This week, scene recommends the following:
‘The Private life of plants’
Early Attenborough masterpiece: time-lapse blooms, sporesposions and ultimate proof plants will one day kill us all.
The YSO show Saturday
Hear Schlosberg’s latest opus. Also: the Scriabin meant to summon the apocalypse.
Life is a burning house; step outside for a minute.
Napping on the floor
It’s good for your back.
Oranges in the dining halls
Only if you like them sour: Peel slowly (away from tender nearby eyes) and see. This is a good year for citrus.
The word ‘portmanteau’
It’s so much more useful than you would ever imagine.
This 20th century Marxist theorist advocated making Marxism into a science … and separating elements of Hegel from Marx’s texts. Very jokes.
Aleph zero is a number bigger than infinity (Omega). Wrap your head ’round that!
She walked on broken glass with John Malkovich and Hugh Laurie in 17th century garb.
Taking a drive
Get out of here. Just go. Anywhere.
This 1977 Japanese horror flick combines mind-splitting special effects, an inappropriate soundtrack and gallons of fake blood. You’ve gotta see it. Playing at the IFC.