I’m Mad As Hell Speech From Network (1976)

The I’m Mad As Hell Speech From Network (1976) Still resonates doesn’t it?

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I have already spoken about how strangely prophetic many of the finest speeches in Cinema now feel, most notably in my last post about Charlie Chaplin’s amazing monologue from the Great Dictator.

However, you could not talk about unforgettable scenes and speeches in Cinema without mentioning the 1976 movie Network that still resonates today. Network is about a TV news anchor called Howard Beale…

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The Charlie Chaplin Speech from The Great Dictator (1940)

Is the Charlie Chaplin Speech from The Great Dictator the finest monologue in cinema history?

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Ask most people what they know about Charlie Chaplin and they will probably respond with “Silent Movie Actor” but  ironically his most powerful performance contains quite possibly the finest speeches in the history of cinema.

In this digital age of CGI and summer blockbusters, it often feels like older cinema is not only under appreciated, but can also feel irrelevant or uninteresting to many…

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Can Social Media and Live Music be the Perfect Mix?

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I am often fascinated at music gigs by how many people watch the performance through a screen on their phone, rather than savouring every last minute of the band they have paid to see. We all know that by the time you get home, the photos will be blurred and the video barely audible but it doesn’t stop many in the audience doing their upmost to freeze this moment in time, which begs the question ‘

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Popcorn Time - Netflix for Pirates, Torrents For Dummies…

Popcorn Time - Netflix for Pirates

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We all know that the traditional method of watching TV is dying; busy lifestyles determine that we now want to watch what we want and when we want to watch it. This change in attitude from viewers has seen services such as Netflix flourish and maybe even see the downloading of content via torrents slightly decline.

Do you really want the hassle of downloading illegally and the cumbersome process…

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Best Photographer On Instagram Makes $15,000 In 24 Hours

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Last Thursday a Photographer called Daniel Arnold had only $90.03 in his bank account, nothing unusual there and something most of us can relate to, but in a moment of genius or desperation (you decide) Why not sell some photos on Instagram?

He posted the following on his Instagram Account “Hello, I just turned 34 this second. For one day only I am selling 4×6 prints of whatever you want from my…

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A Journey Through Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Lifetime In Cinema

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Writer, editor and director Caleb Slain has created something quite special entitled, P.S. Hoffman (A Tribute),which is a memorial to actor Philip Seymour Hoffman that showcases the entire library of his work. After the emotional montage piece at the Oscars the other night where we were all once again reminded of the magnitude of Hoffman’s work.

This 20 minute film is entitled “A post-script…

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