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Bates Film Festival expands to Freeport, revives Nordica Theater

The 2022 Bates Film Festival will move to Freeport from April. Founded in 2018, the Bates Film Festival has curated a catalog of nominated and award-winning films. Organized, programmed and executed by Bates College students, under the direction of Jon Cavallero, Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Film and Film Studies, the …

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This is the story of the most expensive movie ever made

In what was supposed to be China’s response to the groundbreaking success of James Cameron’s epic Avatar, the never-before-seen 3D action-adventure fantasy Deep Empires remains a confusing but intriguing mystery. Cameron’s blockbuster film ran for fifteen years, with the Oscar-winning director beginning development on the visual spectacle in 1994. With …

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This 1980s nuclear Cold War movie left me terrified. Now I feel ready.

This is an opinion column. On the day the world ends, my first thought was, I hope we don’t have to eat the dog. I was a boy then, eight years old, playing under a pecan tree on my grandparents’ farm when the sirens started wailing. I knew what that …

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Donation of a rare copy of the first novel by an African-American woman

PORTSMOUTH, NH (AP) — A rare version of a book believed to be the first novel published in the United States by a black woman has returned to its home state of New Hampshire. An original first edition of “Our Nig; or Sketches From the Life of a Free Black” …

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WWII Cheyenne Medal of Honor recipient commemorated in graphic novel

***For all things Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter*** By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily A Cheyenne native who received the World War II Medal of Honor has been commemorated in a new graphic novel released by the Association of the United States Army. Cheyenne-born 1st Lt. Vernon Baker …

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‘Chilean Poet’ is a playful novel about (yes) Chile and poetry

Your appreciation of “Chilean Poet” will depend on how patient you are with the writer-protagonist tendency, a symptom of the autofictional turn. The flow of poets, journalists, and literary types in the novel made me wish that vet Vicente’s cat was going to have a bigger story arc. “Chilean Poet” …

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8 of the Best New Women’s Haunted House Novels

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The haunted house novel has a long and storied history. Many scholars date its creation in American literature to the late 1700s and early Gothic tradition. Names like Horace Walpole, Edgar Allan Poe …

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Highest-grossing ‘Super 8’ film shot in West Virginia

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – According to a recent list compiled by a team at USDISH, the highest-grossing film ever made in West Virginia was 2011’s JJ Abrams Super 8. The film managed to gross a total of $127 million in box office revenue over its lifetime, but such an attraction only …

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Is the movie Halle Berry streaming?

January can be a notoriously dull time for new movies, but don’t worry! Things are already looking up in terms of February 2022 releases. Example: moon falla new sci-fi movie with a deliciously bonkers premise and starring cast like Halle Berry and Patrick Wilson. Directed by Roland Emmerich, moon fall …

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Jeffrey Morris, Founder and CEO, FutureDude Entertainment, an interview with DotCom magazine

Jeffrey Morris, Founder and CEO, FutureDude Entertainment, an interview with DotCom magazine The Game Changers edition of DotCom magazine DotCom Magazine’s Exclusive Entrepreneur Spotlight Series The PR issue of DotCom magazine The Power of Zoom Interview Issue Jeffrey Morris, sci-fi film production expert and founder and CEO of FutureDude Entertainment, …

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When Joyce’s novel languished in publishing limbo

James Joyce’s Ulysses was notorious long before it was published on February 2, 1922. Its early serialization had already sent shockwaves and led to a high-profile court case in New York – the first of three it would be involved in in the United States. . This first case resulted …

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2022: a year of space odysseys

Photo: NASA In total, in 2021, there were 134 launches that put humans or satellites into orbit – the highest number in spaceflight history. in 2022. The Moon will receive more attention than it has had in decades, as will Jupiter. The largest rocket ever built will make its first …

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Two of Stargate’s creators are bringing the Ark to Syfy » GateWorld

Dean Devlin and Jonathan Glassner Fresh off their success with the fantasy adventure series the outpoststargate Dean Devlin and Jonathan Glasser have won a series order for a new sci-fi show titled The Ark. The series will premiere on Syfy Channel in the United States (and likely elsewhere in the …

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ILIAS accelerates the world’s first clinical trial of a new drug based on exosomes

ILIAS Biologics will submit an IND application to Australian authorities in February this year for the world’s first Phase 1 clinical trial of its exosome-based anti-inflammatory drug candidate (ILB-202), the co-CEO says of the company, Choi Chulhee. After the phase 1 trial, a phase 2 clinical trial will follow in …

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Study: Ohio White-tailed Deer “Frequently Infected” with Novel Coronavirus | PA

COLUMBUS, Ohio – White-tailed deer are “very susceptible” to infection with the novel coronavirus, according to a study published in December in the journal Nature. More than a third of the 360 ​​deer swabbed in nine locations in northeastern Ohio between January and March 2021 were found to be infected …

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Thrity Umrigar’s latest novel reveals meaning of honor

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Thrity Umrigar’s latest novel revolves around the concept of “honor.” This is where the book gets its name, and it is also the force around which the plot of the book lies. “Honor” arrived on Tuesday, January 4, immediately drawing the world’s attention for its powerful story …

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Japan develops rail guns as neighbors test hypersonic missiles

A prototype railgun manufactured by the Japan Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency is seen in this image provided by the agency. TOKYO – The Japanese Ministry of Defense is investing considerable resources in research and development in rail guns, a sci-fi weapon so far that shoots projectiles very quickly, very …

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NEWS: Arifureta Zero Spinoff novel ends, main story climaxes – Forum

See previous topic :: See next topic Author Message TarsTarkas Registration: 20 Dec. 2007Messages: 5156Location: Virginia, United States Posted: Wed Dec 29, 2019 2021 4:35 p.m. Quote: Arifureta – From the mundane to the strongest in the world I wonder when the next volume in English will be released or …

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What does David Tennant do in this inconsistent, cheap version of such a thrilling novel?

Around the world in 80 days has one of the great openings of Victorian literature. It’s 1872 and men are sitting around the Reform Club in London, bored and stuffed with bad food. The air is charged with the scent of empire, but we are aware of the possibilities of …

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Holiday Choices: Russian Cosmism, “All is Calm” and Dessa on New Year’s Eve

Andrea Stanislav Shifter I (Laura), 2014 In these dark winter days, a little glitter can do wonders for the soul. A visit to Russian art museum to see Andréa Stanislav’s personal exhibition, “Cosmist Reconstructions – Memories of the Earth“, lights up the season with brilliant and often macabre shots of …

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Adagene achieves key milestone in collaboration with Exelixis for new SAFEbody® masked antibody-drug conjugate candidates

– Successful nomination of key SAFEbody candidates triggers milestone payment – SAN DIEGO and SUZHOU, China, December 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Adagene Inc. (“Adagene”) (NASDAQ: ADAG), a biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today announced the achievement of a key milestone in …

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Nine Reasons Die Hard Is Truly A Christmas Movie

It’s that time of year to squat down to watch a Christmas movie with the family – and to host the annual debate on whether Die Hard actually counts for one. This debate has now become, in some circles of movie history, such an important question as to the meaning …

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Hugo 2021 nominees and how to watch the ceremony

The annual Hugo Awards are one of the Top Honors in Storytelling for Science Fiction and Fantasy (SFF). Held at the World Science Fiction Convention (WorldCon), the Hugo Awards honor the best SFFs from publishers, writers and artists to publications and studios. The 2021 ceremony begins tonight. WorldCon started in …

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Date Night Drive-In Movie Scheduled For Saturday | News

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Date Night Drive-In movie at Paramount Ranch on Saturday, December 11, with a screening of “Love Actually” – a 2003 Christmas-themed romantic comedy. Frequently screened during the Christmas season, the film has become a modern day Christmas staple. The nonprofit Samofund invites …

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Jim Fester | Warwick Lighthouse

Jim Fester, 81, died on Monday, December 6, 2021 surrounded by loved ones at his Warwick, Rhode Island home from complications from corticobasal lymph node degeneration. He was best known for his dark sense of humor, his affinity for science fiction, his constant love of ice cream, and his dedication …

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New AI-powered system models chronic disease progression as patients age

Using artificial intelligence, a team of researchers at the University of Buffalo developed a new system that models the progression of chronic disease as patients age. Published in October in the Journal of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, the model assesses metabolic and cardiovascular biomarkers – measurable biological processes such as cholesterol …

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For many Asian Americans, graphic novels are a way to explore history, to fight racism.

In “The Legend of Aunt Po,” Shing Yin Khor uses watercolors and folklore to bring to life a late 19th-century Sierra Nevada logging camp, where some of the country’s first Chinese immigrants lived and worked. Centered on the 13-year-old daughter of a Chinese cook, Khor’s mid-level graphic novel, this year’s …

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WePresent announces two new film orders

November 23, 2021, 12:40 p.m. (CET) A short film by Little Simz A live performance film by Moses Sumney Today, WePresent, WeTransfer’s digital arts platform, shares details of two films by two of music’s most important voices that they will be releasing over the next month. I love you i …

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10 things you didn’t know about the next Disney movie

The upcoming movie Encanto is the latest in a long line of animation Disney movies, and promises to be another magical and charming addition to the family. With nearly a century of animated films to come before it, there’s always that hint of pressure to be successful given Disney’s legacy. …

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Author of a bestselling detective novel at the age of 11

The novel by Joshua Bejoy, a Malayali boy from Pune, currently tops Amazon’s Kindle edition in the United States and Canada At the age of 11, Joshua Bejoy wrote a best-selling crime thriller on the Amazon Kindle Store in the Crime & Thriller for Children category. Murder at the Leaky …

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Bridges connect places, people | News, Sports, Jobs

“Dear optimist, pessimist and realist, while you were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist! – Lori Greiner, American television personality. Conversation should be the “bridge over troubled waters” that leads to an agreement or at least a level of accommodation that facilitates progress …

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novel based on Wilkes draws lessons from the past | New

A new historical fiction novel, due out this month, takes readers on a quest for justice in Wilkes County after reconstruction. Retired lawyer Michael A. Almond’s first novel, “The Tannery, is a legal thriller set over a three-month period in 1900. It is about a mixed race boy named Virgil …

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4 Alice Magical Autistic Girls – a visual novel in development by an autistic woman for autism awareness

CAPITALE-NATIONALE, QUEBEC, CANADA, September 24, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – 4 Alice Magical Autistic Girls – a visual novel in development by an autistic woman for autism awareness. Mia Blais-Côté, an autistic Quebecer from Sept-ÃŽles, is currently developing a semi-linear visual novel featuring an autistic teenager, Alice Lorange, for autism awareness, while …

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New virus targeting deadly brain tumors shows early promise

A new virus designed to target malignant gliomas, which are particularly aggressive brain tumors, could prolong survival, according to a recent Phase 1 study. The results, published on June 29 in The Lancet Oncology, show great promise in targeting malignant gliomas, which have been notoriously difficult to treat. Only 1 …

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10 main characters who are barely in their movie

A movie title can say a lot about the movie; there is no doubt what an audience will see when they sit down to watch something like Planet of the Apes or Star wars. And when a movie title contains a character’s name, like Batman or Nell, most people will …

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The 12 Cannes films that we can’t wait to see

After canceling in 2020, the Cannes Film Festival kicks off again today, offering a sample of some of the best international cinemas, with a touch of Hollywood glam. The festival will be weirder, perhaps quieter this year, with lots of health protocols and around fifty percent fewer attendees. But the …

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What to watch: Lovecraft Country

I postponed Lovecraft Country for a few months and I regret it completely. I bunged the entire first season in less than a week and I was surprised. If you’re a subscriber to HBO Max, this show is a great must-see shock that makes the monthly subscription worth every penny. …

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Fathom Events Brings Rifftrax Live to Theaters

Image courtesy of Fathom Events Fathom Events brings Rifftrax Live back in theaters nationwide with two classic 80s B-movie classics: Hobgoblins and the horror film made for television Amityville Horror: Evil Escapes. Tickets for the screenings of the two films – which will be “riffed” in real time by Mystery …

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Nextstellis, a new oral contraceptive now available

Nextstellis® (drospirenone and estetrol) is now available for the prevention of pregnancy. The new combined oral contraceptive pill contains 3 mg of drospirenone and 14.2 mg of estetrol. Estetrol is a synthetic analogue of a native estrogen present during pregnancy which is selective for the nuclear receptor for estrogen-α (ER-α) …

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CBD and Novel Food regulations in the UK

© iStock / José Antonio Luque Olmedo Always Pure Organics Scientific Director Andrew Megahy explores the challenges facing the CBD industry in the UK. There has been a remarkable change in attitude towards cannabis around the world, even in the last few years. Canada, for example, took the path of …

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New Evil Dead movie kicks off filming with a set photo

Sensational. Evil Dead Rise – the last installment in the series after Evil Dead’s gradual reboot in 2013 – has started filming. Writer-director Lee Cronin marked the occasion with a photo taken on day one of filming. Speaking to Twitter, Cronin posted a behind-the-scenes photo from the set of the …

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Preclinical Studies by Vaxxas and Collaborators Reveal Potential of Vaxxas Novel High Density Microarray (HD-MAP) Patch to Effectively Deliver SARS-CoV-2 Spike Vaccine

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts and BRISBANE, Australia – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Vaxxas, a clinical-stage biotechnology company commercializing a new vaccine platform, today announced that research demonstrating the potential of Vaxxas’ novel high-density microarray (HD-MAP) patch for immunization against COVID-19 had been published in a manuscript posted on the BioRxiv preprint server. Using …

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Drawing on familiar models, American climate fiction fuels outdated ideas about modern migration – Art-et-culture News, Firstpost

Highlighting the shortcomings of cli-fi does not mean undermining its important contributions to environmental activism. These are stories that want to do more than sound the alarm. California wildfires. Image via Shutterstock By Bryan Yazell Typically set in the future, climate fiction (or “cli-fi”) presents the disastrous consequences of climate …

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Sustainable Marine’s Swift Anchor Provides New Solution for ORPC

Published on May 28, 2021, 8:03 PM by The maritime executive ORPC, a recognized leader in technological innovation and operational excellence in marine energy, has engaged Sustainable Marine’s Swift Anchors division to supply its new rock anchor system for ORPC’s Advanced TidGen project set to launch in Maine later this …

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New formulation of abiraterone explored in phase 3 prostate cancer trial

The first patient was assayed in a global phase 3 trial comparing granules of TAVT-45, a new formulation of abiraterone acetate (Zytiga), to standard abiraterone in patients with prostate cancer metastatic castration-sensitive (CSPC) or metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. (CRPC).1.2 The TAVT-45 formulation of abiraterone consists of granules for oral suspension …

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Zelda and other games that deserve movies after Mario

Nintendo seems more willing to take risks with animation projects, so here are a few franchises that are ripe for movie or TV adaptations. Nintendo is currently in partnership with Illumination Entertainment (de Despicable Me fame) to develop an animated film based on their most famous property: Super Mario Bros. …

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Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead: Innovative Ideas

Pretty much all I knew when I started writing Large circle in 2014, it would be a novel about a female pilot who disappears in 1950 while trying to circle the world north-south, over the poles, and also about a struggling modern movie star playing the pilot in a biopic. …

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Braxia Scientific Introduces ‘Braxia Health’, a Growing Network of Clinics Leading Research and Innovative Psychedelic Treatments for Mental Disorders

Braxia Scientific enters new chapter as it begins operations under its new symbol “CSE: BRAX” and renames its growing network of leading clinics to Braxia Health, which includes the Canadian Center of Excellence for Rapid Treatment established in 2018. Only clinic in Canada previously involved in a pivotal randomized controlled …

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10 best movies like Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse

Content Warning: Some of these articles contain discussions about violence and murder Prime Video Without remorse is Tom Clancy’s latest creation that turned into a movie and thrives in the world of Ryanverse franchise. Starring Michael B. Jordan, the film follows a former Navy SEAL, who seeks revenge on the …

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Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead to play in 600 theaters

Netflix and theaters are finally working fine – and it only took a global pandemic to turn these antagonists into friends. The streaming service’s upcoming zombie thriller, “Army of the Dead,” directed by Zack Snyder, will play exclusively in theaters from May 14 for a week before its release on …

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What’s New on Netflix and Top 10: May 4, 2021

Startup – Image: Sony Pictures Television Welcome to the first daily recap of what’s new on Netflix for May 4, where four new releases have just landed on Netflix in the United States, including one of the flagship shows of its Netflix competitors. Here are what’s new on Netflix and …

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The space race between internet service providers

High-speed Internet service is a must-have for most Americans. Corn according to the FCC, as many as 19 million Americans still do not have access to fixed broadband services. This small subset of the population may never have access because it is not cost-effective for providers to run cables in …

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