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Daily Archives: February 27, 2016

Can you believe Star Trek premiered on September 8, 1966 and would launch a mega franchise of television programs, films, and infamous characters that are still going today? Series creator, Gene Roddenberry first had the idea for the show in 1964 and pitched it to Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz’s company Desilu Productions. The idea was based on TV westerns… Read more »

27 February 2016 | Features, Other Lists

The Academy Awards are seriously right around the corner. As such, someone had to make a predictions list eventually. This year, like most years, seems pretty predictable. There are a few wildcards this year, but a majority of the categories have a clear frontrunner. In this list, the most likely winner will be chosen. In addition, the second most likely… Read more »

27 February 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Pedro Almodóvar has been a mainstay of Spanish cinema for the last 30+ years, emerging in the years after General Franco’s death and the country’s shift towards democracy. He has in that time period been perhaps the only Spanish director to have achieved and maintained a sustained period of commercial and critical acclaim worldwide, with each new film of his… Read more »

27 February 2016 | Features, Other Lists