China syndrome


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China syndrome

[′chī·nə ‚sin‚drōm]
(nucleonics)
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When she wasn't agitating, Fonda was starring in a long run of zeitgeisty films besides Barbarello, Klute, and The China Syndrome.
But some firms have tried to use an overseas supplier and have faced the China syndrome - a total meltdown - and, because they won't commit to following a few simple steps, these firms should return to doing business the old way.
He subsequently worked on a number of films in various capacities, including Apocalypse Now, The Big Chill, The King of Comedy, The Cotton Club, Cutter's Way, Fandango and The China Syndrome.
sternbergh shared, "'Cloud Atlas' is perfect if you long to watch Matrix, Amadeus, Nell, Amistad, China Syndrome & Exotic Marigold Hotel AT THE EXACT SAME TIME.
Just over a year ago, a little publicised address at Aston Business School by Professor Leslie Young, executive director of the Asia Pacific Institute of Business at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, foreshadowed Lufthansa's China Syndrome.
Environmental-message movies are nothing new, though they tend to cluster around the issue of the day, whether it's nuclear negligence ("The China Syndrome," "Silkwood"), legal justice for people lethally poisoned by companies ("Erin Brockovich," "A Civil Action"), animal preservation ("Gorillas in the Mist," "Never Cry Wolf") or the disappearing rainforest ("The Emerald Forest," "Ferngully: The Last Rainforest").
Uniform plan is 'Red China syndrome' RED China syndrome was affecting socialist councillors who wanted Town Hall staff to don uniforms for work claimed Tory councillor Lawrie Wild, who opposed the proposal for the council to provide its reception staff with blouses, blazers, trousers and skirts.
This is one reason why big business and business executives are regularly made the villains (see The China Syndrome, Broadcast News, and Erin Brockovich, among many) in film and television features produced by major media companies.
She describes the movie as a cross between ``Twister'' and ``The China Syndrome.
His serious acting skills shone in films like The China Syndrome in 1979 and the emotional 1982 hit Missing with Sissy Spacek in which he plays a dad looking for his politically idealistic son who disappears in Chile after a coup miltary.
The actor, film producer, and man in the life of Catherine Zeta Jones, has apparently been interested in nuclear issues since he appeared in the power station disaster movie The China Syndrome 20 years ago.

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