Films & TV
When I was introduced to Photoshop, there was another level of excitement. Distorting images is its own type of art. But many would argue that we’ve taken this to an unhealthy level. It’s become all too accessible to trick others into believing we, others, and things, look like something they simply aren’t, and should look like what we change them to. In 2011, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced it was taking a stand against image manipulation in advertising. Body image expectations, eating disorders, and other emotional problems were discussed as potential risks for alterations made through processes like Photoshop.
Recently futuristic dystopian societies have became increasingly mainstream due to the success of Young Adult franchises such as The Hunger Games and the Divergent series.
Are you a film fan? If you are you’ll love these inspirational quotes (and if you aren’t, you still will!
Here are a bunch of movies your mind will thank you for.
An article by Omar Cherif about how a wide variety of species willingly seek out substances to get intoxicated, as shown in the documentary Weird Nature ― Peculiar Potions.
Illuminate Film Festival featured many works in progress. Read these film reviews and discover the upcoming conscious films you want to see.
TINY is a documentary about home, and how we find it. The film follows one couple’s attempt to build a “tiny house” from scratch, and profiles other families who have downsized their lives into homes smaller than the average parking space. Through homes stripped down to their essentials, the film raises questions about good design, the nature of home, and the changing American Dream.
Nyeeam also questions why so many children love to play violent video games like Call of Duty. He says “I like good, creative games.”
The documentary “Human” is a collection of stories about and images of our world, offering an immersion into the core of what it means to be human.
Will: I’m holding out for something better. I figure… why not just shoot my buddy, take his job and give it to his sworn enemy, hike up gas prices, bomb a village, club a baby seal, hit the hash pipe and join the National Guard? I could be elected president.
Miller, who was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on April 9, has been at the center of a media cyclone ever since due to some rather inflammatory comments he made in an interview with Rolling Stone immediately following his induction by the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney. In the interview, Miller not only called the induction ceremony “unpleasant,” but went on to slam the whole music business.
If you or someone you know has cancer, you must watch this free series: The Truth About Cancer: A Global Quest
When 13-year-old Solomia Lukyanets sang “Time To Say Goodbye” for her blind audition on The Voice Kids Germany, a show that features children aged 8 – 14 in a singing talent competition, the voice of an angel came out. Her performance was so beautiful judge Lena Meyer-Landrut couldn’t hold back her tears. And she’s not alone. What an amazing voice!