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The Young Witness
Talking Tourism with YVC1pm on Saturday, August 6. The workshop will cover soil biology, ground prepar
Talking Tourism with YVC
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
1pm on Saturday, August 6. The workshop will cover soil biology, ground preparation, fruit tree pruning and grafting and fruit fly awareness and management strategies. Cost is $10 per person. RSVP to Megan Harris: blandtemora@landcare.org.au or... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Tasmania. A man dies after an accident involving two vehicles in the Hobart su
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Tasmania. A man dies after an accident involving two vehicles in the Hobart suburb of Montrose. The latest inspection of fruit fly traps around Tasmania has shown no further sign of the pests. It is a nervous wait for Tasmanian fruit growers... Read more
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The Maui News
Ahead of the Classmore professional, how to tell a story (hint: bring your elevator pitch), and h
Ahead of the Class
The Maui News / Posted 4 days ago
more professional, how to tell a story (hint: bring your elevator pitch), and how and where online to post your video. * Fruit Fly Management class will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Community Services Building (205) at University of... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
What artificial sweeteners do to your brainan increase in insomnia and hyperactivity, which stopped when sucralose was rem
What artificial sweeteners do to your brain
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
an increase in insomnia and hyperactivity, which stopped when sucralose was removed from the animals' diet. Of course, a fruit fly does not make a mouse which does not make a human. And Neely told Dr. Bret Stetka, writing for Scientific American,... Read more
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The Border Mail
Club's plea for helperswas distributed annually from its foundation which has supported organisations
Club's plea for helpers
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
was distributed annually from its foundation which has supported organisations such as Carevan, Uniting Care and the Flying Fruit Fly Circus. The club also runs weekly raffles for Camp Quality, hosts an annual Circus Quirkus show for disabled and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Huanglongbing disease, carried by insects, could devastate Australia's citrus industrycontrols or adapt overseas research. "The citrus industry has led the way over
Huanglongbing disease, carried by insects, could devastate Australia's citrus industry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
controls or adapt overseas research. "The citrus industry has led the way over the years in things like cold treatment for fruit fly, and this simulation exercise shows all the horticulture groups that there is a way forward when you're focussed on... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Mango exports to the US expected to doublebefore they could export. "Some of the chemicals we use in Australia for meeti
Mango exports to the US expected to double
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
before they could export. "Some of the chemicals we use in Australia for meeting our interstate trade, [such as] managing fruit fly, and some of the chemicals we use for good fungal control are difficult to use in the US market," he said. "So... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Fans follow online as Shannen Doherty shaves head in breast cancer battlepriceless comments throughout the process. “This reminds me of the episode of
Fans follow online as Shannen Doherty shaves head in breast cancer battle
KWGN Denver / Posted 7 days ago
priceless comments throughout the process. “This reminds me of the episode of Charmed where Piper gets the virus from the fruit fly. She survived. Because she was loved and you are to (sic),” fan Lizzy Hill wrote on Facebook. Another shared a... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Fans follow online as Shannen Doherty shaves head in breast cancer battlepriceless comments throughout the process. “This reminds me of the episode of
Fans follow online as Shannen Doherty shaves head in breast cancer battle
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 7 days ago
priceless comments throughout the process. “This reminds me of the episode of Charmed where Piper gets the virus from the fruit fly. She survived. Because she was loved and you are to (sic),” fan Lizzy Hill wrote on Facebook. Another shared a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists capture atomic level snapshots of how key enzyme modifies signaling proteinsfor and how it puts a sugar (glucose) on it. " Details of the enzyme-protein i
Scientists capture atomic level snapshots of how key enzyme modifies signaling proteins
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
for and how it puts a sugar (glucose) on it. " Details of the enzyme-protein interaction Li's team studied samples of a fruit-fly derived version of Rumi in complex with a Notch "surrogate"-a human protein with a Notch-like fold-that were... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists determine structure of enzyme linked with key cell-signaling proteinfor and how it puts a sugar (glucose) on it. " Details of the enzyme-protein i
Scientists determine structure of enzyme linked with key cell-signaling protein
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
for and how it puts a sugar (glucose) on it. " Details of the enzyme-protein interaction Li's team studied samples of a fruit-fly derived version of Rumi in complex with a Notch "surrogate"-a human protein with a Notch-like fold-that were... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Biologists develop new method for analyzing brain regionsUsing the example of the fruit fly, a team of biologists led by Prof. Dr. Andre
Biologists develop new method for analyzing brain regions
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
Using the example of the fruit fly, a team of biologists led by Prof. Dr. Andrew Straw has identified patterns in the genetic activity of brain cells and taken them as a basis for drawing conclusions about the structure of the brain. The research,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
LettersTO THE BOTTOM Some commercial television stations apparently consider the aver
Letters
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
TO THE BOTTOM Some commercial television stations apparently consider the average viewer has the attention span of a fruit fly. Channel 7’s Sunrise programme on a daily basis, constantly regales its viewers with absolutely mundane information... Read more
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PhysOrg
Identifying brain regions automaticallyThe brain of a fruit fly contains many different regions responsible for proces
Identifying brain regions automatically
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
The brain of a fruit fly contains many different regions responsible for processing sight, smell and taste in addition to regions for controlling movement. This image shows the results of a new method which automatically identifies these brain... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Drug war blamed for invasion of Mexican fruit flyA bag containing 75,000 Mexican fruit fly sterile pupae is kept in cold storage
Drug war blamed for invasion of Mexican fruit fly
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
A bag containing 75,000 Mexican fruit fly sterile pupae is kept in cold storage at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Moore Air Base facility in Hidalgo County. The USDA and the Texas Department of Agriculture are attempting to control the presence... Read more
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PhysOrg
GAGA may be the secret of the sexes—at least in insectsTogether with a protein whose name makes the stakes starkly clear—"male-specifi
GAGA may be the secret of the sexes—at least in insects
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Together with a protein whose name makes the stakes starkly clear—"male-specific lethal"—CLAMP ensures that newly conceived fruit fly males achieve the double expression of X that they need to live. Other kinds of animals sometimes equalize gene... Read more
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The Mercury News
West Nile fogging: Memories of malathionit's the throbbing of helicopters spraying the pesticide malathion over San Jos
West Nile fogging: Memories of malathion
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
it's the throbbing of helicopters spraying the pesticide malathion over San Jose 35 years ago to combat the Mediterranean fruit fly, a foe that threatened California's agricultural industry. I'd be willing to hand it over to the consignment store... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists use machine learning to interpret mosquito genometo build a database called REDfly that contains more than 5,600 regulatory sequ
Scientists use machine learning to interpret mosquito genome
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
to build a database called REDfly that contains more than 5,600 regulatory sequences for a different insect species, the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. Now, his team is leveraging this trove of information to learn more about regulatory... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Artificial sweeteners can encourage a sweet tooth and weight gainthe fruit flies given the sweetener consumed almost one third more calories and
Artificial sweeteners can encourage a sweet tooth and weight gain
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
the fruit flies given the sweetener consumed almost one third more calories and one third more food. External Link: A fruit fly is fed artificial sweetener Lead researcher Greg Neely said the research, published in the journal Cell... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Artificial sweeteners can encourage a sweet tooth and weight gainthe fruit flies given the sweetener consumed almost one third more calories and
Artificial sweeteners can encourage a sweet tooth and weight gain
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
the fruit flies given the sweetener consumed almost one third more calories and one third more food. External Link: A fruit fly is fed artificial sweetener Lead researcher Greg Neely said the research, published in the journal Cell... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The dangers of artificial sweetenersnot find a similar increase in the energy coming into the body “it will demand
The dangers of artificial sweeteners
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
not find a similar increase in the energy coming into the body “it will demand more energy”, Professor Neely says. In his fruit fly study flies on a sucralose diet consumed 30 per cent more calories, he says. The research also found artificial... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The dangers of artificial sweetenersnot find a similar increase in the energy coming into the body “it will demand
The dangers of artificial sweeteners
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 days ago
not find a similar increase in the energy coming into the body “it will demand more energy”, Professor Neely says. In his fruit fly study flies on a sucralose diet consumed 30 per cent more calories, he says. The research also found artificial... Read more
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Northern Star
How to be a savvy winter gardenerprotection. That done, beans and tomatoes are great right now, said Leon. "Yo
How to be a savvy winter gardener
Northern Star / Posted 16 days ago
protection. That done, beans and tomatoes are great right now, said Leon. "Your tomatoes won't suffer from fungi and fruit fly and beans don't need too much sun," he said. "Throw some radish seed around, as they are a quick growing group,... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Brownley, Capps object to time limit for comment on importing citrus from Argentinaapproach, which would mandate safeguards at all levels of production, and requi
Brownley, Capps object to time limit for comment on importing citrus from Argentina
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
approach, which would mandate safeguards at all levels of production, and require them to be treated for Mediterranean fruit fly. It also included provisions that restricted imports to April 1 through Aug. 31, when U.S. production... Read more
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PhysOrg
How do you turn a mosquito's genes on and off?to identify the DNA sequences that regulate this mosquito gene, as well as the
How do you turn a mosquito's genes on and off?
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
to identify the DNA sequences that regulate this mosquito gene, as well as the sequences regulating its counterpart in the fruit fly. Credit: Molly Duman Scheel, Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend Scientists are using machine learning... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fears Australia's burgeoning finger lime industry could be lost overseaslime grower says Australia is in danger of losing the fledgling native citrus i
Fears Australia's burgeoning finger lime industry could be lost overseas
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
lime grower says Australia is in danger of losing the fledgling native citrus industry to overseas competitors unless fruit fly export rules are changed. Key points: Ian Douglas, who runs The Lime Caviar company at Rathdowney in south-west... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Wealth Creation' Farmers Suffer Huge Losses in Kasesea recent meeting at Mubuku irrigation farm head office, Dr Caroline Nankinga, t
'Wealth Creation' Farmers Suffer Huge Losses in Kasese
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
a recent meeting at Mubuku irrigation farm head office, Dr Caroline Nankinga, the principal investigator of the mango fruit fly at the Kawanda-based National Agricultural Research Laboratories, told farmers they could only defeat diseases and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Alan Wills: Biosecurity breaches a real concernwith Tb and the Theileria tick coming to mind. One might recall the emergency
Alan Wills: Biosecurity breaches a real concern
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
with Tb and the Theileria tick coming to mind. One might recall the emergency procedures put in place when specimens of fruit fly were found in traps in the Auckland area and there's the threat of Foot and Mouth (FMD), which is endemic in some... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Circus Oz strongwoman wrestles chronic fatigueCircus 'sounded like a pretty good deal' Ms Inwood started practising her skil
Circus Oz strongwoman wrestles chronic fatigue
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
Circus 'sounded like a pretty good deal' Ms Inwood started practising her skills 20 years ago with Albury-Wodonga's Flying Fruit Fly Circus. Rather than running away to join the circus, her parents used the circus to convince her to stay at... Read more
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News Mail
WEED OF THE WEEK: Yellow guava in top 100 as a pestand jams and are still used commercially. Adding to its undesirable status, the
WEED OF THE WEEK: Yellow guava in top 100 as a pest
News Mail / Posted 24 days ago
and jams and are still used commercially. Adding to its undesirable status, the yellow guava is also host to the papaya fruit fly in Queensland. This makes its removal a high priority to the fruit industries. Yellow guava is a small tree up to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Decoding the complete genome of the Mediterranean's most emblematic tree—the olivewe have sequenced practically a living monument," says Gabaldón. "Up to now, al
Decoding the complete genome of the Mediterranean's most emblematic tree—the olive
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
we have sequenced practically a living monument," says Gabaldón. "Up to now, all of the individuals sequenced, from the fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) to the first human being analyzed, have lived for a certain time, depending on their life... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fruit flies adjust to sudden drops in temperature; just keep buzzing about the fruit bowlA close up of the common fruit fly usually found buzzing around the fruit bowl.
Fruit flies adjust to sudden drops in temperature; just keep buzzing about the fruit bowl
PhysOrg / Posted 27 days ago
A close up of the common fruit fly usually found buzzing around the fruit bowl. Credit: Heath MacMillan, York University Fruit flies may seem simple, but these common visitors to the fruit bowl can drastically alter their gene expression and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Biologists elucidate function of Pentagone protein in fruit flyhave explained the mechanisms that control these steps by showing why veins for
Biologists elucidate function of Pentagone protein in fruit fly
News-Medical-Net / Posted 28 days ago
have explained the mechanisms that control these steps by showing why veins form at particular points in the wing of a fruit fly. The protein Pentagone spreads a particular signal in the wing that tells the cells how to behave. "The proteins... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study shows how the protein controls the development of fruit fly wingshave explained the mechanisms that control these steps by showing why veins for
Study shows how the protein controls the development of fruit fly wings
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
have explained the mechanisms that control these steps by showing why veins form at particular points in the wing of a fruit fly. The protein Pentagone spreads a particular signal in the wing that tells the cells how to behave. "The proteins... Read more
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The Border Mail
Painting Koori dreamtimeinclusive, with Koori and non-Koori students.” Other schools including Melrose
Painting Koori dreamtime
The Border Mail / Posted 30 days ago
inclusive, with Koori and non-Koori students.” Other schools including Melrose and Wodonga Primary, along with the Flying Fruit Fly Circus, have since come on board. Artist Trish Ceminara showed students a set of generic Indigenous symbols from... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ladykiller: Artificial sweetener proves deadly for female fliesA fruit fly on a compost pile. Credit: Photo by John Tann. Continuing their res
Ladykiller: Artificial sweetener proves deadly for female flies
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
A fruit fly on a compost pile. Credit: Photo by John Tann. Continuing their research into potential ingredients for human-safe pesticides, Drexel University researchers recently found an artificial sweetener that, while harmless for male fruit flies,... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Cure for Parkinson’s disease on the horizonpeople might help treat certain forms of Parkinson’s.” The study by Leicester’
Cure for Parkinson’s disease on the horizon
Wakefield Today / Posted 30 days ago
people might help treat certain forms of Parkinson’s.” The study by Leicester’s MRC Toxicology Unit used a “mutant” common fruit fly to investigate this further as they provide a good genetic model for humans. It was found that the bulk of the... Read more
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Pendle Today
Cure for Parkinson’s disease on the horizonpeople might help treat certain forms of Parkinson’s.” The study by Leicester’
Cure for Parkinson’s disease on the horizon
Pendle Today / Posted 30 days ago
people might help treat certain forms of Parkinson’s.” The study by Leicester’s MRC Toxicology Unit used a “mutant” common fruit fly to investigate this further as they provide a good genetic model for humans. It was found the bulk of the damage... Read more
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examiner.com
Fruit flies and Parksinson's diseasedisease may have affected his muscles may be found by studying fruit flies. In
Fruit flies and Parksinson's disease
examiner.com / Posted 1 months ago
disease may have affected his muscles may be found by studying fruit flies. In fact, new studies are proving that the lowly fruit fly may not be so lowly after all, according to Kansas State University associate professor of biochemistry and... Read more
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KERA North Texas
How The Screwworm's Sex Life Saved Your Steaksbeyond the screwworm. Their idea to squash insect populations by sterilizing ma
How The Screwworm's Sex Life Saved Your Steaks
KERA North Texas / Posted 1 months ago
beyond the screwworm. Their idea to squash insect populations by sterilizing males has been used to keep the Mediterranean fruit fly out of North America and to eradicate the melon fly from Okinawa. And now scientists have their eyes set on using... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How The Screwworm's Sex Life Saved Your Steaksbeyond the screwworm. Their idea to squash insect populations by sterilizing ma
How The Screwworm's Sex Life Saved Your Steaks
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
beyond the screwworm. Their idea to squash insect populations by sterilizing males has been used to keep the Mediterranean fruit fly out of North America and to eradicate the melon fly from Okinawa. And now scientists have their eyes set on using... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Mutant fruit flies provide insight into origins of Parkinson's diseasewithin cells affected by Parkinson’s. Researchers from the MRC Toxicology Unit
Mutant fruit flies provide insight into origins of Parkinson's disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 1 months ago
within cells affected by Parkinson’s. Researchers from the MRC Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester used a common fruit fly to investigate this further; fruit flies were used because they provide a good genetic model for humans. Studies... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
What does climate change mean for The County?berry growers, including Circle B Farms in Caribou, are increasingly on the wat
What does climate change mean for The County?
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
berry growers, including Circle B Farms in Caribou, are increasingly on the watch for the spotted wing drosophila, a fruit fly from Asia that’s relatively new to northern New England. The fly leaves its larva inside berries and is proving... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Smoke alarm' one of 36 genes newly found to play role in pain sensationThis image, captured with a high-powered confocal laser microscope, shows pain-
'Smoke alarm' one of 36 genes newly found to play role in pain sensation
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
This image, captured with a high-powered confocal laser microscope, shows pain-sensing neurons in the skin of a larval fruit fly. Credit: Stephanie E. Mauthner Indiana University researchers have that found a suite of genes in both fruit flies and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 1 months ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
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The Young Witness
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
The Young Witness / Posted 1 months ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
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Western Advocate
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
Western Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
Kiama Independent / Posted 1 months ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
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Manning River Times
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
Manning River Times / Posted 1 months ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 1 months ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
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