I’m sure many have heard the old hypothetical legal case surrounding the fictional Ronald Opus. In short, if someone jumps off of a building to kill themselves, and some guy discharges a gun and kills them just as they pass his window. The story goes from there, adding new facts and swinging the case from suicide to homicide and back again depending on circumstances, intent, etc. While it’s not as complicated as the above concept, a woman’s death was ruled as a homicide when she was pronounced dead from complications stemming from a wound she’d received during an armed robbery 30 years ago. I stopped watching the various police procedurals on TV long ago, but I think this just might be one that nobody has made a quip about before the opening credits.
In other crimes against decency, the Vatican has commemorated the Pope with an online photo album, but the captions are in MS Comic Sans. Just because CERN used it for their Higgs Bosun powerpoint presentation doesn’t mean the font is suddenly appropriate, people.
And since the salaries of many VFX artists are criminal (and many consider VFX itself to be a sin against film), here’s a Tumblr called “Before VFX,” showcasing scenes from movies prior to all of the computer-generated stuff being drizzled over everything.