Posts filed under “Weekend”

Saturday Night Cinema: Most Effective Edits of All Time

Skilled editing is as effective in the creation of a good film as a writer, director, or performer. Though often overlooked, editing brings shots together to make a whole greater than the sum of its parts. These ten movies are a fantastic illustration of just how important editing can be.

 

 

THE LIST

City of God
Director: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund
Editor: Daniel Rezende

Bonnie and Clyde
Director: Arthur Penn
Editor: Dede Allen

North By Northwest:
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Editor: George Tomasini

The Godfather
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Editor: William Reynolds, Peter Zinner

Battleship Potemkin
Director: S.M. Eisenstein
Editor: Sergei M. Eisenstein, Grigori Aleksandrov

Psycho
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Editor: George Tomasini

Un Chien Andalou
Director: Louis Bunuel
Editor: Luis Buñuel

Apocalypse Now
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Editor: Lisa Fruchtman, Gerald B. Greenberg, Walter Murch

2001: A Space Odyssey
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Editor: Ray Lovejoy

Lawrence of Arabia
Director: David Lean
Editor: Anne V. Coates

Category: Film, Weekend

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Jon Stewart

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Category: Humor, Television, Weekend

Ferrari’s Red Reign: $1.4Millon 950 HP LaFerrari

Fewer than 500 hybrid LaFerraris will be made. And with a price tag that starts at around $1.6 million, they’re not for everyone. WSJ Rumble Seat columnist Dan Neil discusses his test drive of the hyper car on Lunch Break

 
LaFerrari: The Million-Dollar Hybrid You Can’t Have
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Category: Weekend

Nick Epley: Why You Should Talk to Strangers

Nicholas Epley is the John T. Keller Professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He was named a “professor to watch” by the Financial Times, is the winner of the 2008 Theoretical Innovation Prize from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and was awarded the 2011 Distinguished Scientific…Read More

Category: Psychology, Weekend

Hunton XRS43

Hunton has been making custom, ultra-deluxe, powerboats for wealthy Europeans for 30 years. And now rich Americans can have their Hunton too. For the first time the company is marketing boats in the US. Called the Aston Martin of the Seas, the XRS43 model costs up to a million dollars. Video by: Kelly Buzby, Victoria…Read More

Category: Weekend

1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

This is a classic lovely of which there were only 351 produced. The 3.0 L V12 engine cranked out only 240 hp.

Owned by the likes of such as Steve McQueen and Eric Clapton, it was going for as little as $400k in 2010, but today a clean version sells for $2.1m today.

 

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Category: Weekend

USS John C. Stennis: BMW M4 Playground

I can’t figure out why I love this so much, but I do! Never mind something as pedestrian as an actual racetrack on land. In its new promo video, BMW digitally turns the flight deck of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) into an imaginary at-sea playground for the M4.

Category: Weekend

Lefsetz: The Tiers

STADIUM ACTS Are not bitching about what everybody else is. Money is not their issue. Everybody wants to be in business with them. The transition in the business is evidenced by the fact that those who consistently sell out stadiums are younger generation acts, baby boomers cannot. Bruce Springsteen can do stadiums overseas, but not…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

Scorsese: The Art of Silence

Saturday night cinema: Martin Scorsese – The Art of Silence from Tony Zhou on Vimeo. Vimeo via kottke

Category: Film, Weekend

5 Awesome Fireworks Shows for July 4th

America celebrates its Independence Day on Friday. Ranx looks at five U.S. cities with awesome fireworks display for the occasion.

Category: Weekend