"Some days in late August at home are like this, the air thin and eager like this, with something in it sad and nostalgic and familiar…"
William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury
Sometimes I think I cannot go on… but… I will go on.
"A library is never complete. That’s the joy of it. We are always seeking one more book to add to our collection."
Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There. (via falling-inlove-with-books)
Scattered frames from Kiss Me Deadly (Robert Aldrich, 1955)
one of the most stylistically idiosyncratic films i’ve seen
Cathedral Cove, Coromandel, North Island of New Zealand, .
“Sexiness wears thin after awhile and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that is a treat.”
― Joanne Woodward
The joke where Joe (Gregory Peck) pretends that his hand was bitten off in the mouth of the stone carving was ad-libbed by Peck, and thus Hepburn’s reaction is genuine.
Easily my favorite scene in “Roman Holiday.”
Roman Holiday (1953)