Remakes
Roger Taylor

Avoiding Redundant Remakes: A Series Of Letters

in Film | by | 22.04.14

From: Craig Linden, VP of Content Development (clinden@xxpictures.com) To: Creative Dept. Distribution List (creative@xxpictures.com) Subject: The state of our remakes Hopefully it’s not news to any of you that the top brass is “disappointed” with the creativity of the remakes that have been commissioned lately.  There have been a number of discussions at the VP [...]

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Alexa Kocinski

“Easy” Jobs That Are Hard For Me

Not long ago, I was jobless and flat broke. I wasn’t picky about my line of work; I was just aiming for steady money. I quickly landed something underpaid in a group home. Specifically, I was a Case Facilitator, which sounds important but is just a fancy-pants term for “sorting pills for the mentally unstable, [...]

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Jake Riordan

Sixty-Nine, Dude! Mad Men’s Denouement Begins

in Uncategorized | by | 14.04.14

Tennessee Williams once claimed that he slept through the sixties, to which Gore Vidal replied “You didn’t miss a thing.” Vidal was just being droll and sophisticated, of course, but I wonder if the characters of Mad Men would find an note of bitter truth in his remark. It’s not that their lives haven’t seen [...]

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Nigel R.

Springtime For Putin

in Opinion/Editorial | by | 07.04.14

There comes a time in all great leaders’ lives that a musical is created to showcase their greatness. Annie did for Roosevelt what The Book of Mormon is doing for John Smith; Mutiny on the Bounty lifted Fletcher Christian to the crow’s nest of fame as Evita did for Eva Peron, whose stiff upper lip [...]

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