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The Hilarious Way John Cleese Treats Donald Trump Supporters Who Walk Out Of His Show

“Monty Python” star John Cleese is no fan of President Donald Trump.<p>That much is clear solely from looking at the British actor’s Twitter feed:<p>On Thursday’s broadcast of “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” Cleese recalled how some Trump supporters walk out of his shows when he makes gags about the …

A Forgotten Adventure With a Telepathic Tribe

A new play revisits a National Geographic photographer’s strange encounter while searching for the source of the Amazon.<p>Near the top of a mountain in the Peruvian Andes is a small lake named Laguna McIntyre. This is the source of the Amazon River, so named for the <i>National Geographic</i> photographer, …

10 Times Actors Had Real Sex In Mainstream Movies or On-Screen

With world cinema getting bolder and bolder day by day, actors have to push hard to their limits. Some actors get so much indulged in their roles …

Five of the best... theatre shows this week

1 <b>Us/Them</b><p>A show for young people about the 2004 Beslan school siege may sound an unlikely proposition, but Belgium company Bronks pull it off in this extraordinary piece of theatre starring two young actors. This is an engrossing and galvanising performance full of unexpected playfulness, with an …

The Theatre

This is How to Get Accepted Into Film Festivals

Competing in film fests can be a lot of fun and offers exposure for your talents and your business; however, festival submissions can be costly with …

Werner Herzog on Brave Filmmaking, His Love of Cat Videos and Thoughts on Online Dating

"You just sit down and you stop breathing they are so crazy sometimes," says the prolific filmmaker, who is teaching his first online filmmaking …

Jack Reacher

Steven Spielberg on his 29 films, from Duel to Bridge of Spies

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A Brilliantly Surreal Animation That Humorously Imagines the Secret Life of Bananas

Xander Marrit and Elias Freiberger of the British creative house Future Deluxe have created an absolutely brilliant animation that supposes what the …

40 years after Entebbe: Netanyahu to visit site of daring hostage-rescue mission

JERUSALEM — It was an audacious rescue mission, one that has taken on mythical proportions and is the subject of books and movies.<p>On June 27, 1976, Palestinian and German terrorists hijacked an Air France flight making its way from Tel Aviv to Paris. The 248 passengers from several nations and a …

Israel

Watch Japanese Craftsmen Make Traditional Washi Paper

For centuries, the Japanese have made a thick, fibrous paper called <i>washi</i>. (The word <i>washi</i> stems from <i>wa</i>, or "Japanese," and <i>shi</i>, meaning "paper.") It’s …

Al Capone

Why Online Dating in NYC Is Hell On Earth

There are days where I want to shut my phone off forever.<p>Today is one of those days.<p>What made me get to this point in time? It might be the buildup of a constant string of cancelations. It could be the recurring line of "It's not you, it's me." Maybe it is the situation of arriving to a date to …

Relationships

Eleanor Roosevelt on the Power of Personal Conviction and Our Individual Responsibility in Social Change

“In the long run there is no more liberating, no more exhilarating experience than to determine one’s position, state it bravely, and then act boldly. Action brings with it its own courage, its own energy, a growth of self-confidence that can be acquired in no other way.”<p><b>Eleanor Roosevelt</b> (October …

Why True Love Doesn’t Have to Last Forever

In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>Many of us want to start our own businesses. Public space is filled …

Andy Warhol

Best Belgrade blogs 2016 – selected by locals

We asked our Belgrade Spotters about the best blogs in their city. Here’s a list of our favourite Belgrade web resources. In random order!Belgrade …

Nonprofits

Monty Python’s John Cleese Worries That Political Correctness Will Lead Us into a Humorless World, Reminiscent of Orwell’s 1984

As with all of our political debates, those over “political correctness” have become even more polarized, vitriolic, and outsized than when I was in …

College & University

Part 1: What Is Culture and How Does It Affect Our Daily Lives?

I have always been interested in this topic, maybe because I always stood out as a sore thumb both in my adopted family and at school and then later in the workplace...<p>No matter what we do, culture is part of the society we live in; whether it is our culture by birth or the culture of the new …

Team Building

Five lessons in filmmaking from Kurosawa

The 4K restoration of Ran is released in cinemas on 1 April, and on DVD and Blu-ray on 2 May 2016.<p>There are film schools, and then there’s standing …

Filmmaking

Francis Ford Coppola and Brian De Palma: ‘The Conversation’ Between Two Great Filmmakers

The most personal of all films in Francis Ford Coppola’s repertoire was born between two big projects that helped Coppola gain the reputation he …

Filmmaking

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

A Woman Brilliantly Plays a Tune on an Ancient Vietnamese Lithophone Made From Stones

In 2014, Vietnam 1Cycle posted a wonderful video of a talented woman performing a lively tune on the lithophone, an ancient Vietnamese percussion …

Vietnam

12 Great Facts About The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Though it has to forever compete with <i>The Searchers</i> and <i>High Noon</i>, few Western films will ever have the impact of <i>The Good, The Bad and The Ugly</i>, the …

Mad Max: Fury Road Featurette Explores the Genius of George Miller and How His Action Film Took Shape

Warner Bros. has released a <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> featurette that goes behind-the-scenes and explores the genius of director George Miller and how his …

Cosmology

Nathanael West: 'funny, but desperately sad'

Nathanael West's famous fans are a disparate bunch. WH Auden and F Scott Fitzgerald were both West devotees, as are Johnny Depp and Simpsons creator Matt Groening, who borrowed the name of <b>Homer Simpson</b> from a character in West's 1939 novel The Day of the Locust.​<p>West, described by one biographer as …

What Is 'Hitchcock's Rule' & How Can It Help You Tell Better Visual Stories?

When it comes to visual storytelling, few directors were as precise as Alfred Hitchcock.<p>In fact, many of Hitchcock's filmmaking techniques, some of …

10 Best Things We Saw at 2015 Toronto Film Festival

From muckraking journalists to marauding skinheads, the highlights of this year's premier film festival<p>By<p>We came, we saw, we saw some more: Having …

11 Vengeful Facts About Oldboy

We’ve all been there: imprisoned in a hotel room for 15 years without explanation, then set free and given a chance to find our tormenters. This …

Mary Magdalene

How an Intelligence Officer Used Monopoly to Free POWs

What got Christopher Clayton Hutton his job as an intelligence officer at MI9 wasn’t anything on his professional resume. His career as a journalist, …

How the CIA ran a ‘billion dollar spy’ in Moscow

The spy had vanished.<p>He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. His documents and drawings had unlocked the secrets of Soviet radars and weapons research years into the future. He had smuggled circuit boards and blueprints out of …

Russia