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Mike Leigh on ‘Peterloo’: ‘It’s About Voices Being Heard’

Historical epics can defeat the very best auteurs. Stanley Kubrick was thwarted by “Napoleon.” Sergio Leone fell at “Leningrad.” Yet Britain’s Mike Leigh delivered “Peterloo” just five years after his Cannes hit “Mr. Turner.” The subject is a political demonstration that took place in Manchester, England, in the fall of 1819, when armed troops attacked  Full Article…

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9 things you should know about using prime lenses

Zoom lenses are undeniably great when it comes to convenience and versatility, delivering a wide range of focal lengths at the flick of a wrist. However, they demand a compromise in terms of outright image quality. With complex arrangements of large groups of lens elements moving back and forth to enable zoom, the optical purity  Full Article…

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What watchOS 5 tells us about the Apple Watch 4

While we’re still waiting for the Apple Watch 4, we do at least now know lots about the software that it’s likely to run, namely watchOS 5. Apple announced this at WWDC 2018, and while the new software will be coming to most Apple Watches, adding things like better exercise tracking and improved watch faces  Full Article…

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TV Upfront: What You Need to Know About 2018’s Ad Haggle

Next week isn’t all about the unlimited sushi and seemingly ubiquitous TV-series reboots. Come Monday, it will be easy to get lost in revivals of “Murphy Brown” and re-calibrated editions of “SportsCenter,” in celebrations of “This Is Us,” Jimmy Kimmel’s annual blistering stand-up routine and whatever DC superhero might fly on to the CW lineup.  Full Article…

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