Topic: hollywood

From Russia to Hollywood

From Russia to Hollywood

Biography

Michael Chekhov and George Shdanoff were Russian expatriates who came to Hollywood and became two of the best known and most influential acting coaches in the film industry; Chekhov was nominated for an Academy [...]

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Hollywood and the War Machine

Hollywood and the War Machine

Military and War

Empire examines the symbiotic relationship between the movie industry and the military-industrial complex.War is hell, but for Hollywood it has been a Godsend, providing the perfect dramatic setting against which [...]

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Wired Science S01E10 - Earth - Icy Depths

Wired Science S01E10 - Earth - Icy Depths

Science

How is Hollywood creating perfect [...]

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The Universe - S04E11 Science Fiction, Science Fact

The Universe - S04E11 Science Fiction, Science Fact

Science

A look at fantastic technology concepts, once mocked by physicists, that could be just over the horizon, such as teleportation, anti-gravity, and breaking the light speed barrier. Once only achieved by Hollywood, [...]

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The Secret You

The Secret You

Science

With the help of a hammer-wielding scientist, Jennifer Aniston and a general anaesthetic, Professor Marcus du Sautoy goes in search of answers to one of science's greatest mysteries: how do we know who we [...]

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Zombie Apocalypse 2012

Zombie Apocalypse 2012

Crime

Over an hour of collected video clips related to the so-called Zombie Apocalypse in 2012. Cannibal attacks have been occurring in close succession in America. Severed body parts, faces bitten off. Are drugs to [...]

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When Albums Ruled the World

When Albums Ruled the World

Art and Artists

Between the mid 1960s and the late 1970s, the long-playing record and the albums that graced its grooves changed popular music for ever. For the first time, musicians could escape the confines of the [...]

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Tobacco - Addicted to Pleasure

Tobacco - Addicted to Pleasure

History

Revealing the rich and controversial past of sugar, alcohol, tobacco and opium, Hollywood actor Brian Cox embarks on a thought-provoking journey to uncover how the commercial exploitation of these products [...]

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Hollywood - The Dream Factory

Hollywood - The Dream Factory

Art and Artists

Hollywood: The Dream Factory Documentary from 1972, about the MGM auction and demolition of the MGM backlot. MGM Studios, which was formed the result of a merger between Metro Pictures (owned by the Loews Company) [...]

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Addicted to Pleasure: Sugar

Addicted to Pleasure: Sugar

Health

Revealing the rich and controversial past of sugar, alcohol, tobacco and opium, Hollywood actor Brian Cox embarks on a thought-provoking journey to uncover how the commercial exploitation of these products hooked [...]

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True Crime with Aphrodite Jones: Zodiac Killer

True Crime with Aphrodite Jones: Zodiac Killer

Crime

The 40 year mystery as to the identity of the "Zodiak Killer" has been replete with exclusive revelations, false identities, Hollywood movies and countless conspiracy theories...Crime writer Aphrodite [...]

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Dinosaurs: The Hunt for Life

Dinosaurs: The Hunt for Life

Science

The hunt for life within the long-dead bones of dinosaurs may sound like the stuff of Hollywood fantasy - but one woman has found traces of life within the fossilised bones of a T Rex.Dr Mary Schweitzer [...]

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Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

Biography

The maverick 'Godfather' actor, one of the most controversial of his generation. Recluse, activist or genius? Perhaps all three. Marlon Brando’s father was also named Marlon Brando, and was a [...]

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