It’s sometimes hard to see performers who stand on a stage in front of thousands as introverts. But Robin described himself as a quiet and shy child who did not overcome his shyness until he became involved with his high school drama department.
As the New York Times reported, it was mostly an event for concerned ordinary people frustrated by international inaction on global warming. But if the marchers were just ordinary concerned people, what set them apart from other concerned ordinary people who chose to stay home? After all, aren’t we all concerned about the health of our planet?
Rolling Stone praises the movie for “how enthralling it is, how gracefully it blends the cosmic and the intimate, how deftly it explores the infinite in the smallest human details.” We praise Interstellar for showcasing fundamental differences in human perception and judgment.
The Goldfinch, named after the 1654 painting by Carel Fabritius of a chained goldfinch, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning 2013 novel by Donna Tartt and a book club favorite. This article provides a personality perspective that focuses on the relationship between two of the book’s main characters—Theodore “Theo” Decker, who tells the story in retrospective first-person narration, and his boyhood friend, Boris.
Hoffman was known for approaching a new role like a detective seeking to unlock the secret of the character. He searched inside and outside of himself to learn about the character. He particularly loved the “introspection and self-evaluation” of acting.
“As you stand on the threshold of what is sometimes called ‘real life’, I want to extol the crucial importance of imagination.”