Short Notes on Recent Movies
Taking Woodstock: Why are two of Ugly Betty’s boyfriends in this scene (with beards)?
Inglourious Basterds: OMG, the ending feels like Gondry’s video for Björk’s “Bachelorette.”
500 Days of Summer: Is Zooey Deschanel always thinking of something else? Pay attention, Zooey!
Paper Heart: Well, that’s real, that’s not, that’s… hmm.
Away We Go: Wheee, it’s us!—oh wait, that’s bad.
Julie & Julia: Streep + Tucci = Enough for any movie, stop there please, STOP.
(Seen again) Gigi: It’s the Song of the South of Gender Politics!
(Seen again) Gregory’s Girl: Such wonderful timeless inventions, such tragically dated music.
(Seen again) The Seventh Seal: Everyone in that movie had such great FACES.
Time Traveler’s Wife: I’m sure it all looked good on paper.
Ponyo: I… I… I’m crying and I don’t know why!
Happy Labor Day. I’m Laboring as usual.