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  • proper n. The oldest and best of the Classical Ages of Man, when people lived innocent lives of happiness and prosperity.


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  • Tales from the Golden Age is a collective work from four directors, the best known of whom is Cristian Mungiu, who won the Cannes Palme d'Or in 2007 for

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  • She was queen of Hollywood's Golden Age, a humanitarian who raised millions for AIDS awareness, a devoted animal lover, and of course, a prolific bride.

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  • Notably, his is the only name from Hollywood's Golden Age, and the only name that has appeared on every top ten Harris list over the past fifteen years.

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  • It's my opinion that, if he were born in a different era and had been around in the Golden Age, his name might have been ringing out along with guys like Large Pro and Pete Rock.

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  • In its early Golden Age, Islam encouraged a process of rational religious inquiry and debate called "ijtihad."

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  • In the Golden Age, Disney cartoons could be done with some non-drawing writing because, again, everyone was secure in the basic process.

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  • At a time when Wagnerian performance - both orchestral and vocal - is not at its all-time best, Golden Age sets remind the listeners that there have been moments where Wagner's music, text, and intent blend together seamlessly to form a dramatic statement unseen since the great Greek dramatists especially Aeschylus and Sophocles.

    Ac toto surget gens aurea mundo

  • I've read about that same sort of thing from interviews or anecdotal stories about other top Golden Age animators , talking about how a lot of their day was spent "thinking" about the scene, then when it came to the doing it they had already thought it out clearly in their head and the drawings came fairly quickly.

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  • The robot stories explore the consequences of the Three Laws of Robotics, formulated together by Asimov and Golden Age editor John W. Campbell, Jr. If you don't know the Three Laws, I won't repeat them here, but suffice it to say that the stories are elegant considerations of the unexpected logical implications of those immutable behavior-governing laws imprinted on the positronic brains of Asimov's robots.

    Not I, robot

  • In the Golden Age, it was said, gods had walked the earth with hu­man beings.



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