes - StumbleUpon Tops Sleeveless Short Sleeve Tees

The secret foundation that contains the world’s paranormal artifacts By Gavia Baker-Whitelaw on October 26th, 2014 Part wiki, part role-playing game, part storytelling community, the SCP Foundation has spent the past six years lurking in one of the darkest corners of the Internet. Caught in the sweet spot between “cool enough to keep attracting new members” and “obscure enough that no one is likely to Kickstart a documentary about it and ruin everything,” the SCP Foundation is a phenomenon that combines creepypasta—the Internet’s version of campfire horror stories—with the obsessive culture of Wikipedia editing. SCP stands for either Secure, Contain, and Protect (the main aims of the Foundation) or Special Containment Procedure. But what is the Foundation, and what is it protecting and containing?

More Than Human: Bladerunner's Human/Replicant Debate: PopSubCulture.com's The Biography Project Blade Runner addresses issues arising from the differences between man and machine more than any other film. The root conflict in Blade Runner, as I see it is: What happens when machines created by man become superior to mankind? First, what does "superior" imply? Stronger? The Nexus-6 Replicants are physically stronger than humans, this is proven numerous times throughout the film. More intelligent? Reusable Food Containers, Travel Mugs login 0 items 888.365.0056 . live chat wish list & registry. check order status

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