Gangster No 1 2000 - Do the Right Thing 1989 - Shifty 2008 - Scott of the Antarctic 1948 - Alan Bold - Genesis 28:1 - Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966 - T S Eliot - Jane Austen - Anthony Burgess - To Catch a Thief 1955 - Julius Caesar - Donald Rumsfeld - Tennessee Williams - Into Eternity 2010 - Faces Places 2017 - Trailer Park Boys 2001-2018 - Studio 54: The Documentary TV - Sacred Wonders TV - The Festival that Rocked the World TV - The UnXplained with William Shatner TV - Se7en 1995 - Trailer Park Boys TV - Spike Milligan -
What a place! A fucking palace. In he came. There he was. In those hand-made Italian leather shoes. Silk socks. The suit. Do me a favour. The man was class. A class act. Style. Fucking impeccable. What a man. Gangster No.1 ***** 2000 staring Paul Bettany & Malcolm McDowell & David Thewlis & Saffron Burrows & Kenneth Cranham & Jamie Foreman & Eddie Marsan et al, director Paul McGuigan
I built this fucking place. Do the Right Thing 1989 starring Spike Lee & Ossie Davis & Danny Aiello & Ruby Dee & Steve Park & Bill Nunn & Richard Edson & Giancarlo Esposito & John Turturro & Samuel L Jackson & Rosie Perezet et al, director Spike Lee, Sal
I left for one fucking reason. This shithole. This fucking cesspit that you love so much. Shifty 2008 starring Riz Ahmed & Daniel Mays & Jason Flemyng & Nitin Ganatra & Heronimo Sehmi & Francesca Annis & Jay Simpson & Danielle Brent & Kate Groombridge & Ben Drew et al, director Eran Creevy
A place for everything, and everything in its place. Mid-17th century proverb
Great God! This is an awful place. Scott of the Antarctic 1948 starring John Mills & Christopher Lee & Diana Churchill & Harold Warrender & Anne Firth & Derek Bond & Reginald Beckwith & James Robertson Justice & Kenneth More & Sam Kydd et al, director Charles Frend, music Ralph Vaughan Williams
The bare damp rubble of the place.
The dull damp stone. The rain.
The emptiness. The human lack. Alan Bold, Scottish poet
And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! This is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven. Genesis 28:1
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome decree.
Where Alph, the sacred river ran,
Through caverns measureless to man
Down to a sunless sea. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1772-1834, Kubla Khan
A savage place! as holy and enchanted
As e’er beneath a waning moon was haunted. ibid.
What a dump! Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966 starring Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton & George Segal & Sandy Dennis & Agnes Flanagan & Frank Flanagan, director Mike Nichols, opening scene, her to him
Because I know that time is always time
And place is always and only place
And what is actual is actual only for one time
And only for one place. T S Eliot, Ash Wednesday
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering. Jane Austen, Persuasion
‘Dim,’ I said, ‘has got to learn his place. Right?’
‘Wait,’ said George. ‘What’s all this about place? This is the first I ever hear about lewdies learning their place.’ Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange p26
How do you like the place? To Catch a Thief 1955 starring Cary Grant & Grace Kelly & Jessie Royce Landis & John Williams & Charles Vanel & Brigitte Auber & Jean Martinelli & Georgette Anys et al, director Alfred Hitchcock
Oh lovely day. Have you ever seen any place in the world more beautiful? Just look at the colours of the sea down there and the sky, those little pink and green buildings down the hill. To Catch a Thief 1955 starring Cary Grant & Grace Kelly & Jessie Royce Landis & John Williams & Charles Vanel & Brigitte Auber & Jean Martinelli & Georgette Anys et al, director Alfred Hitchcock
The greatest enemy will hide in the last place you would ever look. Julius Caesar
We know where they are. They’re in the area round Tikrit and Baghdad and east, west, south and north somewhat. Donald Rumsfeld, 30th March 2003, cited ABC’s This Week
I did not. I said I knew where suspect sites were. Donald Rumsfeld
I probably should have said we know where they were instead of we know where they are. Donald Rumsfeld
Blanche: You sit down, now, and explain this place to me! What are you doing in a place like this? Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire
You are now in a place where we have borrowed something from you to protect you and we have taken great pain to be sure that you are protected. We also want you to know that this place should not be disturbed. And we want you to know that this is not a place for you to live in. You should stay away from this place and then you will be safe. Into Eternity, 2010
You impressed me in the Pantheon with thousands of faces. Faces Places, 2017, her to him
What I like about this project – it’s a spontaneous adventure. ibid.
The faces that I find I photograph them so they do not disappear quickly in the holes of my memory. ibid.
This is one of the best places in the motherfucking world, man. Trailer Park Boys s10e7: Up in Smoke We Go, Snoop Dogg, interview Channel 10
What do you think makes a place hot? At 54, what was the phenomenon that was international? Studio 54: The Documentary, Sky Arts 2019
When you walked through those blacked-out doors you were in another world. ibid.
Anyone that was allowed in were totally free inside. ibid. dude #2
I love the nightlife. And I love seeing people have fun. There’s nothing that makes me happier than seeing people have a good time. ibid. dude #3
Enchanted Garden 1976: All these extravagant parties. ibid.
Boom boom … The full blast of the sound came over you in a big way. ibid.
I like the Atmosphere at Studio 54. I’m ready to have a good time … It’s escapism … ibid. high-pitched Michael Jackson
Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager went on to create 2 hotels together and introduce the concept of the boutique hotel. Schrager has gone on to create 38 more and continues to revolutionize the hotel industry. ibid.
Many of the world’s best known landmarks have been inspired by faith. And today more worshippers than ever are flocking to these sacred places. But why do they continue to provoke such passion? Hundreds of years after they were first built, many of these places remain of deep spiritual significance and controversy. Sacred Wonders s1e1, BBC 2019
Angkor Wat, Cambodia: A man who believes these temples are home to his ancestral spirits risks his life to save them from the jungle … This vast complex of over seventy temples was once part of an ancient megacity. ibid.
At Al Aqsa in Jerusalem a young Muslim paramedic battles his own hunger and exhaustion to help thousands of other fasting worshippers during Ramadan. ibid.
At the Shaolin Temple in China a Buddhist monk faces a test that will change the course of his life for ever. ibid.
400 monks live and study here; 100 of those are warrior monks. ibid.
The great mosque of Djenne in Mali … a vast timber-framed building with walls up to two-feet thick made of mud … A mosque has stood on this site since the thirteenth century. It is the largest mud building on Earth … Unless the mosque is given a new covering of mud every year, it will simply crumble to dust. Sacred Wonders s1e2