November 2014

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    Who Goes To The Movies Anymore?

    Follow TheCruu!by Author and film critic, David Denby, sees major decline in movie theater attendance … and he blames Hollywood. In a 2012 piece for The “New Yorker” he says: “In the 1930s, roughly eighty million people went to the movies every week, with weekly attendance peaking at ninety million in 1930 and again in […] More

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    TheCruu – Rewind Weekly #Thanksgiving

    Follow TheCruu!by TheCruu found some visual media professionals, who took to Twitter, expressing their plans and their love for Thanksgiving. DC production Manager, Chris Cardno, is a fan of Thanksgiving leftovers … and time travel. If someone could pop forward in time two days, make me a Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich and drop that off now I'd […] More

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    Idris Elba Develops Series Where He Takes On Racing Challenges

    Follow TheCruu!by Idris Elba Develops Series Where He Takes On Racing Challenges Idris Elba is developing a a new 4-part TV series for Discovery. “The Idris Elba Project” (working title, though “Idris Elba, King of Speed” is a possibility), will feature the title actor immersing himself in rally driving, street racing, aerobatics and power boating … to […] More

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    TheCruu – Rewind Weekly #Ferguson

    Follow TheCruu!by As the country waits for the announcement of the grand jury decision – expected later today – here are some tweets about this important case, from TheCruu members: Protesters outside expressed their anger in protest, President Obama made a short statement … and TheCruu found visual media professionals, who took to Twitter with […] More

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    TheCruu – Rewind Weekly (11/16-11/22)

    Follow TheCruu!by OUR TOP SEVEN SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS FROM VISUAL MEDIA CREATIVES & CREWS 1) (IG) NYC filmmaker, David Paltro, gives us a BTS glimpse of his upcoming film “In The Dark” View this post on Instagram Storytelling. #film #filmmaker #filmmaking #cinematography #cinematographer #hdcamera #sony #lens #onset #director #directorofphotography #actors #setphotography #filmcrew #behindthescenes #frame #postproduction […] More

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    Hunger Games Pulled After Inspiring Political Action In Thailand

    Follow TheCruu!by Nullam luctus feugiat rutrum. Aenean semper, tellus ac viverra pretium, est mi auctor massa, non iaculis risus magna vitae lorem. Singer/songwriter Nina Simone has long said that “An artist’s duty is to reflect the times“. Apparently, The Hunger Games series – and its underlying critique of  governments and institutional manipulation – is reflecting […] More

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    “Try This Instead” – Don’t Shoot Us

    Follow TheCruu!by L.A. based comedy writer, Cameron Johnson, uses humor in a series of tutorials for white people … who might be less than comfortable interacting with people of color. From “Don’t Touch My Hair” to “Leave The Code Switching To Me”, Cameron tells it like it is, while offering some gentle tips on how […] More

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    BlackMeal Produces a “Marvel”-ous Animated Short

    Follow TheCruu!by Forgive the pun in the title … But if you’re a fan of the Marvel Universe, and their iconic comic superheros, you won’t soon forget this forty-second animated fan video. Blackmeal is a creative studio, with offices in Paris and London. Their talented and experienced team of creatives produce video projects for television, cinema and web […] More

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    Mockingjay Part I: “Fire is Catching”

    Follow TheCruu!by A clever yet classic positioning of high-tech futuristic fantasy paralleled with impoverished third world suffering reminiscent of images from slavery and the holocaust, Mockingjay sure did mock some major societal truths. Suzzane Collins obviously has an amazing grasp on illustrating powerful messages such as love and inspiration. We have followed the Hunger Games […] More

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    Happy Birthday Scorsese!

    Follow TheCruu!by TheCruu.com wishes a Happy Birthday to the visionary and iconic filmmaker, Martin Scorsese! We found a nice Scorsese mashup on Youtube, and hope you’ll enjoy some of the sights and sounds from the maestro’s films over the years. Which one is your favorite? SOME of Scorsese’s critically acclaimed films: 2013 The Wolf of Wall […] More

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    O.J. Simpson Case … Made For TV

    Follow TheCruu!by Yes, we know that most of you are COMPLETELY over O.J. Simpson, the murder, the glove, the trial and media circus that impacted the whole country. FX Networks is banking that a good portion of you will still tune-in to watch its new true-crime franchise, “The People Vs. O.J. Simpson”. Fresh off the blockbuster opening […] More

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    Twitter HATES Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic

    Follow TheCruu!by After much speculation and controversy, the Lifetime cable channel premiered their biopic of late R&B star Aaliyah this weekend (Saturday, Nov. 15th).  Some would say that this movie was doomed from the start, with fan uproar in the early casting phase, and disagreements with Aaliyah’s family. Now that the movie effort has been […] More

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