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    Children of Men: Don’t Ignore The Background

    Follow TheCruu!by SUPPORT THE NERDWRITER HERE AND HELP ME MAKE MORE VIDEOS: http://www.patreon.com/nerdwriter TUMBLR: http://thenerdwriter.tumblr.com TWITTER: https://twitter.com/TheeNerdwriter Email me here: thenerdwriter@gmail.com SOURCES: Ethics, Aesthetics, and the Future in Alfonso Cuarón’s “Children of Men”: http://www.jstor.org/stable/41389843?… THE POLITICS OF MELANCHOLY IN ALFONSO CUARÓN’S Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN, CHILDREN OF MEN AND THE POSSIBILITY OF HOPE: http://etd.lib.umt.edu/theses/availab… The […] More

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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 the Oscars. Eligible projects must […] More

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    Top 5 Facts About Netflix

    Follow TheCruu!by WatchMojo You’ve got a Netflix account … or you might share an account with yo’ cousin. The innovative rental and streaming media company has had you cycle renting, and binge watching your favorite shows for years. Did you know that it was just a home-grown operation at first? No?  Well, you’ve got alot to learn […] More

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    Dialogue in Film: How Should Your Characters Talk?

    Follow TheCruu!by It’s not easy to craft decent dialogue that sounds fluid, natural, and isn’t heavy-handed. Jack Nugent of Now You See It takes a swing at this pivotal topic, which can make the difference between an engaging film that audiences love, and one that we loathe.  Awesome insight into what the purpose of dialogue is, and […] More

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    Netflix outbids Film Studios – $90 million movie deal for ‘Bright’, starring Will Smith

    Follow TheCruu!by Digital Trends Earlier this month, it was reported that Suicide Squad director David Ayer would reunite with leading man Will Smith for the upcoming fantasy cop drama Bright, based on a script penned by Chronicle and American Ultra screenwriter Max Landis. That project just got a lot more exciting, though, with the announcement […] More

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    Revolutionary Plan for Day-and-Date Movies at Home

    Follow TheCruu!by Variety A startup backed by Sean Parker of Facebook and Napster fame is trying to encourage Hollywood studios and exhibitors to wade into the controversial waters of at home releases of new movies.  Called the Screening Room, the company offers secure anti-piracy technology that will offer new releases in the home on the same day they hit theaters, […] More

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    This Guy Makes a Movie By Interviewing Himself From 38 Years Ago

    Follow TheCruu!by Originally published in Boing Boing. Back in 1977, when Peter “Stoney” Emshwiller was 18 years old, he sat in front of a camera and began lobbing questions to an invisible future self, recording what could be called one side of a time-travel talk show. Now, 38 years later, Emshwiller has decided to finally sit […] More

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    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 in film history. More

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