Or if not underrated, under watched by the new generation. Here is a list of movies that are underrated, though each qualified because of a masterful combination of music, good editing, acting, humor, and general epic-ness. P.S. See how many "Harry Potter" actors you can spot! Fair and Away (1991) starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman... … Continue reading 19 Underrated Movies You Need to Watch Right Now
How Instagram & Pinterest actually make it harder for you to be happy in your own life. A problem I've frequently encountered with social media is comparing my life to others', especially, in this case, on Pinterest and Instagram. Seeing professionally photographed photos of a designer's living room next to my now-seemingly-dingy living room (for … Continue reading The Instagram Effect
"Could she even seek her dinner in a tavern or roam the streets at midnight?" -"Shakespeare's Sister," from A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf (Helpful links to learn more: wiki page /spark notes / full text) Woolf is pointing out the dangers of living alone in the city as a woman. Even in … Continue reading What was Virginia Woolf Wearing?
There's so much content out there, and these short films are the cream of the crop. We live in an age where it has never been easier to create and share content online. Short film is one of the industries that has been positively impacted by this digital revolution–it is now more accessible than ever … Continue reading 13 Short Films Everyone Should Watch
This is an album of covers by famous fans which ranges from the old to the new and the popular to the obscure. It's a fine line to walk when you're singing childhood beloveds, but overall "We Love Disney" does a fine job... See full article here.
Here's PJ's baby book from Shutterfly--I didn't use one particular theme overall really, instead I relied heavily on the storytelling style and using a bunch of different backgrounds and embellishments. I knew basically immediately that none of the baby books on the market were a good fit for us--partly because I wasn't the type to … Continue reading Baby Book
As promised, here is my pregnancy journal from Shutterfly (I used the Pregnancy Journal template with the storytelling style). I really enjoyed the prompts that the journal gave me because I didn't want to forget the fun little details of my pregnancy (especially since we're pretty sure that this will be the only child we have). … Continue reading Pregnancy Journal
So, I love our wedding album from Shutterfly* and I've since ordered my pregnancy journal and PJ's baby book from them (appearing next weekend). I used the Wedding Collection: The Big Day template with the storytelling style (which lets you customize a little more for $5 extra). Our wedding was one of the best days … Continue reading Wedding Album
In light of Turner just being released from jail after serving only 3 out of his 6 month sentence, I thought I would leave this here-- It is ridiculous to me that this athlete, Stanford student, white male, young man rapist has received such a lenient sentence (especially in the state of California -- a … Continue reading The Long Term Ramifications of Brock Turner’s Lenient Sentence
Intro Pride & Prejudice—directed by Joe Wright and released in 2005—is a charming and perfectly amiable adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel of the same name. The things that make this version shine are the casting, specifically Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen’s performances as, arguably, the most beloved couple in literature. Screenplay As an adaptation, … Continue reading Pride & Prejudice(s)