The Pestle


Ep 220: “Training Day”

December 27, 2022

We ride along on Antoine Fuqua’s “Training Day” and discuss:

  • Cinematography, the horizon line;
  • Story & Writing, story outline;
  • and other such stuff and things and stuff.

Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time. – Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Notes & References:
The original ending was far less violent (MentalFloss)
Denzel won Best Actor and Ethan won Best Supporting at the Academy Awards; Halle Berry also won Best Actress the same year, the first black actress to win Best Actress
Sidney Poitier won Best Actor for 1963’s “Lilies of the Field”

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Short Spotlight:

“Bedhead” by Robert Rodriguez

This Week’s Recommendations:

Taylor Swift “Midnights” on Spotify, Apple Music


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