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Watch: Full 1954 & 1984 Movie Adaptations Of George Orwell's Sudden Bestseller '1984'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 12, 2013 4:31 PM
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There is some kind of irony in the latest news to be making the rounds. You've probably already seen this on Twitter or Facebook, in the wake of the NSA scandal and whistleblowing by Edward Snowden about the U.S. government's massive surveillance operation on the public at large, including tracking online communication and interaction, sales for George Orwell's prophetic classic novel "1984" have spiked. On Amazon. It jumped to the 100th best selling title on the site from its previous spot of 11,855 and apparently the folks buying the story about dystopian future in which Big Brother controls almost every fact of life, engages in mind control and mass surveillance, really haven't read the book. Or missed the point.
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George Orwell's '1984' Headed To The Big Screen, Famed Designer Shepard Fairey May Produce

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • March 22, 2012 9:00 AM
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George Orwell’s seminal 1949 dystopian novel, “1984,” arguably has as high a profile now as it ever did. In fact, if you say "1984" to someone they’d probably think of the book before they think of the year. Even for those that haven’t read the book, the title is synonymous with totalitarian politics, propaganda and the surveillance culture, and "Big Brother" is now even an established global brand of exploitative reality television.
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