Posts Tagged: movie

Sucker Punch – A story about Schizophrenia and escapism

In the unnamed 1960s, the doll-faced Babydoll, played by Emily Browning (The Uninvited), accidentally shoots and wounds her evil, molesting step father. No problem; she acts in self-defense. But a stray bullet also offs her little sister. Ooops. Off Babydoll goes to Victorian, thunderstorm-swept Lennox House for the Mentally Insane, hilariously located in Brattleboro, Vermont…. Read more »

Best Joker Quotes from the Dark Knight – Why so serious?

Heath Ledger’s portrayal of the Joker remains one of the most popular villains in movie history. Like Ledger, Joaquin Phoenix recently won an Oscar for portraying the Joker on the big screen. But while his performance as Arthur Fleck was undeniably raw and powerful, it still doesn’t hold a candle to the palpable sense of… Read more »

Gone with the wind (1939)

The Story In 1861, on the eve of the American Civil War, Scarlett O’Hara lives at Tara, her family’s cotton plantation in Georgia, with her parents and two sisters and their many slaves. Scarlett learns that Ashley Wilkes, whom she secretly loves, is to be married to his cousin, Melanie Hamilton, and the engagement is… Read more »

Un Couteau Dans Le Coeur

I watched a movie this weekend – French, 2018 – about a serial killer that would target Gay people who appeared in cheap pornos. Badly acted, filled with absolutely forgettable characters (both the actual movie and the movie within the movie), it did offer one good insight. When the leading lady fails to seduce the… Read more »

1917 or the story of Sam and Frodo retold

For anyone who’s a fan of Lord of the Rings, it is known that the story was mostly inspired by Tolkien’s days in the war. Lord of the Rings tells a tale that the strong friendships become stronger in the face of adversity and can last a life time. That delivering important items can sometimes… Read more »

mystery of love (call me by your name poem)

Oh, to see without my eyes The first time that you kissed me Boundless by the time I cried I built your walls around me White noise, what an awful sound Fumbling by Rogue River Feel my feet above the ground Hand of God, deliver me Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0]

“I am” – Scene from Penny Dreadful.

I thoroughly miss this show and I wish it would have continued past the three very amazing seasons! VANESSA: “Mr. Clare.” “Miss Ives.” “Do you know you share your name with a dead poet?” “Yes.” “Do you like poetry?” “All sad people like poetry. Happy people like songs.” [BOTH CHUCKLE] Click to rate this post!… Read more »

The Aquaman Movie was good but not great

Spent some lovely time at the cinema this weekend. Armed with popcorn and a massive coke and having gone to the loo prior to entering the 2h and 20min movie, I was settled to see an action-packed adventure movie. And I was not disappointed! Tidal waves, underwater cities, plots to take over the throne by… Read more »