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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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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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Watch me some more? (Movie recommendations part 2)

The Myth of the American Sleepover¬†(2010). Director: David Robert Mitchell. Is it possible to be nostalgic when you’re 19? Or to be nostalgic for a childhood you never really had? The movie follows four young people in Detroit as they … Continue reading

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Whistleblower

This is probably the most excited for a movie I’ve been all summer, and that’s including the last Harry Potter movie and Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris. In Whistleblower, which is based on the real-life story of Kathryn Bolkovak, Rachel … Continue reading

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Watch me!

While I’m usually on campus between 9 am – 7 pm, all I want to do when I arrive home is get in bed with my laptop and watch a movie. Consequently, I’ve accumulated quite a few (rather diverse) movie … Continue reading

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