Director Alex Winter’s documentary on file-sharing service Napster mines the gray area between the tech people and the record industry to put the latter’s decline in historical perspective.
Read: Fast Company
Downloaded, which is now playing in New York and Los Angeles and will see a VOD release on July 1.
Blackfish - Trailer
Beyond the lies, beneath the deception, the truth will surface.
OKAY, WE NEED TO REBLOG THE FUCK OUT OF THIS. EVEN IF YOU’RE NOT AN ANIMAL PERSON, YOUR FOLLOWERS NEED TO SEE THIS. ESPECIALLY DURING THE HEIGHT OF VACATION SEASON. DO NOT SUPPORT SEA PARKS WITH CAPTIVE WHALES. IT’S NOT ENVIRONMENTAL PROPAGANDA (I can’t believe I even used those words) IT’S A REAL ISSUE AND IT’S NOT A MATTER OF PROOF, IT’S A MATTER OF COVERING IT UP AND IGNORING IT!
HOLY SHIT. 10000+ NOTES?!!? Usually it’s just the captivity group reblogging this stuff- I’m so happy people are finding out about this. :D
EVERYONE WATCH THIS SHIT
I am amazed at how many notes this is getting. Share far and wide guys!
HOLY SHIT OH MY GOD 12,000 NOTES.
YOU GUYS. THIS COULD BE IT. THIS MIGHT BE WHAT ENDS CAPTIVITY.
OH MY GOD.
Brother’s Keeper (trailer)
A truly incredible documentary, that somehow I only discovered last night. I watched it streaming on Amazon Prime but the entire film is on Youtube (above). It was thoroughly fascinating — so much so that afterward I went searching for more to read about the Ward brothers and the filmmakers.
Here is a review (1993) from the late, great Roger Ebert.
If you plan on watching, I strongly suggest you don’t read the first article I linked to beforehand — due to spoilers, etc. But Ebert’s review and the “the filmmakers” are safe.
“When Jews looked around the world and they saw Hitler and they saw Stalin and they saw Mussolini, they felt mighty glad that the man who was running the United States was Franklin Delano Roosevelt,” says Jonathan D. Sarna, a professor of American Jewish history at Brandeis University. “Nevertheless he was a consummate politician. And there were things that he felt deeply about, and he made sure they happened. Arming America secretly was one of them. Helping Britain was one of them. Saving Jews was not one of them.”
(Sierra Voices) - Texas textbooks determine what children learn nationwide.
“I believe that dinosaurs were on Noah’s Ark … somebody’s got to stand up to these experts.” (Don McElroy, former member of the Texas State Board of Education).
Well, no wonder the GOP wants to defund PBS. Where can I send them a donation??!
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