STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Movie Review: The Artist
I was afraid The Artist would be a pretentious piece of crud, partly because it had won so many awards, and partly because it was both in black-and-white and almost without sound.
After all, using bl... Posted on 3/17/13 at 4:56 PM
CULTURE BUILDS COMMUNITY | JAMESTOWN ARTS CENTER Beyond the "Turkey Handprint" - Weave a Story with the Family
The perennial kindergarten and grammar school project of tracing one's hand, cutting it out and coloring it to resemble a Turkey is still a standard Thanksgiving art activity. Yes, its quick and undou... Posted on 11/19/12 at 5:45 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Forum: Bridge photography and music
A few months ago, I was approached by a musician from Louisiana, who wanted to use one of my photos of a bridge I photographed near St. Louis last summer while at the Historic Bridge Conference. It ... Posted on 8/4/12 at 12:03 AM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Every Day Heroes: The Bright Side of “The Dark Knight Rises”
Warning: this post will reveal parts of the plot of The Dark Knight Rises. I am sorry for that, but there is no way to write this post without doing so. I hope that this has given you enough warning t... Posted on 7/24/12 at 7:30 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's expectations.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Academy award-winning director Ang Lee says modesty and diligence have been the keys to his success in penetrating the foreign cultures that were part of many of his most notable films.
Hollywood often seems to suffer from a lack of originality. However, I have enjoyed the trend recently of taking myths and fairy tales and making movies out of them. Usually there is a twist to the story, something that makes it different from the original.
Jamestown College seniors Matthew Nies and Jessee Boyle will hold auditions for their short film “Unheard Vision” at the Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 Fourth St. South, from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The original screenplay by Nies tells the story of a mute Congo war vet, whose grandson comes to live with him after his parents die.
TORONTO (AP) — The former Canadian ambassador to Iran who protected Americans at great personal risk during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis says it will reflect poorly on Ben Affleck if he doesn't say a few words about Canada's role should the director's film "Argo" win the Oscar for best picture Sunday.
Rob Gillies, Associated Press
, February 23, 2013
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