Category: film

  • the fall film challenge: the bonus round

    guess what. for the bonus? pick twenty-five films that have been based on books or actual events. when you post your list to the facebook page, you HAVE to provide links (like goodreads or wikipedia) to verify choices are legitimate ones. I WILL CHECK. I WILL TELL YOU NO IF THEY’RE NOT. same rules apply: […]

  • the fall film challenge: my list

    one. about adolescence. the outsiders. two. about a character’s rebirth or rite of passage. a guide to recognizing your saints. three. about a comic book character. deadpool. four. shot or set in washington, d.c. jason bourne. five. set in an academic environment. clueless. six. about failure. take this waltz. seven. about a man vs. god or gods. the trojan women. eight. about a man vs. himself. the big chill. nine. about an invention or an […]

  • the fall film challenge

    the first rule about film challenge: you do not change your film choices. not after the thing’s started, anyway. begins one minute past twelve a.m. september first / concludes midnight november thirtieth. you may NOT use a film you have already seen, even in part (excluding trailers), for this challenge. all films MUST be new to […]

  • me before you

    so i bought moyes’ book me before you quite some time ago to read for book challenge by erin (i believe i’d selected it for the book with a pronoun in the title category?) i couldn’t get into it, and so it sat on my bookcase, untouched, for months. every now and then, its red […]

  • fifty flicks before fifty

    erin is on a quest to watch fifty films before her fiftieth birthday. fuck. i laughed when i typed fiftieth. like hahah… you’re gonna be old then. and then i remembered… my birthday’s before hers. it’s not so funny, anymore… anyway. she asked me to make a list of fifty films i feel are worthy […]

  • the fall film challenge recap

    one. any set in new york city. the intern. i wish they’d cast someone other than anne hathaway. normally i don’t mind her. but you can’t pair her with someone like robert de niro. and the dude who played her husband? he basically ruined this movie for me.three. any that features a child as the […]

  • twenty-five favored sports flicks

    entertainment weekly made up a list of twenty-five sports movies that score. and it’s a pretty good list. i’m not opposed to it. but it failed to recognize some stories that are worth some recognition, and i felt inspired to make a list of my own. the blind side chariots of fire chasing mavericks cinderella […]

  • fall film challenge: bonus list

    one film for each of the following actors. have fun.and be sure of you what you pick… no changes permitted. one. anne hathaway. two. ben stiller. three. miley cyrus. four. vin diesel. five. eddie murphy. six. will ferrell. seven. gwyneth paltrow. eight. katie holmes. nine. ione skye. ten. jonah hill. eleven. ashton kutcher. twelve. justin […]

  • the fall film challenge: my list

    one. any set in new york city. the intern. two. any incorporating hot air balloons in the story. up. three. any that features a child as the main character. stand by me. four. any disney film. brave. five. any set in egypt. raiders of the lost ark. six. a close friend or family member’s favorite film.  seven. any with the word great in the […]

  • the fall film challenge

    begins one minute past twelve a.m. september first / concludes midnight november thirtieth. you may NOT use a film you have already seen, even in part (excluding trailers), for this challenge. all films MUST be new to you. each film chosen for the challenge may be used ONLY ONCE, i.e. a film used for the […]