Medical update, Dr. McCoy. It’s worse than that, he’s dead, Jim, dead, Jim, dead, Jim; it’s worse than that, he’s the weekend.

Scorsese on story vs plot (thanks, J):

Chinese photoshop lolz (thanks, T).

The craziest record collector on Earth (thanks, J).

David Foster Wallace on what makes a leader:


More excellent DFW on writing and life here (thanks, T).

Gay men draw vaginas.

The ten best tracking shots of all time (thanks, J).

He was only in five films; they were all nominated for Best Picture:

The Matrix with 8-bit sound is fun:

Freaks (thanks, J):

The science in your favourite sci-fi themes (thanks, H).

Comments 2

  1. Alan wrote:

    Hi Ben,

    Great Friday selection, as always.

    As luck would have it I caught a mid-week screening of Deer Hunter (highly recommended, obvs) and was thinking about John Cazale so this was a lovely little film to watch about him.

    Posted 15 Aug 2014 at 3:21 pm
  2. ben wrote:


    Yeah, that doc is really enlightening.

    Posted 15 Aug 2014 at 4:25 pm

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