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The Power of A Knife

It is surprising to note how often knives and other edged weapons are used in films to create a visual intimidation tactic that increases the tension of the scene. It is used almost universally in adult and children’s films as well as in regular programming and character imitations. For example, if a character were to enter a restaurant in the downtown area of a city, but the producer wanted the viewers to know that the setting is a dangerous place, the sight of a cook using a professional knife sharpener or slowly running the blades of two knives together combined with a deliberate look can have the desired effect of creating an ominous scene. Read the rest of this entry »

Best Knives in the World Are the Ones You Have When You Need Them

The best knives in the world are the ones you need and have on hand when you need them. A knife, something with a sharp edge that can cut something, has been a part of the human tool kit for many thousands of years. Early knives were stones that would break with a sharpened edge, and believe it or not, they can be very effective scrapers, cutting fat and muscle away from a hide, for example. Read the rest of this entry »

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