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World Newspapers

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17 Healthy No-Cook Dinners To Make On A Weeknight

Just because you love to eat doesn't mean you love to cook, you know?

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Trailers

The Oscars’ Racist Refusal to Honor Modern Black Heroes

Creed and Straight Outta Compton only received one Oscar nod each—and they went to white people. And the black community is mad as hell and not going …

This woman becomes temporarily paralysed whenever she watches a funny film

<b>Funny films and comedy gigs are usually a right laugh, but they cause this woman to become paralysed and collapse.</b><p>Tracy Herring, 44, has banned …

How Sweden hit its 50:50 gender target for film production in record time

How was that progressing, I asked, expecting the word "slow".<p>"We already made it. Last year," she said. "It took two and a half years."<p>After I picked …

Powerful Short Film Challenges Beauty Ideals That Govern Skin Color

In discussions of mainstream beauty ideals, it's not uncommon to hear media outlets discuss the prominence of certain body types, addressing disorders like anorexia and bulimia in the process. However, for many women, particularly women of color, these are far from the only harmful ways myths and …

SXSW film: casting directors lift the secrets of their profession

In a South by Southwest session, top casting directors break down the costs of hiring top actors for independent films and discuss YouTube’s role in hiring<p>Four top casting directors revealed some of the secrets of their industry at a SXSW panel in Austin, Texas, on Saturday.<p>Christian Kaplan from …

SXSW Film

The 5 Keys to Building a Social Media Strategy for Your Personal Brand

Many of the social media tips we share—the ways to create a marketing plan from scratch, how to get more followers, how to get more clicks—often …

Social Media

30 Years Of Oscar Winners Who Went Through The Sundance Film Festival

What do Woody Allen, Cher, Hilary Swank and Kevin Spacey have in common? They have all won Oscars for films that screened at the Sundance Film Festival.<p>Two of 2014's most critically acclaimed films, both of which premiered at Sundance, garnered a combined 11 Oscar nominations: "Boyhood" for Best …

The Oscars

Minorities in film and casting controversies: the right person for the right job?

<i>Alice Rush on minorities in film and casting controversies: the right person for the right job..?</i><p>Like most years 2014 had its fair share of film …

American Film Institute Names Selma, Birdman and Nine More the Year's Best

The American Film Institute has named its top ten films of the year — and this year, there are eleven of them.<p>Due to a tie in the voting, eleven …

'My Husband Made Me A Prostitute': Hard-Hitting Short Film Goes Viral In India

Drunk driving is a major cause of accidents and deaths in India. To do its bit for the society and spread awareness about the menace, Mission Sharing Knowledge (MSK), which is an open editorial platform, has released a short, hard-hitting film, in partnership with a Mumbai-based filmmaker. The …

India

Trying to Make a Short Film in 48 Hours Made Me Feel Like an Idiot

We were in a real race against time to mitigate the chance of the film being completely shitty. We did not win that race.<p><i>This post originally appeared in VICE UK</i><p>This weekend, I entered the 48 Hour Film Project, an international challenge where each entrant has 48 hours to make a short film. Once …

Watch The First Feature Film Released For Virtual Reality

Blair Erickson's 'Banshee Chapter' is the first feature length, live action film to be adapted for Oculus Rift. And it's free.<p>Immersive storytelling is the holy grail of modern entertainment: Who wouldn't want to enter their favorite stories, and watch them unfold as if they were actually there? …

The 50 Best Documentaries of All Time

This week, The Criterion Collection is giving a welcome Blu-ray upgrade to <i>F for Fake</i>, Orson Welles’ 1973 documentary exploration of hoaxes, fakery, …

More Than a Million People Have Seen This Film Lampooning Political Corruption in Mexico | VICE News

A Mexican politician is murdering political rivals and taking million-dollar bribes from a drug cartel that is terrorizing his electorate. Bodies hang from highway bridges, the army is kidnapping civilians, and a top television network is carefully concocting a tear-jerker story meant to distract …

The Phone Call: A wrenching short film starring Sally Hawkins and Jim Broadbent (VIDEO).

<i>The Phone Call</i>, an elegantly directed short film by Mat Kirkby, has been quietly dominating the festival circuit all year. The short is now available …

Street lights, camera, action: how LEDs are changing the look of films

City lighting is changing. Just as gas lamps were replaced with electric streetlights, so neons are being replaced with LEDs. And with them, the way our cities look in movies, as in real life, is morphing. Christopher Doyle’s cinematography in the 1980s and 1990s for Wong Kar-Wai, including Fallen …

Film festivals divided on showing Stephen Collins short film 'Penance'

After news broke that Stephen Collins is under investigation for child molestation, the focus turned to the short film <i>Penance</i> directed by Jeff Wolfe, …

Nicolas Cage joins Paul Schrader's protest against their own film

Paul Schrader, the <i>Taxi Driver</i> screenwriter and director of last year’s Lindsey Lohan un-comeback <i>The Canyons</i>, has lost his battle to release his …

India's $74 million Mars mission cost less than 'Gravity' movie

When the Mangalyaan spacecraft slipped into orbit around Mars on Wednesday after a 10-month voyage, India became the first country to successfully reach the Red Planet on its first attempt.<p>But the mission's shoestring budget was perhaps its most notable distinction: At a cost of just $74 million, …

29 Movies We Wish Had Makeup Lines

We love our cult-classic movies. We love our makeup collections. Put the two together, and you've got us in a full-on tizzy. Need proof? We almost …

The Most Radical Films About Young Women’s Lives

Precious bodily fluids abound in <i>Wetlands</i>. We’ve been anticipating David Wnendt’s provocative adaptation of Charlotte Roche’s novel since the start of …