Movies


To be honest, revealing these feels like I am telling someone that I truly am a communist subversive out to destroy all that is good in Capitalist America. It’s my dirty secret. I love a good rom com or rom dram or whatever they call those romantic movies that are not comedies. Here are the few I can think of at the moment. (more…)

So I just realized…exactly two years ago, I had just arrived in South Africa and was beginning my study abroad adventures. At that point primarily concerned with finding breakfast and how to run the shower in my student house. Baby steps, I tell you, baby steps. I still miss it–the country, the people I met there (South African and others), the food, the conversation, and yes even that crazy, confusing, highly inefficient university. I still think about it everyday at least once, or end up talking about it almost as often. South Africa changed my life. (more…)

Finally, at long last here is the second part to my compilation of my top 20 favorite period films: (more…)

I LOVE period dramas. Mostly because I love late 18th/ 19th/early 20th century novels. Basically it’s my version of the cliché chick flick. When I want to veg and eat some java chip ice cream, what do I reach for? BBC’s Pride and Prejudice, North & South,  Wives and Daughters, or ITV’s Island at War. It’s a serious problem of which I have no intention of fixing. (more…)