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Actors We Sadly Lost In 2016

Follow TheCruu!by Looper 2016 has been a long, brutal year for celebrities. In addition to the loss of renowned musicians such as David Bowie and Prince, many screen stars have also passed away this year, from cherished character actors to major movie stars. Here’s a look back at the actors …

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If Your Film Isn’t Diverse, It Won’t Be Eligible for a BAFTA Award

Follow TheCruu!by Slate.com In an incredibly bold move, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced last week that, beginning in 2019, works that do not demonstrate inclusivity in their production practices will no longer be eligible for its annual awards, the BAFTAs, often considered the U.K. equivalent of …

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Current: Hip Hop Stars Team up With New Labor!

Follow TheCruu!by Larry, founder of UnionBase.org, was invited to speak at the Young Gets It Done Concert in Florida … Here’s what he learned.

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Illusionist Persuades a Person to Commit Murder!

Follow TheCruu!by “So, Tom, you’ve just persuaded a stranger to steal a baby,” Derren Brown is a British illusionist and mentalist. Derren Brown: Pushed to the Edge features Derren’s incredible and entertaining skills as manipulator, where the aim is to coerce a member of the public into a terrible act, using the human …

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10 Tips From Brad Bird (Pixar) About Story Building and Telling

Follow TheCruu!by MENTORLESS Whether you know his name or not, you are likely to be familiar with at least one of Brad Bird‘s work: the Iron Giant, Ratatouille andThe Incredibles. Pixar is known for it’s quality storytelling and taking what was once seen as “kid animation” to a universal level, …

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X-STORY

Follow TheCruu!by A stunning short animated film, set in a dystopian future … Director Vitaliy Shushko and a team of talented 3D modelers, compositors, and animators have blessed us with X-Story. Vitaliy Shushko — art, story, directing (shushko.blogspot.ru/) Elena Volk — 2d/3d-animation, compositing (vimeo.com/xolotzintli) Pavel Mira — compositing, 3d-modeling, 3d-animation …

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Why Developers Should Organize Themselves

Web developers are often overworked and exploited and thus burn out very quickly.

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The Ass-Kicking TV Show Women Need In The Age Of Trump

Follow TheCruu!by HUFFINGTON POST “There is stuff happening out there and no one is doing anything about it,” sorority-girl-turned-masked-vigilante Jules says during the premiere episode of MTV’s “Sweet/Vicious.” “People are just getting away with awful things. I’m trying to make some of that right.” Oh that we could make so many …

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Space Jam’s ‘Monstars’ Are Back!

Follow TheCruu!by A direct sequel to 1996’s Space Jam? Let’s see … Monstars? Yes. Bugs Bunny being a jerk? Yes. Intense product placement? Yes, and yes. This is just a commercial for Footlocker, but if you remember that “old” live action/animated movie – and loved it like I did – …

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We Want Season 2 of HBO’s ‘Insecure’

Follow TheCruu!by Fred explains why Issa Rae and Insecure is must see television.

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