New Films Clair and I must see and soon

I research and coordinate films of worth (I think) for one of my best bipolar buds, Clair and I to watch. We met at a local drop in center and seeing her is one of the ways I achieve balance. Michael, my husband and I go see good stuff too.

“The Big Short” (about 2008 meltdown and those who profited) is on my “Shortlist” lol

 

We must see “Legend”  (about the british gangster identical twins, both played by Tom Hardy),

  “James White” with Cynthia Nixon from Sex in the City as a terminally ill woman with an alcoholic druggie son coming to grips with it,

“The Danish Girl” (Trans w/Eddie Redmayne and my new favorite actress, Swedish superstar 22 years old Alicia Vikander, And for sure,

“The Big Short” about the 2008 meltdown and the guys who got rich betting on it.

 Cast of Big Short:

Ryan Gosling (with that heavy lidded, sullen and sarcastic gaze)

Christian Bale as a metal head antisocial investor

Brad Pitt as their moralizing supervisor

Comic Actor Steve Carrell and others I can’t remember.  

 

Quentin’s “Hateful 8” xmas

 

“Concussion” with Will Smith as a doctor taking on the NFL

 

“Carol” with Kate Blanchett and Rooney Mara ‘Dragon Tatoo’

 Ron Howard’s adaptation of Moby Dick with Chris Helmworth as Captain Ahab (from “Blackhat,” that hacker film we watched in your bedroom last week.)

  

“The Girl in the Book” Michael Nyquist from ‘Dragon Tatoo’ and the girl from Revenge in a book publishing, toxic family of origin drama where she faces her demons as the tries to write the female version of “Catcher in the Rye.”

 

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Movie Day, Again

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I’m gonna go see the Ron Howard (“A Beautiful Mind=” Schizophrenia film?) Adaptation of Moby Dick, called In “The Heart of The Sea.”

A dilettante in  my youth I read Moby Dick’s 1200 page tome twice.

Melville was a devout Christian and all of his books, especially the Martyred “Billy Budd” (who actually died on a cross on a ship) are full of symbolism.

Lately there have been so many television and movie references to the character of “Captain Ahab” and “The White Whale,” you’d think our entire population is obsessed with hunting down their collective nemeses.

“The White Whale” is hipspeak for an unhealthy, unremitting obsession.
“Captain Ahab” is hipspeak for the person bent on vengeance, hunting down the leviathan who bit off his leg, leaving him an amputee.

New Films Clair and I must see and soon

I research and coordinate films of worth (I think) for one of my best bipolar buds, Clair and I to watch. We met at a local drop in center and seeing her is one of the ways I achieve balance. Michael, my husband and I go see good stuff too.

“The Big Short” (about 2008 meltdown and those who profited) is on my “Shortlist” lol

 

We must see “Legend”  (about the british gangster identical twins, both played by Tom Hardy),

  “James White” with Cynthia Nixon from Sex in the City as a terminally ill woman with an alcoholic druggie son coming to grips with it,

“The Danish Girl” (Trans w/Eddie Redmayne and my new favorite actress, Swedish superstar 22 years old Alicia Vikander, And for sure,

“The Big Short” about the 2008 meltdown and the guys who got rich betting on it.

 Cast of Big Short:

Ryan Gosling (with that heavy lidded, sullen and sarcastic gaze)

Christian Bale as a metal head antisocial investor

Brad Pitt as their moralizing supervisor

Comic Actor Steve Carrell and others I can’t remember.  

 

Quentin’s “Hateful 8” xmas

 

“Concussion” with Will Smith as a doctor taking on the NFL

 

“Carol” with Kate Blanchett and Rooney Mara ‘Dragon Tatoo’

 Ron Howard’s adaptation of Moby Dick with Chris Helmworth as Captain Ahab (from “Blackhat,” that hacker film we watched in your bedroom last week.)

  

“The Girl in the Book” Michael Nyquist from ‘Dragon Tatoo’ and the girl from Revenge in a book publishing, toxic family of origin drama where she faces her demons as the tries to write the female version of “Catcher in the Rye.”

 

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Write On: The Time management is tighter.

I am working on a book. Yippee!!! I’m finally putting in the time to do it. Hours a day. I had thought that if I did time management and woke up earlier in the morning, I would still keep basically the same schedule. Boy was I wrong. I’m on disability so you’d think I’ have all the time in the world, but I don’t!!  For me to put forth a chapter or two a day, four honest hours a day means I can’t do something else that I love doing. And the book might be a big stinkbomb even if I do upload it to Amazon or self publish with a print on demand option.

I’ll never know unless I try.

I reread “Catcher in the Rye,” because it had first person narration and I had enjoyed it so much. I realized my book needs more humor and sarcasm. It’s not a straight memoir, it’s Young Adult Fiction. A trilogy. I figure by the time I’ve got all the books written, The publishing landscape will have evolved again and I’ll have a better idea as to how to get the books out there.