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Thanks to a very successful Kickstarter campaign, the documentary film that Adam Nimoy has been trying to make about his late father is going to be completed.
The project, which was started with the late Leonard Nimoy’s involvement, has seen 9,439 backers pledge $662,640 to help bring it to life.
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The devastating war in Syria has now entered its fifth year.
The human tragedy of Syria, which until five years ago was a stable, multi-cultural society with a rich cultural and historic heritage, is on a scale that news organisations and media coverage is barely able to cope with or express. An entire culture has been gutted and torn to pieces for four years and has been subject to unimaginable levels of ultra-violence and brutality in many instances.
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… I hardly ever re-blog older posts, but I’ve been a little behind on new posts this passed week or so; so here’s a fun one from a while back… 🙂
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To mark the release of the Foo Fighters’ eighth studio album, Sonic Highways, The Burning Blogger picks what may be the 10 Best Songs from the band’s almost twenty-year career.
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I recently heard someone describe the recent Oscar Pistorius trial as ‘the most fascinating trial ever’.
I could only shake my head condescendingly, lean back in my imaginary rocking chair with my imaginary pipe and explain that there have been far more fascinating, legendary, trials across the centuries…
Dewbacks, Wampas, Saarlacs, Holy Ghosts: 10 Great Revisions to the STAR WARS Original Trilogy (And Some Not-So-Good Ones)…Posted: October 8, 2014 in (Top) Lists, FILM
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First of all, Han should always have shot first! But while fan debate about The Original Trilogy will probably go on until the end of time, my position remains that some of the alterations that have been made to the Star Wars films over the years have been effective and have added to the overall quality of the films.
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Riddle me this: what is 75 years of age but never gets old? In 1939, the year the Second World War officially began, artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger created a fictional comic-book character that would evolve and endure for far longer than either of them could’ve possibly imagined.
First appearing in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939, that character would become one of the most iconic fictional characters in popular culture for seven and a half decades (and counting). Not bad going for a caped crime fighter who looked a bit silly in the first instance. These are 12 Things (Among Many) To Be Grateful to the Dark Knight For…
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