Playlist: William S. Burroughs On the occasion of what would have been William Burroughs’ 100th birthday, we present a selection of movies about one of the 20th century’s greatest authors. Need examples of William Burroughs’ lasting cultural influence? Look no further than the Fandor library; we have a handful of films devoted to the storied literary figure—great viewing for both the serious Burroughs fan as well as the uninitiated curious about the inimitable iconoclast’s life and work. Consider this modest tribute a tip of the hat to a truly original individual whose impact on the cultural discourse continues unabated. Also today on Keyframe, Robert Avila dives deeper into each of these films, “plumbing the depths” of Burroughs’ legacy:William Burroughs at 100 (February 5, 2014)
21 Most Beautiful Nature Photos On Stumbleupon These are the 21 most beautiful nature photos on Stumbleupon. Stumbleupon is big society where you can spend all your day and all you life with smile on your face. On that site you can find lots of things, like photos, animals, home stuff and many more, nature photos like these one below. The 52 Most Anticipated Movies of 2013 Just yesterday, a friend of mine posted a message to her unborn child on Facebook, saying that if the little bugger came a week before the due date and ruined her chance to see Star Trek Into Darkness, there would be consequences. That’s dedication. It’s also the kind of excitement we just can’t keep bottled when we look at the upcoming slate of potential greatness lying ahead.
Top Ten Films 1930-2011 2015 1. MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (George Miller) 2. MY GOLDEN DAYS (Arnaud Desplechin) 3. CAROL (Todd Haynes) 4. TSPDT - The 1,000 Greatest Films (Introduction) , the 1,000th ranked greatest film. INTRODUCTION to the 1,000 Greatest FilmsAs voted by 3,349 critics, filmmakers, scholars and other likely film types. Current Version: February 2014by Bill Georgaris The 2014 version of TSPDT’s 1,000 Greatest Films is now at your disposal. I always aim for January, but somehow February seems to be where it all comes together these days.
The 25 Best Movies You Didn't See in Theaters Share. A collection of our favorite flicks made just for the small screen. By R.L. Shaffer Since the dawn of VHS and the birth of the rental industry, the direct-to-video film has existed. 7 Essential Books on Optimism by Maria Popova What the love of honey has to do with ancient wisdom, our capacity for hope, and the future of technology. Every once in a while, we all get burned out. Sometimes, charred. And while a healthy dose of cynicism and skepticism may help us get by, it’s in those times that we need nothing more than to embrace life’s promise of positivity with open arms.
Killer Movie Posters That You Must See I stumbled upon this site by accident and I just had to promote the artist. His name is Justin Reed, based in Vermont and he’s a wicked Illustrator whose created quite a collection of killer illustrations of classic films. According to the site there will be upcoming opportunity to get your hands on a few original illustrations which were commissioned for a group show at the APW Gallery in New York. He has done 5 works based on 5 films for the show. The five films are Taxi Driver, The Godfather, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Casablanca and Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
The Top 12 Movies of 2012 (According to the Internet) Earlier this year, we organized a vote between a bunch of internet film critics (and a handful of filmmakers) to come up with what they would cumulatively exalt as the best movies of all time. It’s not like we had to pull teeth or anything (we left our hammer at home), but compiling lists of the best movies of 2012 was a lot easier. People have just been giving away their opinions over the past few weeks. While that was a large-scale project, this ones admittedly a bit fluffier. I compiled as many Best Of lists as I could from notable online movie outlets, assigned point values for the movies listed (#10 gets 1 point, #1 gets 10 points) and plugged everything into my TI-82.
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