Ludwig van Beethoven's String Quartet No. 14 in C♯ minor, Op. 131 VII. Allegro.
"upon listening to a performance of this quartet, Schubert remarked, "After this, what is left for us to write?""
The Big Sleep | 1946 | dir. Howard Hawks
"What’s wrong with you?"
"Nothing you can’t fix."
R.I.P. Lauren Bacall, 1924-2014.
"What you’re saying amounts to a denouncement of the military."
The Human Condition: Part I - No Greater Love (Masaki Kobayashi, 1959)
"Our tale takes place during a severe winter, with frosts as keen as Christendom of the time. On such days it’s better to roost by the fire and remember tales of old, tales of foolish deeds scattered at random. Why even listen? Is there any sense in them? Why were they written? Tales told by chance, at random, for poetry’s sake, at the behest of a wandering echo, and because even the most ancient things lie in the web of present time…" - Marketa Lazarová, dir. Frantisek Vlácil
Once Upon a Time in the West (Sergio Leone, 1968)
Film Meme: actors (4/6)
Acting has always been a way for me to express the emotions I had buried. If I hadn’t acted, I would have gone insane. In my acting class, I could let out my real tears and everyone thought it was the character. But no, it was me. - Tony Leung Chiu-Wai
Get to know me meme » favorite female characters [INPO]
↳ Clementine Kruczynski"Too many guys think I’m a concept, or I complete them, or I’m gonna make them alive. I’m just a fucked-up girl who’s looking for my own peace of mind. Don’t assign me yours."
‘I don’t think about genre at all. My films are categorized as being in a certain type of genre. But myself, I don’t make the movie thinking about which category the film belongs in. If the actor changes, the mood of the film changes a lot too.’ - Takashi Miike
Sin Nombre (2009) - Mexico, USA
DIR: Cary Fukunaga
Composer: Anton Rubinstein (1829 - 1894)
Work: Allegro from Piano Concerto Nr. 4 in D minor (1864)
Performer: Marc-André Hamelin, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; conducted by Michael Stern
"Women are the n****rs of gender," the email said. "If you killed yourself, I wouldn’t even fuck the corpse."
I blinked at my phone, fighting simultaneous urges to hurl my phone across the room in anger and cry. Later that day, someone texted me my address — telling me they’d “See me when I least expected it.”
I haven’t been out to my car at night by myself since January 2nd.
My name is Brianna Wu. I lead a development studio that makes games. Sometimes, I write about issues in the games industry that relate to the equality of women. My reward is that I regularly have men threatening to rape and commit acts of violence against me.
That is terrible and heart breaking on so many levels
From our archives: Hurricane Katrina.
August 29th is the anniversary of the day that Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and side-swiped New Orleans, breaching the levees. These posts are from our archives:
Was Hurricane Katrina a “Natural” Disaster?
- Profits Over People: The Human Cause of the Katrina Disaster
- An Iconic Image of Government Failure: Empty, Flooded School Buses
Racism and Neglect
- Racial Violence in Algiers Point
- African-American Men and Fear of Violence in the Aftermath
- Hurricane Katrina and the Demographics of Death
- The Fate of Prisoners During Hurricane Katrina
Disaster and Discourse
Devastation and Rebuilding