"Film as dream, film as music. No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul. A little twitch in our optic nerve, a shock effect: twenty-four illuminated frames a second, darkness in between, the optic nerve incapable of registering darkness."
- Ingmar Bergman
My youngest flaunts her mind, and frightens away the suitors.
- Louis Nicolas le Tonnerlier de Breteuil, on his daughter, the raddest person in history, Émilie du Châtelet. Emilie was a scientist in the 18th century who proved Newton’s ideas on velocity wrong. She also played a role in helping Einstein figure out E = mc2 with E=mv2 (via intuitiveunderstanding)
‘The Red Road’s Creators On Representing Native Americans And An Environmental Mystery
Last week, the Sundance Channel debuted The Red Road, a crime story set in New Jersey. That summary sounds awfully cliche, but the show has a twist: The Red Road, which takes place in a town occupied both by white families and members of a federally unrecognized Indian tribe is one of the few dramas on television to feature Native American characters.
“One night, in his kitchen, we opened this bottle of tequila,” Cuaron says. “After a couple tequilas, I said to him, my concern is now this movie took a long time, they don’t pay me by the hour, I may be forced to take any job now. I don’t have anything ready.” Clooney advised him, “Don’t do it. Do a commercial. Protect your film career.”