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The Magnet (film) The Magnet is a 1950 Ealing Studios comedy film, and gave James Fox his first starring role. The story revolves around a young Wallasey boy, Johnny Brent (Fox), whose deceptive obtaining of the eponymous magnet leads to confusion and ultimately him being hailed as a hero, but feeling guilt at his slyness. Johnny Brent (Fox), whilst off school in quarantine for scarlet fever, manages to con a younger boy out of a magnet by swapping it for an "invisible watch". However the little boy's nanny accuses him of stealing, which makes Johnny feel guilty: he runs away but then tries to get rid of the magnet, particularly after an older boy uses it to cheat at a pinball machine and the owner thinks Johnny is involved. He then meets an eccentric iron lung maker who is raising funds for the local hospital and gives him the magnet which is later auctioned for charity. The Magnet at the Internet Movie Database

Hardcore Training Exercise Extreme Fitness Training for Men - Hardcore Exercise Techniques Are you the type of guy who's looking for training styles that are a little more extreme, a little more hardcore than your average weight training, cardio routines, and elliptical bunnies... something unique and different than the boring training routines that you've been stubbornly using for years? Well, so was I. John Waters Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950s, John Waters was not like other children; he was obsessed by violence and gore, both real and on the screen. With his weird counter-culture friends as his cast, he began making silent 8mm and 16mm films in the mid-‘60s; he screened these in rented Baltimore church halls to underground audiences drawn by word of mouth and street leafleting campaigns. As his filmmaking grew more polished and his subject matter more shocking, his audiences grew bigger, and his write-ups in the Baltimore papers more outraged.

Video: Japan’s Defense Ministry Develops Awesome Ball-Shaped Drone The world got a first glimpse of the “world’s first spherical flying machine” back in June this year, but its maker, Japan’s Ministry of Defense, decided it’s time to showcase it publicly a few days ago in Tokyo. And as you can see in the video embedded below, their ball drone is pretty awesome. The drone can stand still in mid-air, fly vertically and horizontally through narrow spaces at up to 60km/h, and (which is very cool) keep on moving when it hits the ground or a wall. Thanks to three gyro sensors in its body, the machine can keep also flying even if it’s hit by an obstacle. What’s also impressive is that the drone is made of spare parts that cost just US$1,400 in total. Here’s the video (in English, shot by DigInfo TV in Tokyo):

Tim Burton Timothy Walter “Tim” Burton (born August 25, 1958) is a Golden Globe Award-winning American film director, producer, writer and artist. He is famed for his dark and quirky films, such as Edward Scissorhands and The Nightmare Before Christmas, which he co-wrote and produced. He is also famous for directing blockbusters including Batman and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Amazon Discount Finder: Find hidden 75%-off deals & more Buying from Amazon's European sites rather than Amazon UK can be cheaper. Clever tool checks prices across Amazon's sites in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. (It also checks prices in the USA, but there you may need to pay customs, plus consumer rights vary.) The weakened pound means items might cost slightly more than they would have on Amazon EU sites, but there are still bargains to be had. For example, we found some Bose Soundsport in-ear headphones for £30 on Amazon Italy, which cost £62 on Amazon UK.

George A. Romero John Lehtonen 5Jun12 One of the American Greats. Always unfailingly intelligent and wise, but never forced. Both the measure of an old man and the fury of a young idealist. Russ Meyer Russell Albion “Russ” Meyer (March 21, 1922 – September 18, 2004) was an American motion picture director, producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, editor, actor, and photographer. Meyer is known primarily for writing and directing a series of successful low-budget sexploitation films that featured campy humor, sly satire, and large-breasted actresses. Russ Meyer was born in San Leandro, California to William Arthur Meyer, a German-American police officer, and his wife Lydia Lucinda Hauck Howe. His parents divorced shortly after he was born, and Meyer was to have virtually no contact with his father during his life.

Paul Bartel Paul Bartel was born in Brooklyn in 1938. He decided he wanted to direct animated movies when he was 11 and by 13 had spent a summer working at New York’s UPA animation studio. He majored in theater arts at UCLA, and received a Fulbright scholarship to study film direction in Rome, producing a short that was presented at the 1962 Venice Fiom Festival. He later was hired by Roger Corman’s brother, Gene, to direct a low-budget horror featured called "Private Parts, " released in 1972. Cult film "Cult classic" redirects here. For the album by Blue Öyster Cult, see Cult Classic. Cult films frequently break cultural taboos, and many feature excessive displays of violence, gore, sexuality, profanity, or combinations thereof. This can lead to controversy, censorship, and outright bans; less transgressive films may attract similar amounts of controversy when critics call them frivolous or incompetent. Films that fail to attract requisite amounts of controversy may face resistance when labeled as cult films. Mainstream films and big budget blockbusters have attracted cult followings similar to more underground and lesser known films; fans of these films often emphasize the films' niche appeal and reject the more popular aspects.

John Waters (filmmaker) Although he maintains apartments in New York City and San Francisco, and a summer home in Provincetown, Waters still mainly resides in his hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, where all his films are set. Many of his films take place in a neighborhood called Hampden. He is recognizable by his trademark pencil moustache, a look he has retained since the early 1970s. Early life[edit]

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