I first watched Crossing Delancey on Turner Classic Movies (TCM) when the channel was running the first installment in its Trailblazing Women series in 2015. I fell in love with it instantly. Over the past few years, I’ve seen a few people talking about the film with the same amount of adoration online which makes me so happy. The … Continue reading CROSSING DELANCEY: An Underappreciated Romantic Comedy
Eric Rohmer's L'Ami de mon amie (The English-translated title is Boyfriends and Girlfriends) tells the story of a group of young people living in the suburbs of Paris. Blanche (Emmanuelle Chaulet), a down-to-earth office worker, befriends Léa (Sophie Renoir), who is a lively student. Blanche has just moved to the area and gets to know Léa's boyfriend … Continue reading Fab Fashion in BOYFRIENDS AND GIRLFRIENDS (1987)
During this worrisome time, staying inside has never been so important. As many people are afraid, it's nice to be able to turn to movies to help comfort and calm us. Here is a list of films I personally recommend watching to lift your spirits. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) One of the … Continue reading Comfort Films
♫ "Tulsa...swinging down to Tulsa..." ♫ At the beginning of the month, I visited Tulsa, Oklahoma for the second time since my best friend moved there late last year. From Northeast Missouri to Tulsa I went. To keep a fairly long story as short as possible, I drove to Tulsa on July 5th and … Continue reading Tulsa, the Movies, and Me
"If a lot of people love each other, the world would be a better place to live." On the night of Saturday, August 26, my friends and I took a Lyft to the Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis, MO - about two hours from where we live - and waited in a huge line to … Continue reading THE ROOM: A Cult Classic At Midnight
"Maybe I didn't really know you. Maybe you were just a mirage. Maybe the world is full of food and sex and spectacle and we're all just hurling towards an apocalypse, in which case it's not your fault..." - Lloyd Dobler to Diane Court, via her answering machine I'd like to begin this post by … Continue reading Friends with Potential: A Brief Look at Cameron Crowe’s “Say Anything”
“People love what other people are passionate about.” In the course of two days, I've seen La La Land twice (so far). I figured I'd enjoy it, but I didn't know that I'd love it as much as I do. I'm already binge-listening to the soundtrack.