Discovering… The Lion King

Based on the Shakespearean classic of Hamlet, The Lion King was the most successful animated film until the arrival of another Disney movie: Frozen. The story behind the production is amazing. It was 1994 and the powerful Disney company was still working on creating new ways of telling stories. The pioneer company founded by Walt …

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Disney and the science of creating dreams

Well, to be honest Walt Disney wasn't a scientist strictly speaking, but when it came to Film Studies not only was he a pioneer but a great inventor too. Thanks to him we can enjoy, for example, Dolby Surround System. Did you know Fantasia was the first feature film being recorded with a complex system …

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A decade stuck in a crisis: 10 years after the fall of Lehman Brothers…

... or when the capitalism was destroyed It all started with people wanting to live above their possibilities: dreaming big with mansions on the beach and faster cars and banks giving them credits to fulfil that desire. However, banks are not naïve, they knew that in a near future that borrowed money would come back to …

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What qualities do you look for in a best friend?

This is such a difficult question… Let’s start by the beginning: how many friends do you have? And among them how many are your BEST friends, your closest person? To my mind each person has an average of four true friends. I’m aware there are some people who have hundreds and hundreds of friends, but …

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