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PostArctica: Ellis D. Kropotechev and Zeus, This marvelous time-sharing system. 1967

Stumbled on to this interesting little 16mm film made by a couple of Standford grad students in 1967. Some computer history and plenty of innuendo. Enjoy!

The Canadian Progressive: Trailer for Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam Movie

Here’s the trailer for MaddAddam, the much-anticipated film based on the final novel in Margaret Atwood’s dystopian trilogy. The post Trailer for Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam Movie appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

The Canadian Progressive: Official trailer for the Wikileaks movie “The Fifth Estate”

A dramatic thriller based on real events, The Fifth Estate reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned WikiLeaks into the 21st century’s most fiercely debated organization. The post Official trailer for the Wikileaks movie “The Fifth Estate” appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Flight and Death

Last week I watched “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” [9/10] which is a must-see movie, not only if you love it when alien bugs invade brains. I won’t spoil the ending, but someone important dies. I saw the end of “Death Race” [3/10] and I’m glad I didn’t see the beginning. == Time ...

Things Are Good: Movie Sets Get a Second Life

The film industry needs to custom build sets and costumes for their productions and more often than not the unique objects get tossed away after filming is done. Filming a movie can cause a lot waste and carbon output so it’s good to see that some people are trying to green the film industry. ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The Dam Filibuster – Mr. Smith goes to Washington #nlpoli


The Scott Ross: Rights And Religion Make Us All Fundamentalists

“How dare Islamic fundamentalists kill to protect their religion from such a small and meaningless movie. And though I oppose the hate-filled and misguided film, I would die fighting to protect the studio’s right to release it.” – The irony of fundamentalism. The recent violence in the Middle East over the release of an anti-Islam ...

The Scott Ross: The Meaning of Prometheus

The message of Prometheus, the film and the myth, is that the new succeeds at the cost of the old. (This contains spoilers) This message is alluded to in the first scene where on a barren Earth an Engineer after taking an unknown substance dies and decays into the water where his transforming blood begins ...