|The Warrior's Way|
I don’t even think the residents are very ‘eccentric’as the description boasts. What I see are people that are at once familiar to me. I think there is a dignity and a reserve to the people of the south, and keep in mind the film maker lived in Vernon for a year and befriended the residents before he got these relaxed interviews.
The 80s: Bowling shoes and sweats.
Is it any wonder I grew up thinking mix-matched socks were cool?
Harold and Maude (1971)- An odd couple movie; young unsure teenage boy obsessed with his own death and a cooky 70 something lady who’s eating life! Oh how I enjoyed this! Lots of things rolled in one; comedy, romance, drama, satire. I loved the backgrounds and soundtrack too.
|Harold and Maude|
Harold with his therapist. They are dressed the same...
which is hilarious
Rain man (1988) – A slick 80s man meets his autistic brother for the first time. Eh- I could take this or leave it really. It was ok I guess… sort of predictable, shallow, sad. I’m really not sure why this one was so popular. Love Dustin Hoffman in general though.
Dragon Tattoo Trilogy (2009) – These movies are based on a book series by Swedish author, Stieg Larsson. The main character is a girl named Lisbeth; she’s a little troubled and she’s a hacker and she has bum luck a lot of the time. I watched the Swedish language films (later found out there was a Hollywood version of the first movie as well). I don’t normally enjoy modern day intrigue/thriller type movies, but I enjoyed these, especially the first one.
|All's Faire in Love|
Super 8 (2011) – Some kid friends are making a zombie movie on their super 8 camera. But something unexpected happens… I was surprised at how much I enjoyed this one. I put it on as background while I worked on other things, but ended up only watching the movie! It’s very goonies but with crazy good special effects. I’m going to make my husband watch it with me.