American Beauty tribute
"Kurosawa has the ability to bring things out of you that you never knew were there. It is enormously difficult work, but each picture with him is a revelation. When you see his films, you find them full realizations of ideas, of emotions, of a philosophy which surprises with its strength, even shocks with its power. You had not expected to be so moved, to find within your own self this depth of understanding."
— Toshiro Mifune on Akira Kurosawa
James Gordon: Crime is on the rise, Bruce. And you are too old to be Batman, now.
Bruce Wayne: I have a new project. Wayne Enterprises will build a cyborg cop.
Watch Nicolas Perony’s talk to understand more about the simple rules that drive some of the astoundingly complex social behavior of other animals — like bats and meerkats.
Who in America is reading—and how.
76% of U.S. adults ages 18+ said they read at least 1 book in the past year. The typical American read 5 books in the past year.
More from our brand new report on electronic and print reading: http://pewrsr.ch/L9ZvQG
the opposite of bookporn
Unfortunate Conflict of Interest
Very Little Gravitas Indeed
A Series of Unlikely Explanations
Just Another Victim of the Ambient Morality
Frank Exchange of Views
Lightly Seared on the Reality Grill
Falling Outside the Normal Moral Constraints
Abundance of Onslaught
Refreshingly Unconcerned With the Vulgar Exigencies of Veracity
A Fine Disregard For Awkward Facts