“I’m really comfortable in sadness so I don’t get depressed. ..I actually find it invigorating.” – Sarah Polley, director of Take This Waltz http://ift.tt/1zFjsXR
“This film is about coping with trauma by taking responsibility for what one is for others or what one indirectly does to them” – Emily Blunt plays a woman who destroys other families lives by making men fall in love with her in order to literally steal this love and to steal their money.
“They combine a mad love of country with an equally mad indifference to life” – The Foreign Correspondent – ALFRED HITCHCOCK on political hawks http://ift.tt/1PnXYkf
“By denying the spectator access to the impossible object, Lynch here makes clear: ..the missing of the object is at once the way in which desire sustains itself.” – TODD MCGOWAN on how “when one retreats from the absence of the object one fantasizes its presence” + “leaves the domain of desire” as the domain that allows for the experience of lack http://ift.tt/1IeubLV
“In Blade Runner, R. ..starts to cry when D. proves ..that she is a replicant. The ..grief over the loss of her “humanity,” ..or, [in the case of any human being] the eternal gnawing doubt over whether I am truly human or just an android – it is these states which make me human.” – SLAVOJ ZIZEK on subjectivity as lack, on how we are all replicants when it comes to the uncertainty of any identity http://ift.tt/1QUF6g4
“..The visual world exists..through the distortion of the subject’s desire.” – ..Films go to great lengths to obscure the gaze +..to hide the..spectator desire from spectators’. ..‘When one encounters one’s..desire in..form of the gaze, the..solidity of the world collapses. – TODD MCGOWAN http://ift.tt/1OJRYHf
“I started of very shy and I felt very invisible, ..I was just blended into the background.” – Jenna Fischer on looking back at growing up after producing The Giant Mechanical Man http://ift.tt/1HH6ifH