You know what hitting an emotional bottom sounds like? It’s the open palm...– Natasha Vargas-Cooper on the premiere episode of Mad Men season 4. Keith Phipps over at The AV Club also has a write up. It’s amazing how much I’m missing the rest of the cast who didn’t migrate over to SCDP. Where’s that knob Kinsey? Where fore art thou, Sal? And boy o...
Chris loves Michael Bay’s movies.– The most disturbing bit of information to come out of this interview with Christopher Nolan’s cinematographer Wally Pfister.
“There is much to be said in favour of modern journalism. By giving us the...– via Slate Magazine
Bill Murray On Kung Fu Hustle
“I was like, “Oh man, I just saw this thing,” and “God, that’s just staggering, just staggering. That movie is just AHHHHHH!” And when I saw that, I was like: That. Just. Happened. There should have been a day of mourning for American comedy the day that movie came out.” Seriously though, how cool is it that the only way to reach him is through a 0800...
All of Tarkovsky’s films are now available online! Does this herald the return of Jesus?
Rorschach, you dick.
“The current national priorities should be as follows: reduce carbon emissions and stop funding the films of M. Night Shyamalan.” — Cliff Doerksen, Chicago Reader Collected hate for The Last Airbender (via)
taf: Auckland Tumblr Meetup →
Alas, I’ll be out of town. Ah well, have a good one tumblr peeps! Let’s do this! Date: Thursday 5th August Venue: Ian has suggested we try and pack El Camino out (480 New North Rd). Given that that’s not going to be a hard thing to do seeing as it fits about twenty people, we’ll shift it over to Neighbourhood Bar if need be. Time: 7PM I’ll send the details…
I’m loving Zack Handlen’s episode by episode analysis of ST:TNG. Sharp, snappy and on-the-money similes: “Frakes is too familiar to be really rakish; he’s like an uncle who occasionally sells you pot.” It’s rare to find a writer who can make something familiar seem new.
Of Snobbery and Soccer > Theodore Dalrymple →
I guess that I’m a snob too. This does, of course, have plenty of application to NZ in general and in particular to the national game. The difference being that a team made of thugs are generally preferable and often celebrated. (via Instapaper)
Just realised Bullock in Deadwood looks like my friend Mike. Awesome.