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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Three Days of the Condor

Kathy: You... you have a lot of very fine qualities. But...

Joe Turner: What fine qualities?

Kathy: You have good eyes. Not kind, but they don't lie, and they don't look away much, and they don't miss anything. I could use eyes like that.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Zero Dark Thirty
Forces spéciales
I Am Soldier

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Baba Yaga

That fucking nobody is John Wick.
He once was an associate of ours.
They call him Baba Yaga (Boogeyman).
Well John wasn’t exactly the Boogeyman, he was the one you send to kill the fucking Boogeyman.
John is a man of focus, commitment and sheer will.
I once saw him kill three men in a bar, with a pencil.
With a fucking…..pencil. Suddenly one day he asked to leave, over a woman of course.
So I made a deal with him. I gave him an impossible task.
A job no one could have pulled off.
The bodies he buried that day lay the foundation of what we are now.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

He overpromised and underperformed

“He lost a lot of his base because he overpromised and underperformed,” said Charles Lipson, professor of political science and director of the Program on International Politics, Economics, and Security at the University of Chicago. “There’s a lot to be disappointed with.”

Tuesday, November 04, 2014




“I hope to pass in peace.  The reason to consider life and what’s of value is to make sure you’re not missing out, seize the day, what’s important to you, what do you care about–what matters–pursue that, forget the rest.”

Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old brain cancer patient who announced her plan to take her own life on November 1