On July 17, a fishing boat traveled down China’s Huangpu River piled with 99 distressed stuffed animals. Camels, pandas, polar bears, leopards, and zebras clung helplessly to the dilapidated hull. For most passersby, the scene likely evoked either Noah’s ark or a memory of the 16,000 pig carcasses that floated down the polluted Yangtze tributary — which supplies water to 26 million people in Shanghai — last spring.
Film Meme: actors (5/6)I’m very fortunate to be an actor. I know I’m very lucky to be doing this. And though I’m not sure where I’m going to end up—whether it’s in major films, independents, or theater work—I’m just happy getting to do roles that are really juicy, meaningful and allow me to keep adventuring the way I have been. - Sam Rockwell