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Louis CK - Live at the Beacon Theater

LOUIS C.K.: LIVE AT THE BEACON THEATRE (2011) – Full Transcript

Louis jokes about fatherhood, success, and flying first class at the Beacon Theatre in New York
George Carlin

GEORGE CARLIN: DOIN’ IT AGAIN (1990) – Transcript

So you want to talk about it? Oh yeah. It all started in 1977. I mean, that's when I started doing it regularly. How...
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) - A scene from the movie

GEORGE ORWELL’S ‘1984’ – Introduction by Robert Harris

Introduction to the official 60th anniversary edition of Nineteen Eighty-Four

CINEMA

Superman (1978) Christopher Reeve

SUPERMAN (1978): THE PACKAGE – Review by Pauline Kael

Pauline Kael's review of 'Superman' (1978). Published in 'The New Yorker', January 1, 1979
Star Wars (1977) by George Lucas

PAULINE KAEL ON ‘STAR WARS’

Pauline Kael reviews George Lucas' Star Wars. Published in 'The New Yorker', September 26, 1977

LITERATURE

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) - A scene from the movie

GEORGE ORWELL’S ‘1984’ – Introduction by Robert Harris

Introduction to the official 60th anniversary edition of Nineteen Eighty-Four
Henri Charrière

Il bel volo di PAPILLON da Mauriac a Polanski

Papillon: una farfalla che vola alto, come un’aquila. Il lungo romanzo autobiografico dell’ex-ergastolano Henri Charrière sta battendo il record assoluto dei best-sellers

STAND-UP COMEDY

Louis CK - Live at the Beacon Theater

LOUIS C.K.: LIVE AT THE BEACON THEATRE (2011) – Full Transcript

Louis jokes about fatherhood, success, and flying first class at the Beacon Theatre in New York
George Carlin

GEORGE CARLIN: DOIN’ IT AGAIN (1990) – Transcript

So you want to talk about it? Oh yeah. It all started in 1977. I mean, that's when I started doing it regularly. How...
Ricky Gervais - Out of England 2 - The Stand-up Special

RICKY GERVAIS: OUT OF ENGLAND 2 (2010) – Full Transcript

Full transcript of HBO stand-up special 'Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2'. Recorded before a live audience at the Chicago Theatre in Chicago
Amy Schumer - The Leather Special (2017)

AMY SCHUMER: THE LEATHER SPECIAL (2017) – Full Transcript

Comic sensation Amy Schumer riffs on sex, dating and the absurdities of fame in a bold and uncensored stand-up set at Denver's Bellco Theater

HISTORY

Reinhard Heydrich's international ‘fame’ rose considerably as a result of his 1942 assassination which quickly became the subject of countless movies and books
Dal 1831 al 1860 i rivoluzionari italiani tentarono una serie di insurrezioni spedizioni militari nella convinzione di suscitare una guerra di popolo: per lo più quei tentativi furono male organizzati e spesso si conclusero in tragedia; a volte ebbero invece un clamoroso successo che superò qualunque logica.

FOOTBALL

21-10-2008 - Champions League - Juventus-Real Madrid 2-1

JUVENTUS-REAL MADRID: LE EUROSFIDE

CONDUCE 5-4 LA JUVE In Coppa dei Campioni/Champions League, Juve e Real si sono sfidate in 9 occasioni e la Juve ha potuto gioire 5...
Juventus-Amburgo 0-1 Finale Coppa dei Campioni 1982-83

JUVENTUS-AMBURGO 0-1: FINE DI UN SOGNO

Dieci anni dopo la sfida di Belgrado con l’Ajax, la squadra bianconera ha sorprendentemente fallito la sua seconda finale nel più prestigioso torneo continentale - Un gol di Magath è bastato per assicurare ai tedeschi dell'Amburgo il trofeo

OBITUARIES

Manlio Scopigno, 1968

MANLIO SCOPIGNO. UNICO, COME QUELLO SCUDETTO

È morto Manlio Scopigno, l'allenatore del grande Cagliari: «filosofo» e profondo conoscitore di calcio

ADDIO KUBRICK, IL CINEMA PERDE UNA LEGGENDA

Il regista è morto a 70 anni. Una vita segregata piena di misteri e fobie. Nei suoi film le angosce di mezzo secolo.

STANLEY KUBRICK ARCHIVES

Stanley Kubrick on set
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MOVIE REVIEWS

Superman (1978) Christopher Reeve

SUPERMAN (1978): THE PACKAGE – Review by Pauline Kael

Pauline Kael's review of 'Superman' (1978). Published in 'The New Yorker', January 1, 1979
Star Wars (1977) by George Lucas

PAULINE KAEL ON ‘STAR WARS’

Pauline Kael reviews George Lucas' Star Wars. Published in 'The New Yorker', September 26, 1977

INTERVIEWS

Paul Schrader - Taxi Driver

PAUL SCHRADER ON ‘TAXI DRIVER’ – Interview by Richard Thompson

TAXI DRIVER'S SCREENWRITER Paul Schrader interviewed by Richard Thompson Richard Thompson is grateful to Jack Shafer for his help with this interview, which took place in...
28 Days Later (2003)

28 Days Later: An Interview with Danny Boyle (2003)

Director Danny Boyle's latest feature, 28 Days Later, spins contempo­rary paranoia regarding disease and viral infection into a frightening tale of post-apocalyptic horror, survival, and rampaging zombies.

MOVIE CLASSIC SCENE

Wall Street (1987) - Greed is good

WALL STREET (1987) – “Greed Is Good…”

“Well, ladies and gentlemen, we’re not here to indulge in fantasy, but in political and economic reality... I am not a destroyer of companies. I...

What we see

and what we seem

are but a dream…

a dream within a dream.

[Picnic At Hanging Rock]