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The World’s Greatest Directors Have Their Own Streaming Lists

The World’s Greatest Directors Have Their Own Streaming Lists

The World’s Greatest Directors Have Their Own Streaming Lists The World’s Greatest Directors Have Their Own Streaming Lists To heck with algorithms: Sometimes, you need a human touch. A few years ago, three French filmmakers, inspired by pop stars’ playlists on Apple Music and Spotify, decided the model could apply to film streaming. “We wanted to launch a site that …

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Bringing Mars Rocks to Earth: Our Greatest Interplanetary Circus Act

Bringing Mars Rocks to Earth: Our Greatest Interplanetary Circus Act

Bringing Mars Rocks to Earth: Our Greatest Interplanetary Circus Act Bringing Mars Rocks to Earth: Our Greatest Interplanetary Circus Act “We’re trying to keep this under a certain cost target,” said Brian K. Muirhead, who is leading the sample return design at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. “We’re really coming up with the estimates — ‘This is what we think it’s …

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Stevie Wonder’s 20 greatest songs ranked, from ‘I Wish’ to ‘Superstition’

Stevie Wonder’s 20 greatest songs ranked, from ‘I Wish’ to ‘Superstition’

Stevie Wonder’s 20 greatest songs ranked, from ‘I Wish’ to ‘Superstition’ Stevie Wonder’s 20 greatest songs ranked, from ‘I Wish’ to ‘Superstition’ Stevie Wonder, perhaps the greatest artist to grace the Motown label, celebrates his 70th birthday on 13 May. His precocious talent was clear for all to see when he rose to fame aged 11, as the child prodigy …

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George Clooney: His 10 greatest films ranked, from Up in the Air to O Brother, Where Art Thou?

George Clooney: His 10 greatest films ranked, from Up in the Air to O Brother, Where Art Thou?

George Clooney: His 10 greatest films ranked, from Up in the Air to O Brother, Where Art Thou? George Clooney: His 10 greatest films ranked, from Up in the Air to O Brother, Where Art Thou? George Clooney has always been a man out of time. He is inherently Gen-X, a Nineties TV heartthrob who rose to fame in ER …

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Greatest Days: Take That’s music to be adapted into a film

Greatest Days: Take That's music to be adapted into a film

Greatest Days: Take That’s music to be adapted into a film Greatest Days: Take That’s music to be adapted into a film The music of Take That will be adapted into a new film called Greatest Days, based on the stage musical The Band. The musical tells the story of a group of women who get back together to see their favourite (fictional) …

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‘I don’t believe in God – I believe in Al Pacino’: How one of our greatest living actors kicked his boozy, brawling ways

‘I don’t believe in God – I believe in Al Pacino’: How one of our greatest living actors kicked his boozy, brawling ways

‘I don’t believe in God – I believe in Al Pacino’: How one of our greatest living actors kicked his boozy, brawling ways ‘I don’t believe in God – I believe in Al Pacino’: How one of our greatest living actors kicked his boozy, brawling ways Al Pacino spent much of the Seventies in a drunken haze. The Oscar-winning star …

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Al Pacino: His 10 greatest films, from Scarface to Serpico

Al Pacino: His 10 greatest films, from Scarface to Serpico

Al Pacino: His 10 greatest films, from Scarface to Serpico Al Pacino: His 10 greatest films, from Scarface to Serpico Michael Mann thinks of Al Pacino as like the greater painter Picasso, who creates his art through “a series of brushstrokes”. Take 1995’s Heat, which Mann himself directed, and the actor’s infamous delivery of the line: “She’s got a GREAT …

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How the ‘Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World’ Got Its Logo

How the ‘Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World’ Got Its Logo

It began life as a tiny emblem, something to adorn a 45 r.p.m. single or the band’s letterhead. It quickly became ubiquitous and, ultimately, the most famous logo in rock ’n’ roll. Over 50 years, the legendary “tongue and lips” of the Rolling Stones has been emblazoned on everything from T-shirts and lighters to stage sets, appearing in countless variations …

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Stirling Moss, One of the Greatest Drivers of All Time, Dies at 90

Stirling Moss, One of the Greatest Drivers of All Time, Dies at 90

So for a couple of generations, British traffic cops sneeringly asked speeding motorists, “Who do you think you are, Stirling Moss?” (Moss, who had been knighted, was once asked that question, and answered, “Sir Stirling, please.”) Moss said a name like Bill Smith just would not have done. But what about Hamish, the old Scottish name his mother, Aileen, had …

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Tiger King: Is the greatest shock-watch of 2020 just a celebration of abuse?

Tiger King: Is the greatest shock-watch of 2020 just a celebration of abuse?

Cults. Conspiracies. Big cats on leashes. Meth. Liligers. Ripped-off limbs. Presidential campaigns. Polyamory. Murder plots. That’s not even the half of Tiger King, the seven-part Netflix documentary following the vindictive rivalry between eccentric wild animal keeper Joe Exotic and the slightly less eccentric animal rights campaigner Carole Baskin. The show – water cooler TV for quarantine days – has had …

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