Martin Heidegger can overcome onto-theology, but can he see why kids love the taste of Cinnamon Toast Crunch?
Heaven’s Gate: The Butcher’s Cut (1980/2014)
The Almighty will judge you harshly for this, Soderbergh.
As is well-known, the cat is the fetish animal of dialecticians of the cinema, from Sergei Eisenstein to Chris Marker — the animal that converts one idiocy into another, consigning triumphant reasons to stupid superstitions or the enigma of a smile. […] Linking anything with anything whatsoever, which yesterday passed for subversive, is today increasingly homogeneous with the reign of journalistic “anything contains everything” and the subject-hopping of advertising. We therefore need an enigmatic cat or burlesque mute to come and put some disorder back into montage.
Jacques Rancière, The Future of the Image (2007)
Letter From An Unknown Woman - Max Ophüls - 1948
Not that Ferrara is working overtime to dispel his press image. Last summer he substituted for Scorsese at a chic film preservation fund raiser. The story I heard was: Abel gets up to the mike, gives it a tap, says something like, “Okay, can everybody be quiet please? There’s something I’d like to say about film preservation.” Tongues keep wagging, glasses keep clinking. “Please - can you be quiet for a minute? This is important.” Same. “Can everybody just shut the fuck up for a minute?” Guess who got thrown out by security guards.
A worker is a worker, whether in prison or not, and a group of workers is a union, whether recognized by the state or not. Incarcerated workers are some of the most exploited in the United States. We are doing everything we can do to support them, and call on all people of conscience in this country to join this movement to end the New Jim Crow and abolish the prison industrial complex
Speaking of Marxist bullá*á*á*á*, Jessica Paré's costume and makeup in this episode make her look so much like Maria Callas in Pasolini's Medea.