Breathless In America

"I live in a state of surprise much of the time; things others take for granted suddenly amaze me."

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Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender and George Clooney

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Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender and George Clooney

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In a Thanksgiving message titled “A letter to a friend,” Jada Pinkett-Smith wrote, “This subject is old but I have never answered it in its entirety. And even with this post it will remain incomplete… Willow cut her hair because her beauty, her value, her worth is not measured by the length of her hair. It’s also a statement that claims that even little girls have the RIGHT to own themselves and should not be a slave to even their mother’s deepest insecurities, hopes and desires. Even little girls should not be a slave to the preconceived ideas of what a culture believes a little girl should be. More to come. Another day.”
via Real Talk: Why Jada’s Right About Willow’s Hair | Essence.com
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In a Thanksgiving message titled “A letter to a friend,” Jada Pinkett-Smith wrote, “This subject is old but I have never answered it in its entirety. And even with this post it will remain incomplete… Willow cut her hair because her beauty, her value, her worth is not measured by the length of her hair. It’s also a statement that claims that even little girls have the RIGHT to own themselves and should not be a slave to even their mother’s deepest insecurities, hopes and desires. Even little girls should not be a slave to the preconceived ideas of what a culture believes a little girl should be. More to come. Another day.”

via Real Talk: Why Jada’s Right About Willow’s Hair | Essence.com

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I find a lot of [people] widely admired that movie — a lot of filmmakers and students. In my experience, [getting credit] with some of the more interesting film that I’ve made and that I’m the most proud of, I think we all live in a world of immediate gratification, and it’s understandable, because I check my phone every five minutes as I am sure many people do too, and I think that translates out into the world of movies and in terms of how people respond to them. Even a movie like “Donnie Darko” or “Zodiac,” people find these movies and you’d be surprised how often I hear about “Zodiac” in my own life. But it’s a complicated movie. It doesn’t resolve itself like the way other Fincher’s movies do, and I think that was his dream and he succeeded in it, and that’s a success to me.

—Jake Gyllenhaal on Zodiac (x)

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