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Daily Archives: September 1, 2016

The term dystopia basically means the opposite of utopia. A utopia is deemed to be a perfect society, one with perfect or near perfect qualities. Some scholars have associated it with democracy and egalitarianism, with principles that promote equality and fairness within the society. The word and concept was first used in Sir Thomas More’s 1516 book titled Utopia. Dystopia… Read more »

01 September 2016 | Features, Film Lists

There’s an old joke actors will hear should they suffer from a mishap on the job that produces pain: “Use it.” The idea behind the joke is that a performer should tap into the physical trauma to provide energy to the requirements of an upcoming scene. But when actors and directors clash on a set, the joke might not seem… Read more »

01 September 2016 | Features, Other Lists