it was a great day. the whole thing with the door doesn’t have to bring it down. i know you’re upset but like it don’t gotta be that big of a thing. we’ve had worse. what i’m more worried about is the fact that our first shoot was on the first day of shark week and there was not a single fucking jaws quote. i am embarrassed and horrified.
oohhhhhh this damn guy, man. →
altman had cohen. peckinpah had dylan, and gillis. i’d do that with william elliot whitmore.
pulled into nazareth was feelin ‘bout half past dead just needin to find...
heroes live forever legends never die– sandlot this has got to be one of the best things ever said… i appreciate it always, but not nearly as much or as often as i should.
Two Gates of Sleep →
want to see this so much
Among whale-wise people it has often been argued whether, considering the...– herman melville, Moby Dick
And help us against the people of the unbelievers– Of Gods and Men
What is a novel of chivalry? Its the knights attempt to speak like his horse,...– Fernando Arrabal “… the same way those knights of corporations try to speak like poets. So in order to imitate us they steal our songs”
Fernando Arrabal - Viva La Muerte
there’ll be trouble till the robins come– blue velvet
filmed version of parsifal →
Thats it. i’m done.
David Lynch - Blue Velvet
So glad that criterion is finally getting off... →
this looks great. I considered buying this today. but i’m waiting for the APU BOXSET. dear criterion: music room is nice, get on the Apu Trilogy!
The clouds are rivers that already know the sea– paulo coelho - The Valkyries
thinking of doing something on a Cassandra monologue from Agamemnon. like Soprano (cassandra), violin, bassoon. (yeah my instrumentating-instincts are too far ahead, don’t ask, it just seems like good ideas). but I’d wanna film it somewhere and have her do actual acting. aawwww i can see it now. I wanna bring the musicians to location and do it live with them off screen. probably...
Aeschylus - The Oresteia
ok so i was talking about the things about christopher nolan’s films that i don’t like (not that i want to attack him hugely, just that, well, its a whole damn thing but the point is) i said that down to earth rational filmmaking such as nolan’s is the Antonym of what brings True Majesty, musical and poetic worth to a film. where that stuff comes from is Awe of the Glory of...
when you find some 16th century chorales to listen to because you want to study counterpoint but you don’t absorb any technical stuff from it because you’re just jawdropped in how great it is. Agnus Dei also Allegri - Miserere
little puppet made of pine wake; the gift of life is thine!–
Tarkovsky - Andrei Rublev
The Passion according to Andrei
when you're working on a music, finishing up,...
and you’re like “fuck there is no way in hell i’m a good enough conductor for this” (and you’ve finally accepted that it isn’t the kind of chamber music that plays conductorless), and you’re wondering if you could find a really really good guy to come in but you know that you don’t know any guys
when you deactivate your facebook and then...
fuck! this ain’t even the first time!