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His films assume a state of undoing.

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He explored the near impossibility of connection.

tarkovsky

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

durante

“I got a million of ’em.”

olympia

Never before had images been so unsettlingly self-aware.

leeloo

Rita Hayworth meets David Bowie

Don+DeLillo

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

chappellesshow

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.

Van-Gogh

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

chekhov

He aimed for total objectivity and compassion.

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.

Fidelity to appearance vs. expression of reality.

Curvy, writhing skin-coated volumes of muscle.

Bolger’s flailing rubber legs made sense in The Wizard of Oz.

A repeating slideshow from a series of knee-high cameras.