So today is April 20th. A day of infamy. Where everyone is encouraged to roll a joint and smoke it; bake a batch of edibles and eat 'em. It's international pot day! It's a day to celebrate! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9Za3EleHYA It's also Hitler's birthday. The man who has been considered the most vile, racist, fascist, inhumane villain … Continue reading Europa: The Last Battle (2017) review
Utilitarianism (noun): A theory that the aim of action should be the largest possible balance of pleasure over pain or the greatest happiness of the greatest number -- Merriam Webster Paternalism (noun): A policy or practice of treating or governing people in a fatherly manner, especially by providing for their needs without giving them rights … Continue reading The War on Film Culture: Part 5: For the Children (1916-1917)
There's too many men Too many people Making too many problems And not much love to go round Can't you see This is a land of confusion. This is the world we live in And these are the hands we're given Use them and lets start trying To make it a place worth living in. … Continue reading Repeating History: 1930s Communism vs. 2010s Globalism
Detailed account of the controversies surrounding the 1915 release of The Birth of a Nation.
The 1915 Supreme Court decision on film censorship.
The fight against monopolies over the film industry.
The early days of film with Thomas Edison, Enoch Rector, and the banning of boxing films.