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“Here I was born, and there I died.”

Vertigo…Then and Now: “Before and after images of various San Francisco locations used in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 masterpiece.”

Bullitt

Bullitt Rule. Any car chase in San Francisco will be downhill, even though the most likely places from which someone would flee are all downtown, at the bottom of all the hills.

Bullitt Shift. Cars in high-speed chases can shift through more gears than they have. See Bullitt, where Steve McQueen’s car upshifts more than sixteen times.”

Ebert’s Bigger Little Movie Glossary, p. 28

Kobe On/As Leonardo da Vinci

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Classic.

Kobe Bryant on Leonardo da Vinci’s contributions to art and science.

Kobe is also an art historian. Who knew? Love the way he pronounces da Vinci’s name, lest we forget he actually speaks Italian.