Shouts of “If you’re looking for ransom, I can tell you I don’t have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills” during Taken 2 showings: 322
Moments in Taken 2 in which Liam Neeson’s makes use of said “particular set of skills”: 87
Times Liam Neeson instructs his onscreen daughter to “get out a map and a grenade” in Taken 2: 1
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This is the way I do it,” he says. “I’m not saying this is the right way to do it, but this is the right way for me to do it.
Esquire: I think so. Does that mean you’re a religious or spiritual man?
William H. Macy: No, no, I’m not. I’m not religious. It’s an issue now, ‘cause I’ve got two little kids, and I feel you can’t grow up without knowledge of religion. There was something in National Geographic about the number of phrases we use every day that come from the King James Bible. It’s really had a huge effect on us. It’s right up there with Shakespeare.
ESQ: I’m Jewish, so I really only know the Old Testament, but I remember reading the Book of Job in a college course, and it’s a completely secular sort of reading.
WHM: It’s our culture. It’s the foundation of our culture. So anyway, I try to be a good guy. I try to tell the truth, but I’m not religious.
Critics are always complaining “This doesn’t challenge me.” Well, most people don’t want to be challenged. They had to work all day, and they’re tired. They want to see something that they enjoy. And they tune in because they know they’re going to enjoy it.
Jon Cryer Interview - Esquire
In the end, the old coach could not live up to his own ideal. In a moment that called for courage, Joe Paterno was all too human. He lost his nerve. I wish I knew what he was thinking, but I don’t. All I know is that what he did wasn’t enough.
One day, Steve Jobs is going to die. First, he is mortal. Second, the odds against him are not only actuarial — the inevitable odds we all face — they are clinical.
You have these people who work for you, but they’re also people. They have families and people in their family get cancer and die, and there’s a lot of being there for people. That was not something I had anticipated.
Read more: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/bill-keller-leaving-the-times-5851163#ixzz1OB4zbIYA
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