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The Modern OceanNov 04 2015

Details about Shane Carruth's new film have been scarce, but there are a few things to share. First off, here's what The Modern Ocean is about:

The storyline revolves around vengeance and the fierce competition for valuable shipping routes and priceless materials that converge in a spectacular battle on the rolling decks of behemoth cargo ships.

"This epic tale, fraught with danger and intrigue, takes us from the ancient trading houses of Algeria to the darkest depths of the ocean floor."

Carruth expanded on his ideas for the film in an interview with Motherboard a few months ago. He's also got himself some stars for the film: Anne Hathaway, Keanu Reeves, Daniel Radcliffe, and Jeff Goldblum are gonna be in it.

So, let me get this straight. Has Carruth somehow taken the idea of the long zoom, combined it with Marc Levinson's book on shipping containers and supply chain pieces like I, Pencil, What Coke Contains, and How to Make a $1500 Sandwich, and made all that into a high-seas adventure movie starring Keanu Reeves and Anne Hathaway or is that just me reading way too much into what I want the movie to be? (via @von_hutchins)

Up-close photos of celebritiesApr 23 2013

Up close, everyone looks a little weird. Even Anne Hathaway:

Anne Hathaway Close

These remind me of macro photography of insects...when photographed close-up, people look like aliens too.

Anne Hathaway rapping about paparazziAug 18 2011

This is the only thing I've ever liked about Anne Hathaway, and yet this video makes me think the problem is me, not her.

(Via everyone)

Berkshire Anne HathawayMar 18 2011

When actress Anne Hathaway is in the news, shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway seem to go up in price.

Companies are trying to "correlate everything against everything," he explained, and if they find something that they think will work time and again, they'll try it out. The interesting, thing, though, is that it's all statistics, removed from the real world. It's not as if a hedge fund's computers would spit the trading strategy as a sentence: "When Hathway news increases, buy Berkshire Hathaway." In fact, traders won't always know why their algorithms are doing what they're doing. They just see that it's found some correlation and it's betting on Buffet's company.

(via @tcarmody)

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