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THE $5,000 FEATURE FILM (Micro-Budget Filmmaking…Learn the Secrets) | 2-Day Film School™

<b>HAVE $5,000? PRODUCE A FEATURE FILM.</b><p>Launch your career. Produce & Direct a show-piece. And please, please, please I beg you “Do not make a Short”. …

These 5 Facts Explain Why China Is Pulling Ahead of the West

Five years ago, the consensus was that China, with its ballooning middle class, would need to undertake painful, liberalizing political reforms lest …

Take away Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel peace prize. She no longer deserves it | George Monbiot

Once she was an inspiration. Now, silent on the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar, she is complicit in crimes against humanity<p>Few of us expect much from political leaders: to do otherwise is to invite despair. But to Aung San Suu Kyi we entrusted our hopes. To mention her name was to invoke …

Aung San Suu Kyi

If China Stays On Track, The BRICS Countries Will Overtake The G7 By 2035

As the latest BRICS summit approaches, the group's economic future looks bright.<p>LONDON ― With another summit of the BRICS nations around the corner, my email inbox is inundated with the usual questions about the status quo of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. (I coined the acronym …

Xi Jinping is Restoring 'Traditionalism' in China amid Cultural Revival Campaign

In 1934, confronted with rising pro-communist sentiments in his country, Chiang Kai-shek, leader of China’s Nationalist Party, launched the neotraditionalist New Life Movement (新生活運動) as part of a comprehensive anti-communist program that sought to use traditional values as a counterweight against …

Is Donald Trump Jr. Really the Fredo of His Family? An Investigation

Any true Godfather aficionado must see that the Trumps are simply a family full of Fredos.<p>All along, we knew it was you. For the last few months (and especially this week), <b>Donald Trump Jr.</b> has weathered a horde of comparisons to Fredo Corleone—the useless, bumbling middle brother from <i>The Godfather …

WikiLeaks: The List of Obama Wiretaps Extends Beyond Trump

• 12.1Kshares<br>• Share<br>• Plus<br>• Link<br>• Link<br>• Digg<p>The “no-scandal” administration of which Obama boasted is as fake as Obama’s book.<p>Leftists say their beloved Obama …

Our Impending War With China

A disastrous, purposeless war with China to defend the global credibility of the United States is imminent. Only vocal citizen opposition to the war communicated to the Congress and the White House can prevent our self-ruination. It happened in 2013 to prevent President Barack Obama from another …

3 Tricks For Your Impossibly Small Film Crew

In one of their latest video, <b>Vimeo Video School</b> shared how to deal with a lack of crew all the while shooting multiple characters scenes, actions and …

Perry Anderson · The Italian Disaster

With this generalised involution has come a pervasive corruption of the political class, a topic on which political science, talkative enough on what …

9 Things You Didn't Know About PULP FICTION

Financial typhoon warning for Hong Kong

The city is showing worrying signs of being at the centre of the next financial crisis<p>The restaurants are fully booked, the shops are packed, the financial markets are booming. For Hong Kong things have, on the face of it, never been so good.<p>“One country, two systems” has proved to be a good deal …

What House of Cards Gets Right (and Wrong) About China

China experts weigh in on the Netflix series' latest season.<p>China figures heavily in the second season of the Netflix series <i>House of Cards</i>, but how accurately does the show portray U.S.-China relations? Steven Jiang, a journalist for CNN in Beijing, binged-watched all 13 recently released web-only …

Will China shake the world again?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1053000/1053842_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534693504_d69a9f4d339a448d627d0dd4efbdd920<p><b>Unless you are an aficionado of the great moments of Chinese Communist history, you probably won't have heard of Wuhan (it is the site of Chairman</b> …

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Powerful Animated Short Film - JUNKYARD

Running Back To the Romance of 'Chungking Express' With Quentin Tarantino - BlackBook

If you weave your way through director Wong Kar-wai’s stunning oeuvre, you’ll find that his films are wont to be populated with wistful, forsaken …

Quentin Tarantino

6-Minute Trailer for Studio Ghibli's THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA

China's Bold Reforms Are Bad News For Markets

China has unveiled its most sweeping reform agenda in more than 30 years, after a meeting of key Communist Party leaders in Beijing last week. The agenda aims to transition China to a more free-market consumer economy with fewer social controls. On the economic front, the plans include reducing the …

9 Reasons China Will Have Blue Skies

Chinese cities are poised for an environmental revolution like the one that transformed some rusting American industrial cities, like Pittsburgh, into “beautiful, blue skies” cities today, a leading urban economist said in Chicago Thursday.<p>China is home to 12 of the world’s 20 most polluted cities, …

128. BILL WATTERSON: A cartoonist’s advice

Bill Watterson is the artist and creator of (in my humble opinion) the greatest comic strip of all time, <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i>. I was a bit too young to …

THE WIND RISES Trailer | Festival 2013

Watch: 20-Minute David Lynch Documentary ‘Room To Dream’

Watch: 20-Minute David Lynch Documentary 'Room To Dream'<p>When <b>David Lynch</b> isn’t making films, he looks to spend a lot of time into talking about making …

David Lynch

"My Uncle" ("Mon Oncle") Wins Foreign Language Film: 1959 Oscars

The accidental genius of “8 1/2″

<b>Marcello Mastroianni in Fellini's "8 1/2." (Screenshot, YouTube)</b><p>Fellini’s iconic film about a director in the throes of creative crisis celebrates its 50th anniversary this month<p>Jon Wiener<p>June 27, 2013 4:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on the L.A. Review of Books.<p>IT IS THE 50th …

Watch: Wong Kar-Wai & Christopher Doyle Talk ‘Chungking Express’ On BBC’s ‘Moving Pictures’

Watch: Wong Kar-Wai & Christopher Doyle Talk 'Chungking Express' On BBC's 'Moving Pictures'<p><b>Wong Kar-wai</b>‘s historical martial arts epic “<b>The</b> …

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Investor Journal: Xi Jinping is not "cool"

“Where can I buy a copy of <i>Investor Journal</i>? This article is so, so, so fierce!” Writing on Sina Weibo last night, Wang Xiaoyu (王晓渔), a well-known …