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Old 04-05-2021, 08:57 AM   #1396
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Let me see...

Ok, here is a new one for 'Islands of Wonder3'.
Code:
https://ga.video.cdn.pbs.org/videos/islands-wonder/456f1837-0449-4b24-a86d-988ed04c42ba/2000199267/hd-16x9-mezzanine-1080p/iswo0103_r2-hls-16x9-1080p_049.m3u8
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but could you recommend something to scrape with?
Sure, python, beautiful soup, htmllib, http.client, xml.etree, xml.dom, urllib, selenium, PyQt5, webkit-webengine, awk, grep, etc. etc.

Or, use the web inspector in your web browser.
 
Old 04-05-2021, 11:58 AM   #1397
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Ok, that new thing seems to be working.

As for your scraping recommendations, you've pointed me at a programming language, and several python modules which I'm sure can do stuff. BeautifulSoup claims to be hot. I'm not on the British side of the Geo-ip blocks, so I don't get much there. In fact I'm turfed out fairly early. Is there a program that uses these weapons, or am I supposed to write that myself?

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Old 04-07-2021, 04:13 PM   #1398
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Anyone who is interested in Ernest Hemingway. 2 hours each.
768x432 resolution is about 1 Gigabyte, each. 1280x720 will probably be 2.5 GB, each.

Hemingway A Writer (1899-1929)
https://www.pbs.org/video/hemingway-episode-1-writer/
Code:
https://ga.video.cdn.pbs.org/videos/hemingway/0b4ef681-29bc-4806-a4a3-3271498b1fe8/2000227351/hd-16x9-mezzanine-1080p/hemy0101-hls-16x9-1080p.m3u8
Hemingway The Avatar (1929-1944)
https://www.pbs.org/video/hemingway-episode-2-avatar/
Code:
https://ga.video.cdn.pbs.org/videos/hemingway/c4382e08-c67f-44e3-b199-c412ec12d2fd/2000228038/hd-16x9-mezzanine-1080p/hemy0102-hls-16x9-1080p.m3u8
Hemingway The Blank Page (1944-1961)
https://www.pbs.org/video/hemingway-...-3-blank-page/
Code:
https://ga.video.cdn.pbs.org/videos/hemingway/8edbe399-19bc-4145-836d-adecb640cbb2/2000228039/hd-16x9-mezzanine-1080p/hemy0103-hls-16x9-1080p.m3u8
 
Old 04-14-2021, 08:42 AM   #1399
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The Tick cartoon season 1 episode 6
 
Old 04-14-2021, 11:16 PM   #1400
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Captain Fantastic

Saw it yesterday evening with my wife (who insisted) in a local cinema. Now I insist. If you live in the US, watch it quickly; you never know.
Do you mean if we believe in borders?
 
Old 04-14-2021, 11:22 PM   #1401
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https://www.dw.com/en/hollywood-movi...sis/a-47561660
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What Hollywood movies do to perpetuate racial stereotypes
 
Old 04-15-2021, 12:33 PM   #1402
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Very important. One must never forget how much such nonsense there is in entertainment.
A stereotype may be rooted in somebody's perception of reality, but usually it is very far from the real world.
Only sometimes it seems like these perceptions are taking over the real world, and the entertainment industry contributes more than its fair share.
 
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+1 on that.

It's easy to be influenced by stereotypes, even though you're aware that a particular stereotype is just that. And the foreigners are ≥90% 'baddies' the remainder being female or guides, it seems. I watch less and less from Hollywood these days.

It's good to see a start on reform. Harvey Weinstein et al are ousted. That, however, has a long way to go. And I don't believe Hollywood has a clue how to go about it.
 
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Goodfellas
 
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It's easy to be influenced by stereotypes, even though you're aware that a particular stereotype is just that. And the foreigners are ≥90% 'baddies' the remainder being female or guides, it seems. I watch less and less from Hollywood these days.
Without wanting to be too judgmental about it (after all I do want to be entertained, and just today I was captivated by an almost 100 years old sci-fi story that talks about the "yellow peril"), I'm always glad to find films/stories that dare to deviate from these molds, be it actively (better) or accidentally.

One thing I never understand about Hollywood (and wherever the US video entertainment industry resides nowadays): a good story must be much cheaper than a good production - why are they skimping on that, regurgitating the same stories over and over, and splurging on production instead?

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There's still good just buried by population and needs for stuff to do?

https://gardeninggonewild.com/great-...garden-making/
 
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Without wanting to be too judgmental about it (after all I do want to be entertained, and just today I was captivated by an almost 100 years old sci-fi story that talks about the "yellow peril"), I'm always glad to find films/stories that dare to deviate from these molds, be it actively (better) or accidentally.

One thing I never understand about Hollywood (and wherever the US video entertainment industry resides nowadays): a good story must be much cheaper than a good production - why are they skimping on that, regurgitating the same stories over and over, and splurging on production instead?
I have a poor view of the Hollywood mind set, but I can't say much without insulting our American friends. I also have a son who has made 'breaking into Hollywood' a study, as he's in that business. His insights are revealing. There's a startling lack of originality over there, and instead a "This is the way it's done in Hollywood" attitude, especially now that everyone realises how thin the ice all of them are skating on actually is.
 
  


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