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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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10 Awesome Free Documentaries That You Can Watch Online Free documentaries come in a number of different styles and are made for a variety of reasons. Most of them aim to educate the viewer on a particular topic: war; environment; health. Documentaries can also be used to enlighten viewers and give them a new point of view.

Smart tips to make life easier Posted on February 24, 2012 in Humor If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed or follow us on Facebook or Twitter . Thanks for visiting! Rate this Post (16 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5) 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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Man Builds Fairy Tale Home for His Family – For Only £3,000 Simon Dale is a family man in Wales, the western part of Great Britain. His interest in self-sustainability and an ecological awareness led him to dig out and build his own home—one of the loveliest, warmest, most inviting dwellings you could ever imagine. And it cost him only £3,000, about $4,700 American dollars! Can you imagine a more charming entrance than this?

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25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven’t Seen Midnight in Paris Woody Allen’s latest places starving writer Owen Wilson in Paris with his fiancée, Rachel McAdams. Searching for inspiration for his incomplete novel, Owen begins taking strolls around the city at night where he discovers an unexpected group of people. I wish I could be more specific, but it would ruin the surprise.

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