Did anyone else think of this scene in Contact when they heard about the first Blue Origin flight crew? Can’t believe Bezos resigned from Amazon at the last possible second. Wild.
I’m just re-watching Blade Runner for the nth time (captions on) and I noticed the quote from when Roy first meets Sebastian. “Gosh, you really got some nice toys here.” “Gosh, you really got some nice toys here” is what the subtitles say, at least in the Final Cut edition. I haven’t checked elsewhere, but Google… Read More Bishop to King Seven, Checkmate
Suck it, Valenti. “This isn’t just about business. This is about overthrowing dead culture.” – Steve Jobs, from The Pirates of Silicon Valley As the concept of intellectual property fades into obscurity, the people of planet earth have reached a major milestone. I don’t think this has ever happened since the creation of that McCarthyistic… Read More AMC Theatres to MPAA: “Fuck off”
“I had grossly underestimated the level of extraordinarily unethical and even fraudulent behavior that had occurred on such a large scale,” Ferguson tells All Things Considered host Melissa Block, in a conversation airing Friday. via Inside Job Director Charles Ferguson, Taking Wall Street Firmly To Task : Monkey See : NPR.
You’re forty miles behind enemy lines, smack dab in the middle of World War III. Yes, that’s actually a line from the movie. The iconography of John Milius’ 1984 alternate reality classic Red Dawn – a.k.a. the first movie ever given the MPAA’s PG-13 rating – is some of the most powerful visual imagery of any… Read More The Iconography of John Milius’ Red Dawn, Volume I
The 7th round of ACTA negotiations will conclude around lunch time today in Mexico. If past meetings are any indication, a few hours later the participating countries will issue a bland statement thanking the host Mexican government, discussing the progress on civil enforcement, border measures, and the Internet as well as noting the transparency discussions… Read More Michael Geist – ACTA Guide, Part Five: Speaking Out
This is just good. Now if I just get my Boba Fett headband I can call it a day. Cool Stuff: Adidas Originals Star Wars Collection | /Film.
The Mounting Evidence That Avatar Will Suck, Part 1 – Avatar – Gawker.