Tag: movie

crying

crying

Growing up I thought crying was a bad thing, because it indicated grief or hurt. And it usually does. And for most of my life it usually was the reason to cry. I also thought crying was for babies. Did I cry much as a teenager? I don’t remember, but I do remember being angsty…

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the best and second best movie review

the best and second best movie review

I watched “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and the sequel “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and like most movies with sequels, the first one was better than the sequel. I remember when I saw the trailer for this movie a few years ago and wanting to see it. How refreshing it was to see…

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triple movie review

triple movie review

In one day I watched three movies on Netflix. Yes, there will be spoilers. Star Wars: Rogue One The Queen of Katwe Philomena Overall, I liked them even though there were things I didn’t like in each film. What I noticed was that each film has a female lead and the co-star was a non-romantic-interest…

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action girls

action girls

While “Logan” was a great movie about two old mutants on a road trip for a little girl (a la “Little Miss Sunshine), the most interesting part was the little girl playing Laura/X-23. She was great and it was a little crazy to see her doing action scenes killing bad guys in a very violent…

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MJ in the movies

MJ in the movies

I recently watched “The Lego Batman Movie” and a theme for Batman’s character was based on a Michael Jackson song “Man in the Mirror,” which was cute and nostalgic for the parents of their kids watching the movie. I wanted to see the movie because “The Lego Movie” was so “awesome” and needed to escape…

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mixing it up

mixing it up

I’ve been reading lots of cooking blogs and also read an article about blogging about movies. So maybe I’ll do that: post a cooking/food post or write about a movie or TV show in more detail. I found a couple cooking blogs that are great but they tend to misuse the word “Korean” when describing…

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momentum

momentum

Goals for the month: to work on my next poetry collection and the outline for the screenplay I’ve been trying to write for a long time.

Brooklyn and Hamlet

Brooklyn and Hamlet

Over the weekend I saw a film (Brooklyn) and a play (Hamlet) and while my expectations were low and high for each show respectively, they ended up being reversed by the time the actors took the bow. The film, set in Ireland and Brooklyn, NY, was beautifully made, with great costumes and strong but subtle…

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