The First Reality TV Show – In 1952

The show actually started on the radio and was a husband and wife affair. The children were brought in and later, after it had transferred to TV, the kids grew up, got married and their wives were also in the show.

Da Vinci Code Already in “The Last Supper”

“The Da Vinci Code” relabels a figure in Leonardo’s “The Last Supper” as Mary Magdalene, a central figure in its tale of mystery and intrigue. Here’s why the label won’t stick to the fresco.

Ritwik and His “Meghe Dhaka Tara”-A Study Into Oppression and Feminism in The Alter

This essay tries to trace the essence of the projection of femininism and the sacrifices of female souls in the post-partition bengal that Ritwik Ghatak has tried to present in his soulful classic films. The discussion revolves mainly round his magnum opus, “Meghe Dhaka Tara”, and the projection of Nita, the ultimate sacrificing soul and the symbolism behind her sacrifices. It is one of life’s greatest ironies that Ritwik Ghatak who is today something of a cult figure in Bengal was so little understood and appreciated during his lifetime. Despite the fact that today his films have won much critical acclaim, the fact remains that in their time they ran to mainly empty houses in Bengal. Ghatak’s films project a unique sensibility. They are often brilliant, but almost always flawed.

The Start of Television

Television is a fairly new invention. Many inventors contributed to its invention. It plays an important role in our daily lives.

Narnia: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

It has been at least 30 years since I read this classic series by C.S. Lewis “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe,” and so imagine my surprise when the characters came to life on the movie screen. I did, however, remember enough of the plot not to feel too damned old to be there, although parts of the movie still seemed new to me. My daughter commented that the movie lacked the depth of the books; granted she’s closer in age to the “reading” event than I am, but for a movie, it seemed a good waste of 2.5 hours.

Sin City; Antagonist Fatalism or the Ultimate Good vs Evil?

The Sin City DVD blew my mind, or maybe I should say, warped my mind. I haven’t been a great fan of Graphic Novels, but this movie encouraged me to purchase a few of the Sin City books. Frank Miller’s now famous, series…

Conditional Access – Who’s on First?

Conditional access (CA) controls access to digital television (DTV) services via encrypting programs people watch. The article discusses Conditional access in baseball terms to explain Conditional access technology.

Read this Article if You Like The Fox News Channel

Are you one of the many viewers of the number one Fox News Channel, which boasts to be the leader in network news? Your best source for fair and balanced coverage with many celebrity news commentators weaving the stories with flashy 5-7 segments of mankind’s greatest controversies of our time?

Movies on the Internet

Read on this controversial subject of movies on the internet.

King Kong: King in My Book

Are you one of the millions that have already seen King Kong? If not, join the ranks, because it is one great movie.

Things I’ve Learned by Watching COPS

Here are a few things I’ve learned by watching COPS. See if you can use any of them in your life.

DVD Movie Rental – The Cure for a Boring Weekend

What am I to do when I find myself with nothing lined up for the upcoming weekend? I have those weekends, we all do, where friends are out of town or unavailable and I just feel like staying in for the night and hanging out. Those weekends are perfect candidates for a DVD movie rental. I can watch what I want, I can watch it when I want, and I can just order a pizza and relax on my sofa. There are a couple of ways you can go about making your DVD movie rental, but the goal is just to make sure you have a good time.