For some ungodly reason, "texting and driving" has been written off as a psuedo-problem. A laughable misdeed worthy of a pointed finger-wagging rather than something to really incur the shame it decidedly deserves. Fortunately, we have figures like Werner Herzog who are making a mission out of expressing the severity of the often lethal practice.
Filmmaker Herzog has created the above documentary — From One Second to the Next — as propagation of the dangers of texting while driving. The 70-year-old Grizzly Man director uses real people and their true stories to hit the viewer with a thick heap of heartbreak, pulling no punches in the message that texting and driving is, undoubtedly, a terribly dangerous and thoughtless thing to do.
Watch the video above to ensure that you'll break the habit altogether, and perhaps share it with a few friends who might need a little extra convincing.
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Quick: think of your three favorite movies. No doubt, the ones that immediately come to mind are Braveheart, Mulan and Grizzly Man. Well then...have we got a trailer for you!
Pixar's latest sensation is Brave, the story of the unlikely hero Princess Merida, who decides to change her own fate by taking on the legendary monster destined to attack her Scottish homeland.
In the spirit of any Pixar film, the trailer delights us with heartwarming moments, comedic moments, and visually stunning moments. However, this seems like quite a leap for Pixar in the "epic" department. Whereas most Pixar films are smaller stories (literally—the subjects are regularly no larger than a few inches tall), Brave looks to be a sweeping, colossal adventure story.
Enjoy the fun trailer below. Stars include Boardwalk Empire's Kelly Macdonald as the central Princess Merida, Emma Thompson as Queen Elinor, Billy Connolly as King Fergis, and Kevin McKidd, Robbie Coltrane and Craig Ferguson as the three hostile, bumbling Scottish lords.
The film adaptation of Lee Child's One Shot, starring Tom Cruise as the mountain-of-a-man Jack Reacher, a perpetually on-the-road rogue agent who sets out to prove his innocence in a violent murder, has gotten itself a villain. And that villain goes by the name of Werner Herzog.
Now, you may be thinking, "Werner Herzog? What in tarnation is so great about Werner Herzog?" Oh, you mean the the man who got shot in the stomach during an interview for Grizzly Man and insisted that he was well enough to keep talking about his awesome movie? Or, are you perhaps referring to the man who pulled Joaquin Phoenix from an overturned car after a crash, potentially saving the man's life? THAT WERNER HERZOG?
Yes. That. Werner. Herzog.
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