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What Does “Ballet 422’s” Ending Suggest?

Not only was Justin Peck choreographing and creating this wonderful new ballet for the company, he was doing it while rehearsing for performances he still had to perform.

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How Do Dancer Ranking Systems Seen in “Ballet 422” Work in Professional Dance Companies?

The gender-neutral dance hierarchy system is universal among dance companies and indicates the level at which each dancer has risen with the company.

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In “Ballet 422,” Who is the Man Assisting Justin Peck With His Production?

Albert Evans serves as ballet master on Justin Peck's production of Paz de la Jolla. Evans is a retired NYCB principal dancer.

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What Makes “Ballet 422’s” Approach Towards Storytelling Unique?

The filmmakers never interact with the subjects in "Ballet 422," and none of the film's subjects ever interact with the camera. It's a great, natural look into the world of…

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What Does “Ballet 422” Say About the Real Professional Dance World?

Professional dancers take their art and craft seriously. The documentary shows us the realities of being a professional dancer, and the dedication involved.

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What is Significant About “The Shining’s” Use Of Mirrors and Symmetric Imagery?

The use of mirrors, and the emphasis on symmetric visual imagery, are representative of the film's theme of duality.

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How and Why Did the Grounders in “The 100” Create an Entirely New Language After the Apocalypse?

Keeping in mind that before Season 2 of "The 100," the Grounders knew little, if anything, about the Mountain Men (other than that they were a threat), it made sense from a strategic…

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What Does the Ending of “Inception” Mean According to Christopher Nolan?

Christopher Nolan finally explains the ending of "Inception."

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Where in Our Current Geography Does “The 100” Take Place?

Most of the main locations in "The 100" exist within current Virginia, Washington, D.C., and New York.

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How Does Tatiana Maslany of “Orphan Black” Prepare to Play Each Clone and Keep Track of Their Manner?

Tatiana Maslany, who plays all of the clones on "Orphan Black" (2015), revealed in an interview that she created specific playlists for each character she portrays on the show. Each…

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Astrophysics in Pop-Culture: “Kingsman” and “The Lazarus Effect” in “Science Goes to the Movies”?

Curious about pop-culture's representation of the mad-scientist, attempting to play God and paying the price? In this episode of Science Goes to the Movies (presented by Cuny.tv), Co-hosts…

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Cryptography in “The Imitation Game” and “Into the Woods” in Cuny.tv’s “Science Goes to the Movies”?

"The Imitation Game" is dissected by cryptologist Rosario Gennaro to discuss Alan Turing's contributions to computer science and artificial intelligence, including a method called…

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