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wehadfacesthen:

Elizabeth Taylor in the trailer for Suddenly, Last Summer  (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1959)

Watched this recently and really enjoyed it

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newsweek:

United States copyright regulators are agreeing with Wikipedia’s conclusion that a monkey’s selfie cannot be copyrighted by a nature photographer whose camera was swiped by the ape in the jungle. The animal’s selfie went viral. The US Copyright Office, in a 1,222-page report discussing federal copyright law, said that a “photograph taken by a monkey” is unprotected intellectual property.
Monkey’s selfie cannot be copyrighted, US regulators say | Ars Technica

newsweek:

United States copyright regulators are agreeing with Wikipedia’s conclusion that a monkey’s selfie cannot be copyrighted by a nature photographer whose camera was swiped by the ape in the jungle. The animal’s selfie went viral. The US Copyright Office, in a 1,222-page report discussing federal copyright law, said that a “photograph taken by a monkey” is unprotected intellectual property.

Monkey’s selfie cannot be copyrighted, US regulators say | Ars Technica

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Review - Dogfight (dir. Nancy Savoca, 1991)

Review – Dogfight (dir. Nancy Savoca, 1991)

Dogfight might just be the most heartwarming, feminist leaning movie about young love you’ve never heard of. Despite being a great example of 1990s independent cinema, it seems to have fallen off the radar somewhat. I happened to find it on a surprisingly comprehensive list of feminist films on Flavorwire, which included a few of my favorites, and even had a number of movies I’d never seen or…

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wehadfacesthen:

Remembering  Gene Kelly  on his birthday (23 August 1912 - 2 February 1996), my favorite song-and-dance man in the movies

A sailor suit or his white socks and loafers, or the T-shirts on his muscular torso, gave everyone the feeling that he was a regular guy, and perhaps they too could express love and joy by dancing in the street or stomping through puddles…he democratized the dance in movies.” - Betsy Blair

Photos on the set of An American in Paris by Alfred Eisenstaedt, Paris, 1951, for LIFE magazine

lebeeson:

flirting 101 by fox mulder 

07x06: The Goldberg Variation

I don’t think that’s a real place 

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iamthedukeofurl:

knightsgambit:

fyeahflutes:

swagarolli:

flutes players need to breathe

flute players need to omfgbreathe 

flute players need to breathe

fluTe PLAYeRS NEED TO BREAHTE

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the soften part is where the flute players begin to die off one by one

Those that make it to the end of the song go on to reproduce, ensuring the next generation of flute players is stronger. This is known as Survival of the Flutist. 

This takes me back…  

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bbook:

Buñuel’s creatures.

theacademy:

Edith Head holds the record for the most Oscars won by a woman: eight.

The costume designer best known for her work with Alfred Hitchcock received her B.A. from UC Berkeley and her M.A. from Stanford. Here is a short list of stars who she dressed over her 50-year career:

Mae West, Frances Farmer, Dorothy Lamour, Veronica Lake, Barbara Stanwyck, Ingrid Bergman, Loretta Young, Bette Davis, Ginger Rogers, Olivia de Haviland, Hedy Lamarr, Gloria Swanson, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, Carmen Miranda, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Jane Wyman, Doris Day, Marlene Dietrich, Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak, Sophia Loren, Natalie Wood, Tippi Hedren, Shirley MacLaine, Katharine Hepburn, Jill Clayburgh, and Steve Martin

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