i don’t know why everyone makes the grim reaper out to be a bad guy i mean he’s just taking to you to the afterlife it’s not like he killed you it’s actually quite nice of him to walk you there imagine if you had to go alone
I swear to god, if I have to hear my neighbours rowdy ass party music one more time… I’m seriously going to march over there, chicken out before I get to the front door, sit in my room and politely wait for it to die down
you what is insulting? one of the best villains in all of science fiction is described as a northern indian sikh and they cast him as the single whitest guy they could find. His name was Khan Noonien Singh not jerry from accounting
“I told Miyazaki I love the “gratuitous motion” in his films; instead of every movement being dictated by the story, sometimes people will just sit for a moment, or they will sigh, or look in a running stream, or do something extra, not to advance the story but only to give the sense of time and place and who they are.
“We have a word for that in Japanese,” he said. “It’s called ma. Emptiness. It’s there intentionally.”
Is that like the “pillow words” that separate phrases in Japanese poetry?
“I don’t think it’s like the pillow word.” He clapped his hands three or four times. “The time in between my clapping is ma. If you just have non-stop action with no breathing space at all, it’s just busyness, But if you take a moment, then the tension building in the film can grow into a wider dimension. If you just have constant tension at 80 degrees all the time you just get numb.”—Rogert Ebert, on Hayao Miyazaki (via artvevo)