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    humor Explain a Movie Badly

    Everyone has probably heard of this game before? Here is how the thread will work.. you end your post with a movie title. The next person to post in the thread will explain that movie badly in a few short sentences, and then leave a new movie title for the next poster. I suppose if you have a...
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    humor Stand Up Specials

    Did you recently see a stand up comedy special? Rate it and give us a brief description or a joke. --------------------------------------------------------- I'll start with my most recently watched on Netflix - Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It? 4/5 Really great job delivering her opinion on...
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    sales Selling a Script in Person

    I remember hearing something about how when youre in hollywood theres a script in the trunk of every car or youre never more than 30 feet from someones unpublished script.. i don't remember exactly what the saying was but the point was that there are scripts everywhere and people trying to sell...
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    movie-talk The best way to watch 3D movies

    I finally had the opportunity to watch some 3D movies like avatar using a virtual reality headset and I was very impressed. You watch in a virtual movie theatre and because the whole thing is VR the 3D movie literally comes off the screen inside your environment. I feel like there is never any...
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    Hustlers

    There was an article on the rapper Cardi B where she admitted that she used to drug men and rob them. These are real crimes that she committed with real victims. Now this is being glamorized and turned into a film called Hustlers and Cardi B gets to appear on the silver screen alongside...
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    YouTube giving creators $0

    The latest in youtube screwing over indie film developers... https://twitter.com/TeamYouTube/status/1098755827110793216 Now they say that if your video has any inappropriate COMMENTS it will be demonitized and you will receive $0 for all your hard work. Also if the video contains anything...
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    Melanie Martinez

    This girl was a singer on the voice before she became famous and now she's taking the time to direct music videos for every song on her album. That's pretty cool right? I've never heard of anyone doing that before. Not just making a video for every song on your album, but personally directing...
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    Virtual Reality Film Making

    I spent the day consuming virtual reality movies and here's the good and bad i've learned. First the good Scale With VR you would never meet an actor and say "Wow you're shorter in real life" because you can actually look at people and tell how tall they are. There was a great tom cruise...
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    Live TV dead as radio

    Live TV will soon be as dead as radio IMO Recent study says only 39% of people <=34 years old prefer live television and the majority want to stream everything instead Excellent shows coming out of these different streaming network 1) Impulse exclusive to Youtube Red - A high school teenage...
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    Free Will vs Pre-determined Destiny

    Someone engaged me in this age old philosophical question - do we have free will ? Or are we wholly the product of our genes and environment. What I'm here to discuss with you all however is a little different. In the context of story do we give our characters free will? I say No. We don't...
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    Overhaul HBO

    AT&T Thoughts on HBO and the new direction they want to take it after buying the network https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/07/att-wants-to-overhaul-hbo-says-it-isnt-profitable-enough/ Buy HBO because people associate it with quality content... then force them to pump out so...
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    Youtube is playing with the big boys

    This is great for all us indie film makers that put our content on youtube. They're really throwing their hat into the ring now, i believe they hired the director from the bourne identity to do this series. It's really well done and holds up with all the other content out there on the other...
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    Lighting from The Wire

    I'm rewatching this series and this shot was particularly interesting to me. I'm unsure I'd be able to achieve this look outside in the daylight without significant color correction. How would you go about lighting something like that? Spooky
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    Non-Sequitur Thread

    If you want to post something that belongs nowhere.. but doesn't deserve a thread of it's own ;) I just saw a trailer for a movie That trailer is my idea of sketch comedy, how can a company be so completely devoid of self awareness? The black guy doing the white guy voice is a standup comedy...
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    Looking Scary

    Apparently the key to looking scary is.... white face? Pennywise clown from IT Michael Meyers from halloween Joker from batman The Nun from the nun Drowned Girl from The Ring Jigsaw Doll from Saw Jason from Friday the 13th Masks from The Strangers Has it become a cliche trope at this point...
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    That'll get you fired!!

    I'm starting a new compendium of dumb shit people do to get themselves fired in the entertainment industry Lethal Weapon on FOX With over-the-top unrealistic action (think Charlies angels) this shows cornerstone was the chemistry between the two male leads. Damon waynes and clayne Crawford...
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    Stan Lee victim of fraud

    http://www.sun-sentinel.com/features/ct-stan-lee-lawsuit-20180416-story.html So bizarre who would want a pen of stan lee's blood knowing it was taken against his will?? If he sold it willingly it would be cool to use it to draw a picture of carnage or something but the dude is in his 90s and...
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    Adobe Story is dead

    No more screenwriting with Adobe Story, they've killed his product because it doesn't help them sell the entire package of software. Story doesn't link into after effects, etc Adobe as a company has never cared about creating a great product they've always been focused on trying to sell you an...
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    Walking Dead TV episode in theatres

    You could watch it for free with commercials... or you can pay and go to the theatre to watch this episode of television :lol: Pretty interesting event.. I have moviepass so I'm going to see if I can watch it for free tomorrow at cinemark...
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    Is TJ Millers Career Over?

    This dude has been on a few HBO shows.. Silicon Valley and Crashing. He's a standup comic. He got into an argument with a woman and out of spite called 911 and said she had a bomb in her purse. But miller was such a drunk dumbass he couldn't even get the train # correct and police searched the...

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