1. brightwalldarkroom:

    Happy Birthday to Mr. Stanley Kubrick (legendary director/selfie pioneer).

    "Stan Kubrick", as he was originally known in the earliest days of his career, would have been 86 years old today. 

    We’ve gathered up all the past Kubrick-related essays we’ve run on the site over the past five years. Enjoy!

    Katherine Spada on The Killing (1956)

    Andrew Root on Spartacus (1960)

    Bebe Ballroom on Lolita (1962)

    Michelle Said on Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

    Ben Mauk on 2001: A Space Odyssey (1969)

    Karina Wolf on A Clockwork Orange (1971)

    Patrick Vickers on Barry Lyndon (1975)

    Evan Bryson on The Shining

    Letitia Trent on Full Metal Jacket (1987)

    Andrew Root on Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

    Chris Cantoni on A.I.: Aritificial Intelligence (2001)

     
  2. theparisreview:

    “Writing is making sense of life.” RIP Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, who has died at age 90. Read her 1983 Art of Fiction interview.

     

  3. TEN OF THE BEST AMERICAN ROAD TRIP FILMS

    dazeddigital:

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    Hit the highway with our fav American road movies

     
  4. millionsmillions:

    The big second-half 2014 preview is here at last, and it’s a doozy — with books by Haruki Murakami, David Mitchell, Ian McEwan, Marilynn Robinson, Denis Johnson, Hilary Mantel, Margaret Atwood, and 77 more.

     
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  6. newyorker:

    Twenty-five years later, a look at powerful photographs of the Tiananmen Square protests, and the government crackdown that followed: http://nyr.kr/1kEVKfN

    Above: People’s Liberation Army soldiers leap over a barrier on Tiananmen Square, on June 4, 1989. Photograph by Catherine Henriette/AFP/Getty.

    (Source: newyorker.com)

     
  7. latenightseth:

    In 1993, Louis C.K. was a staff writer on Late Night. Over 20 years later, when casting a younger version of himself on his show Louie, he chose Conner O’Malley… a staff writer on Late Night.

    演得很好哎他

     
  8. andthemissingpieces:

    Twin Peaks fans in Japan who purchase The Entire Mystery on Blu-ray will also receive a blue rose T-shirt
     
    Click here to preorder from Amazon Japan: http://amzn.to/Rfl44S

     
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