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This is a fascinating (though short) interview with famous director Ridley Scott on how he decided to reshoot a huge part of his latest film in a very short amount of time, to get rid of an actor with a major part in the film.
The real-life narrative depicted in All the Money in the World is quite the yarn — after his grandson is kidnapped... Director Ridley Scott originally cast Kevin Spacey as the 80-year-old Getty and covered him in prosthetics, but after the actor was the subject of numerous sexual-assault allegations in October, Sony pulled All the Money in the World from its planned premiere at AFI Fest. A wide release seemed untenable, and a delay of the film could have meant that Trust, an FX mini-series covering the same story, would come out first...
Only a few more days until the Jan 1 deadline to enter our NANY 2018 programming challenge!
A quick reminder that all programmer's who enter get a free mug.
Automatic Screenshotter reviewed on TechSupportAlert today (one of our favorite sites):
Really nice video showing how critical the major post-production editing played in making Star Wars the great movie it was:
ps. I'm not a fan of the newer movies.
A non-coder friend of mine is curious about learning python, and we found this nice looking (free) tool for her:
Looks like a really nice clean distraction-free beginner ide/scratchpad for experimenting with Python.
Easy to get started. Thonny comes with Python 3.6 built in, so just one simple installer is needed and you're ready to learn programming. (You can also use a separate Python installation, if necessary.) The initial user interface is stripped of all features that may distract beginners.