Tag: films

  • Watching: The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne

    My second film festival viewing was of this awesome documentary. Doris Payne is over 80 years old now, and she’s been a jewelry thief for most of her life. I was fascinated by her and completely entertained till the end.

  • Watching: Philomena

    Tonight was the first night of the Austin Film Festival, one of our favorite times of the year. We started with Philomena, a fantastic film based on a true story of a woman whose child was taken from her by the church when she was a teenager, and her quest to find that child fifty […]

  • Movie Moments: Amelie

    It’s no secret that I love Amelie. It’s my favorite movie EVER, and I’ve watched it a zillion times. Every time I watch it, I see or hear something new, and I’m always inspired by it. Recently I pulled a few images from it (okay, like a hundred images) that I loved. I planned to […]

  • My favorites: Romeo + Juliet

    Okay, this may be where some of us disagree. I adore Baz Luhrmann. I loved Moulin Rouge!, I loved Romeo + Juliet, and I can’t wait to see The Great Gatsby. I do plan to see Australia very soon – Justin keeps telling me I should see it (because he knows I adore Baz Luhrmann), […]

  • Austin Film Festival Recap

    Yay for the Austin Film Festival! I watched some really great films this year… some years it can really be hit or miss, but I only had one that I didn’t like. For my own benefit, here are the films I watched during the festival, as well the things I want to remember from them: […]