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Terry Gilliam and Arcade Fire team up

28/07/10

The latest music/film collaboration that's getting us excited... Terry Gilliam is to direct a webcast of a live performance by the Canadian group Arcade Fire. The show will take place at New York&rsqu…
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Making sense of Inception with graphics

28/07/10

A graphical representation of the Inception timline Struggling to make sense of Inception? You're not the only one. Although there is a logic that runs through the timeline(s) of the film, it can stil…
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The Superhero Movie To End All Superhero Movies

28/07/10

Our comic book geek-o-meter just went into overdrive!\r\n\r\n Those of you who caught Iron Man 2 at FACT will doubtless be aware that Iron Man operates in the Marvel universe, a vast alternate reality…
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The Future of Journalism, Cinema, and Books According To Andrew Marr

27/07/10

In this article the BBC's Andrew Marr discusses what will become of old-style print journalism, cinema and books with the seemingly relentless march of technology like Apple's iPad. http://www.bb…
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Persistence of Vision - A Visitor's View

27/07/10

Charles Beckett visited FACT's Persistence of Vision exhibition; here is his personal account of the impressions he received from two installation pieces, Julius Von Bismarck's The Spac…
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Public Choice Feature: Pulp Fiction

27/07/10

The debate over the greatest English language film continues, cast your vote or you'll regret it later! On Tuesday 10 August FACT will be screening your choice of the greatest English-langua…
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Music on Film: The Greatest Concert Films Ever Made

26/07/10

On August 18 FACT will be screening the greatest concert film ever made, Talking Heads’ seminal ‘Stop Making Sense’… In the meantime here on the Blog we’ll be looki…
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UK Film Council to disappear by 2012

26/07/10

Surprise announcement of UK Film Council closure raises concerns over Britain's filmmaking future.  British filmmakers, and film-lovers are reeling from the news that the UK Film Council has been…
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TRON: Legacy trailer released!

23/07/10

The trailer for the much anticipated sequel to Tron has been released... \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe trailer for one of the most anticipated films of the year has been shown for the first time…
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You don't know what you've got until it's gone

23/07/10

At a time of government spending cuts, Lucie Davies considers why the arts matter It maybe a cliché, but the old adage ‘you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone&rs…
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