newyorker:

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Emily Nussbaum on television shows with “morally sketchy” heroines:

“For some viewers, the idea that her flaws were there on purpose, that they were the whole point, remains hard to swallow. But ‘relatability’ is a trap—it’s a cage for artistic ambition. When it comes to role…

Reblogging so I can read it later:

vintageanchorbooks:

"I don’t mind if you don’t like my manners. They’re pretty bad. I grieve over them during the long winter nights."
- Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep

vintageanchorbooks:

"I don’t mind if you don’t like my manners. They’re pretty bad. I grieve over them during the long winter nights."

- Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep

barriodysmorphiaspeaks:

Today, I was treated to an unfinished but beautifully drafted version of a documentary about Malala. Tomorrow, I’m teaching Frederick Douglass’s “The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro.” I’m struck and moved by the continual heft and import of education, of witnessing, of knowledge and…

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Humphrey Bogart in They Drive By Night (1940)

Humphrey Bogart in They Drive By Night (1940)

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To Have and Have Not

To Have and Have Not

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williamblakeandnobody:

The Shining (1980)

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eye-contact:

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Richard Brooks, 1958)

eye-contact:

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Richard Brooks, 1958)