Films & TV

Can a Good Meal Lead To Peace? New Travel Show Cooks Up Meals In Conflict Zones

Posted by on March 22, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Can a Good Meal Lead To Peace? New Travel Show Cooks Up Meals In Conflict Zones

Can candid conversation over a good meal mend deep-seated feuds? Maybe not, but it’s a start, and it’s the premise of the new Travel Channel series “Breaking Borders,” which brings dinner table diplomacy to 13 political hot spots around the globe. Journalist Mariana Van Zeller and chef Michael Voltaggio journey to locations notorious for civil war, territorial disputes and ethnic conflicts including Belfast, Beirut, Sarajevo, Kashmir, Rwanda, Sri Lanka and in the March 15 premiere, Israel’s West Bank, where they bring together Israelis and Palestinians.

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Why Interstellar Was Such A Powerful Movie

Posted by on March 1, 2015 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
Why Interstellar Was Such A Powerful Movie

If you watch the movie from the perspective of all of the characters, as if you are One with each of them… you really get a sense of expansion.. Like all of this constriction of time was a way to demonstrate the physical 3D world and the realms that lie beyond it.

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Russell Brand on “50 Shades”: Is Porn Ruining Our Ability to Have Healthy Sexuality?

Posted by on February 20, 2015 in Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
Russell Brand on “50 Shades”: Is Porn Ruining Our Ability to Have Healthy Sexuality?

Don’t let Russell Brands “casual” attire stop you from taking this video seriously. He makes some great points — like how our society is so obsessed with sexually-related media that even a conservative news source like Fox stopped their “war mongering” long enough to dive into a “50 Shades of Grey”-Inspired poll of people’s willingness to engage in S&M.

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Jupiter Ascending – a Spiritual Metaphor

Posted by on February 17, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Jupiter Ascending – a Spiritual Metaphor

These spiritual films keep coming thick and fast. No wonder, we’re sailing through extraordinary times; humanity has an extraordinary tale to reveal. No matter that the mainstream keeps selling the lie, the truth is bubbling up in our consciousness and won’t be deterred. Movies and media have evolved the age-old art of storytelling, where parable and metaphor convey truth so exquisitely for those tuned into their feelings. Yes it’s dramatic and fantastical, but so is the human story. “Jupiter Ascending” is another in a long line where you can glean some missing pieces of the jigsaw…

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5 Food Documentaries That Will Make You Think

Posted by on February 16, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
5 Food Documentaries That Will Make You Think

These five movies will change the way you eat and live, and completely open your eyes to the state of food in the US.

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CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE! – The Metaphysics of Conspiracy and World Events

CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE! – The Metaphysics of Conspiracy and World Events

Alexis sits down with filmmaker and conspiracy researcher Sean Stone along with 21st Century Wire’s Patrick Henningsen and Dean Ryan to discuss the esoteric underpinnings of world events. Who says discussion about world events, history, and yes even conspiracy can’t be fun. After sitting down with film director, producer and alternative historian Sean Stone along […]

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Deceased Filmmaker’s Documentary Finally Released – Gray State: The Rise

Posted by on January 22, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Deceased Filmmaker’s Documentary Finally Released – Gray State: The Rise

The direction of the production and release of David Crowley’s anticipated fictional film Gray State – which depicted a bleak America with totalitarian rule, a police state and detainment camps – is unknown. However, a rough cut of the dual production documentary, Gray State: The Rise is available to watch. The 2hr 39m film features significant video bytes as well as interviews from Adam Miller, Col. Douglas McGregor, Adam Kokesh, Luke Rudkowski, Stewart Rhodes, Mark Dice, Alex Jones, Jason Bermas, David Crowley and more.

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Hero Or Killer? ‘American Sniper’ Movie Raises Controversy Over Iraq War

Posted by on January 21, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Hero Or Killer? ‘American Sniper’ Movie Raises Controversy Over Iraq War

The movie ‘American Sniper’ based on the memoirs of Navy Seal Chris Kyle has grabbed six Oscar nominations and shattered US box-office records. In the process it’s also inflamed debate over US wars. Kyle served in Iraq and was credited with being America’s deadliest sniper. After leaving the army he was shot dead by a fellow veteran he was trying to help. RT’s Marina Portnaya takes a look at the controversy around the film.

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“AIDependence: The Many Ills of the NGO System” – Free Online Screening Begins Jan 12 (For Two Weeks Only)

Posted by on January 11, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
“AIDependence: The Many Ills of the NGO System” – Free Online Screening Begins Jan 12 (For Two Weeks Only)

AIDependence tells the story of the extremely controversial relationship between the people of Haiti and aid organizations, exposing the negative side effects that aid creates such as dependency, corruption as well as the destruction of the economy and solidarity.

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Top 20 Christmas Movies of All Time – Vote for Your Favorites

Posted by on December 20, 2014 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Top 20 Christmas Movies of All Time – Vote for Your Favorites

Are you looking for a great holiday film to watch? One of the best “Top 20” lists can be found at amctv.com. And, the cool part is that you can ‘Vote Up’ or ‘Vote Down’ any of the movies in the list. Here are the Top 10…

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A New Hope: Is This What the Last Three Star Wars Films Were Missing?

Posted by on December 12, 2014 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
A New Hope: Is This What the Last Three Star Wars Films Were Missing?

Few would argue that the last three films in the Star Wars franchise were missing a little something.
Now for some of you, up until this moment it may have been that those easily forgettable films were missing from your mind altogether, while others may still be struggling to forget them like a bad nightmare.

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New Jurassic World Trailer Explores Dangers of Genetic Modification

Posted by on November 26, 2014 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
New Jurassic World Trailer Explores Dangers of Genetic Modification

In the latest blockbuster trailer for the new Jurassic Park sequel ‘Jurassic World’, genetically modified dinosaurs created by futuristic scientists end up wreaking havoc on the human race in what amounts to a cinematic warning over the dangers of uncontrolled genetic modification.

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Interstellar: Movie for our Times

Written by on November 9, 2014 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
Interstellar: Movie for our Times

Have you seen Interstellar yet? For me, it’s an absolutely marvelous movie, with deep metaphoric messages for all those contemplating the destiny of humanity. Mankind is being spoken to, in no uncertain terms. Not in the traditional way where thoughts and words are so easily misunderstood. Instead, it’s being done very cleverly through many channels including the movies. But it’s so important not to take things literally. We’re being spoken to in an ancient way: through parable and metaphor…

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Jeremy Renner’s ‘Kill the Messenger’ Exposes CIA Cocaine Trafficking

Posted by on October 15, 2014 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Jeremy Renner’s ‘Kill the Messenger’ Exposes CIA Cocaine Trafficking

Jeremy Renner stars in the explosive new film titled ‘Kill the Messenger’ – which exposes CIA cocaine trafficking. The film based on the true story of Gary Webb (portrayed by Renner) of the San Jose Mercury News.

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10 Keys to Enlightenment Revealed in Cinema

Posted by on June 26, 2014 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
10 Keys to Enlightenment Revealed in Cinema

There are dozens of rules of life that apply to fictional stories as well as reality. Here is a list of ten major rules that can be found in pretty much every story and religion—ever. Most of us never really think of them as actual rules that apply to the real world. But they are. Think of this as the Long Lost Instruction Book To The Game of Life.

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