PUBG: New Map Hidden in Latest Patch

The latest test patch for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has revealed the layout of the game’s upcoming desert map.

Pushed to the test servers last night, it didn’t take long for users on the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds subreddit to sort through the new files and make some discoveries. One Reddit user managed to extract the minimap from the forthcoming wasteland map:

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Emily Ratajkowski’s Little Black Dress Is Full of Hidden Tricks

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The Hidden Good-Luck Charm Sewn Into the Queen’s Coronation Gown – and 4 Other Secrets from the Historic Event

God save the Queen! Those were the shouts heard from inside Westminster Abbey on June 2, 1953, when Queen Elizabeth II took the Coronation Oath and officially became the ruling monarch of the U.K and the Commonwealth.

Although Elizabeth ascended the throne as a young 25-year-old princess on February 6, 1952, immediately on hearing of the death of her father, King George VI, it wasn’t until 16 months later on June 2, 1953, that she was crowned, such was the extent of the planning needed. Her first years as Queen are featured in the first season of Netflix’s hit series, The Crown.

Read on for five surprising facts on the 64th anniversary of the Queen’s historic day:

1. It Was the First Televised Coronation

Tech-savvy even back then, Princess Elizabeth was determined to have the ceremony broadcast (much against the disapproval of Sir Winston Churchill). It would be the first coronation to be televised (except for the anointing and the communion) and was broadcast in 44 languages. An estimated 20 million people gathered round their television screens (or those of their neighbors) to catch a glimpse of the pomp and ceremony of the momentous occasion. After the event, sales of televisions rocketed.

2. Her Gown Had a Hidden Good-Luck Charm

Trusted royal couturier Sir Norman Hartnell worked closely with Elizabeth to create a gown in the finest white duchess satin, richly embroidered with national and Commonwealth floral emblems in gold and silver thread. Encrusted with seed pearls, sequins and crystals, the designer added a secret detail for extra luck. Unknown to the Queen, Hartnell included an extra four-leaf shamrock on the left side of the skirt, which was positioned perfectly so that Her Majesty’s hand would rest on it during the ceremony.

3. Top-Secret Staff Were Recruited

There was a shortage of professional coachmen to help transport dignitaries to Westminster Abbey in horse drawn carriages, so millionaire businessmen and country squires offered their services – many dressing up as servants to help take people to the ceremony.

4. Footage Was Flown Across the Atlantic in Military Jets

To make the broadcast available the same day, Royal Air Force bomber jets known as Canberras flew film footage across the Atlantic so that the Canadian Broadcast Company could air it. It was the first non-stop transatlantic flight between the United Kingdom and Canada, and landed in Labrador.

5. The Romance!

Prince Philip was the first person to pay homage to the Queen after the Archbishop of Canterbury. After being lifted on her throne, her husband said, “I Philip, do become your liege man of life and limb, and of earthly worship; and faith and truth I will bear unto you, to live and die, against all manner of folks. So help me God.” He then kissed her crown and her left cheek.


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‘La La Land,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ Score Feature Film Wins at LMGI Awards

Although “La La Land” didn’t win best picture at the Oscars, Damien Chazelle’s neo-musical did cop one final trophy at the 4th annual Location Managers Guild International Awards on Saturday night, where it took home the prize for outstanding locations in a contemporary film. The honors went to the film’s supervising location manager Robert Foulkes… Read more »

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Hidden Figures surprise big winner at SAGs

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Find the Hidden Mickey in This Frozen Northern Lights Sneak Peek

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iOS 10 Hidden Feature: Bedtime-consistency management

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Smiles Mean Money in France, But Hidden Benefits Are Even More Enriching

“A person who smiles a lot is either a fool or an American.”
— Russian adage

The French government has launched a new  campaign  to make its citizens smile in an effort to promote a more welcoming environment for tourists. But science tells us that French authorities will be beating their heads against the wall if they really think they can coax aloof Parisians to put on a happy face.

Because, well, there’s no smiling in France.

Or so say psychologists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who have found that the most expressive nations —  those with citizens who are quickest to crack a smile – are those with heavy immigrant populations. That puts the homogeneous France near the bottom of the list with Russia and Japan. Among the leaders: Canada, Brazil and the good ol’ U.S.A.

So, what is it about living in the world’s melting pots that puts smiles on the faces of their citizenry? Simply put, a smile is the mother tongue. It bridges language barriers, predicts trust and signals friendly intentions among people of disparate origin.

And conversely, it is a lack of smiles, among other things, that has given France a reputation for being a difficult place to visit, especially if you don’t speak the language.

This isn’t the first time the French have tried to legislate smiles to convey warmth to tourists. The current effort is similar to campaigns in  2003  and 2009 , when the tourism board set up “smile ambassadors” at the nation’s most-visited spots. But by all accounts, the efforts of the police du sourire fell flat. Those smiles turned – or stayed – upside down.

What Happens to Our Brains When We Smile

There is fascinating research about the power of an upturned mouth. Smiling activates the release of neurotransmitters, including dopamine and serotonin, that help  fight off stress. Having  too little of these brain chemicals has been linked to depression. When we smile, we also trigger the release of “happy hormones,” including  endorphins, the same chemicals that give us that “runner’s high” after exercising. Even aping a smile can spark a feeling of  happiness  and  reduce stress. Charles Darwin was the first to suggest that one’s emotions could be enhanced by one’s expressions, positing that just the  act  of smiling produces positive emotion.

Fast forward more than 100 years and “positive emotion” leads off renowned positive psychologist Martin Seligman’s five-sided PERMA model of the traits that foster well-being. According to Seligman, there are two kinds of smiles, the “Duchenne smile” and the “Pan American” smile. The Duchenne smile (named for neurologist Guillaume Duchenne) is involuntary and genuine. It is a broad smile that forms wrinkles on the outer edges of the eyes (i.e. crow’s feet). On the other hand, the Pan Am smile (the forced smile of flight attendants from the long-defunct airline), is inauthentic. It involves only the muscles of the mouth. (To see if you can spot the fake from the real smile,  take this quiz  from the BBC.)

But back to our poker-faced friends around the world: In the UW-Madison study, researchers examined the psychology of smiling in 726 people from nine countries and compared the results for each country with its immigration numbers. Participants were asked what constituted a good reason to smile, with options like, “is a happy man,” “to sell you something,” or “feels inferior to you.”

The results? Countries with more immigration over the last 500 years were more likely to interpret the smile as a happy or friendly gesture.

In countries with less diverse pasts, such as France, Russia and Japan, the act of  smiling  is more complex. Japanese people will grin to  mask negative feelings. The Japanese tend to control their expression of emotion so much so that people there have been  given instruction in the art of the smile. Meanwhile, the French are so notorious for not smiling that the British tourism group VisitBritain released a guidebook with tips for U.K. hoteliers to avoid offending guests from other nations. “Don’t exchange a smile or make eye contact with anyone from France who you do not know,” the guidebook states.

But can we equate the act of smiling with true happiness? In a paper called “The French Unhappiness Puzzle,” economist Claudia Senik argues that France’s “cultural mentality” makes the French far less happy than their wealth and lifestyle would predict. Senik’s research suggests that French unhappiness is due in large part to “multi-dimensional” dissatisfaction and a low level of trust in other people. She says policies to address unhappiness in France should start in early childhood.

A smile, real or fake, is a good starting point, and the bigger the grin, the better. Researchers at  Wayne State University analyzed the smiles of 230 Major League Baseball players culled from their 1952 trading cards to test how positive emotions affect longevity. The intensity of the players’ smiles was compared with life data for the men, controlling for body mass index, education, career length and other factors. As it turned out, the players with the broadest smiles lived seven years longer.

The Big Picture

The UW-Madison researchers believe there are public policy implications that come with exposure to, and understanding of, diverse cultures living within the same borders. For example, said lead author Paula Niedenthal, citizens “may be more or less willing to pay for universal healthcare, because they empathize differently with in-group and out-group members.”

So let’s hope the French Smile Revolution is a winner this time around. It’ll build trust among tourists and natives alike, and lift moods all around. Personally, I hope the friendly efforts penetrate deeper than a superficial strategy aimed at fiscal gain, because we don’t have to excavate ancient history to see how the smile has been  used as a  propaganda  tool.

Here in the free world, I highly recommend smiling. And go all the way. You can fake it ’til you make it, but the Duchenne smile is a  more powerful mood changer  than the perfunctory one flashed at the Pan Am jet-setters.

Jason Powers, M.D., is chief medical officer at Promises Austin drug rehabilitation center and The Right Step network of addiction treatment programs in Texas. He is an addiction blogger and the pioneer of Positive Recovery, an approach to addiction treatment that helps people discover meaning and purpose in their lives.

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Cinema’s Hidden Pearls — Part II

One of nature’s rarest items, a pearl is produced within the soft tissue (specifically the mantle) of a living shelled mollusk. Just like the shell of a clam, a pearl is composed of calcium carbonate in minute crystalline form, which has been deposited in concentric layers. Truly flawless pearls are infrequently produced in nature, and as a result, the pearl has become a metaphor for something rare, fine, admirable and valuable.

Hidden pearls exist in the world of movies, as well: films that, in spite of being brilliantly crafted and executed, never got the audience they deserved beyond a cult following.

Here are a few more of our favorite hidden pearls in the world of film:


1. Massacre at Central High (1976)

Dutch director, and former cameraman for the legendary Russ Meyer, Rene Daalder was hired by producers to direct an exploitation film set in a suburban high school with all the expected sex, nudity and violence that defines the genre. What they got instead was something totally unexpected: David (Derrel Maury) a sensitive, but extremely tough kid, transfers to Central High, where he reconnects with childhood pal Mark (Andrew Stevens) who is part of the school’s ruling clique, led the Hitler Youth-esque Craig (Steve Bond) who rule over the student body like a police state. When David stands up to their bullying of other, weaker students, the clique retaliates, crippling David, only to find themselves being picked off one-by-one, having finally messed with the right wrong person. Although it certainly contains the above-mentioned exploitation elements, Massacre is a thinly-veiled metaphor for the rise of Fascism in society, brilliantly executed by the filmmakers and its young, attractive cast (female lead Kimberly Beck was one of the great beauties of her day). Highly influential upon dozens of later “teen” films, most notably Heathers, the film has been embroiled in a rights battle between its producers for decades, keeping a proper DVD/Blu-ray release and restoration from happening. Named by Roger Ebert as one of the ten best films of 1976, Massacre at Central High is a unique work that is alternately unsettling, hilarious and very sexy.


2. Quadrophenia (1979)

Inspired by The Who’s second, eponymous rock opera, after the classic Tommy, Quadrophenia is one of the greatest youth movies ever made, easily standing tall next to Rebel Without a Cause, Easy Rider, Over the Edge, and more. Phil Daniels plays Jimmy, a disaffected 19 year-old done with school but still not grown up, making as meager a living as a working class lad can in 1965 London. His only sense of belonging and identity comes from being a Mod, youths who related to post-modern popular culture in their dress (sharp suits and short haircuts), musical taste (The Who, modern jazz) and vehicles (Vespa scooters). Jimmy pops blues (amphetamines), gets into brawls with Rockers (leather-clad kids who ride motorcycles and have tastes still rooted in 1950s outlaw culture) and pursues the elusive, beautiful Steph (Leslie Ash). Jimmy’s struggle to fit in and define himself is incredibly moving. When he reconnects with an old school pal (a young Ray Winstone) who turns out to be on the “wrong side,” Jimmy’s anguish is palpable, as is his final, stunning act of rebellion, played out on the White Cliffs of Dover. Watch for Sting in his film debut as Ace Face, leader of the Mods, who’s charismatic image masks a sad reality.


3. Zardoz (1974)

In an interview with director John Boorman earlier this year, I told him what a huge fan I’ve always been of his sci-fi film Zardoz, that I’ve seen it eight times, and I still don’t know what the hell it’s about. He laughed and agreed that he wasn’t quite sure, either. Sean Connery is Zed, a primitive warrior in a future world divided into two camps: the poor savages and the privileged immortals. The savages worship the god Zardoz, a flying stone head that disperses guns and wisdom (“The Penis is evil! The Penis shoots Seeds, and makes new life to poison the Earth with a plague of men, as once it was. But the Gun shoots Death and purifies the Earth of the filth of Brutals. Go forth, and kill! Zardoz has spoken.”) Zed hitches a ride on the head and finds himself in the Vortex, home to the immortals, including the beautiful Consuela (the appropriately beautiful Charlotte Rampling), throwing the balance of the world off-center. Even watching this film stoned doesn’t quite make it add up, but it’s a stunning, wonderful ride nonetheless. New Blu-ray release makes it shine that much stronger.


4. Vanishing Point (1971)

Vanishing Point is the greatest existential chase/road picture ever made. The plot is so simultaneously simple and complex, it’s worthy of Camus: Kowalski (Barry Newman) is a professional driver who is hired to deliver a 1970 Dodge Challenger from Denver to San Francisco in 15 hours. Along the way, he breaks every law governing speed on the books, sparks a cross-country manhunt by every trigger-happy law enforcement agency known to man, and becomes a folk hero to the audience of DJ Super Soul (Cleavon Little), who gives hourly updates on Kowalski’s progress to the rebellious youth of the day. Vanishing Point is one of those films that runs an hour and forty minutes (and in the European cut, which we prefer, a bit longer) and has maybe ten pages of dialogue: in short, it’s pure cinema. Directed by Richard C. Sarafian, who was primarily a character actor, and knocked this 90 mph fastball out of the park.


5. Electra Glide In Blue (1973)

Another existentialist masterpiece masquerading as a murder mystery/policier, Electra stars Robert Blake as John Wintergreen, a pint-sized Arizona Highway Patrolman whose Napoleon Complex gives him a fire in the belly for bigger, better things: namely a detective’s gold shield. When a hermit is found dead from a shotgun blast in his desert shack, Wintergreen sees the case, which has more to it than initially meets the eye, as his ticket to the big-time. The only directorial effort of James William Guercio, known primarily as being manager of the group Chicago (who make a memorable cameo as a band of murderous hippies), who wisely spent a big chunk of his budget hiring the great Conrad Hall to shoot his film, Electra is one of the greatest-looking films of that hallowed cinematic decade that was the ’70s. Blake gives his finest (and most ironic, given how his life played out) performance, with his monologue toward the film’s devastating climax (“Loneliness’ll kill you deader than a .357 Magnum”) one of the most heartbreaking speeches ever committed to film.


6. Witchfinder General (aka The Conqueror Worm, 1968)

The UK has a film ratings system that goes back to the early 20th century, 1912 to be exact. By the late 1960s, films like Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Bonnie & Clyde and The Graduate pushed the need for such a system in the U.S. to its breaking point. A few films released in 1968 helped that final straw break. This was one of them. Telling the true story of the infamous Matthew Hopkins (Vincent Price in his greatest, least hammy performance), England’s infamous “witch hunter” who, with his assistant Stearne (Robert Russell) executed more than 300 people, mainly women, during their two to three years of ‘witch hunting’. Considering that 500 people in total were executed for witchcraft in England between the late 15th and late 18th centuries, it means that Hopkins was responsible for two thirds of these executions during a period of three years. Ian Ogilvy is the dashing young soldier who vows revenge upon Hopkins after his attack on his beautiful fiancée (Hilary Dwyer, both beautiful and a fine actress). In addition to a literate screenplay, inspired by Edgar Alan Poe’s The Conqueror Worm, the film’s then-unprecedented graphic violence, sex and nudity (still strong by today’s standards) was notable not only for its depiction, but for not being simultaneously exploitative. Director Michael Reeves, just 24 at the time of filming, gives the proceedings a matter-of-fact realism that makes it all the more disturbing. Sadly, Reeves would die of an accidental overdose a year after the film’s release.


7. El Topo (aka The Mole, 1970)

The first season of Saturday Night Live had one of their greatest fake commercials, showing Dan Ayckroyd and Gilda Radner arguing over whether an aerosol can’s contents contained a dessert topping or a floor wax. Chevy Chase then cheerfully enters, declaring “Shimmer is a floor wax AND a dessert topping!” Alejandro Jodorowsky’s El Topo is much the same: It’s a spaghetti western. It’s a Christ allegory. It’s a comedy. It’s a tragedy. It’s profane. It’s reverent. It’s graphically violent and sexual. It’s peaceful and beautiful. And that’s just the first twenty minutes! Largely regarded as the first “midnight movie,” El Topo was lucky enough to be seen by John Lennon and Yoko Ono during a New York screening, who suggested to their then-manager, the notorious Allen Klein, that he distribute it through his newly-formed ABKCO Films, becoming an instant hit among the counterculture, yet never completely connecting with mainstream audiences, for obvious reasons.


8. Black Sunday (1977)

John Frankenheimer is the only director to rate two films on both lists. Based on Thomas (Silence of the Lambs) Harris’ first, and only, non-Hannibal Lecter novel. When a Black September terrorist camp is raided by a Mossad team, led by Commander Kabakov (Robert Shaw), all its denizens are wiped out, save the comely Dahlia Ilad (Marthe Keller) whom Shaw catches au naturele in the shower. The rest of the movie has Kabakov and his lieutenant (the late Steven Keats) trying to correct this mistake. Not only was Dahlia the most dangerous terrorist there, she is planning on hijacking the Goodyear Blimp with an unhinged Vietnam vet (Bruce Dern, at his best) and blowing up the Super Bowl! Prescient, to say the least, and almost unrelenting in its level of tension and suspense, Black Sunday also gains its brilliance from an utterly objective screenplay by Ivan Moffat, Ernest Lehman and Kenneth Ross, showing the clear POV of the Israeli, Palestinian and Americans involved. Released to be Paramount’s first blockbuster of 1977, the film got critical raves across the board, but tanked at the box office. Paramount released a terrific DVD about a decade ago, and now we wait anxiously for the Blu-ray this film, the best thriller of the ’70s, richly deserves.


9. Targets (1968)

After paying his dues working with “King of the Bs” Roger Corman for several years, Peter Bogdanovich was given the opportunity to write and direct his first film, a low budget affair that would have to be shot quickly. Bogdanovich and his then-wife/collaborator Polly Platt (along with uncredited work from the great Sam Fuller) came up with this ingenious little thriller, loosely based on University of Texas sniper Charles Whitman, about a deranged Vietnam vet sniper (Tim O’Kelly) and a veteran horror film star (Boris Karloff, in one of his final films) whose lives intersect at a drive-in theater in the film’s climax. Bogdanovich himself co-stars. The film was released only a month after the assassination of Bobby Kennedy, causing many theaters to refuse bookings and patrons to stay away. It’s now regarded as an overlooked masterpiece, rightfully.


10. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

Director Robert Aldrich, best known for The Dirty Dozen and The Longest Yard, had his finest hour with this brilliant, bizarre reinvention of Mickey Spillane’s Fascist detective Mike Hammer. After reluctantly rescuing a damsel in distress (Cloris Leachman, her film debut) on a deserted highway, private eye Mike Hammer (the great Ralph Meeker) finds himself embroiled in a Byzantine plot of murder, graft, vice and an A-bomb! Arguably the single greatest influence on the filmmakers of the French New Wave, Aldrich broke new ground with his use of music, dialogue, sex and violence in a brutal noir that remains potent at age sixty. In 1955, however, it was too far out to connect with audiences, and was viewed as a box office failure. You’ll never forget the final scene on the beach.

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Cinema’s Hidden Pearls — Part II

One of nature’s rarest items, a pearl is produced within the soft tissue (specifically the mantle) of a living shelled mollusk. Just like the shell of a clam, a pearl is composed of calcium carbonate in minute crystalline form, which has been deposited in concentric layers. Truly flawless pearls are infrequently produced in nature, and as a result, the pearl has become a metaphor for something rare, fine, admirable and valuable.

Hidden pearls exist in the world of movies, as well: films that, in spite of being brilliantly crafted and executed, never got the audience they deserved beyond a cult following.

Here are a few more of our favorite hidden pearls in the world of film:


1. Massacre at Central High (1976)

Dutch director, and former cameraman for the legendary Russ Meyer, Rene Daalder was hired by producers to direct an exploitation film set in a suburban high school with all the expected sex, nudity and violence that defines the genre. What they got instead was something totally unexpected: David (Derrel Maury) a sensitive, but extremely tough kid, transfers to Central High, where he reconnects with childhood pal Mark (Andrew Stevens) who is part of the school’s ruling clique, led the Hitler Youth-esque Craig (Steve Bond) who rule over the student body like a police state. When David stands up to their bullying of other, weaker students, the clique retaliates, crippling David, only to find themselves being picked off one-by-one, having finally messed with the right wrong person. Although it certainly contains the above-mentioned exploitation elements, Massacre is a thinly-veiled metaphor for the rise of Fascism in society, brilliantly executed by the filmmakers and its young, attractive cast (female lead Kimberly Beck was one of the great beauties of her day). Highly influential upon dozens of later “teen” films, most notably Heathers, the film has been embroiled in a rights battle between its producers for decades, keeping a proper DVD/Blu-ray release and restoration from happening. Named by Roger Ebert as one of the ten best films of 1976, Massacre at Central High is a unique work that is alternately unsettling, hilarious and very sexy.


2. Quadrophenia (1979)

Inspired by The Who’s second, eponymous rock opera, after the classic Tommy, Quadrophenia is one of the greatest youth movies ever made, easily standing tall next to Rebel Without a Cause, Easy Rider, Over the Edge, and more. Phil Daniels plays Jimmy, a disaffected 19 year-old done with school but still not grown up, making as meager a living as a working class lad can in 1965 London. His only sense of belonging and identity comes from being a Mod, youths who related to post-modern popular culture in their dress (sharp suits and short haircuts), musical taste (The Who, modern jazz) and vehicles (Vespa scooters). Jimmy pops blues (amphetamines), gets into brawls with Rockers (leather-clad kids who ride motorcycles and have tastes still rooted in 1950s outlaw culture) and pursues the elusive, beautiful Steph (Leslie Ash). Jimmy’s struggle to fit in and define himself is incredibly moving. When he reconnects with an old school pal (a young Ray Winstone) who turns out to be on the “wrong side,” Jimmy’s anguish is palpable, as is his final, stunning act of rebellion, played out on the White Cliffs of Dover. Watch for Sting in his film debut as Ace Face, leader of the Mods, who’s charismatic image masks a sad reality.


3. Zardoz (1974)

In an interview with director John Boorman earlier this year, I told him what a huge fan I’ve always been of his sci-fi film Zardoz, that I’ve seen it eight times, and I still don’t know what the hell it’s about. He laughed and agreed that he wasn’t quite sure, either. Sean Connery is Zed, a primitive warrior in a future world divided into two camps: the poor savages and the privileged immortals. The savages worship the god Zardoz, a flying stone head that disperses guns and wisdom (“The Penis is evil! The Penis shoots Seeds, and makes new life to poison the Earth with a plague of men, as once it was. But the Gun shoots Death and purifies the Earth of the filth of Brutals. Go forth, and kill! Zardoz has spoken.”) Zed hitches a ride on the head and finds himself in the Vortex, home to the immortals, including the beautiful Consuela (the appropriately beautiful Charlotte Rampling), throwing the balance of the world off-center. Even watching this film stoned doesn’t quite make it add up, but it’s a stunning, wonderful ride nonetheless. New Blu-ray release makes it shine that much stronger.


4. Vanishing Point (1971)

Vanishing Point is the greatest existential chase/road picture ever made. The plot is so simultaneously simple and complex, it’s worthy of Camus: Kowalski (Barry Newman) is a professional driver who is hired to deliver a 1970 Dodge Challenger from Denver to San Francisco in 15 hours. Along the way, he breaks every law governing speed on the books, sparks a cross-country manhunt by every trigger-happy law enforcement agency known to man, and becomes a folk hero to the audience of DJ Super Soul (Cleavon Little), who gives hourly updates on Kowalski’s progress to the rebellious youth of the day. Vanishing Point is one of those films that runs an hour and forty minutes (and in the European cut, which we prefer, a bit longer) and has maybe ten pages of dialogue: in short, it’s pure cinema. Directed by Richard C. Sarafian, who was primarily a character actor, and knocked this 90 mph fastball out of the park.


5. Electra Glide In Blue (1973)

Another existentialist masterpiece masquerading as a murder mystery/policier, Electra stars Robert Blake as John Wintergreen, a pint-sized Arizona Highway Patrolman whose Napoleon Complex gives him a fire in the belly for bigger, better things: namely a detective’s gold shield. When a hermit is found dead from a shotgun blast in his desert shack, Wintergreen sees the case, which has more to it than initially meets the eye, as his ticket to the big-time. The only directorial effort of James William Guercio, known primarily as being manager of the group Chicago (who make a memorable cameo as a band of murderous hippies), who wisely spent a big chunk of his budget hiring the great Conrad Hall to shoot his film, Electra is one of the greatest-looking films of that hallowed cinematic decade that was the ’70s. Blake gives his finest (and most ironic, given how his life played out) performance, with his monologue toward the film’s devastating climax (“Loneliness’ll kill you deader than a .357 Magnum”) one of the most heartbreaking speeches ever committed to film.


6. Witchfinder General (aka The Conqueror Worm, 1968)

The UK has a film ratings system that goes back to the early 20th century, 1912 to be exact. By the late 1960s, films like Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Bonnie & Clyde and The Graduate pushed the need for such a system in the U.S. to its breaking point. A few films released in 1968 helped that final straw break. This was one of them. Telling the true story of the infamous Matthew Hopkins (Vincent Price in his greatest, least hammy performance), England’s infamous “witch hunter” who, with his assistant Stearne (Robert Russell) executed more than 300 people, mainly women, during their two to three years of ‘witch hunting’. Considering that 500 people in total were executed for witchcraft in England between the late 15th and late 18th centuries, it means that Hopkins was responsible for two thirds of these executions during a period of three years. Ian Ogilvy is the dashing young soldier who vows revenge upon Hopkins after his attack on his beautiful fiancée (Hilary Dwyer, both beautiful and a fine actress). In addition to a literate screenplay, inspired by Edgar Alan Poe’s The Conqueror Worm, the film’s then-unprecedented graphic violence, sex and nudity (still strong by today’s standards) was notable not only for its depiction, but for not being simultaneously exploitative. Director Michael Reeves, just 24 at the time of filming, gives the proceedings a matter-of-fact realism that makes it all the more disturbing. Sadly, Reeves would die of an accidental overdose a year after the film’s release.


7. El Topo (aka The Mole, 1970)

The first season of Saturday Night Live had one of their greatest fake commercials, showing Dan Ayckroyd and Gilda Radner arguing over whether an aerosol can’s contents contained a dessert topping or a floor wax. Chevy Chase then cheerfully enters, declaring “Shimmer is a floor wax AND a dessert topping!” Alejandro Jodorowsky’s El Topo is much the same: It’s a spaghetti western. It’s a Christ allegory. It’s a comedy. It’s a tragedy. It’s profane. It’s reverent. It’s graphically violent and sexual. It’s peaceful and beautiful. And that’s just the first twenty minutes! Largely regarded as the first “midnight movie,” El Topo was lucky enough to be seen by John Lennon and Yoko Ono during a New York screening, who suggested to their then-manager, the notorious Allen Klein, that he distribute it through his newly-formed ABKCO Films, becoming an instant hit among the counterculture, yet never completely connecting with mainstream audiences, for obvious reasons.


8. Black Sunday (1977)

John Frankenheimer is the only director to rate two films on both lists. Based on Thomas (Silence of the Lambs) Harris’ first, and only, non-Hannibal Lecter novel. When a Black September terrorist camp is raided by a Mossad team, led by Commander Kabakov (Robert Shaw), all its denizens are wiped out, save the comely Dahlia Ilad (Marthe Keller) whom Shaw catches au naturele in the shower. The rest of the movie has Kabakov and his lieutenant (the late Steven Keats) trying to correct this mistake. Not only was Dahlia the most dangerous terrorist there, she is planning on hijacking the Goodyear Blimp with an unhinged Vietnam vet (Bruce Dern, at his best) and blowing up the Super Bowl! Prescient, to say the least, and almost unrelenting in its level of tension and suspense, Black Sunday also gains its brilliance from an utterly objective screenplay by Ivan Moffat, Ernest Lehman and Kenneth Ross, showing the clear POV of the Israeli, Palestinian and Americans involved. Released to be Paramount’s first blockbuster of 1977, the film got critical raves across the board, but tanked at the box office. Paramount released a terrific DVD about a decade ago, and now we wait anxiously for the Blu-ray this film, the best thriller of the ’70s, richly deserves.


9. Targets (1968)

After paying his dues working with “King of the Bs” Roger Corman for several years, Peter Bogdanovich was given the opportunity to write and direct his first film, a low budget affair that would have to be shot quickly. Bogdanovich and his then-wife/collaborator Polly Platt (along with uncredited work from the great Sam Fuller) came up with this ingenious little thriller, loosely based on University of Texas sniper Charles Whitman, about a deranged Vietnam vet sniper (Tim O’Kelly) and a veteran horror film star (Boris Karloff, in one of his final films) whose lives intersect at a drive-in theater in the film’s climax. Bogdanovich himself co-stars. The film was released only a month after the assassination of Bobby Kennedy, causing many theaters to refuse bookings and patrons to stay away. It’s now regarded as an overlooked masterpiece, rightfully.


10. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

Director Robert Aldrich, best known for The Dirty Dozen and The Longest Yard, had his finest hour with this brilliant, bizarre reinvention of Mickey Spillane’s Fascist detective Mike Hammer. After reluctantly rescuing a damsel in distress (Cloris Leachman, her film debut) on a deserted highway, private eye Mike Hammer (the great Ralph Meeker) finds himself embroiled in a Byzantine plot of murder, graft, vice and an A-bomb! Arguably the single greatest influence on the filmmakers of the French New Wave, Aldrich broke new ground with his use of music, dialogue, sex and violence in a brutal noir that remains potent at age sixty. In 1955, however, it was too far out to connect with audiences, and was viewed as a box office failure. You’ll never forget the final scene on the beach.

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The Hidden Ways Dior and Chanel Inspired Minnie Mouse

Minnie Mouse has been having a major fashion moment as of late, but when you look back through Disney‘s history you realize…she’s pretty much always been having a moment. Vans is the latest to immortalize her as a fashion icon, including the fabulous little rodent in its special Disney capsule collection, released earlier this summer. But long before the world had ever heard of a fashion collaboration, Minnie was brushing elbows with some of the style world’s biggest names.

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Minnie and friends in 1937

The iconic polka-dot skirt? It was inspired by Coco Chanel‘s designs from the 1920s. Twenty years later, her original outfit became a touch more voluminous due to Christian Dior‘s infamous New Look (the same postwar runway styling that influenced women’s wardrobes around the globe). And while you’d be forgiven for identifying the pillbox hat exclusively with Jackie Kennedy., Minnie can lay some claim to it too.

“She’s always evolved through the decades. Like in the ’30s, her pillbox hat with the daisy was such an icon that women’s hats started to reduce in size significantly,” Soo Koo, a vice president within Disney’s Consumer Products division, told Glamour. “The character has really aligned itself with fashion.”

Shoppers and fashion-observers might have noticed the recent spate of Minnie-connected offerings (like Lauren Conrad for Kohl’s and Dazed‘s high-fashion photo shoot), but don’t be confused: =The character has been in this game for a long time.

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A look at the process from Vans’ recent collaboration with Disney.

“She’s one of our most universally recognized characters,” Koo said. “We’ve been collaborating with designers for the past 10 years, from Comme des Garçons to a high-end Italian furniture designer. Lanvin even did a dress for Minnie to celebrate her 20th anniversary in the parks in Paris.”

The Vans connection itself might have fresh stock to offer, but it’s a relationship that’s familiar to Minnie and friends.

“We have a relationship that dates back to the [Vans founder] Van Doren days, which began in the late ’60s, early ’70s,” explained Vans’ head designer Rian Pozzebon. “Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Winnie the Pooh were actually featured on Vans footwear back in the ’80s, so when we worked with the Disney group [this time], it felt right to blend their classics with our classics.”

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The Vans team deconstructing Minnie’s signature shoes.

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Get the best travel deals during the worst of financial times With airlines cutting service, hotel rates soaring, and one of the most unstable economies this country has seen, the thought of taking a trip might seem out of reach. But in Tough Times, Great Travels, the Travel Detective, Peter Greenberg, lets you in on money-saving secrets like: -the best day to purchase airline tickets -car rental companies almost willing to pay you to rent their cars -the best hour on the best day to book a hotel room -free activities in 30 cities -cruise ships that discount cabins on the day of the cruise -how to redeem airline miles for flights that are supposedly full -avoiding luggage check-in fees -places where kids can eat & stay for free Traveling during an economic meltdown shouldn''t result in a personal one for you. With Greenberg''s help, you can get packing while the market is crashing.
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Stuart Weitzman – Harbor – Leather Hidden Wedge Bootie

Stuart Weitzman – Harbor – Leather Hidden Wedge Bootie


The slouch boot style was seen all over the runway this season, but Stuart Weitzman’s ‘Harbor’ stands up to the competition with a concealed wedge for a little lift. Pair them with baggy moire, trousers and a fur vest for the runway look introduced by a leading, luxury fashion house!Nappa leather upper1 3/4” covered wedgeLeather footbedApproximate 10 1/2” shaft Rubber solePull on style Made in Spain
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The ‘Hidden Gay Agenda’ Movie Test

There has been much speculation of late from conservative Christian commentators about a “hidden homosexual agenda” in the animated Disney film Frozen. The theories go something like this: In Frozen, one of the characters has a hidden power that she tries to suppress, but ultimately she learns to accept it. This is a metaphor for the homosexual agenda, the conservative theorists theorize, because initially her power (her secret quality) is hidden from the rest of the world, but eventually she learns to accept this part of herself, and she “comes out,” so to speak.

These theories were quickly lambasted by critics as ridiculous and far-fetched. But let’s not be too hasty. If we take the theories seriously, there may be some value in them. If we apply the same reasoning to other films, we may discover that Hollywood has been pushing a secret gay agenda for decades.

I have developed a “hidden gay agenda” movie test using the logic of the conservatives who are criticizing Frozen. Applied to any number of movie classics, this test proves to be enlightening.

The test is simple. There must be three elements in a film for it to have a hidden gay agenda:

1. The main character possesses a quality that is different from everyone else, and…

2. …the quality is hidden or suppressed until…

3. …the quality is accepted and/or celebrated.

Let’s put some films through the test to determine whether or not they contain a hidden gay agenda!

The Wizard of Oz

1. Dorothy has special powers in her ruby-red slippers, and…

2. …those powers remain hidden until…

3. …she embraces their ability to take her home.

Result: This is a no-brainer. The Wizard of Oz has a huge hidden gay agenda. Duh. The message is: “There’s no place like gay.”

The Ten Commandments

1. Moses is a Jew who is raised as an Egyptian prince, and…

2. …his Jewishness is hidden for years, until…

3. …he accepts who he is and leads all the Jews out of Egypt.

Result: Strong hidden gay agenda. The half-naked, oiled-up men in skirts put this one over the top. It is a wonder that Christian conservatives allow their children to read the Bible with the presence of this strong gay undercurrent.

The Sound of Music

1. Maria is a nun who harbors a secret love for Captain Von Trapp, and…

2. …her love remains suppressed during hours and hours of singing, until…

3. …she learns to “climb ev’ry mountain.” She returns to embrace her love. A huge celebratory wedding ensues.

Result: Hidden gay agenda. Admittedly, Maria and Captain Von Trapp are heterosexual, but there are tons of subtle gay messages throughout. The lonely goatherd is probably gay. Lyrics like “raindrops on roses, and whiskers on kittens” are pretty darn gay. And Rolfe? He wears lederhosen and rejects Liesl. C’mon.

Star Wars

1. Luke Skywalker discovers that he is a descendant of a great Jedi, and…

2. …his connection with the Force remains largely untapped until…

3. …he embraces the Force and destroys the Death Star.

Result: As Yoda would say, strong the hidden gay agenda is. Luke’s embrace of the Force evens earns him a medal from Princess Leia.

Carrie

1. Carrie is telekinetic, and…

2. …she tries to suppress her telekinesis, until…

3. …her classmates drop a bucket of blood on her at the prom. Then she fully embraces her powers, lets loose and maims or kills just about everybody in her path.

Result: Terrifyingly full of a gay agenda. How do straight people even watch this movie? When Carrie unleashes her powers, the results are violent and turn out horribly for the normal (straight) people. Perhaps it is palatable to heterosexual audiences because — SPOILER ALERT! — Carrie ends up dead. Or does she?

Brokeback Mountain

1. The main character, Ennis, is gay in a seriously heterosexual environment, and…

2. …he keeps his homosexuality a secret, until…

3. …well, actually, he never accepts or celebrates his homosexuality.

Result: Since condition 3 is not met, there is no hidden gay agenda in this film. It has an overt gay agenda and does not require a hidden one.

The Harry Potter movies

1. Harry Potter discovers that he is the child of a wizarding family, and…

2. …his connection with his wizard powers remain largely untapped until…

3. …he learns to use his powers and destroys Voldemort.

Result: Wait, isn’t this the same plot as Star Wars? Whether it is or not, it is gay, gay, gay.

Some of these films are favorites of mine. I have seen them multiple times. No wonder I ended up gay. Hollywood’s hidden homosexual agenda is working!

Take the test with your favorite films. What other movies have a hidden gay agenda?
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The Hidden Valley Mystery

The Hidden Valley Mystery


When his friend Gunnar discovers a 100 bill in a hidden valley just north of Torontos Don Valley Golf Course, Mike Steriou thinks his dream can come true: owning a genuine Explorer sleeping bag for the autumn Scout camp near Alliston, Ontario. However, a near-tragic accident for pal Tuan, unpleasant new neighbours across the street, two vicious dogs, a break-in at his uncles Danforth printing shop, and other exciting events gradually piece the high-tech puzzle together, until Mike and his buddies daringly bring three criminals to justice.

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Hidden Expeditions Amazon 1000 Piece Puzzle: 0210813348019

Hidden Expeditions Amazon 1000 Piece Puzzle: 0210813348019


Can you find the 37 hidden objects in this scene? This 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle measures 27″ x 20″ when complete. For ages 13 and up. Made in the USA!
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