“The dialogue in Taxi Driver is somewhat improvised. The most memorable piece of dialogue in the film is an improvisation: the “Are you talking to me?” part. In the script it just says Travis speaks to himself in the mirror. Bobby asked me what he would say, and I said, “Well, he’s a little kid playing with guns and acting tough.” So De Niro used this rap that an underground New York comedian had been using at the same time as the basis for his lines.” - Paul Schrader [x]
“We believe that we invent symbols. The truth is that they invent us; we are their creatures, shaped by their hard, defining edges.”
Funds earned by Pink Floyd’s album “The Dark Side of the Moon” went towards funding The Holy Grail. The band were such fans of the show they would halt recording sessions just to watch Monty Python’s Flying Circus.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974)
Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate’s life for me.
We pillage plunder, we rifle and loot.
Drink up me ‘earties, yo ho.
Todo sobre mi madre / All About My Mother (1999) - Director: Pedro AlmodóvarSeventeen years ago, I made this same journey… but in the opposite direction, from Barcelona to Madrid. I was running away then too but I wasn’t alone. I was carrying Esteban inside me. I was running away from his father then and now I’m going in search of him.
Story of my life. Also..
It doesn’t need to be a good reason. Taking photographs of the night sky, for example. Now, in the long run, that’s just the kind of dumb, irritating habit that would cause you to split up. But in the haze of infatuation, it’s just what you’ve been searching for all these years.
One of the best Chaplin gifs I have found on tumblr in my opinion.
Charlie in “The Masquerader” Keystone film 1914, he plays an actor in this film and here he is greeting his fans