Palo Alto is yet another moody flick about aimless, wealthy, white, heterosexual teens self-medicating to cope with their largely self-inflicted angst, and to be quite honest, I was not here for it.
I thought that the movie would take an honest and raw look at the internal and external struggles one faces when taking care of someone they love in the face of overwhelming tragedy. But that wasn’t really what Me Before You gave me.
Well, everyone, it’s that time again. Movie round-up! I should be getting ready for the impending doom that is finals, but nah! screw that, bring on the Netflix
Amidst the vast array of Netflix content, there are quite a few hidden gems that are well worth the time and effort to find them. If you’ve got the time, or need something to break up the monotony of the week, pop some pocorn and fall into these thrilling flicks.
In honor of International Women’s Day, I decided to take a look through some of my favorite movies about the lives of women. It should come as no surprise to anyone even remotely familiar with the film industry, that it’s a total boys club (for the most part). Despite the plethora of compelling stories for women…
Amidst the vast array of Netflix content, there are quite a few hidden gems that are well worth the time and effort to find them. Ranging from slightly to completely off the beaten path, these romantic dramas are some of the top films I’ve seen in their genre. If you’ve got the time, or need something to break up the monotony of the week, pop some pocorn and dive into these underrated flicks.
The whole point of the movie is that life is made up of so many little moments– subtle, nuanced pieces of time that we never give much thought to– but those are the moments that matter most profoundly. About Time takes such an beautifully intimate look at the mind-blowing highs and devastating lows of early adulthood.
It’s raw and it’s honest and it’s beautiful. Sometimes we build people up in our minds. We make them larger than life, project all of these unrealistic expectations onto them. But at the end of the day, they…and really all of us, are just people, deeply flawed and complex people trying to figure out who we are and where we fit in this world.
“It’s bullshit to think of friendship and romance as being different. They’re not. They’re just variations of the same love. Variations of the same desire to be close.” Rachel Cohn & David Levithan, Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List Amidst what possibly qualifies as the world’s most tragic and disturbing movie night (to date), immediately…