I really hope that, for lack of a better term, and because I have the humor of a pre-teen, that this movie doesn’t S its own D too much. It could be a wonderful, moving, sweeping story, or a three hour long fart.
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Have you ever thought, not only about the airplane, but about whatever man builds, that all of man’s industrial efforts, all his computations and calculations, all the nights spent over working draughts and blueprints, invariably culminate in the production of a thing whose sole and guiding principle is the ultimate principle of simplicity?
It is as if there were a natural law which ordained that to achieve this end, to refine the curve of a piece of furniture, or a ship’s keel, or the fuselage of an airplane, until gradually it partakes of the elementary purity of the curve of a human breast or shoulder, there must be the experimentation of several generations of craftsmen. In anything at all, perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness.
—Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint Exupéry
David Fain, animator for Spongebob, choreographed his army men to Pink Martini’s Ohayoo Ohio. It is so damn lovely.