The “TED talk, book tour, movie deal” triplet.
St. Vincent flirts with the avant garde, yet uses an accessible, if inventive, musical vocabulary to do so.
The first three feature films F. Gary Gray directed were Friday (1995), Set It Off (1996), and The Negotiator (1998). From low-budget comedy about two male friends smoking weed together one day, to half-thriller/half devastating American tragedy about four women on the edge, to mega-commercial thriller starring two A-listers.
That means in a four-year span, he made one of the best comedies of the 90s, one of the best dramas of the 90s, and one of the best thrillers of the 90s. The same guy. All three.
Whoa, right?! Holy shit, kinda.
Side by sides of Bradley Cooper and the raccoon he voices in Guardians of the Galaxy are my new favorite things on the internet.
I searched tumblr for a good screencap and obviously Joey delivered.
I missed my opportunity to celebrate the 15th anniversary of The Last Days of Disco so I’ll just post its credits sequence because it’s one of my favorite movie moments ever.
Happy 15-year-and-eight-month anniversary, The Last Days of Disco.