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A Brief History of Graphics

Some say graphics aren't important but with every game having them, they are a clear sign of the technology available at the time of production. From early prototypes and dots moving across the screen to an explosion of arcade games and the emergence of 3D renderings graphics have come along way over the years. In this 5-part documentary by Stuart Brown we look at the milestones in graphic development and how available technology has shaped the games we...

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“Forget Not” The Chariot

The Chariot was an American mathcore band from Douglasville, Georgia. They started out in 2003 and only recently finished up in 2013. This film by Derek Scearcé of the YouTube channel imagerystorm is about The Chariots last tour around...

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The Science of Interstellar

Humans are natural born explorers, we charge into unchartered territory to seek out the unknown, we have mapped nearly every inch of Mother Earth and left tracks on the Moon but to set foot on another planet, to travel beyond out Solar System that is a dream for the future. A dream that comes to life the feature film Interstellar. The film Interstellar deals with a quest for new worlds and the faith of humanity, although this sounds like science fiction the foundation of this film are routed in real science, thanks to the involvement of renowned astrophysicist Kip Thorne. This film...

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The UK’s Young Reoffenders

As of 2014 nearly three quarters of young offenders in the UK will reoffend within 12 months of their release from custody. These figures seem to be rising year on year, however the number of first time offenders is decreasing yearly which is creating somewhat of a vacuum where hardcore reoffenders are becoming locked into a cycle of crime, jail, probation and crime again. This documentary released by VICE follows a gang of such young reoffenders from Abingdon, Oxfordshire who seem to have nothing better to do than get themselves into...

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Donald Trump: Billionaire Rich Lifestyle

Welcome to the world of Donald Trump, Trump has made himself a multi billionaire and never stops flaunting what he's got but behind this image is the toughness of a New York builder. Trumps American dream takes him from luxury buildings and hotels to starring in the original Apprentice series. Now Trump is attempting to bring his brand of showmanship over the Scotland but the locals aren't that impressed. With exclusive access to Donald Trump and his family this film discovers how a man who narrowly avoided bankruptcy went on to make...

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The Man Who Shot the Great War

There have been a selection of exceptional photographs discovered which have been described as "the photographic discovery of the century", the photographs themselves are of Western Front taken during the First World War. This film sets about examining these photos and tries to uncover the story of the Belfast soldier who captured them in 1915. This remarkable story reveals hows this soldiers experiences were to have an incredibly unexpected outcome years...

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Monster Black Holes

Black holes haunt our universe, dark centres of gravity that swallow everything in their path. This National Geographic film asks questions such as what would you see if you got close enough to one and fell past the point of no return into a netherworld of twisted space and time? What secrets can we learn about the universe on a journey to the centre of a monster black...

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The Real ‘Wolf of Wall Street’?

The Oscar nominated movie Wolf on Wall Street was famously based on the story of Jordan Belfort, a crooked investment banker who made his money selling worthless stocks at a high price but according to some the original inspiration behind Leonardo DiCaprio's foray into the world of overindulgence with 1990's tailoring apparently didn't come from Belfort himself but instead from a man named Dana Giacchetto. It is said that Leo became interested in making this particular film because he had actually lived it with Dana, having spent quite a bit of time hanging around with him, a former...

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You Don’t Know Shit

Every day the United States must find a way to get rid of 5 billion gallons of human waste and they appear increasingly unable to find the space. Sewage spills are common place and the nightmare is only getting worse as a never ending stream of people descend upon major cities putting extra strain on the already strained infrastructure. When hurricane Sandy shut down six New York sewage plants, millions of gallons of raw sewage spilled out onto the...

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