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Sat Nov 8, 2014, 9:37 PM
Interstellar is finally in theaters and I watched it tonight. I don't often have high expectations in forthcoming movies, especially not based on nothing but trailers.
With this one, I couldn't have anything but high expectations.

I won't spoil the movie itself, although I feel convinced that it wouldn't lose any of its effect on viewers if you knew the plot before you watched the movie, because it's not utterly complicated. Maybe it would be very boring as a book.

I think the true mastery of Interstellar is not in the film itself, but what it will do to you and with you and for you. But make no mistake, Interstellar is over the top impressive in a every perceivable way.

It's not sci-fi for sci-fi's sake, it's not space travel for space travel's sake, it's not drama for drama's sake, though maybe it is adventure for adventure's sake because adventure is one of those utterly human things.

It's a movie made to make humans think and it very blatantly aims to pull minds far out into the unknown and possibly unthought. It's a film about humans and humankind, our greatest strengths and weaknesses and how they are often the exact same.

It's not a 3 hour piece of entertainment. It's really almost 3 hours of build up and preparation for a real brain fuck that will last for a while.

Sit through it and enjoy the inevitable mind bend.

  • Mood: Speechless
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Today I looted this mighty brezel. It is truly a thing of legend. Behold its power! I must eat it before it eats me. I hope I have enough butter to face this challenge.

Filename by Thunderstatement
"In that hour was made a Darkness that seemed not lack
 but a thing with being of its own: 
for it was indeed made by malice out of Light."

- Of the Darkening of Valinor, Quenta Silmarillion
Good food for thought for everybody.
In a team meeting reviewing "mature content" on DeviantArt. The team is continually aiming to address the (mismatched) perception that DA has a lot of this content. Again, this perception is incorrect, so we're trying to figure out why the perception exists.

For the record, this type of content represents less than 4% of DA.

What's interesting is that random samplings of what members flag (or DA automatically flags) as "Mature Content" are objectively not really mature either. So the number is definitely less than 4%, I'd say closer to 2% of all submissions. 

So what we know is that some images are disproportionally popular if they contain actual mature content, and so our popularity algorithms pick this up and represent it.

We're working on the perception issue, but please know that a very small % of art submissions to DA are "mature" and that over 96% of DA is "clean" 
May your Mondays be of utmost resplendence!
Butter your brezel, flip your pancakes and cook your broccoli!

Running Rainbow by Victorior Mr. Rainbow Portrait by oO-Rein-Oo Taste the Rainbow by ABitMadInTheHead Creating the Colors by Dererne

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:iconkeizie:
Keizie Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Photographer
HAPPY MONDAY :analprobe:
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Thunderstatement Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ouch. :|

HAPPY MONDAY THOUGH
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Becken95 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student General Artist
Hey, thanks for the favorite! Boing! Boing! 
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Thunderstatement Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, it's my delight! I love me some good Dishonored art. :)
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Sammywolf Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for the favourite!
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Keizie Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Professional Photographer
We need a brezen emote :B
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Thunderstatement Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, do we? :lol:

That's actually not a bad idea. >_>
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Keizie Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Professional Photographer
:#1:
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chocastaneda Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the DD! You made my day :3
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Thunderstatement Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome!
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Just-To-Look1 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Hi there! :wave:
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Pixx-73 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the fav. :bow:
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LostKeep Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Oliver, thank you for the DD.  It was really great to wake up, this morning, and see that you'd chosen my work :)  Again, thank you very much.
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Thunderstatement Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome. I couldn't resist! :D
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datauser1529 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014
Hi Oliver.
 Thank you for solving my problem.
Sincerely.
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Thunderstatement Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome. :)
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existencia5 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014   Photographer
Hola ,Oliveeeeer!!!
Muchas gracias por el DD !!!
Un abrazo furte!!!

Hello Oliveeeeer !!!
Thank you very much for the DD !!!
A big hug !!!


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lolitaAgogo Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014   Traditional Artist
Hey man!! Thanks so much! I super appreciate your contribution and support of my efforts now and always!! <3
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Thunderstatement Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome. :)
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richardcgreen Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Vielen Dank für das DD!!! Ich bin dankbar!!!
Richard
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Terrablaze Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
stay on this planet
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OfOneSoul Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Your ID picture is awesome. I'll disappear into the mists now. :iconwooooplz:
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Thunderstatement Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why do you have the mists following you around? :fear:
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OfOneSoul Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
... where else are they gonna go? :shrug:

Besides, I'm usually where mists need to be. If I were mist, I'd follow me too. :eyes:
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Thunderstatement Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You've been behind my house the past days then! :shakefish:
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