This Home Invasion Thriller Subverted The Familiar Genre

In most home invasion movies, the intruders are the villains. But in Fede Álvarez’s subversive thriller Don’t Breathe, the homeowner is the villain. The home invasion thriller is one of the most overdone cinematic subgenres, because having one’s home broken into is a universal fear and studios can therefore appeal …

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Auteur Cinema Meets Genre-Bending Oeuvres

The largest Swiss film festival returns to standard form after its special 2020 For the Future of Films edition. The festival’s new artistic director, Giona A. Nazzaro, is heading his first lineup, ripe with genre fare and auteur cinema from veteran filmmakers, as well as up-and-coming directors. Nazzaro and his …

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Buncombe County Launches Sustainable Energy Project at Fairview Library

Buncombe County solidified its leadership position in solar energy when the first phase of a $ 10 million solar panel installation project began at the Fairview Library. Upon completion of the project in approximately 18 months, 39 county and city buildings – including several libraries, the animal center, and a …

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MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WELCOMES NEW SUPERINTENDENT OF MOHAMMED CHOUDHURY SCHOOLS

MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WELCOMES NEW SUPERINTENDENT OF MOHAMMED CHOUDHURY SCHOOLS July 1, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: [email protected] MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WELCOMES NEW SUPERINTENDENT OF MOHAMMED CHOUDHURY SCHOOLS Choudhury celebrates his first day on the job; Continuing MSDE Focus on Equity BALTIMORE, MD (July 1, 2021) …

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‘Younger,’ ‘Bold Type’ Finales Mark End of Glam-NYC Shows — for Now

“Younger” and “The Bold Type” ending leaves no shows about glamorized NYC young professionals. This genre, born of “Sex and the City,” is alluring for being both relatable and aspirational. It may signal the end of TV’s glam-NYC era — or a new show like it may just look a …

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Battles hired as Dean of University Libraries

Submitted photo Jason Battles Jason Battles, who most recently served as Assistant University Librarian at the University of Georgia, has been hired as the Dean of Libraries at the U of A, effective August 16. In his role at the U of A, Battles will lead the university’s library system, …

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Education becomes crucial issue among potential voters running for mayor, poll finds

“Boston’s public school system is obviously a concern of likely September voters,” said David Palelogos, director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center, which surveyed 500 people likely to vote in the September 14 preliminary election. “I have heard anecdotally about private schools in town with higher enrollments and people …

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Event List Boosts Sistersville Recovery | News, Sports, Jobs

Terry Wiley, owner of Sistersville Emporium, helps Melony Scott complete her purchase. Wiley said people are starting to come back to the Sistersville community to support local businesses and events. (Photo provided) SISTERSVILLE – With upcoming events, the ferry, the pool and local businesses, the community of Sistersville is starting …

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Netflix’s Fear Street and why slasher movies will never die

Strode was the defining “final girl” – a term coined by scholar Carol J Clover in her seminal book on slasher films Men, Women and Chainsaws, which refers to the last woman standing in a slasher, who is usually a paragon of innocence, rejects sex and drugs, and is coded …

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New FCC-funded program aims to connect more students and libraries to the Internet

A new $ 7 billion federal program that aims to connect more students to a quality Internet connection was presented to the public on Tuesday by the Federal Communications Commission. A new $ 7 billion federal program that aims to connect more students to a quality Internet connection was presented …

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