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100 minutes, 2 debates, 1 ugly truth about America

Scott Gilmore on a night that may have changed few minds in America, but left the rest of the world shaking its head<p>Going into this debate, Donald …

Video captures brutal dooring of cyclist riding in Adelaide bike lane

Chelsea Mobishwash and Raymond Geluz were almost at work. It was Aug. 26, and as they were riding down Adelaide Street Mobishwash noticed that there …

Out of the Past: The Greatest 1970s Detective Movies

<b>Freebie and the Bean (Richard Rush)</b><p>They don’t make car chases like this anymore because they simply don’t make cars like this anymore. Big steel …

15 Camera Shots Every Movie Fan Should Know

An essential part of making a movie memorable is striking the viewer with unusual camera shots and movements. When the first movies were made moving …

I Found 100-Year-Old Glass Plates in an Abandoned Japanese Home

Abandoned places are an alluring subject matter for many photographers. Japan is a treasure trove of abandoned places, or “haikyo”, due to a perfect …

How Do Film Editors Actually Edit a Movie?

The world of movie editing is an enigmatic one if you aren’t actually an editor. How in the world do they manage to take hours of footage, sift …

Film School Basics: Shooting Video with Canon EOS DSLRs

Shooting movies with Canon’s range of EOS DSLRs can sometimes be a challenge… For example, what do you do if you get a red blinking warning on your …

Fixing Harsh Lighting in Lightroom Where Light Modifiers Aren’t An Option

Dealing with mid-day sun can be the absolute worst when it comes to preserving tonality and color in your images. Here, we are breaking down exactly …

26 oddly similar pairs of movies that came out around the same time

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" pit the legendary Dark Knight against the Man of Steel in March, and now we have another big superhero showdown in "Captain America: Civil War."<p>While the two films should be markedly different — Warner Bros.' film will use "BvS" to introduce members of its …

Watch: Paul Thomas Anderson’s Filmography Explored In Comprehensive 2.5-Hour Video Series

In his seven feature-length films over the last two decades, there are few filmmakers who have displayed as much skill and artistry with each new …

This new image-editing app is so good, I'm ditching Photoshop

Less than shocking news: The photo above isn't actually a museum-aged Kodacolor portrait of my grandfather. It's a digital picture of my friend Sean, who dropped by my headshot studio and was nice enough to lend his picture to this article.<p>The film-like texture, dust, and scratch marks are courtesy …

What Marvel Got Right About Spider-Man (That His Solo Movies Got Wrong)

<i>The following post contains minor spoilers for Captain America: Civil War.</i><p>Oh what a difference 18 months makes. A year ago last fall, Spider-Man fans …

'Captain America: Civil War’ is the movie ‘Batman v Superman’ wanted to be

Not only does the film juggle a dozen major superheroes pretty seamlessly, but it somehow manages to tell a cohesive story while not making the film feel too stuffed or overcomplicated.<p>After a NYC screening of "Civil War" ended Monday evening, the man on my right declared that this was the movie …

Box Office: The Verdict for 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice'

The tentpole is almost at the end of its run at the worldwide box office, where it's the No. 7 superhero movie of all time to date, not accounting …

The Evolution of Captain America in TV and Film

Like the country he represents, Captain America has changed a lot over the years. Though the 75-year-old super soldier was born as a reaction to …

X-Men

Captain America: Civil War succeeds where Batman V Superman fails

Two superhero movies, released within mere weeks of one another. Both feature the biggest of names from their respective pantheons of demigods and …

You've Never Seen Insect Portraits Like These

Does it come as any surprise that a portrait photographer’s hobby would still be photography? Given that Levon Biss didn’t have room for an entire …

Framing

9. Bowling For Columbine (2002)

Michael Moore is considered to be something of a joke nowadays, but there's no denying that Bowling For Columbine - arguably his most famous film - …

A Photographer's Pet Peeve

I ought to precede this piece with the disclaimer that it is meant as "photographer humour" and must be taken as tongue-in-cheek. That said, my …

4. Sans Soleil (1983)

As far as documentaries are concerned, Sans Soleil is a true original.<p>It's hard to pin down what, exactly, Chris Marker's insanely creative motion …

Satire

The Controversial History of Letterboxing for Movies on Your TV

It’s been a long struggle.<p>Letterboxing. (Photo: Todd Baker/CC BY2.0)<p><i>A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter</i> …

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What happens to boys who kill women in video games

By Danielle Paquette<p>Danielle Paquette<p>Reporter focusing on national labor issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In the "Grand Theft Auto" series, one of the world’s top-selling video game franchises, players can have sex with women and then kill them.<p>The action boosts the health of the protagonists — all of which …

Grand Theft Auto

These incredible space photos are actually just pictures of food

The photo below could be of a planet and its lone moon, drifting through a nebula of gas and dust.<p>But it's no view from a deep-space probe.<p>It's all food sitting on the glass plate of a home office scanner.<p>He even based his latest series around a fictional space probe called Wander — short for …

The trouble with 'Walking Dead's' Season 6 and its OMG moments: Has the show broken its own zombie code?

For years, AMC's "The Walking Dead" has roamed the backwoods of rural Georgia performing miracles. The adaptation of a beloved graphic novel took exactly one episode to prove that art is a feat of execution, not genre. Amid the spilled intestines and exploding heads walked a character drama as …

Is It Too Late to Save the Superhero Movie?

<b>Dan Kois:</b> This past weekend <i>Batman v Superman</i> collected both abysmal reviews and $420 million in worldwide ticket sales. Though its box office dropped …

Can white guys have dreadlocks without ‘appropriation’ claims? A puzzling video wades into the politics

The video posted to YouTube Monday was ripe for modern Internet consumption: a confrontation between a black woman and a white man — on a college …

How The Walking Dead Is Going To Handle Negan's F-Bombs

With only two more episodes left of this season, the remainder of <i>The Walking Dead</i> Season 6 is going to be pure chaos. With Rick and company’s …

How to go from the couch to running 5K in eight weeks

My biggest piece of advice for anyone who wants to start running is "just start" – lace up your running shoes and go.<p>The hardest part of any exercise program – especially running – is getting started. When I first started to run, each step was torture. Now running is my bliss.<p>Your first workout …

Exercise

The core of Trump’s success? A black hole of ignorance

<i>Peter Jones is an associate professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa.</i><p>The cult of American anti-intellectualism is finding its moment in the Republican presidential campaign of Donald Trump, and it is scaring the pants off the Republican …