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n. street slang for methamphetamine, a drug in a chrystaline form which supposedly stimulates the senses, is popular with some illicit drug users, and is addictive. It smells bad, has serious unhealthy side effects, and its possession, use and sale without a prescription are all crimes. (See: narcotics, controlled substance)

See: dispatch, expedite, haste, hasten, help, organize, precipitate, promote, race
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They had already practiced the technique of reciprocity: making shutter speed, f-stop, light and film speed agree.
This remarkable film, which has no diegetic sound (its ambient, semi-improvisational electronic sound track was composed by Granat, Jutta Koether, and Stefan Tcherepnin), is presented as a continuous sequence of split-screen images; the two sides are often nearly identical, distinguished from one another by alterations of film speed, exposure, and slight lapses in narrative time.
Marco, who specialises in realistic animation and is currently working on family film Speed Racer, due for release in May, said: "Without the love and support of my family, I could never have done it.
In the second chapter, Hatchuel examines the differences between theatrical "telling" and cinematic "showing" through a discussion of how cinematic techniques of editing, flashback and flashforward, film speed, and camera movement allow film directors to reshape Shakespearean stage narratives for the screen.
The 23-year-old, who has also appeared in The Tudors and the homegrown film Speed Dating, said her mum has been giving her helpful tips.
It's something of a reunion for the two actors, who first starred together 12 years ago in Sandra's breakout film Speed.
It's something of a reunion for the two actors, who first starred together in Sandra's breakout film Speed, 12 years ago.
33 The Keanu Reeves/Sandra Bullock/Dennis Hopper action film Speed is set in which city?
Like Sandra Bullock in the film Speed, we are afraid to take our foot off the accelerator in case the bus of our lives blows up.
Today, we all must decide if we want our pictures for the photo album or the photo file on the computer, as well as determining such previously mundane things as the right film speed and type and where to get the pictures developed.
Breakthroughs in emulsion design undertaken by Kodak led to the development of the Vision line of film which shattered what was considered an unbreakable speed/sharpness/grain paradigm, resulting in films that raised the bar in sharpness and grain structure without compromising film speed or altering contrast and colour rendition.