Lockdown Links 2.1

 

How long will our DVDs and Blu-rays last? 
"We’re big fans of physical media here for our movies at home – but as Brendon reports, it’s not without a few problems."

"Walt Disney approached ‘Fantasia’ much the way Peter Jackson did his ‘Hobbit’ movies or Ang Lee ‘Gemini Man.’"
[Film Stories] 

Stanley Kubrick and Kirk Douglas wanted Doctor Zhivago movie rights: "Director wrote to Boris Pasternak in late 1950s, previously unpublished material reveals." [The Guardian] 

"A "rare" Shakespeare book being sold by Rugby School is estimated to fetch up to £50,000 at auction." [BBC News] 

"Netflix started streaming all six seasons of the WB's "Dawson's Creek" for the first time. It was like the '90s all over again! But with one big difference: The old theme song, Paula Cole's "I Don't Want to Wait," had been replaced by Jann Arden's "Run Like Mad." [Huffington Post] 

"A Storyville documentary. Pepe the Frog started life in 2005 as a cute cartoon character in an online comic. Today, he is known as an international hate symbol after being hijacked by the alt-right." [BBC iPlayer]

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