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Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci dies at age 77

Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci dies at age 77

Celebrity, Entertainment, Film & TV
Yesterday, November 26th, the Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci passed at the age of 77. He died yesterday morning at 7 am, in his home in Trastevere, Rome. The mortuary was arranged for today, starting at 10 am until 7 pm tonight. Numerous important figures from the Italian public scene showed up, from the colleague director Roberto Taviani, to the former Italian prime minister Walter Veltroni to the capital’s mayor Virginia Raggi. Countless fans where there as well, to pay tribute and say goodbye to the filmmaker. Respects were payed and thoughts sent from abroad as well, from the cinema to the art and the journalism industry. Here are some of them:   Bertolucci wasn’t only known for his movie, though. Besides his remarkable career in cinema, he was a poet
Mirai of the future review: An enchanting story of childhood

Mirai of the future review: An enchanting story of childhood

art, Arts, culture, Culture, Entertainment, film, Film & TV
Anime genius Mamoru Hosoda portrays, in his latest picture, the beauty within day-to-day life through a child’s eyes. There is a time in every sibling’s life where envy is deeply endured, time is temporarily interrupted and attention is immensely craved. This is the inevitable moment in which childhood meets maturity- that is depicted so poignantly and innocently by director Mamoru Hosoda. In this charming film, Kun (Moka Kamishiraishi) a 4-year-old boy who is accustomed to the undivided attention of his parents, experiences the challenging phase of becoming a brother when his baby sister, Mirai, arrives home. Kun’s furious tantrums lead him to experience the visit of three fantasised characters like an early Christmas Carol, which include his recently deceased great-grandfather,
Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, dies age 95

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, dies age 95

Arts, Entertainment, Featured, Film & TV
Known for co-creating treasured comic book superheroes such as Spider-Man, the X Men and The Incredible Hulk, Stan Lee has died at the age of 95.    Stan Lee and Jack Kirby founded Marvel in 1961, beginning with the creation of The Fantastic Four. The characters he created used to mirror real-life events and issues. For example, the plot to The Fantastic Four was inspired by the space race between the USA and Russia. Similarly, The X Men were created to mirror those who are different in society. Lee once said: "The X Men are very relevant because above and beyond everything else, its a story of bigotry, of these people who are hated because they're different, even though they're good." As well as creating all these household name characters, Lee went on to produce all the Marve
A Ghibli movie a day keeps the doctor away

A Ghibli movie a day keeps the doctor away

Film & TV, Lifestyle, World
Sometimes it feels like there's a Studio Ghibli movie-shaped space in between the hectic moments of our lives. Here are seven films from the legendary animation house to lift your spirits during the week. University, work, and stress go hand in hand for most people. We simultaneously juggle different deadlines, stress over how to keep food on the table and wonder when we’ll find the time to pencil in a day out with friends. Mental rest is critical to maintaining our busy lifestyles, which is why a lot of us might find watching a movie or binging a television show therapeutic after a long week and science agrees. So what better way is there to optimise relaxation than with a movie from the legendary animation house Studio Ghibli? Their unforgettable stories, soothing soundtracks,
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