Movies
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Movie, or film is the term used to designate, in broader sense, the final product of movie art and industry. Movie art and industry in the current language are known as cinema. In turn the film industry is divided into … Read More

Movies: Nosferatu, 1922
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Directed by: F. W. Murnau Produced by: Enrico Dieckmann, Albin Grau Screenplay by: Henrik Galeen Based on: Dracula by, Bram Stoker Starring: Max Schreck, Gustav von Wangenheim, Greta Schröder, Alexander Granach, Ruth Landshoff, Wolfgang Heinz Music by: Hans Erdmann Cinematography: … Read More

Subtitling movies
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Spotting First step: laboratory start the identification. From a copy of the film with a time-code (or TC) and a transcript of the dialogue, a technician cut the dialogue in subtitles. Using subtitling software, it defines for each subtitle entry … Read More

Golf
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Tee for the first hole at The Links at Spanish Bay Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games … Read More

Future of the advertising
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With the dawn of the Internet have come many new advertising opportunities. Popup, Flash, banner, and email advertisements (the last often being a form of spam) abound. Recently, the advertising community has attempted to make the adverts themselves desirable to … Read More

Texas hold ’em in popular culture
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Joe Hachem, winner of 2005 World Series of Poker main event In 1998, the movie Rounders starring Matt Damon and Edward Norton gave moviegoers a romantic view of poker as a way of life. Texas hold ’em was the main … Read More

Faro
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Faro is a card game, a descendant of Basset. It enjoyed great popularity during the 18th century, particularly in England and France, and in the 19th Century in the United States, particularly on the American Frontier, where it was practiced by ‘faro dealers’ … Read More

Dead man’s hand
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In poker, the dead man’s hand is a two-pair hand, namely “aces and eights.” The origin of the name is the five-card-draw hand held by Wild Bill Hickok at the time of his murder, which is accepted to have included … Read More

Movies Shot in Las Vegas
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Shot Released Title Comments 1964 Viva Las Vegas 1971 Diamonds Are Forever 1984 Starman (IMDB Listing) 1986 Desert Bloom (IMDB Listing) 1991 1992 Cool World Directed by Ralph Bakshi. 1992 Honey, I Blew up The Kid 1995 Casino Locations used: … Read More

Movies Set in Las Vegas
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Shot Released Title Comments Ocean’s Eleven 1963 1964 Viva Las Vegas! With Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret starring, this was a perfect postcard from the city of shows and gambling. 1970 1971 Diamonds Are Forever With Sean Connery, Jill St. John, … Read More

Mass of Media: Heath Ledger
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Tests on Heath Ledger to Take Days The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — To many who saw Heath Ledger in the last months of his life, the actor appeared to be happy, healthy and excited — “in a great … Read More