27 August 2014 ·

The first one of these I’ve watched. Also the last.

(Source: criterioncollection)

27 August 2014 ·

"Witches?"

*loads shotgun*

25 August 2014 ·

emergentfutures:

The Chairless Chair, an invisible chair that you can wear

- It’s like a chair that isn’t there, but magically appears whenever you need it. It’s called the Chairless Chair and you wear it on your legs like an exoskeleton: when it’s not activated, you can walk normally or even run. And then, at the touch of a button, it locks into place and you can sit down on it. Like a chair that is now there.
"The idea came from wanting to sit anywhere and everywhere, and from working in a UK packaging factory when I was 17," says Keith Gunura, the 29-year old CEO and co-founder of noonee, the Zurich-based startup behind the device, “standing for hours on end causes a lot of distress to lower limbs, but most workers get very few breaks and chairs are rarely provided, because they take up too much space. So I thought that the best idea was to strap an unobtrusive chair directly to myself.”
Full Story: CNN

emergentfutures:

The Chairless Chair, an invisible chair that you can wear

- It’s like a chair that isn’t there, but magically appears whenever you need it. It’s called the Chairless Chair and you wear it on your legs like an exoskeleton: when it’s not activated, you can walk normally or even run. And then, at the touch of a button, it locks into place and you can sit down on it. Like a chair that is now there.

"The idea came from wanting to sit anywhere and everywhere, and from working in a UK packaging factory when I was 17," says Keith Gunura, the 29-year old CEO and co-founder of noonee, the Zurich-based startup behind the device, “standing for hours on end causes a lot of distress to lower limbs, but most workers get very few breaks and chairs are rarely provided, because they take up too much space. So I thought that the best idea was to strap an unobtrusive chair directly to myself.”

Full Story: CNN

25 August 2014 ·

So many brilliant performances, but this is the one I keep going back to. His final scenes in this movie… well, just go find a copy.

Richard Attenborough in Guns at Batasi (1964)

25 August 2014 ·

batgirlofburnside
Looking forward to this. Batgirl by way of Veronica Mars? Hell, yeah.

batgirlofburnside

Looking forward to this. Batgirl by way of Veronica Mars? Hell, yeah.

(via brendenfletcher)

20 August 2014 ·

theatlantic:
When you can’t run, you crawl, and when you can’t crawl - when you can’t do that… You find someone to carry you.

theatlantic:

When you can’t run, you crawl, and when you can’t crawl - when you can’t do that… You find someone to carry you.

(Source: kevin)

20 August 2014 ·

"There is nothing here that departs from what we’d expect from the genre — except that it is so beautifully done. Goldthwaite knows that the true basis of horror filmmaking (or at least of one type of horror filmmaking) lies in two of the most essential properties of the moving-image medium: duration and offscreen sound. There’s a gorgeous formalism here, in the way that so much of the experience of the movie depends on empty time — waiting for something to happen — and on things that can be heard but not seen (the ambiguity of sounds that we more or less recognize, but whose source we cannot quite identify). Most astonishing of all in Willow Creek is a 19-minute-long single take with motionless camera: a shot of the two main characters, sitting up in their sleeping bags inside their tent, listening to and reacting to things that go bump in the night. It’s great horror filmmaking, building a sense of slowly accelerating dread. But I will go further and say that it is at the same time a superior example of, and a brilliant riposte to, all that international-art-house-style “slow cinema” people have been pontificating about in recent years."

~ Steven Shaviro on Bobcat Goldthwaite’s Willow Creek

20 August 2014 ·

kidmograph:

H_GHW_Y

And miles to go before we sleep…

kidmograph:

H_GHW_Y

And miles to go before we sleep…

(via jenjenrobot)

20 August 2014 ·

Almost as interesting as the Sinatra as John McClane alt-history I can’t shut up about when you make the mistake of buying me a drink…

Almost as interesting as the Sinatra as John McClane alt-history I can’t shut up about when you make the mistake of buying me a drink…

20 August 2014 ·

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