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Cable TV, Flirting with Virtual Reality

Follow TheCruu!by Cable companies may be feeling the heat from consumers cutting the cord and switching to streaming services, like Netflix and Hulu … but these guys won’t go down without a fight. What do they think is the next big thing in cable to turn viewers away from their …

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Bringing ‘The Prophet,’ a book of poems, to the big screen

Follow TheCruu!by Originally published in Boston Globe by Ethan Gilsdorf Novels are adapted into films all the time. Same with short stories, plays, and memoirs. Even cocktail-napkin scribbles find a second life on the screen. But poetry? Not so much. Unless you’re cribbing from a heroic epic like “Beowulf,” or …

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TeachingCenter has all your Highlights & Trades in Pro Teaching

Follow TheCruu!by TeachingCenter reports on the latest developments, highlights, trades and plotlines in the exciting world of professional teaching.

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TheCruu Review – “Double Blind No. 1”

Follow TheCruu!by Fabian, Sarah and Xaivia review this experimental creative project. Double Blind No. 1: https://vimeo.com/119089169 CREDITS: VFX Designers: Zenon Kohler, Jasper St Aubyn West, Ian Anderson, Ricky Marks and Raoul Teague Additional 3D modelling: Jake Hempson Editor: Kerry Farrell Sound Design: Mike Lange VFX Producer: Flavia Riley Production: Bec …

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Skills & Techniques

Akira Kurosawa – Composing Movement

Follow TheCruu!by Every Frame A Painting Can movement tell a story? Sure, if you’re as gifted as Akira Kurosawa. More than any other filmmaker, he had an innate understanding of movement and how to capture it onscreen. Join me today in studying the master, possibly the greatest composer of motion …

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Jeff Ross Roasts Prisoners … Including Distressing Stats About the US Police State

Follow TheCruu!by This clip is from a Comedy Central presentation with roasting legend, Jeff Ross. Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live at Brazos County Jail premieres Saturday, June 13, at 11/10c. The idea of “roasting criminals” seems kinda odd, but Comedy Central took the opportunity, in between laughs, to point out …

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The #Don’tJudgeMeChallenge … #WTF?

Follow TheCruu!by Sooooo … what is this #Don’tJudgeMeChallenge? The video above is a short compilation of some of “the best” examples, currently on the internet. This series of individual video memes features people who purposely make themselves look unattractive – by leaving their hair disheveled, filling in a unibrow, painting …

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Does TRUE DETECTIVE Owe You Diversity?

Follow TheCruu!by A piece written by Phil Noble Jr., originally posted on Birth.Movies.Death When the dust settled on the season finale of True Detective last year, we observed a somewhat schizophrenic postmortem online. Folks hailed it as some of the best television they’d ever seen, but nevertheless went on to criticize the show …

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Gear & Tech

A Personal Flying Drone Camera That Follows You … For Selfies & Much More

Follow TheCruu!by Put down that selfie stick, you neanderthal.  The future of personal image and video capture is here. The Lily is the first of it’s kind; a throw and shoot, flying drone camera. Complete with GPS tracking bracelet, the Lily takes flight when thrown in the air.  Then the …

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