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Political Correctness: Tyranny Of The Mind

This is from Western Journalism.

“Political correctness is tyranny with manners.”― Charlton Heston

Political correctness is not merely an expression of opinion; it is the denial of anyone else holding a differing opinion–or even personally-held moral and religious convictions. 1,480 more words

GBUK Film Classics: 'Planet of the Apes' (1968)

Looking at some all-time favourites…

“Take your stinking paws off me you damn dirty ape!”

Year:  1968

Starring:  Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans… 852 more words


The Socio-Politics of Planet of the Apes and Sequels


Planet of the Apes has always been one of my favorite films. I loved it as a kid though the first viewing freaked me out; I had screaming fits and turned it off after the first 30 min–I must have been 5 yrs old. 10,318 more words

Damn the drum

Long before the Mad Hatter, Charlton Heston,* lost his memory and his mind, the NRA had morphed from a group that my son and many other young people depended upon to learn how to use a shotgun safely when hunting, into a coldly sinister foe of cops like Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco. 388 more words

Pop!: Planet of the Apes

Right from the beginning, Planet of the Apes settles itself on a nexus between tactile action and implacable inaction. The prologue, set on a spaceship as astronaut George Taylor (Charlton Heston) throws his throaty baritone into a mission log, establishes the very 2001: A Space Odyssey sub-Kubrickian cosmic chill of the material. 1,218 more words


The Agony and the Ecstasy

The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) Directed by Carol Reed Based on the book The Agony and the Ecstasy 673 more words