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IT Insights Blog — At the Movies

We'd Like to Thank the Academy

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And the Certie goes to ...

A day of reckoning is nearly upon us. Coming up next week, in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, just as men and women everywhere are sleeping off the hedonistic revels of the four-day holiday weekend, members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will politely request the attention of people from across the nation and around the world as they make a very special announcement that 3D movie projection ought to be banned forever.

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Take the IT Training Challenge

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That next step is a killer.

Just before the end of 2018, a movie called Bird Box debuted on Netflix. Based on our extensive research, consisting mostly of surfing around on Google for a couple of minutes, we have been able to determine that the movie is not really about either birds or boxes. It's more of a survival thriller thing about a monster or monsters whose appearance somehow causes people who look directly at it (or them) to experience a psychotic break and kill themselves. Ewww.

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Deep Space 5 ... Dollars

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The Spirit in the Sky

Don't look now, but NASA just landed a spacecraft on Mars. Somehow, news of the landing broke Monday and Tuesday with (more or less) zero fanfare. Which is odd, considering that we just completed a successful process that involves flinging a spacecraft way up into the exosphere, piloting it across hundreds of millions of miles of deep space, and safely getting it down to surface, intact ...

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Phenomenal Cosmic Power

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Be an office superhero.

On Friday, but really tomorrow, fans of Marvel Comics and casual moviegoers alike will finally find out what happens when a purple alien monster gets control of literal fistful of magical doodads. (Remember when a Friday opening date used to mean that you couldn't see the movie until Friday? Thursday night has been the new Friday for a while now. Look out, Wednesday, you're next.)

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