En slantmagazine.com hay una lista, al parecer recopilada hace algunos años ya, de 100 películas esenciales. La lista es muy, pero muy densa..
While you will find many popular classics and critical favorites on our list of 100 Essential Films, our goal was to mix things up a bit. This list should not be construed as a definitive "greatest films" package, but as an alternative compiled by a group of kinky film-lovers wanting to give serious critical thought to neglected, forgotten and misunderstood gems. We aimed for the kind of list where post-Cahiers Orson Welles could stand shoulder-to-shoulder with a pre-pastiche Brian De Palma; where it’s understood that Hitchcock, Dreyer, Ford, and Ozu created masterpieces besides film school staples like Vertigo, The Passion of Joan of Arc, The Searchers, and Tokyo Story; and where the postmodern irony of Douglas Sirk’s Imitation of Life is allowed space next to its modern-day equivalent: Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls (gasp!). Because space was tight, documentaries, shorts and animated films were not eligible. Additionally, we limited directors to no more than one spot on the list. Check back every few days as we randomly introduce a new film.
Sigo recolectado listas de las mejores películas, para nutrir la mía, aunque cada vez me doy cuenta de que en realidad no sé nada de cine jeje
slant // magazine.com: 100 Essential Films
R Todd King: China Photos 2003 – Northeast Winter
Harbin Snow and Ice Festival The temperature in Harbin reaches forty below zero, both farenheit and centigrade, and stays below freezing nearly half the year. This Chinese city is actually further north than notoriously cold Vladivostok, Russia, just 300 miles away. So what does one do here every winter? Hold an outdoor festival, of course! Rather than suffer the cold, the residents of Harbin celebrate it, with an annual festival of snow and ice sculptures and competitions. The festival officially runs from January 5 through February 15, but often opens a week early and runs into March, since it’s usually still cold enough. This is the amazing sculpture made of snow greeting visitors to the snow festival in 2003.
An overview of the ice festival from atop the Great Wall of ice. It’s like a Disney theme park, with multiple attractions and food hawkers and kids running around and people lined up for bathrooms. The only differences are that the temperature is about a hundred degrees colder than the typical Disney park, and all the structures are made out of ice rather than plastic – and slipping and falling here doesn’t result in tremendous lawsuits.
If Dr. Seuss wrote for Star Trek: The Next Generation
Picard: Sigma Indri, that’s the star,
So, Data, please, how far? How far?
Data: Our ship can get there very fast
But still the trip will last and last
We’ll have two days til we arrive
But can the Indrans there survive?
Picard: LaForge, please give us factor nine.
LaForge: But, sir, the engines are offline!
Picard: Offline! But why? I want to go!
Please make it so, please make it so!
muy bueno, (vía Fark)
I’m playing with the excellent SQL-Ledger program for generating both quotes and invoices for our clients. It’s a really cool piece of software, somewhat square and a bit convoluted, but very cleanly coded.
I haven’t played with PERL for a long time, so it took me more time than usual, but here it is, the usual disclaimers apply, yada yada. Apply this patch and your invoices and quotes will have item notes just below the description for each one.
(original from Jason Quigley)
Una lista bastante interesante de películas que valen la pena. Luego les comento de la lista que quiero recopilar de las mejores películas de la historia, que me imagino que deberán llegar por ahí de 500.
Hasta ahora llevo 180, después las publico.
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