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Saturday, August 31, 2019

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Video Game Description: From the developers of Until Dawn...

Enter the world of The Dark Pictures - A series of standalone cinematic horror games. Players will be challenged to explore and uncover each story with the knowledge that all their choices have consequences and all playable characters can live, any and all can die...

Man of Medan is the first game in the Dark Pictures anthology, bringing supernatural horror to the South Pacific. Five friends set sail on a holiday diving trip with a rumored WWII wreck to find. As the day unfolds and a storm rolls in, their trip soon changes into something much more sinister. Who will live? Who will die? It's down to you. Can you save them all?

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Developer: Supermassive Games

Rating: M for Mature (Strong Language, Blood, Drug Reference, Intense Violence, Suggestive Themes)

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Product Description: A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, and finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man, but nobody believes her.


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Product Description: FM (FM Einheit of Einstürzende Neubauten) has discovered something incredible in the monotonous 'muzak' played through the fast food restaurant H Burger's speaker system: the tracks are laced with subliminal messages designed to ensure complacency and consumerism. Experimenting with his discovery, FM soon realizes that by changing the type of music played, he can manifest a whole range of emotional responses and stir up the populace from their consumerist subordination. But as the diners are emotionally awakened, they become more and more prone to rioting and general social unrest, which puts FM in an increasingly dangerous position, especially when the sinister and mysterious organization behind the the plot to keep the public complacent takes an interest in finding and stopping him...

An underground hit from Germany's punk and new wave infused youth culture of the early 80s, director Muscha's DECODER blends arresting visuals, urban industrial aesthetics, science fiction, and moments of shocking violence, along side searing commentary on late 20th century consumerist culture. Co-starring punk icon Christiane Felscherinow and William S. Burroughs in a supporting role and featuring music by Soft Cell, The The and industrial pioneers Einstürzende Neubauten, Vinegar Syndrome is proud to bring this criminally under-seen masterpiece of German weirdness to Blu-ray, in a brand new 2k restoration of its original 16mm camera negative.


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Product Description: VCI is pleased to present this classic cliffhanger from Universal Pictures, which has never had an official video release on any format, now available for the first time on Blu-ray and produced from the original studio film elements! A 12-episode Universal serial in which a son avenges the death of his father at the hands of corrupt politicians. He develops a wide variety of complex devices in his crusade . . . ray guns, robots and a 'vanishing belt.' Note: The serial features what is believed to be the first appearance of a hand held ray gun in film.


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Product Description: One of the ineffably lovely domestic sagas made by Yasujiro Ozu at the height of his mastery, The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice is a subtly piercing portrait of a marriage coming quietly undone. Secrets and deceptions strain the already tenuous relationship of a childless, middle-aged couple, as the wife’s city-bred sophistication bumps up against the husband’s small-town simplicity, and a generational sea change—in the form of their headstrong, modern niece—sweeps over their household. The director’s abiding concern with family dynamics receives one of its most spirited treatments, with a wry, tender humor and buoyant expansiveness that moves the action from the home into the baseball stadiums, pachinko parlors, and ramen shops of postwar Tokyo.


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Product Description: Three YouTubers, each with their own inner demons, visit the fictional town of Casablanca, Morocco. With their viewership down, they get invited to attend a satanic ritual and soon realize that maybe all their audience wants, is to see them die.


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Composer:
Edwin Montgomery

Total Time:
38:07

Label:
Boss Battle Records

Purchasing Links:
MP3, Apple

Release Date
August 30, 2019

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Composer:
Ethan Gold

Total Time:
83:33

Label:
Back Lot Music

Purchasing Links:
MP3, Apple

Release Date
August 30, 2019

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Artist:
Sheryl Crow

Genre:
Pop
Singer, Songwriter

Total Time:
1:14:45

Record Label:
The Valory Music Co.

Purchasing Links:
CD, MP3, Vinyl, Apple

Release Date
August 30, 2019

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Artist:
Jesse Malin

Genre:
Roots Rock

Total Time:
46:51

Record Label:
Wicked Cool Records

Purchasing Links:
CD, MP3, Vinyl, Apple

Release Date
August 30, 2019

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Friday, August 30, 2019

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Today we have new trailers for:
  • The new chapter in the "Terminator" film series titled "Terminator: Dark Fate", which will be a direct sequel to the first two films in the franchise. The film is produced by James Cameron and directed by "Deadpool" helmer Tim Miller. The cast includes Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes and Gabriel Luna.
  • Amazon's upcoming true story adventure drama "The Aeronauts", which reunites Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne with his "The Theory of Everything" co-star, Oscar nominee Felicity Jones. The film is directed by British filmmaker Tom Harper ("Wild Rose") from a script by BAFTA winner Jack Throne ("This is England '90", "His Dark Material").
  • The thriller "Semper Fi" directed and co-written by Henry Alex Rubin (Oscar-nominated documentary "Murderball"). The film stars Jai Courtney ("Suicide Squad"), Nat Wolff ("Paper Towns") and Leighton Meester ("Gossip Girl").
  • Netflix's coming-of-age teen drama "Tall Girl" starring dancer-turned-actress Ava Michelle, Steve Zahn and Angela Kinsey.

Watch all the new trailers after the jump.

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"Don't Let Go", originally titled "Relive", is a supernatural thriller written and directed by Jacob Estes ("Mean Creek", "Rings" screenplay).

The film stars David Oyelowo as a detective who gets a phone call from his recently-murdered niece Ashley (Storm Reid), and together, working across time, they race to solve her murder before it can happen. Alfred Molina, Brian Tyree Henry, Byron Mann and Mykelti Williamson co-star.

"Don't Let Go" premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, and was released in theaters on August 30, 2019.

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"Carnival Row" is a new fantasy series created by "The 4400" co-creator Rene Echevarria and "Pacific Rim" scribe Travis Beacham.

Set in a world where fairies and humans live alongside each other, the show stars Orlando Bloom as Rycroft Philostrate, a war-hardened investigator on the hunt for a serial killer loose on Carnival Row, as tensions are simmering between citizens and the growing immigrant population. The cast also includes Cara Delevingne, Matthew Gravelle, Tamzin Merchant, David Gyasi, Indira Varma, Jared Harris, Alice Krige and Simon McBurney.

"Carnival Row" premiered on August 29, 2019 on Amazon Prime Video. The series has already been renewed for a second season.

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Video Game Description: The official MXGP videogame is back and, for the very first time, you will be able to live the excitement of the current MXGP World Championship. And, as in the real life, face different weather conditions while playing. After all, after the rain there is always the sun! Become the main actor of gameplay and shape your own best gaming experience thanks to brand-new game modes never seen in the whole MXGP series!

Genre: Racing, Arcade

Publisher: Milestone S.r.l.

Developer: Milestone S.r.l.

Rating: E for Everyone

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Product Description: Utilizing the same cast that appeared in the play’s acclaimed Royal Court Theatre run, director Lindsay Anderson (If. . . . ) transforms the stage triumph of In Celebration into a riveting cinematic experience. In their tiny house in a Yorkshire mining town, God-fearing and hardworking Mr. and Mrs. Shaw (Bill Owen and Constance Chapman) welcome their sons home to celebrate the couple’s fortieth wedding anniversary. But with each son’s arrival, more of the Shaw's’ model family facade begins to wear away. Colin (James Bola) is on the path to a loveless marriage. Steven (Brian Cox) is on the threshold of a nervous breakdown. But it is eldest son Andrew (Alan Bates) who tears into the Shaw family’s carefully maintained fictions, to either heal the painful rifts or else finally tear apart the fabric that binds them together.


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Product Description: Screen legend Robert Ryan (The Wild Bunch, The Professionals) stars alongside Burl Ives (The Big Country) and Tina Louise (TV's Gilligan's Island) in this bleak and wintry western from cult director André De Toth (Pitfall, The Indian Fighter). Tough-as-nails Blaise Starrett (Ryan) is about to face a showdown with a fellow rancher whose wife Starrett happens to be in love with. But this small-town conflict is nothing compared to what's on the horizon when outlaw Jack Bruhn (Ives) and his vicious gang ride into town. On the lam after a brutal robbery, the outlaws terrorize the townspeople and hold them captive, even as Bruhn lies dying from a bullet wound to his chest. When Starrett eventually leads the homesteaders on a trail out of harm's way, the tension explodes to an unforgettable climax.

Filled with action and suspense, this is one Day you'll never forget! Top-notch screenplay by legendary writer Philip Yordan (The Man from Laramie), based on a novel by television veteran Lee E. Wells (Highway Patrol). Wonderfully shot by Russell Harlan (Witness for the Prosecution) and featuring Nehemiah Persoff (Some Like it Hot), Lance Fuller (This Island Earth), Elisha Cook Jr. (I Wake Up Screaming) in strong supporting roles.


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Product Description: Following the unexpected death of her father Henry Leafy (Tim Allen), straight-laced daughter Barbara (Elisha Cuthbert) reluctantly returns to her familial roots in order to sort out her carefree dad’s many, many messy affairs. What starts as a dignified funeral quickly descends into chaos as Henry’s six former wives come out of the woodwork, each laying claim to various parts of the man who they all adored and reviled in equal measure. Heated jealousies, petty conflicts, and outright warfare are just some of the trials Barbara must endure as she tries to keep things in order, all while six very different women threaten to derail the proceedings. But as she discovers more about each of her dad’s uniquely spirited wives, a greater picture of the man she refused to accept begins to take shape. Equal parts hilarious and heartfelt, The Six Wives of Henry Leafy features standout performances from an array of talent, including Andie MacDowell, Jenna Elman, Chris Klein, and Paz Vega.


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Product Description: Screen legend Kirk Douglas (Lonely Are the Brave, The Vikings) stars in this exciting King Vidor (Duel in the Sun) western about a rugged loner who becomes caught up in a bloody range war when he falls in love with two beautiful women. Dempsey Rae (Douglas) is a wandering cowboy who doesn’t like the fact that his open spaces are being fenced in by greedy ranchers and decides to help a town fight back against ranch owner Reed Bowman (Jeanne Crain, Leave Her to Heaven) after he meets the town’s sexy madam (Claire Trevor, Stagecoach). Loved by western buffs for its offbeat humor and Douglas’s witty performance, Man Without a Star features a top-notch script by Borden Chase (Red River) and D. D. Beauchamp (The Man from the Alamo) with stunning photography by the great Russell Mett (Midnight Lace). William Campbell (Escape from Fort Bravo), Richard Boone (Hombre) and Jay C. Flipped (Thunder Bay) co-star in this classic action-packed western.


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Product Description: In a post-nuclear holocaust wasteland, Sam Hell ("Rowdy" Roddy Piper) is like most other survivors; a nomadic scavenger roaming the bombed out remnants of the world for food and survival gear. But Sam is also harboring a major secret that even he isn't aware of: he's the last fertile man on Earth. As unexpected pregnancies are discovered, the remnants of the government decide to capture him and, with the aid of scientist Spangle, fit him with a secure chastity belt to ensure his virility is used only when needed. After learning of a group of supposed virgins who are being held captive by frog-mutant savages, Sam is sent on a rescue mission to free the women and then, of course, impregnate them. Is he up for the job? You bet...

An 'only in the 80s' hybrid of post apocalyptic sci-fi weirdness, cynical humor, and horror touches, director Donald G. Jackson's HELL COMES TO FROGTOWN is every bit as crazy as its title implies. Co-starring Sandahl Bergman (Conan the Barbarian), Rory Calhoun (Angel), and featuring a supporting performance from Nicholas Worth (Don't Answer the Phone), Vinegar Syndrome presents HELL COMES TO FROGTOWN on Blu-ray in North America for the first time, in a brand new, 4k restoration.


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Composer:
Paul Leonard-Morgan

Total Time:
39:45

Label:
Madison Gate Records

Purchasing Links:
MP3, Apple

Release Date
August 23, 2019

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Composer:
Roger Suen

Total Time:
27:47

Label:
Notefornote Music

Purchasing Links:
CD, MP3, Apple

Release Date
August 23, 2019

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Artist:
Jay Som

Genre:
Alternative Rock

Total Time:
34:21

Record Label:
Polyvinyl Records

Purchasing Links:
CD, MP3, Vinyl, Cassette, Apple

Release Date
August 23, 2019

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Today we have new trailers for:
  • Techland's survival horror RPG sequel "Dying Light 2", which is set 15 years after the world was infected with a zombie virus. The game promises to give players the power to make choices that change both the narrative and the world around you.
  • SEGA's "Yakuza 7", which has been formally announced, and it looks to be a big departure for the series. The new game will mix the usual beat'em up action with turn-based combat.
  • The action RPG "Greedfall" which is set in an alternate 17th century setting with fantasy elements. The new video showcases 13 minutes of gameplay.
  • The competitive first-person PvP bounty hunting game "Hunt: Showdown" from the makers of "Crysis".
  • Donkey Crew's survival MMO "Last Oasis", which allows players to build walking mobile bases and travel to new lands, creating clans and fighting for territory.
  • The upcoming indie role-playing game "The Waylanders", which has completed a successful crowdfunding campaign last year. The development team includes former Telltale writer Emily Grace Buck, "Planescape: Torment" and "Fallout" veteran Chris Avellone, and former "Dragon Age" creative director Mike Laidlaw.

Watch all the new video game trailers after the jump.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Naomie Harris Joins Jude Law in HBO-Sky Limited Series THIRD DAY
Oscar-nominated "Moonlight" actress Naomie Harris has joined the cast of HBO and Sky's upcoming limited series "The Third Day", co-created by "Utopia"'s Dennis Kelly and immersive theater company Punchdrunk International founder Felix Barrett. Kelly, Kit de Waal and Dean O'Loughlin will write the series.

The six-part series will be divided into two distinct halves. Directed by Marc Munden, the first half, titled "Summer", follows Sam (Jude Law), a man drawn to a mysterious island off the British coast where he encounters a group of islanders set on preserving their traditions at any cost.

The second half, "Winter", is directed by Philippa Lowthorpe, and it follows Helen (Harris), a strong-willed outsider who comes to the island seeking answers, but whose arrival precipitates a fractious battle to decide its fate.

This is the first original drama to be produced by Sky's new Sky Studios production house, in partnership with Plan B Entertainment, Punchdrunk International and HBO. Other collaborations between HBO and Sky include "Chernobyl" and the upcoming period drama "Catherine the Great" starring Helen Mirren.

Harris can be seen next in the cop thriller "Black and Blue", and she will also return to the James Bond franchise as Eve Moneypenny in the upcoming 25th installment of the classic spy series, titled "No Time to Die", which is due in theaters in April 2020.

"The Third Day" will air in 2020 on HBO in the U.S. and on Sky Atlantic and streaming service NOW TV in the U.K. and Ireland.







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Today we have new trailers for:
  • The upcoming DC Comics film "Joker", which focuses on the origins of the titular Batman comics villain, played by Joaquin Phoenix in what looks like an Oscar-caliber performance. Directed by Todd Phillips ("The Hangover", "War Dogs"), the film also stars Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Robert De Niro, Frances Conroy and Brett Cullen
  • The true story Netflix drama "The Two Popes" from acclaimed Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles ("City of God", "The Constant Gardner"). The film stars Anthony Hopkins as Pope Benedict XVI, and Jonathan Pryce as Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, who would later become Pope Francis.
  • Netflix's new original film "The Laundromat", an offbeat comedy directed by Steven Soderbergh ("Traffic", "Contagion"), from a script written by the filmmaker's frequent screenwriter Scott Z. Burns. The film stars Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas, Jeffrey Wright, Sharon Stone, David Schwimmer and Robert Patrick.
  • The Blumhouse horror thriller "Prey" directed by horror filmmaker Franck Khalfoun ("P2", "Maniac"), that stars Logan Miller ("Escape Room") and Kristine Froseth ("Sierra Burgess Is a Loser").
  • The documentary "Memory: The Origins of Alien" that marks the 40th anniversary of Ridley Scott's classic sci-fi horror. The film is directed by Alexandre O. Philippe ("78/52", "The People vs. George Lucas").

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Video Game Description: "For when I weep, then I am strong. A girl named Rei and Mirai, her little sister, are dragged into the afterworld of Purgatory. To save her sister, Rei signs a contract with the Demons of Purgatory to fight the monsters infesting their world. Rei and her fellow Executors must face their pasts and confront their tears to overcome the Torments and monsters ahead of them. Will Rei save her sister’s Soul before it’s too late?

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Spike Chunsoft Co

Developer: FURYU Corporation

Rating: T for Teen (Violence, Mild Suggestive Themes, Language)

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Product Description: Hoping to discover the secret to eternal youth, Dr. Paul Talbot (Phillip Terry, The Lost Weekend) drags his long-suffering wife, June (Coleen Gray, The Killing), to follow him to Africa. When captured by natives, they witness the shocking – and imminently marketable – metamorphosis of one of the old women into a young girl. But this "magic" is short-lived ... and, as the Talbots soon learn, requires a male sacrifice! After Talbot forces his wife to make the transformation, she turns the tables on their tortured marriage and heads back to New York, a voluptuous recreation of her former self. But her beauty cannot last ... at least not without a healthy supply of male victims!


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Product Description: After Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's marathon ''Rising Tour'' came to an end in 2003, Clarence Clemons felt like he needed a break. So he packed up his saxophone and voyaged to China, where he could be more-or-less a nameless traveler in a foreign land.

WHO DO I THINK I AM continued to follow Clarence after China and document his transcendent awakening and then tragedy struck. While in Florida Clarence suffered a stroke and passed away.

Featuring interviews with President Bill Clinton, Joe Walsh, Nils Lofgren, Jake Clemons, former bandmates, friends, and close family members, ''WHO DO I THINK I AM'' highlights Clarence's life as musician and member of the E Street band while also presenting another side of Clarence not many saw when he was away from bright stage lights. It's an intimate portrait of a man who searched for enlightenment and meaning at the unknowingly final years of his life.


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Product Description: Ben Butley (Alan Bates) is an embittered English professor whose male lover leaves him on the same day his estranged wife (Susan Engel) asks him for a divorce. To make matters worse, Butley must also haggle with his spinsterish colleague (Jessica Tandy) and face the downward spiral of a once promising career. As his life crumbles around him, Butley fights back with the only weapon at his disposal: his razor-sharp wit.


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Product Description: Brother Can You Spare a Dime? is the chronicle of an unforgettable piece of American history - twelve crazy, painful seesaw years, from the Wall Street crash to Pearl Harbor.

By juxtaposing contemporary news and documentary footage with extracts from Hollywood classics such as Golddiggers, Lady Killer and Wild Boys of the Road, director Philippe Mora offers us an immediate, intricate and evocative scrapbook of the 1930's. Somehow there are uncanny echoes of some of our current preoccupations: strikers at Ford's, mass unemployment, breadlines, vigilante gangs and failing fortunes...

Two heroes emerge: James Cagney, the rough diamond, hood-with-a-heart-of-gold star of the Movies, the little man who won't be beaten, and Franklin D. Roosevelt himself: tough yet benign, stepping into the breach with confidence and determination, yet imperceptibly crumpling under the weight of responsibility as he leads America through her most difficult years until the final humiliation of Pearl Harbor.

Songs and images stick in the mind: fortunes dwindle, the small man's savings disappear, even the banks go bust; men lose their jobs and join the breadlines to the haunting title song of Brother, can you spare a dime?; hobos and okies take to the road while Bessie Smith sings Nobody loves you when you're down and out; a ragged child huddles against the bleak landscape as Woody Guthrie sings the Dust Bowl Blues; an abandoned cat shivers on the ledge of a flooded home... Only Hollywood offers an escape from reality for these are the Golden Years of Bogart, Cooper and Dietrich. We glimpse Gable and Vivien Leigh at the screen test of Gone with the Wind; George Raft dances a languorous tango with Carole Lombard; Shirley Temple dimples and Chaplin jokes while Busby Berkeley fills the screen with his lavish extravaganzas...and the marathon dancers stumble on... As Ginger Rogers says: It's the depression, dearie...


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Product Description: In his final—and most daring—cinematic statement, Derek Jarman the romantic meets Jarman the iconoclast in a lush soundscape pulsing against a purely blue screen. Laying bare his physical and spiritual state in a narration about his life, his struggle with AIDS and his encroaching blindness, Blue is by turns poignant, amusing, poetic and philosophical.


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Product Description: Serving a life sentence for murder, Jay is given the chance for a retrial - when a cold-case lawyer hears his story. It’s a story no one believes. And what a story it is. On a road trip to visit the infamous 'Mangrove Slasher' location, Jay and four friends find themselves lost in red-neck hell. What begins as a wrong turn becomes an eerie tale that explodes into a nightmare of unspeakable bloodshed at the hands of a cadre of crazed cannibal clowns. Literally the circus from hell. Jay is the only survivor, his six friends enduring the most horrific deaths at the hands of these lunatic laugh-meisters. By sheer luck, after passing out, Jay escapes, covered in the blood of his friend Casey, only to be arrested for her murder. The bodies are never found, the clowns are gone, leaving Jay the only witness and, in the eyes of law enforcement, the perpetrator of these heinous crimes. Is Jay telling the truth? Is this some sick circus story? Or is Jay a psycho, just clowning around?


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