Archive for movies

We Need To Talk About Kevin

I saw We Need To Talk About Kevin shortly after it came out on DVD, and I gave it 8/10 on IMDb, but it didn’t stick with me. Since then, two friends who don’t know each other both told me they read the book and loved it, but didn’t care for the movie. Since I did like […]

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5 Novels about Memory Loss

I was surprised to discover how many of my favourite books are about memory loss, and how several have those have been made into good movies. 1. Still Alice Still Alice is about a 50-year old woman living with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Author Lisa Genova’s background as a neuroscientist allowed her to clearly portray Alice’s confusion, […]

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The Dresser

Scott and I were watching a movie last week – I think it was I’ll Follow You Down – when something caught my eye. I immediately asked Scott to rewind, and quickly snapped the above picture. You see that mirror? You can’t really see the details, but I am 100% certain that it’s the exact […]

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My Tribute to “High Fidelity”

Earlier this year, I received a surprising email from a potential client. I wasn’t surprised to receive the email – that happens frequently, and I knew this one was coming – but by what he asked me. In addition to the usual questions about areas of expertise, rates, and availability, he wanted to know which five songs […]

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