Film is the manipulative medium par excellence. When you think back on the history of film and the 20th century, you see the propaganda that’s been made. So there are moral demands on the director to treat the spectators as seriously as he or she takes himself and not to see them merely as victims that can be manipulated to whatever ends they have.
Without question, the Red Ryder BB gun is the most important gun in the history of American weaponry.
Classes struggle, some classes triumph, others are eliminated. Such is history such is the history of civilization for thousands of years.
History has remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed art has remembered the people, because they created.
Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.