What We Have Here Is A Dreamer

It’s always been so oddly funny to me to explain to people that The Virgin Suicides is one of my favourite films of all time. People who aren’t familiar with it usually so off-putted by the title and then hesitantly ask what it’s about. The title is pretty blunt and clear of what you should expect. I usually say something along the lines of “Oh it’s what it sounds like and it’s just about as happy as it sounds but it’s stunning.” It’s a strange movie to sell. It’s far easier to explain that it’s Sofia Coppola’s feature film directorial debut or Kirsten Dunst and Josh Harnett are in it.

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Miss Americana and the Dormant Fan

Miss Americana and the Dormant Fan

My journey with Taylor Swift has been up and down like a yo-yo like a lot of other people. I was full into country Taylor Swift. I can still proudly say that I know every single word off her first album. I also have an affinity with anyone with curly hair. I have curly hair and it’s way too often shown in media as ugly. I can’t count the number of times where the unpopular girl had curly hair and has it straightened to be popular and liked. So here is this sweet and authentic teen girl with golden curls who was only a few years older than me. It was too easy to say that she struck a chord with me.

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What The Cuss?

What The Cuss?

We’re all different… Him, especially. But there’s something kind of fantastic about that, isn’t there?

Mrs. Fox

I could talk on and on about Wes Anderson and how he is an utter creative genius. A legend if you will. All his movies have a whimsy and warmth to them with such a signature style that it could only be Wes Anderson. His first dive into animation, he goes into arguably the hardest form of animation: stop motion. Fantastic Mr. Fox already has such a fantastical and charming feel to it because of Roald Dahl who equally is a creative genius and a legend. Together, it’s the combination of perfection.

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I Like Things That Look Like A Mistake

I Like Things That Look Like A Mistake

I’m so embarrassed. I’m not a real person yet.

Frances Ha

I am one of many who could, can and have gone on and on about how much I relate to the character of Frances. This movie felt like it was written about me at the very specific time in my life at the time of my original viewing. But the movie was made in 2013 and the time in my life was 2017. So unless Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig time travelled, were some reason in my lame ass hometown and were like ‘Yes…that’s who we should write a movie about’, I’m pretty sure that’s not the case.

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Ten Thousand Thundering Typhoons!

Ten Thousand Thundering Typhoons!

There are plenty of others willing to call you a failure. A fool. A loser. A hopeless souse. Don’t you ever say it of yourself. You send out the wrong signal, that is what people pick up. Don’t you understand? You care about something, you fight for it. You hit a wall, you push through it. There’s something you need to know about failure, Tintin. You can never let it defeat you.

Captain Haddock
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