Marion The Movie Fanatic

Uncategorized Mar 02, 2020

Did you know I'm a movie FANATIC? 🀩 I have a huge collection (that includes some beloved VHS tapes of course πŸ“Ό) and then I subscribe to various streaming platforms to get my movie fill! Aside from being entertaining, movies teach me so much about history, text, pace, delivery, craft, writing, visual composition ... the list is endless. If you choose to check out any of these titles, I hope you make your own discoveries and leave inspired! ❀️

Here's what I've been watching ... πŸŽ₯🍿

April 2nd, 2020.

🎞 Baby Boom (1987): For some reason Diane Keaton has been on my mind so I re-watched this 80s comedy and LOVED it! 🍼 Ms Keaton is more wonderful than I had remembered and I loved the writing. Also, Sam Shepard? #Swoon 😍

March 27th, 2020.

🎞 Moulin Rouge (2001): Oof. Thought I'd revisit this movie-musical. I LOVED the pageantry (Bazz Luhrman has an INCREDIBLE eye) but found much of it hard to watch. It's definitely worth taking the time to revisit the Roxanne sequence. And it was lovely to see Jim Broadbent in such an interesting role. πŸŽ­

🎞 Fiddler On The Roof (1971): So then I moved on to Fiddler and I was not disappointed. In fact, I think I enjoyed it more as an adult then when I watched it as child and teen. The writing of that show is simply genius - so funny, so charming, so devastating. I highly recommend giving it some of your social distancing time. β€οΈ


March 19th, 2020.

🎞Three Men And A Baby/Little Lady (1987/1990): Watch this to remember a time when all of life, including our hairdos, was a little simpler and enjoy the fantastic comedic talents of Tom Selleck, Ted Danson and Steve Guttenberg. Did I mention Tom Selleck is in it? ... well he is ... excuse me while I open a window ...😌

March 5th, 2020. 

πŸ“ΊThe Wire (2002-2008): I love this show so much, this is my third time watching all five seasons. If you're a fan of police procedural, this is one of the best ever made for television. It's pretty incredible to see Idris Elba, Aiden Gillen and Michael B Jordon at the beginning of their careers. And Wendell Pierce's performance is just the best. Can't recommend this show enough.

 πŸ“Ί Hunters (2020, Netflix): Watch this if you have a STRONG stomach for violence and stories involving the Holocaust; and if you love Al Pacino and edgy story telling. I loved this at first, but due to the subject matter, I found it harder and harder to watch. I'm not sure if I'll be able to watch season two. Note: Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson films) has grown into a wonderful actor! And Carol Kane and Saul Rubinek are dynamite together! 😍


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