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Production Internship

Production Internship

Are you young? Outgoing? Resourceful? Looking for an internship? Then look no further! Starting immediately, we are offering a Production Internship at Mr.Frank HQ in Amsterdam. This is a full-time, hands-on role, and you will be involved in every stage of...

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Mr.Frank Approves – Midnight Run

Mr.Frank Approves – Midnight Run

1988 marks a decisive turning point in Robert De Niro’s career. After Mean Streets, The Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver, The Deer Hunter and Raging Bull, the 45 year old held legitimate claim to being one of the greatest actors of his generation, if not all...

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The Sanctity of Cinema

The Sanctity of Cinema

Going to the cinema is supposed to be an escape. A leisure activity far removed from the tedium of everyday life, it is a well-worn transaction – the customer pays an agreed sum to sit in a dark room and utterly forget about everything for a few precious...

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License to Sell?

License to Sell?

James Bond, in his myriad guises, is an advertiser’s wet dream. An emblem of unflappable British cool, the iconic secret agent is as renowned for his taste in luxury commodities as he is for repeatedly violating the Geneva convention. The name itself is...

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A long time ago in a cinema far, far away....

A long time ago in a cinema far, far away....

Those attuned to the Star Wars universe may have felt a moderate disturbance in the force earlier this week – when fresh rumours emerged of the theatrical cuts of the original trilogy finally being released on Blu-Ray. Although jaded by the the endless...

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Empty Streets and Green(er) Futures

Empty Streets and Green(er) Futures

There is something intrinsically cinematic about the deserted city. The once-bustling metropolis reduced to an empty, eery silence is an undeniably powerful image, instantly transforming a familiar locale into an alien landscape. Perhaps it serves as a timely...

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Artist Spotlight – Susan Youssef

Artist Spotlight – Susan Youssef

As a female, Arabic, half-Syrian-half-Lebanese filmmaker, Susan Youssef has certainly faced her fair share of adversity. Brooklyn-born, she studied at the University of Texas, going against her family’s wishes in pursuing filmmaking and shooting documentaries...

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Migrants, Movies, and Morality

Migrants, Movies, and Morality

Images exert a curious power over us mere mortals. Somehow, we can greet daily reports of catastrophic human suffering (on a scale unseen since the second world war) with nary a batted eye. And yet, when confronted with a single photograph of a singular...

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