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A Film Editor Made Character Arc Videos for the MCU and Theyre Amazing

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) currently spans 23 films, with at least eight more in various stages of development. Throughout those films we’ve seen fan-favourites undergo incredible character arcs. In fact, it’s those very arcs and storylines that have made the franchise such a global cultural phenomenon. Video editor and popular YouTuber Slyfer2812 has amassed nearly 50 million views for his fan-made trailers and edits; and his ongoing series of MCU character arc videos have done an excellent job of capturing the essence of what makes each character’s storyline so…

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Fascinating Video Footage of Daily Life in Paris in the 1890s

In this incredible archival footage taken by the Lumière company, production artist Guy Jones has faithfully speed correct and added sound, giving the high quality footage new life—and making it available for all to see on YouTube. Seen above is a collection of high quality remastered prints from the dawn of film taken in Belle Époque-era Paris, France from 1896-1900. See below for timestamps: 0:08 – Notre-Dame Cathedral (1896) 0:58 – Alma Bridge (1900) 1:37 – Avenue des Champs-Élysées (1899) 2:33 – Place de la Concorde (1897) 3:24 – Passing…

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