If he (Nicolas Winding Refn) feels that you’re feeling too much pressure to be interesting, he’ll just hug you until you submit to the hug. I don’t know why it works, but it works.
By Ryan Gosling on the techniques that Nicolas used as a director (via simplygosling)
“God says we need to love our enemies. It hard to do. But it can start by telling the truth. No one had ever asked me what it felt like to be me. Once I told the truth about that… I felt free. And I got to thinking about all the people l know. And the things I seen and done. My boy, Treelore, always said we going to have a writer in the family one day. I guess it’s gonna be me.”
ghostsofcheney asked: THE BLOB (1988) or VIDEODROME
The battle for the mind of North America will be fought in the video arena: the Videodrome. The television screen is the retina of the mind’s eye. Therefore, the television screen is part of the physical structure of the brain. Therefore, whatever appears on the television screen emerges as raw experience for those who watch it. Therefore, television is reality, and reality is less than television.