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A Nation Conversation with Freddie Wong

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It’s the end of an era as the third and final season of Video Game High School hits YouTube. The passion project of Freddie Wong (Rocket Jump) and Matt Arnold, the series creates a universe in which professional video gaming is the world’s favorite sport and players are trained at the…

I’ve noticed the more we doubt, the more we cling to a false lucidity, in hope of rationalizing what feelings have made murky.

Le Mèpris (1963), director: Jean-Luc Godard.

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Rare photographs of Marilyn during the filming of the Jack Benny Program which aired on 13 September 1953.

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Michelle Williams, Heath Ledger, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Moss, Johnny Depp, Naomi Watts, Nicole Kidman, Susan Sarandon, Richard Gere, Jude Law, Uma Thurman and Liv Tyler. Rare photos of hollywood by Michael White.

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William Beutler + Renan Borelli

—2001: A Space Odyssey (Part 1)

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2001: A Space Odyssey (Part 1)

On this tenth episode of KubrickCast, we talk about Stanley Kubrick’s most famous film, one widely considered among the greatest of all time: 2001: A Space Odyssey. In this first of two and at least three (!) episodes, we consider the origins of the project, from Stanley Kubrick meeting with Arthur C. Clarke at Trader Vic’s, development of the script (and novel), the massive research project they undertook—rivaling only NASA in the West—the process of live action filming from 1965 through 1967, the film’s depiction of the apes (australopithecus!), and the Monolith itself… with plenty more, and much more yet to come.  (1:13:47) 

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Last night we celebrated the National Film Society’s 3rd year anniversary at @theparksfinest! Thanks to all of you for supporting us during these 3 amazing years!! (at The Park’s Finest)

Last night we celebrated the National Film Society’s 3rd year anniversary at @theparksfinest! Thanks to all of you for supporting us during these 3 amazing years!! (at The Park’s Finest)