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When Edgar Rice Burroughs wrote his first story about the jungle hero Tarzan in 1912, there was no indication that the first in what was to become a series of books would become an immense success, subsequently prompting Burroughs to chronicle Lord John Clayton III’s adventures till 1940s. Tarzan is considered to be the most frequently […]

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Ronald Emmerich stayed true to his credo and presented us with yet another sci-fi disaster epic movie, this time reflecting back to the days of his past glory and his first global success, the Independence Day, which was the highest-grossing film of 1996. This past decade has been referred to many as the ‘era of […]

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The Man Who Was Thursday by the Hungarian writer/director Balazs Juszt received its world premiere at the 2016 Edinburgh International Film Festival. The film features an international cast of actors that have already made a name for themselves – François Arnaud (The Borgias), Jordi Molla (Colombiana, Riddick), Ana Ularu (Serena) and Mark Ivanir (Homeland, A […]

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William Shakespeare, who was an influential English writer and poet, is the most filmed author ever in any language; supposedly, there are 410 feature-length TV and film adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays, with Macbeth, the tragedy of “the corrupting power of unchecked ambition”, being adapted for the screen the most times. Roman Polanski’s 1971 adaptation of […]

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Have you watched Constantine (2005) with the fabulous Keanu Reeves, The Ninth Gate (1999) by Roman Polanski, The Devil’s Advocate (1997) and The Exorcists (1972) when you were younger? I am sure you did. What do they have in common? Demons and the devil’s existence. Yes, it sounds terrifying; however, if you watched those films again today, they certainly wouldn’t be […]

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The media – especially those that are not carefully controlled by the shadowy money-wielding forces  – constantly reminds us that we live in a world of corporations that exercise control over many things, with the world of finance basically being their playground. It is no wonder that the little man will occasionally get fed up […]

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After almost a decade of keeping the music of PATiENTS alive with the respected Kwon (piano & vocals), Sumin (bass and lead singer) and Jae- hyuk (drummer), it was time for some changes. A few months ago, the band came to the terms that it was necessary for them to let Jae-hyuk go and seek […]