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Heavy Metal Star Wars

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The force is strong in this one…

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July 18, 2011 at 8:07 pm

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Hannu Rajaniemi: Escape from the Castle of If (Constraints and Creativity in Mathematics and Fiction)

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July 16, 2011 at 3:17 pm

Joyless divisions: the end of New Order

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All very sad but this article (and comments) are full of gold

Joy Division – Isolation

New Order – Blue Monday

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July 16, 2011 at 1:48 pm

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Did you ever pick your feet in Poughkeepsie?

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The French Connection: shock of the old

An article that re-reminded me just what a good film Yhe French Connection was. I watched it again fairly recently and it still holds up, if only there where making films even close to it now.

Popeye’s here!

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July 16, 2011 at 12:09 pm

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Slave Leia PSA

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July 16, 2011 at 11:27 am

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A Day In The Life of John Lasseter

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A day that involves a lot of hugging, apparently… also here’s a comic strip explaining the Cars universe.

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July 16, 2011 at 10:17 am

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The Specials – Ghost Town

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… was released 30 years ago today.

“It sums up how it felt to be young at the time… But at the same time it’s timelessly resonant.”

On This Day – The Specials Release ‘Ghost Town’, 1981

The Specials: How Ghost Town defined an era

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July 11, 2011 at 7:18 pm

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie – It’s a Soaraway Life

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Given the recent news events this is very very timely…

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July 11, 2011 at 5:02 pm

Horizon – How To Film The Impossible

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Great doc on old-skool film sfx… remember watching it first time around, was it really over 25 years ago! Features Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom, Return Of The Jedi and 2010.

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July 6, 2011 at 7:18 pm

Happy 4th July…

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This was the only reference we Brits had when I grew up:

We’ve erected an ugly statue of Ronnie Raygun in London for all you Americans. I hope you’re suitably grateful

They should have just put up a screen showing these…

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July 4, 2011 at 7:10 pm

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