Category Archives: Movies

LDR

Obsessed with this song. It’s going to be on repeat as I study for my finals.   I’m also pretty excited for the movie. I feel like it’s getting a little over-hyped, but Baz Luhrmann directing Carey Mulligan and Leonardo … Continue reading

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Ginger & Rosa

I definitely underestimated how much I would like this movie. Beyond the story, I was really impressed by Elle Fanning as the title character Ginger, a girl who is struggling to understand the world under the threat of nuclear war … Continue reading

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Shake your hair girl with your ponytail

My favorite scene from Flashbacks of a Fool:

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Why we run

I just finished watching Chungking Express (1994). I found it to be fairly consistent in style to past Wong Kar-wai films I’ve seen, and it included another one of those poetic lines I’ve come to appreciate and almost expect. Chungking … Continue reading

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International Trilogies

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King Director: Peter Jackson (New Zealand -ese? -ish?) Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortenson, Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, dozens more… Everyone’s familiar with … Continue reading

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Secret

I just finished watching Days of Being Wild (1990), In the Mood for Love (2000), and 2046 (2004), three films by Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai that comprise a sort-of trilogy. The three films share some characters in common but are different … Continue reading

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Scales and feathers

I don’t really post about fashion on this blog, but O.M.G. Evan Rachel Wood wearing Gucci at the 2012 Golden Globes. Not only is she one of my favorite actresses, but she’s quite a looker… Look at all those scales … Continue reading

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Winter break is for watching movies

Winter break is for watching movies. Or at least mine is… Here are some movies I’ve seen, that I think you should see too: . The Vicious Kind (2009). Director: Lee Toland Krieger. Starring: Adam Scott, Brittany Snow. “Sometimes people do … Continue reading

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Cinematic

I will never forget watching my first Darren Arronofsky film, Requiem for a Dream. I was in middle school (7th? 8th grade?), and I had never heard of the director nor the film, but decided to watch it anyways on … Continue reading

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Kicking and Screaming (1995)

Kicking and Screaming is about a group of young men who, after graduating, can’t seem to move on with their lives. They stay in town and spend their time drinking and reminiscing about their college days. I didn’t find this … Continue reading

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