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Movies: "Thor"

Movies: "Thor"

So you want to make a summer blockbuster?  Here’s all you have to do.  

 

First, option a Marvel Comics hero -- any one of them should do the trick.  Next, scrape together a jillion dollars for special effects and hire a small army of (mostly French) CG professionals.  Then find yourself an appealing leading man -- say, blond Australian hunk Chris Hemsworth (Thor).  Toss in a few big name supporting actors like Natalie Portman (Jane Foster), Anthony Hopkins (Odin) and Rene Russo (Frigga, and please don’t snicker).

Yesterday's Shoot - Buddy to Buddy - Rumford Hospital

Yesterday's Shoot - Buddy to Buddy - Rumford Hospital

Yesterday my colleague Kim and I shot a Buddy to Buddy PSA at the Rumford Hospital.  Buddy to Buddy is our Breast Cancer Awareness program that encourages women to find a "Buddy" that can reminder her to do a breast self exam every month.  Check it out on our website here:

http://www.wcsh6.com/life/community/health/buddy_checks/

So we met a Mammographer named Karen Welch who is actually a breast cancer survivor.  She really loves her job and is able to share a special connection with her patients.  She likes to be able to calm their fears and tell them that there is hope especially if the cancer is caught early.  We had a lot of fun with her.  She roped a number of colleagues into the cover video shots.  If you see the spots Karen's sister is in the shot with the doctor looking at the X-rays and our own Amanda Hill's Aunt is the one walking down the hallway on Karen's right!  Turns out Amanda grew up in that area and lots of pe

What is Facebook Newsfeed Optimization?

What is Facebook Newsfeed Optimization?

There is a lot of talk about Facebook Newsfeed Optimization and Social Media Optimization going on. Some are saying it is as important as SEO.

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Movies: "Fast Five"

Movies:  "Fast Five"

With the arrival of “Fast Five” in movie theaters, I declare the summer movie season officially open.  

 

This continuation of the “Fast and Furious” franchise delivers all the rock-’em-sock-’em mayhem summer audiences are presumably looking for, while borrowing plot points from the far more sophisticated “Oceans Eleven” series.  Still, it’s a rousing action pic set in exotic Rio de Janeiro, which makes for a different point of view, I guess.