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Touch of Evil (Orson Welles, 1958)

In this famous opening scene consisting of a single 3-minute 20-second tracking shot with no cuts, the camera follows two couples, one of which is going to be killed in the next shot. 269 more words

Opening Scenes

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Don Jon

Netflix summary: Jon Martello’s romantic exploits are legendary among his friends, but his obsession with online porn saps his enthusiasm for real sex. As he searches for intimacy–or avoids it–Jon meets two women with vital lessons to teach him. 193 more words

Netflix

A school stabbing. Everyone lived.

A student goes wild in a crowded school and attempts to kill as many of his fellow students as he can.  That’s not even an unusual story anymore.  624 more words

Politics

"Moses" is on a forever stamp, Hollywood icon Charlton Heston immortalized

Legendary Hollywood icon and humanitarian Charlton Heston was honored as the 18th inductee into the U.S. Postal Service’s Legends of Hollywood stamp series today.

The event took place during a first-day-of-issue stamp dedication ceremony at the… 219 more words

News

No To Noah

We suffered some cabin fever today, so we decided to go see a movie. The pickings were slim, and our choice boiled down to Noah… 362 more words

Movies

It's a Man's World: "The Naked Jungle" (1954)

        Carl Stephenson’s short story Leiningen Versus the Ants is made for the movies: a brief, incidental but excitingly pulpy tale of a transplanted plantation owner who is battling an overwhelming wave of nomadic army ants- not the variety typified by the 1950′s American cinema’s preoccupation with Atomic mutants -but the most terrifyingly real kind, the Marabunta, born of an unforgiving Nature unimpressed by Man’s assertion of dominance on the planet. 578 more words

Movies

Trigger warnings: New wave of political correctness hits campuses

This is from The Dailey Caller.

This quote says it all.

Political correctness is tyranny with manners.”

― Charlton Heston

Hypersensitive students and professors all over the country are about to score another victory for political correctness if they succeed in their mission to normalize the use of “trigger warnings,” which are intended to protect people from taking part in class discussions and media that might offend them. 425 more words