We Watched TV; They Make TV

We have to recognize [our kids] are different from us. We made mixed tapes; they remix music. We watched TV; they make TV. It is technology that has made them different, and as we see what this technology can do we need to recognize you can’t kill the instinct the technology produces; we can only criminalize it. We can’t stop our kids from using it; we can only drive it underground. We can’t make our kids passive again; we can only make them, quote, “pirates”. And is that good?
We live in this weird time, it’s kind of age of prohibitions, where in many areas of our life, we live life constantly against the law. Ordinary people live life against the law, and that’s what we are doing to our kids. They live life knowing they live it against the law. That realization is extraordinarily corrosive, extraordinarily corrupting. And in a democracy we ought to be able to do better.

– — Professor Lawrence Lessig, TED conference 2007

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Trunk Shot – Tarantino’s Trademark Camera Angle

Quentin Tarantino’s trademarked the trunk shot camera angle and used it in every movie he directed. For your viewing pleasure, here is the visual proof, including 4 trunk shots, 3 reverse trunk shots, 1 hood shot and 1 reverse hood shot.

Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs (1992) - Trunk Shot
Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction (1994) - Trunk Shot
Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown (1997) - Trunk Shot
Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) - Trunk Shot
Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof (2007) - Hood Shot

Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs (1992) - Reverse Trunk Shot
Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown (1997) - Reverse Trunk Shot
Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) - Reverse Trunk Shot
Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof (2007) - Reverse Hood Shot