movies

5 Documentaries

One of my 101 in 1001 goals was to watch 5 documentaries. I am always interested in documentaries, but I never actually get around to watching them, and with the plethora of cool ones available on Netflix, I thought it would be a fun and informative goal. I’m really glad that I did it, too! […]

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My Own Silver Lining

We went to see Silver Linings Playbook yesterday. With Bradley Cooper and the incomparable Jennifer Lawrence (mad girl crush on her, hooboy). If you’re not aware, the movie centers around Pat, who has bipolar disorder. He has just been released from a mental hospital for an “incident” in which he beat the shit out of […]

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Nostalgia and The Smiths

Perks-of-Being-a-Wallflower-soundtrack

I read The Perks of Being a Wallflower when I was 14 or 15. I read it in one marathon sitting, and when I had finished, I could have sworn the book was written for me. I identified so strongly with Charlie, it was a physical and emotional ache. I was worried when I found […]

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Heavy on action, light on plot: A review of The Bourne Legacy

Originally, I had a review of On the Road by Jack Kerouac scheduled for today. However, I made it less than 100 pages into the book and then abandoned ship. I hated every character. I hated the language. Nothing was happening. And I have this rule: “Life is too short to read books you aren’t […]

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