Heard about the guy who fell off a skyscraper? On his way down past each floor, he kept saying to reassure himself: so far so good, so far so good, so far so good. How you fall doesn’t matter. It’s how you land! - La Haine (1995, dir. Mathieu Kassovitz)
Dudes off to 🇯🇵 for a year and I’m bummed.
the leftovers | "p i l o t"
God sat this one out.
I’m going to stick it out with this show, because it offers up enough HBO poignant moments and I’m a sucker for Shows With Mystery At The Center Of It (and because Damon Lindelof is the only guy who can put shows on the air that have people reading books AND HAVE CLOSEUPS OF THE BOOKS), but there are a lot of 9pm on FOX drama cliches like people screaming underwater and shit, so we’ll see.
Roger Deakins cinematography reaffirms my hope in humanity, if only for a couple hours at a time.
"Pray for the best, but prepare for the worst."
Prisoners (2013), dir. Denis Villeneuve
Suggested by the map on the evolution of French names, I have done the same for Spain, using the data of the Instituto Nacional de Estadística (based on the fraction of the current population tabulated by year and province of birth)