What Humans Are Really Doing to Our Planet, in 19 Jaw-Dropping Images Last week, Pope Francis and church officials encouraged everyone to consume less and think more about our impact on the environment. It's a timely warning because the next six months will be critical to our future. Ahead of a series of major events later this year, The Foundation for Deep Ecology and the Population Media Center released a collection that illustrates the devastating effects of out-of-control growth and waste, and it's breathtaking. "This is an issue that people care about, and oftentimes it's just not discussed by mainstream media," Missie Thurston, director of marketing and communications at the Population Media Center, told Mic. It's difficult to always know the impacts of our daily choices, like the real effect of buying a bottled water or an extra TV or laptop. Electronic waste, from around the world, is shipped to Accra, Ghana, where locals break apart the electronics for minerals or burn them.
Existential & Psychological Movie Recommendations Film, as with many of the arts, often reflects many existential themes. This page, which was developed following several request for such a list, offers suggestions of movies which reflect existential and psychological themes. The information about the movies is brief to not give away anything which would impact the enjoyment of the movie. See also What is an Existential Movie? Other Movie Pages: Postmodernism & the Movies | Diversity Issues & the Movies | Psychology & the Movies Resources Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time 10,000 Empire readers, 150 of Hollywood's finest and 50 key film critics voted in the most ambitious movie poll evert attempted. 500. Ocean's Eleven (2001) Director: Steven Soderbergh Slick, suave and cooler than a penguin's knackers, Soderbergh's starry update of the Rat Pack crime caper not only outshines its predecessor, but all the lights of The Strip combined.Read our Ocean's Eleven review 499. Saw (2004)
16 Strangest Movies Everyone Should See There are movies you see, and then there are movies you experience. This list compiles 16 of the strangest movies that must be seen to be believed. They break all the rules to surprise us, challenge us, and give us one-of-a-kind cinematic experience. If you are bored of watching those Hollywood cliches, this list of 16 strangest foreign movies is what you need for a change. Eye for Film : Hotel Splendide Movie Review (2000) "British" and "film" are not always the greatest combination of words on the planet. In fact lately the rash of films trying to emulate the Englishness of Four Weddings And A Funeral, the gruesomeness of Shallow Grave or the plucky northerner spirit of the hugely successful The Full Monty (see There's Only One Jimmy Grimble or Billy Elliot for more examples) seem to have seriously put back the British film industry. In this state of mind I toddled along to Hotel Splendide, concerned it would fall somewhere between Fawlty Towers and Guesthouse Paradiso or, God forbid, worse. So it's with some relief that I can report that Splendide is in fact a great deal better than expected if rather less, er, splendid than it could be...
Martin Scorsese's Film School: The 85 Films You Need To See To Know Anything About Film Interviewing Martin Scorsese is like taking a master class in film. Fast Company’s four-hour interview with the director for the December-January cover story was ostensibly about his career, and how he had been able to stay so creative through years of battling studios. But the Hugo director punctuated everything he said with references to movies: 85 of them, in fact, all listed below. Some of the movies he discussed (note: the descriptions for these are below in quotes, denoting his own words). Others he just mentioned (noted below with short plot descriptions and no quotes). But the cumulative total reflects a life lived entirely within the confines of movie making, from his days as a young asthmatic child watching a tiny screen in Queens, New York to today, when Scorsese is as productive as he’s ever been in his career–and more revered than ever by the industry that once regarded him as a troublesome outsider.
untitled (An essay concerning the subtext of the film by the same title) by Crispin Hellion Glover Is this culture content? Is it happy? Are the smiles broadcast by this culture's media the smiles that reflect the collective mind? Does the self-professed compassion of the media for the unfortunate seem sincere? Is this culture a Judeo-Christian culture? The Top 50 Greatest Films of All Time from our September 2012 issue Introduction Ian Christie rings in the changes in our biggest-ever poll. And the loser is – Citizen Kane. After 50 years at the top of the Sight & Sound poll, Orson Welles’s debut film has been convincingly ousted by Alfred Hitchcock’s 45th feature Vertigo – and by a whopping 34 votes, compared with the mere five that separated them a decade ago.
Humans (TV series) 2015 British-American science fiction television series Eight episodes were produced for the first series which aired between 14 June and 2 August 2015. The second eight-episode series was broadcast in the UK between 30 October and 18 December 2016. Supercut: Cinema's Greatest Mirror Pep Talks Early this morning, I was awoken by three consecutive wall thumps coming from my crawl space, which, as you all know, is the signal from our video editor, Oliver Noble, that he’s completed a new supercut. After I let him out, we watched it, and it was pretty good, so I rewarded him with a few minutes with his gimp mask unzipped and gave him some bactine for his welts. This is actually our second crowd-sourced supercut, where Oliver provided the topic and you the FilmDrunk reader gave scene suggestions. The result is Cinema’s Greatest Mirror Pep Talk.
Combustible Celluloid - Guide to Cult Movies and Cult Films Army of Darkness (1993) The third film in Sam Raimi's Evil Dead trilogy features more zombies, more action, more laughs, and more kisses. With Bruce Campbell. "Gimme some sugar, baby!" Basket Case (1982) Frank Henelotter's amazing low-budget splatter comedy showcases Siamese twin brothers -- one normal, the other a squishy little beast who lives in a basket -- searching for revenge on the New York doctors who separated them. Battle Royale (2000) This mind-blowing Japanese film is endlessly entertaining, by turns gory and hilarious, disturbing and exciting. The great Japanese exploitation filmmaker Kinji Fukasaku (The Green Slime, Yakuza Graveyard) was nearly seventy when he made this masterpiece, and it turned out to be his final completed film.
What Went Wrong With 'True Detective' Season 2? Ben Caspere, the murdered man at the heart of True Detective's second season, got his eyes burned out with acid. To many viewers who stayed with the series to the end, he got off easy. With its eighth and final episode in the ground (along with three quarters of its core cast), TD 2.0 has emerged as the year's most passionately disliked show. Some of that reaction can surely be dismissed as bandwagoneering – everybody enjoys a good dogpile now and then – but much of it was earned the hard way.
The 9 limits of our planet … and how we’ve raced past 4 of them Johan Rockström says humanity has already raced past four of the nine boundaries keeping our planet hospitable to modern life. Writer John Carey digs into the “planetary boundary” theory — and why Rockström says his isn’t, actually, a doomsday message.We’ve been lucky, we humans: For many millennia, we’ve been on a pretty stable — and resilient — planet. As our civilizations developed, we’ve transformed the landscape by cutting down forests and growing crops.