Screen Plays.

A little something for when there is nothing. An intersection of books and movies.  from the editor-in-chief of Bright Wall/Dark Room.
"To every man his little cross. Till he dies. And is forgotten.”
— Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

"To every man his little cross. Till he dies. And is forgotten.”

— Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

"And did you get what you wanted from this life, even so? I did. And what did you want? To call myself beloved, to feel myself beloved on the earth.”
—Raymond Carver, “Late Fragment”

"And did you get what
you wanted from this life, even so?
I did.
And what did you want?
To call myself beloved, to feel myself
beloved on the earth.”

—Raymond Carver, “Late Fragment”

“Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.”
—Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose

“Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.”

—Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose

"Anxiety can just as well express itself by muteness as by a scream."
— Søren Kierkegaard, The Concept of Anxiety

"Anxiety can just as well express itself by muteness as by a scream."

 Søren Kierkegaard, The Concept of Anxiety

“Perfect nonsense goes on in the world. Sometimes there is no plausibility at all.”
—Nikolai Gogol, The Nose

“Perfect nonsense goes on in the world. Sometimes there is no plausibility at all.”

—Nikolai Gogol, The Nose

“Music, my rampart and my only one.” ―Edna St. Vincent Millay

“Music, my rampart and my only one.”
―Edna St. Vincent Millay

“Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire others.” 
—Virginia Woolf

“Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire others.” 

—Virginia Woolf

“In loneliness, the lonely one eats himself; in a crowd, the many eat him. Now choose.”
— Friedrich Nietzsche
In loneliness, the lonely one eats himself; in a crowd, the many eat him. Now choose.

— Friedrich Nietzsche



"A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper."
 
—E.B. White
"Listening is the most dangerous thing of all, listening means knowing, finding out about something and knowing what’s going on, our ears don’t have lids that can instinctively close against the words uttered, they can’t hide from what they sense they’re about to hear, it’s always too late."
—Javier Marías, A Heart So White

"Listening is the most dangerous thing of all, listening means knowing, finding out about something and knowing what’s going on, our ears don’t have lids that can instinctively close against the words uttered, they can’t hide from what they sense they’re about to hear, it’s always too late."

—Javier Marías, A Heart So White