Found some Bat Makumba on YT.
A three part doc on MPB from Samba to the 80’s from the BBC.
For me, this is the most interesting era, the Tropicalia years.
The government’s “social network.” Good creepy music on this one too.
(Source: The New York Times)
…a 1966 interview with Renoir conducted by the director Jacques Rivette, who gets him to speak about the effect of technical advances on the art of the cinema and on art as such, with surprising results.
Watch the clip, and then click-through for more from Brody on Jean Renoir, technology, and art: http://nyr.kr/Pt2KTc
Renaud had written 52 essays in total. Eleven were set in Times New Roman, 18 in Trebuchet MS, and the remaining 23 in Georgia. The Times New Roman papers earned an average grade of A-, but the Trebuchet papers could only muster a B-.
And the Georgia essays? A solid A."
Errol Morris on typeface & credibility. Apparently Baskerville won.
Pour sugar into pot.
Turn heat on low.
Think to myself, “I don’t need to set a timer. This will be done before I can get distracted.”
Smell something burning.
Sprint to kitchen.
Turn off heat.
Dump cold water into pot.
Throw burnt pot into trash.
Find full water bottle.
Empty half of it.
Pour an equal amount of sugar in via funnel.
Put cap back on.
I still don’t get why people feel like they need to heat up simple syrup. It makes the process so-
Worth spending the time on. American Masters on Gore Vidal.
The A.V. Club Visit’s Bob Dylan’s hometown of Hibbing, Minnesota in a refreshingly low key doc.
1. Tokyo Story (Ozu, 1953)
=2 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)
=2 Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
4. 8 ½ (Fellini, 1963)
5. Taxi Driver (Scorsese, 1980)
6. Apocalypse Now (Coppola, 1979)
=7 The Godfather (Coppola, 1972)
=7 Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958)
9. Mirror (Tarkovsky, 1974)
10. Bicycle Thieves (De Sica, 1948)
1. Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958)
2. Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
3. Tokyo Story (Ozu, 1953)
4. La Regle du jeu (Renoir, 1939)
5. Sunrise: a Song for Two Humans (Murnau, 1927)
6. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)
7. The Searchers (Ford, 1956)
8. Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, 1929)
9. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Dreyer, 1927)
10. 8 ½ (Fellini, 1963)