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The capstone to Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieślowski’s brilliant career, the Three Colors trilogy explores the principles of the French Revolution—liberty, equality, and fraternity—through a series of intricately layered human dramas, culminating in 1994’s Oscar-nominated Red. This gorgeously photographed meditation on chance, destiny, and the challenges of interpersonal communication follows a Swiss fashion model (Irène Jacob) and the subtle connections that form between her life and those of an emotionally alienated retired judge (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and a young law student in her neighborhood (Jean-Pierre Lorit). In the below excerpt from the latest installment of Observations on Film Art, a Criterion Channel program that focuses on the formal elements of cinema and how they are deployed by some of the world’s greatest auteurs, professor Jeff Smith examines the ways in which Kieślowski uses camera movement to suggest the fated entanglement of the film’s characters.

Camera Movement in Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors: Red


Candle Jack: Excuse me, Freakazoid, is there anything I should do?

Freakazoid: Hmmmm.  Why don’t you stay here and…scare the professor!

Candle Jack: Marvelous.

Professor Jones: AHHHHHHHHHHH!


PS - This is a really niche quote/joke, but I love it so much

anonymous asked:

Heeey, um, Professor Savin. This is Jeff the intern, quick question. Some items in your office seem to have been imbues with sentience and are glowing red calling out for the blood of the innocent. Is this like normal? Or should we be concerned?

Jeff. Bloody hell. What had that clumsy tit gotten himself into now? At least this time it didn’t appear to be an issue of his causing. 

“Jeff,” Dani’s icy tone buzzed across the line, “as you said, you’re the intern. Figure it out. You should be capable enough to handle a bit of sentience. It’s probably just the old cursed Aztec knives getting cranky again. Here’s an idea– you’re a fit young guy, right? I’m sure you’ve got plenty of innocent blood to spare. Just don’t get too carried away. I specialize in bones, not fresh corpses.”


In the late 1880’s, a small ship wrecks off the coast of Africa. The sole survivors are a young couple with their infant child. John (Lee Pace) and Alice Clayton (Amy Adams) soon decide to build a small tree house in the dangerous rainforest, hoping that the small home will be enough to protect them from the dangers. However, their hopes are crushed when a leopard attacks them, killing both John and Alice. Their son surprisingly survives and even more surprisingly, is adopted by a female gorilla who has recently lost her infant to the leopard.

This small baby grows up in the African rainforest with gorillas. He learns their ways and is even able to communicate with them. He lives what he believes to be a completely normal life, but he always feels like something is missing. He knows he isn’t a gorilla, but he doesn’t really know what he is.

When he is assumingly in his late twenties, a ship sails into the harbor of his home. A small group of explorers begin to venture into the unexplored rainforest, hoping to learn more about the animals living there. He becomes entranced by a beautiful young woman named Jane Porter (Jenna Louise Coleman) and isn’t sure how to approach her. After a few thoughts, he makes an appearance and she is completely shocked to discover this wild man in the forest. Her father, Professor Archimedes Porter (Jeff Goldblum) and their guide, Cecil Clayton (Michael Fassbender) both are wary of this strange man, but allow him into their camp. Jane begins to teach him the English language and he soon begins saying Tarzan (Eoin Macken), which is the name he has given himself.

After gaining their trust, Tarzan takes the Porters and Clayton to visit his family of gorillas. The Porters are completely enthralled by the animals and take notes on their habits. However, Clayton has worse intentions in mind. He kidnaps the Porters and Tarzan and shoves them into the ship while his men go and hunt the gorillas so they can earn riches for the beasts. It’s up to Tarzan to escape and save his family and his new friends.


Starkid Pokémon Musical Dream Cast

Ash Ketchum — Lauren Lopez

Pikachu — Arielle Goldman

Misty — Denise Donovan 

Togepi — Jaime Lyn Beatty

Brock — Joey Richter  

Gary Oak — Jeff Blim 

Professor Oak — Dylan Saunders 

Mrs. Ketchum — Julia Albain

Jessie — Meredith Stepien

Lt. Surge — Joe Walker

James — Tyler Brunsman 

Raichu — Brant Cox 

Meowth — Nick Lang

Devin Lytle — Nurse Joy

Brian Holden — Giovanni

Rachael Soglin — Officer Jenny

1,100 Law School Professors Agree: Jeff Sessions Must Go

“A group of more than 1,100 law school professors from across the country is sending a letter to Congress on Tuesday urging the Senate to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) for attorney general. The letter, signed by professors from 170 law schools in 48 states, is also scheduled to run as a full-page newspaper ad aimed at members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which will be holding confirmation hearings for Sessions on Jan. 10-11.” - Sari Horwitz of the Washington Post