Actors against acting athletes

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Gary Oldman | 2012
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‘Actors Against Acting Athletes’ with Gary Oldman, from the late night Jimmy Kimmel Live's TV show on ABC. Gary Oldman shares his feelings and valuable knowledge on basketball players who decide to try acting... Just epic!

Human Planet

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BBC | 2011
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Human Planet is an awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping, heart-stopping landmark series that marvels at mankind's incredible relationship with nature in the world today. The BBC team has trekked with HD cameras and state of the art gear to film from the air, from the ground and underwater. The result: a "cinematic experience" created by world-class natural history and documentary camera crews and programme makers. Here is the trailer.

I'm Here

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Spike Jonze | 2010
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The latest short film from director Spike Jonze, ‘I'm Here’ gives an interesting look at an alternative world, where robotic humanoids live and work alongside the regular population. A sci-fi romance, a miniature gem, involving, engaging, thrilling and uplifting. Jonze once again proves his cinematic brilliance, giving us a fantastic viewing experience, and one which promises to remain in mind for a long time.

Ezekiel 25:17

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Pulp Fiction | 1994
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Jules (Samuel Jackson) ritually recites what he describes as a biblical passage before he executes someone. The text indicates that God's wrath is retribution for the hostility of the Philistines. In the King James version from which Jules's speech is adapted, Ezekiel 25:17 reads in its entirety, ‘And I will execute great vengeance upon them with furious rebukes; and they shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall lay my vengeance upon them’. Film directed by Quentin Tarantino.

Why Don't You Do Right

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit | 1988
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Jessica's look in this film of Robert Zemeckis, was based on several movie femme fatales: Red, Tex Avery's vixen as well as Rita Hayworth in Gilda, Lauren Bacall, Gene Tierney in Laura, Lana Turner and Veronica Lake. To give Jessica's ample bosom an unusual bounce, her supervising animator Russell Hall reversed the natural up-down movements of her breasts as she walked. Jessica's speaking voice was performed by Kathleen Turner, and singing voice by Amy Irving.

Mr. Hulot's Holiday

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Jacques Tati | 1953
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This film (original title: Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot) marks the first appearance of Jacques Tati's iconic character, Monsieur Hulot. He goes on a holiday to a seaside resort, but accidents and misunderstandings follow him where ever he goes. The peace and quiet of the hotel guests don't last very long with Hulot around, because although his intensions are good, they always turn out catastrophically.

Le Batteur du Boléro

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Patrice Leconte | 1992
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Probably no one in the public listening to the orchestra's rendition of Ravel's Boléro notices him but the drummer (Jacques Villeret) is a regular hero. For, although his mind is assailed by loads of unsettling thoughts and worries, he tries to keep the rhythm at any cost. He knows all too well that he falls out of time only once all the magic of the piece will vanish. Will the drummer hold on till the end?

Offside

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Erez Tadmor, Guy Nattiv | 2006
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‘Offside’ is the second short film in the trilogy by Erez Tadmor & Guy Nattiv regarding the Middle East conflict. This short is a follow up to their short film ‘Strangers’. Shot in Israel, during September 2005, at the security zone that separates between Israel and the Palestine Authority.

The Bright Side of Life

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Life of Brian | 1979
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Irreverent satire of Biblical films and religious intolerance focuses on Brian, a Jew in Roman-occupied Judea. After joining up with an anti-Roman political organization, Brian is mistaken for a prophet, and becomes a reluctant Messiah. A Monty Pyrthons' masterpiece and one of my fave films of all time. Directed by Terry Jones.

Reflection in the Mirror

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25th Hour | 2002
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The last day of freedom for a young man before he begins serving a seven-year jail term for drug dealing. Here is a really powerful scene in the bathroom, as Monty (Edward Norton) looks in the mirror and sees that it's got ‘Fuck You’ written on it. Monty begins to rant about just about everyone, as a montage shows clips of various ethnicities and places in New York city. Directed by Spike Lee.

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