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Big History

Big History

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The opening credits of Big History urge us to think of time not as straight line, but as a web, with events separated across billions of years connected in complicated and intricate ways.  Each episode examines a fairly benign object or concept (salt, gold, extreme cold) and shows how that small yet tangible thing has […]

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End of the World

End of the World

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

I’ve seen a lot of Syfy original movies over the years.  Giant monsters, natural disasters, unnatural disasters, different kinds of unnatural disasters happening all at once, and so on.  End of the World is definitely one of my favorites, which isn’t to say it’s a good movie so to speak.  It’s just one of the […]

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What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music

What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

In celebration of its 15th anniversary, Red Bull Music Academy recently released the full-length feature film What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music. Directed by award-winning director Ralf Schmerberg and shot at the 2013 Red Bull Music Academy in New York, the film is available worldwide on digital release on redbullmusicacademy.com. What […]

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The Last Day on Mars (2013)

The Last Day on Mars (2013)

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

What starts out slow, quickly gains momentum in Ruairí Robinson’s film The Last Days on Mars.  A seven man crew is making their final preperations to return back to Earth after the first ever manned mission to Mars.  When two of the crew go out on their own for a private mission of their own, […]

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Leap Frog Letter Factory Adventures: The Letter Machine Rescue Team

Leap Frog Letter Factory Adventures: The Letter Machine Rescue Team

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

In Letter Factory Adventures: The Letter Machine Rescue Team, join Leap, Lily, Tad, and their friends at the newly opened Letter Factory. There they will learn about adjectives, problem solving skills, comparison words and consonant blends. During this fun and musical tour of the Letter Factory, your child will be introduced to literacy and thinking […]

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Hours

Hours

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Paul Walker’s Hours is a chilling story about one father’s struggle to keep his newborn alive amidst the 2005 tragedy of Hurricane Katrina.  Walker’s performance becomes only that much more emotional given his recent tragic passing. In one of his last interviews before his death, Walker told Terri Seymour of Extra, “I think just about […]

Wicked Blood

Wicked Blood

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Is there an actor with a more world-weary face than Sean Bean?  Although he was once voted the United Kingdom’s second sexiest man (behind Orlando Bloom, of all people) he has the aged features of a man who has seen several lifetimes, no doubt as the result of being killed in nearly every film he’s […]

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The Visitor (1979)

The Visitor (1979)

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

To call The Visitor (1979) unique is both an enormous understatement and an outright lie. In it, director/co-writer Giulio Paradisi (who served as assistant director on Fellini’s 8 ½) cobbles together scraps of narratives from a half dozen other movies and tempers them with his own half-formed notions of proper cinematic storytelling. And in doing […]

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Kamisama Kiss: The Complete Series

Kamisama Kiss: The Complete Series

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kamisama Kiss is an anime that is uplifting and joyful to watch. The characters make you smile and the conflicts, although surrounded by light-hearted banter manage to have major consequences within the world. A romantic comedy on the surface, Kamisama Kiss also has elementsof a coming of age story as well as a wonderful, slightly […]

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Pompeii: The Doomed City

Pompeii: The Doomed City

| March 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pompeii: The Doomed City is a three HISTORY episode collection looking at one of the worst natural disasters in Italian history; the massive eruption of Mount Vesuvius and its subsequent destruction of Pompeii, the neighboring town of Herculaneum as well as the surrounding villas. There are three HISTORY documentaries, Digging for the Truth: Pompeii Secrets […]

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