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So, it probably didn't escape your notice that the site has been incredibly slow in recent months. It's a lot better now, but still not ideal. And the server is…

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How to Make a Successful Video Ad

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I've wanted to create more video content for awhile and yesterday I set up a new YouTube channel. Most people watch the videos on Facebook and Twitter, but for the…

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Happy New Year

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A big Happy New Year from the np.com team. Here's a little video to celebrate the occasion. May 2018 rock our collective Natalie Portman socks off.

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Happy Holidays

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From the np.com team, we want to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holidays!

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Planetarium Review

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I was really excited about the prospect of Natalie working on a French film, particularly one directed by Rebecca Zlotowski whose Grand Central is fantastic. Unfortunately, this is one of my least favourite Natalie films. The story has a strong connection to the dead, but its the film that is D.O.A. It certainly looks handsome, and the performances (particularly Natalie and Emmanual Salinger) are solid at the very least.

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Review: A Tale of Love and Darkness

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A couple months back I finally caught Natalie Portman’s feature directorial (and writing) debut, A Tale of Love and Darkness. The fact that it’s taken me this long to post anything says that a) I’ve been busy and b) I don’t have much to say.

A Tale of Love and Darkness

It’s a sincere and accomplished film that, to me at least, didn’t feel like it came from a first-time filmmaker. But like Natalie’s character, it feels somewhat removed and distant. I felt like an observer the whole time, never drawn into the story or characters.
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