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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

Is Metallica’s “Kill’em All” A Fake?

One of heavy metal’s most beloved and revered albums may not be what you think it is. According to musical forgery expert Dr. Elmer Hory from the Lillehammer Institute of Ersatz Studies (LIES), the version of Metallica’s first album owned by most people is actually an impeccable forgery created by a group of Metallica impersonators. 676 more words

Pointyheaded Highbrow Stuff

Behavioral thinking: the come back

For people who studied information and communication sciences, the behavioral phase is synonym of early development and lack of understanding. This was the 50′s, democracies weren’t as mature as they’re now and everybody believed that we could be manipulated without consent.  81 more words


Thought for today april 13th 2014

We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone.
Only through our love and friendship
can we create the illusion for the moment
that we’re not alone. 7 more words


Visions are worth fighting for...

“Visions are worth fighting for. Why spend your life making someone else’s dream?” My favorite scene from one of the best movies ever.


Democracy and Cuckoo Clocks

“You know what the fellow said – in Italy, for thirty years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. 1,137 more words

The Nation

We Are Paul: "Jodorowsky's Dune" Movie Review

As much as I believe I get my Sci-Fi cred where it is due, I can honestly confess I’ve never been a huge fan of the titan known as… 750 more words