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"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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He made Cassavetes, Cassavetes.

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Performances congruent with camera.

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He discovered a universe out of space-time.

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His films assume a state of undoing.

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He explored the near impossibility of connection.

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He “invented a new language, true to the nature of film.”

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“I got a million of ’em.”

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Never before had images been so unsettlingly self-aware.

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Rita Hayworth meets David Bowie

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“If we’re bad citizens, we’re doing our job.”

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The most scrupulously self-aware of comedians.

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He smacks you from the horrible places you don’t let your head go.

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“Real painters do not paint things as they are.”

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He aimed for total objectivity and compassion.

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Separation, and then the language of separation, were his subjects.

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Ex postcard facto

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Imagining mannequined retail air patrolled by pesky laser fields…

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Animals, electric and otherwise.

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Echoes of Chekhov in the C-Suite.

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Steal this concept!

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7. Mustaches, 8. SXSW, 9. Shameless Self-Promotion

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“Change,” he said, “is inevitable.”

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Ontological earliness and ephemerality of dry erase.

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Fidelity to appearance vs. expression of reality.