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Sep. 9th, 2012

Rant on my least-liked fandom opinion

A Note: I know that not everyone hates Joss, I just had an epiphany, and needed to get this out. Comments are most definitely welcome, because I know I'm not the best at stating my opinion, and I know others can and will state it better, but I will cut comments if I feel they are being abusive/missing the point.

I've seen rants about Joss Whedon and feminism before. Specifically how some think he's not as feminist as fans seem to think he is. )

Jun. 27th, 2012

Arthurian Things post #7 - Guenevere

So every little girl is supposed to grow up wanting to be Guenevere, right? She's the fairy-tale princess of the story, after all. She gets her newly-crowned king, her father is the one who gives him the round table, and she even gets to fall in love with the second most eligible man in the land, and have him love her back. What's not to like? Everyone loves her. But I never did.

I loved Vanessa Redgrave in Camelot. She was wonderful, but that was to be expected. She was from one of the great acting families of England. How could she not be perfect? And I love Angel Colby in Merlin, too. She's sweet, and when they let her be, she really adds something to the story. Too bad the writers don't know how to do a long-term plot without selling their characters short.

But for me? Neither of them get past my dislike of the character's part in the stories overall. In fact, Vanessa played right to them, and Merlin's Gwen is falling into the same trap. I've always had a dislike for the character, but it took me until college to really realize why. She's glorified in every Arthurian story as this beautiful (usually golden-haired) perfect match for Arthur. She's the most beautiful woman in the land, so with no other reason, she must be his wife, right? What does it matter what she does after that, because that's after happily ever after?

It bugs me. Because Lancelot's not her only conquest. she's always flirting with the other knights. The movies less so than the stories, but it's there. Yes, Lancelot is her "other" "true love," but that doesn't stop her from denigrating the knights who don't adore her and wait on her hand and foot to curry favour with her. And it certainly doesn't stop her from flirting with as many of them as she can.

In college, I read one of the Lays of Marie de France. A story called Lanval. Lanval is a young knight who comes to Arthur's court, and when the Queen tries to flirt with him, he avoids her passes, making her angrier and angrier. And when she learns he's in love with a faerie, she finds a way to come between them, nearly parting them forever. Now this is a story written by a nun, but even so, it shows a medieval view of the queen and at least part of how they saw her at the time. As someone who craved the attention of men.

If it were only one conquest, I might look on her more favourably, but it's not. Time and time again, Guenevere is shown as unfaithful to Arthur. In some of the earlier tales, Mordred is not Arthur's son, but Guenevere's lover, who then abducts her to try to steal England from Arthur. It is Guenevere who suggests Gawain be forced to marry the lothly lady, in order to curtail his flirting with the ladies of the court. Yes, this one can be seen in a more positive light, but when you read the texts, invariably, Guenevere comes off as sounding rather annoyed or jealous, and not at all interested in protecting any other women so much as punishing Gawain.

In short stories or long, and even in the movies, whether it is only Lancelot or others she focuses on, she's the one seeking out this attention. She wants it. She craves it. And she will do anything to have it. And with Lancelot, she's cast in the role of Eve, and her bite of the apple destroys Camelot. See that how you will, and a case can be made for that being the medieval view of the day--that no woman can be a positive influence, but at least Morgana, even in the depths of her malice, stands up for herself and her people. Guenevere seems to stand for the type of woman who thinks she deserves whatever she wants, and damn the cost. That or the spoiled little rich girl who doesn't know any better and goes about her innocent and merry way, destroying all she touches because she refuses to see the result of her actions.

I was so excited to see such a different sort of Guenevere at the beginning of the Merlin series. Here was a girl who wouldn't be playing the spoiled princess, right? But I was wrong. With each season, my expectations have been crushed just a little bit more. Especially the past two.

I worry about this coming season of Merlin because the writers seem to be forgetting the premise of this show, and they've completely taken all obstacles out of the way for Arthur and Gwen. They didn't have to fight to get past them. They're just gone. One wonders if they'll just bring back Nimueh at the end of the season and let her trap Merlin in the Crystal Cave, and rename the show...because they seem to slowly be forgetting why the bromance between Merlin and Arthur was even there, and are slowly replacing that with Arthur and Gwen. And I worry that Gwen will become the very embodiment of everything I have always hated about the character, more focused on herself than on the girl I know she could be, if she'd been written right this time.

It's really too bad, too, because I love these actors, and when the story is on point, it's amazing. But sometimes, it's just really hard to watch.

So yeah, that's my rant about Guenevere. What do you think of the character? Do you prefer her or Morgana, or another female character from the stories entirely?

Apr. 30th, 2012

Arthurian Things post #6 - Morgana le Fae

I can't recall where, exactly, my love for Morgana came from. It was definitely before I was aware of Mists of Avalon, because I remember playing with others in the SCA, and when we played at being in Camelot, I always wanted to be Morgana. Part of it was the fact that evil characters are just more interesting. All Guenivere did was sit around and eat bonbons or need to be rescued. Or macked on any Knight who let her... :P

Mists of Avalon only increased my love for her, and made it difficult for me to watch things like Excalibur, where she's so unrepentantly evil with no obvious reason other than peevishness. Which isn't to say I didn't love her in Excalibur (hell, how can you not love Helen Mirren?), it's just that her reasoning leaves a lot to be desired. Plus, a Morgana without dark hair just seems wrong.

Then there was Helena's Morgana. I only watched the Merlin Mini-series once. She was a kind of freak (not surprising, given it was Helena), so that made her difficult to watch as well. Even though I was ready to love her version to the ends of the earth.

I was quite glad when the Mists Mini-series finally made it to TV, though it really didn't do justice to the story. The book has so many little details, it would have been hard to get them all in. Juliana Margoles was all right, but I'm not a fan, and this didn't make me one, either. It was just a lackluster version of a great book.

So it wasn't until BBC's Merlin came on the air that I finally saw the Morgana I truly loved: Katie McGrath. Katie brings everything to the table--looks, style, grace, and a seeming understanding of a lady and how she would hold herself. No, the show's not perfectly medieval, but I adored her. I only wished the writers had been willing to more slowly develop her evil, instead of forcing it the way they did and making it seem almost comical.

Even so, Katie manages to shine, when Morgana is truly feeling things, as opposed to plotting or leering evilly. You can see her heartbreak at losing Gwen, or her anger at Uther for what he's done to her and others. Her confusion over her powers in the second season was especially well-acted, and if they'd moved slower at the end of that season, I could easily see her sink into vengeance and madness.

There is one honorable mention here, too. Eva Green's Morgan in the Stars series, Camelot. Though she was unrepentant in her evil, we could not only see her suffering, but her reasoning, even if it was flawed. I had high hopes for her character. Too bad the series was cancelled in the first season...

I think the reason I prefer Morgana over others is that as a character, there's so much to draw from. Depending on the legends you choose, she can have up to nine (yes, nine, there is a mention in a legend or two) sisters, not to mention her brother. And Mordred, whether nephew or son, is always an excellent ally. Not to mention her sister's other sons (of which Gawain is my particular favorite).

But most of all? I love the incestuousness between she and Arthur (when it's there--I tend to gravitate toward those stories that have it). I love the angst, danger, and evil inherent because of that liaison, which is why I tend to prefer her as Mordred's mother over Morgause. And, deep down, I believe that Morgana both hates and loves Arthur, and it is that confusion that drives her to fight against him time and again.

So...who's your favorite Arthurian Character, and why?

Apr. 23rd, 2012

Arthurian Things post #3 - Favorite Arthurian Movies part 1: Sword in the Stone

This movie is one of those "always been there" things for me, which makes sense, because it was released several years before I was born. I'm pretty sure it's one of the major origins of my Arthurian knowledge. I know it is for a lot of my generation, though far from the only source.

For me, this is one of the top 5 Arthurian movies out there (I'll be covering the others in later posts). This one's great because there's really no romance in it, and because it' simple for anyone to watch. Of course, it doesn't really get into the central stories of Camelot and the Knights of the Round table, but for several generations now, it's been introducing kids to the young Arthur, and thereby continuing the interest in Camelot into a new generation.

For me, the story itself always makes me smile. Wart's innocence, Merlin's excitement about learning, and Archemedes' crochetiness. Not to mention the creatures they become and meet, and the Wizard War with Madam Mim ...

I'll cover it more in a later post, but this is one of two movies based on one of the seminal modern Arthurian classic books: The Once and Future King by T.H. White, which has lent as much to the legends these days as Mallory or Geoffrey of Monmouth.

Given that the only other possible Arthurian story that would have made a good kid's movie (Cooper's Over Sea, Under Stone) wasn't written for a few more years after this movie came out, I think this was the best choice for a Disney Arthurian story that they could have made, especially given the darkness of some of the stories.

There have been other attempts to do Arthurian stories for kids since, but really, none are quite as enjoyable as Sword in the Stone. At least, not for me.

So what about you? Like or hate Sword in the Stone? Do you have another kid's movie you prefer?

Nov. 28th, 2011

Happiness Is:

* Never dipping below your minimum word-count all month, especially on a NaNoWriMo month, and finishing your story well ahead of schedule.  (currently over 53k and counting.  Almost done now, folks.  Still have a bunch of chapters to post here)

* Introducing a friend to a TV show you adore, and finding her enjoying it too. (Started watching Buffy with a friend from episode one.  We just finished Season two this past weekend.  Unfortunately we have to take a break to deal with the Holidays and then we'll be watching Glee, but I can't wait to see her reaction when it comes to Season 3...so much to see still! If you're curious, we've been liveblogging it and the other shows we're watching here)

* Having made it through a year alone and still being here successfully, even if life is not perfect. (Still need a job, but I have enough money to make it through the next few months.  Any help on the job front would be much appreciated)

* A new movie I am very much looking forward to in the theatres.  (Why can't it be December 16 already????)

* A family that's here for me, including a mother-in-law despite him.

* An amazing group of friends, particularly three in specific, who have kept me sane this year, and without whom I doubt I would have made it through this year. <3

Aug. 1st, 2011

[No Subject]

So am I the last one to know that Tom Felton is in the new Planet of the Apes film?

Just saw a snippet of him punishing one of the Apes.  Not sure I want to see that... :P

Jun. 11th, 2011

State of the Elf

So...what have I been up to since my last posting on the subject?

* Still looking for a job.  Had an interview yesterday that went very well.  I'm a bit nervous when it comes to the location (an hour and ten minutes to two hours, depending on busses and time of day), but it could be really good for me.  And it would pay what I needed.

* Playing on Polyvore:
Elfflame there if you want to add me.
I've been working on a series of "cards" there based on HP.  I've finished the first, and am debating what the second should be.  The first is Harry's Year. Let me know if there's anyone I missed.  I somehow managed to forget Terry Boot for a bit, so I wouldn't be surprised if there were others.
Ideas I'm playing with for the next set: Dumbledore's Army, the Next Generation, the Weasleys (from Molly and Arthur on), Death Eaters, Order of the Phoenix (then and now, possibly with different borders for each), Hogwarts Professors, Marauders Generation, Quidditch - Hogwarts, Quidditch - Professional (maybe).

* Playing on Listal:
Just came up with a new idea on Listal today that I love: Classic Sci-fi Tropes.  Have three of the twelve lists done.  I was having a good time with it.

* Playing on Kongregate:
My favorite game series there, Gem Craft, has uploaded their latest game, Gemcraft Labyrinth.
Also, if you have an account at Kongregate, I'd love to follow you there. :)

* Watching movies.  Lately I've been finding lots of movies to watch that I didn't want to/didn't get to see in the theatres:
The Young Victoria, which was wonderful.
A Single Man, which is a brilliant if sad film.
The King's Speech, which is well worth watching for any Anglophile, particularly those interested in the Royal family or English History.
Despicable Me, which was cute.
National Treasure: Book of Secrets, pretty fun, but definitely not a thinky movie.
Shrek Forever After, not as bad as I'd feared it would be.  I like it better than the third, actually.
The Accidental Husband, which was fun, but definitely a light chick-flick.
Wanted, which I'm glad I took a pass at.  So cliche.  But fun for the action aspect.
Megamind, another that I'm not sad for missing in theatres.  It's okay, but I prefer Despicable Me.
Taken, which was SO preachy it made my eyes roll.  Liam, what are you doing?
and
The Road, which was really horribly dark.  I should have expected it, but...yeah.  If you like dark/sad/depressing, it's a good film.  Just be warned.

* Writing--nearly done with my D_D for the month.  I'm hoping to finish it tomorrow for posting Monday.
Also working on re-editing my Arthurian story...going slow because I keep getting distracted.
Considering a few stories here and there, but nothing definite.
Also, I made a collection at AO3, for anyone who wants to post to it--BDSM fic.  I know I have a lot of BDSM folks on my list, so if you have an account (or want one), definitely post to it!  If you don't know how, just nudge me, and I'll help.  Right now there's only 38 fics in there, so I'd love to see at least 10 times that...

* Home - Sis has been helping me clean up and organize room by room, though I backslid a little, but not too badly.  I'm such a bad housekeeper. 
Got a new and really fancy printer that I love thanks to mother-in-law.  It's great to be able to print again, at least.

I think that's all for now...  How's everyone else?  Still out there?

Dec. 6th, 2010

Photospam: Mah Bichez

I've got a group of characters whom I adore that all fit into a certain mold but which still have a great deal of variation in between, and since female characters never get enough love, I felt the need to share them today, because seeing a photo of one of them just made me grin, almost manically.

I call them "mah bichez" affectionately, of course.  Every single one of them has a dark edge to them, and most are the "bad guys" in their universe, or at least one.

Bad Girls behind the cut )

Of course, those are just the ones who came to mind today, and definitely the ones at the top of my list.  Who would you add?

Nov. 23rd, 2010

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Time for another happypost.

Dan Radcliffe fesses up to the truth.

Brian: ...Then you turned around.. and you smiled.. and that's when I knew why Debbie calls you sunshine. (QAF, season 2)
No one can ever tell me he hadn't already loved him from the end of season one.  With poetry like this...he never *needed* to say the words.

Phelps Twins
Just cause

This Post.

Bill/Harry! (DH1 spoilers!)

I may be a diehard Arthur/Merlin shipper now, but this post makes me tear up.

This series of pictures still (Merlin season 3 finale spoilers) (And OMG, look in Arthur's hand... *sighs*)

This beautiful man (who has since been dubbed Cygnus :D)

Nov. 16th, 2010

Happy thoughts

Additions (and pictures and links etc) are welcome.

This picture. (spoiler for end of Merlin season 3)

Nathan Fillion spoke Mandarin last night on Castle.

My current NaNo Wordcount (27k and counting)

Rufus Wainwright singing Origin of Love

Stephen Fry as Mycroft Holmes

Dawn Treader next month.
Particularly this shot.


yeah...that's all that's coming to me right now.

Jul. 17th, 2010

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Watching Contact.

Palmer Joss: What are you studying up there?
Ellie Arroway: Oh, the usual. Nebulae, quasars, pulsars, stuff like that. What are you writing?
Palmer Joss: The usual. Nouns, adverbs, adjective here and there.

God, I love this movie...

Jul. 4th, 2010

30-Day Movie Meme movie List (with links!)

For those who would like a cheat-sheet of my recommendations (I'll leave off the ones I hated... ;) ), here's all the movies from my movie-meme along with year, rating, genre, and a link to IMDb for more information.

10 Things I Hate About You - 1999 - PG13 - comedy/romance
12 Monkeys - 1995 - R - science fiction
Beaches - 1988 - PG13 - drama/musical
Bram Stoker's Dracula - 1992 - R - thriller/romance
Color Purple - 1985 - PG13 - drama
Contact - 1997 - PG - science fiction
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - 2008 - PG13 - drama/fantasy
Dark Knight - 2008 - PG13 - action/crime
Edward Scissorhands - 1990 - PG13 - fantasy
French Kiss - 1995 - PG13 - comedy/romance
The Fugitive - 1993 - PG13 - action/mystery
Hairspray - 1988 - PG - musical/comedy
Ice Pirates - 1984 - PG - comedy/science fiction
The Importance of Being Ernest - 2002 - PG - comedy/romance
The Handmaid's Tale - 1990 - R - science fiction
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - 2002 - PG - fantasy
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - 2007 - PG13 - fantasy
Howl's Moving Castle - 2004 - PG - animation/fantasy
Labyrinth - 1986 - PG - fantasy/musical
Looking for Richard - 1996 - PG-13 - documentary/drama
Meet the Robinsons - 2007 - G - animation/science fiction
Mists of Avalon - 2001 - nr - fantasy
Moulin Rouge - 2001 - PG13 - romance/musical
Mrs Henderson Presents - 2005 - R - drama
Orlando - 1992 - PG13 - drama
Sense and Sensibility - 1995 - PG - romance
Serenity - 2005 - PG13 - science fiction
Singin in the Rain - 1952 - G - musical/comedy
The Sixth Sense - 1999 - PG13 - thriller
Stage Beauty - 2004 - R - drama
Star Wars - 1977 - PG - science fiction
Sweeney Todd - 2007 - R - musical/thriller
Tales of the City - 1993 - nr - drama
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes - 1984 - PG - drama
Terminator - 1984 - R - science fiction/thriller
The Truth About Cats and Dogs - 1996 - PG13 - comedy/romance
Vibes - 1988 - PG - fantasy/comedy
Volcano - 1997 - PG13 - action
Watchmen - 2009 - R - action/science fiction
Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory - 1971 - G - fantasy/musical

stats for those curious )

Ugh

Well, so much for posting every day.  Worked for half a month, at least...
Here's the rest of the 30-day movie meme.

25 - The most hilarious movie you’ve ever seen
I'm going to go with French Kiss here, because the scene with her covertly watching her ex-fiancee with his new girlfriend had me in literal tears the first few times I watched it, I was laughing so hard.

26 - A movie that you love but everyone else hates
Hm...hard to say. I'm going to go with two less-known films because I know they're both shlock, but I can't help but enjoy them: Ice Pirates and Vibes.  Ice Pirates...I don't know why that hits me right, because none of the actors are particular favorites of mine...it's just fun to watch.  And Vibes...Cindi Lauper and Jeff Goldblum?  How can you not giggle right there?  Plus, it's got Julian Sands as the bad guy, and all sorts of fun mystical gobbledy-gook.

27 - A movie that you wish you had seen in theaters
Probably any number of action films, though no specific answer is coming to mind for them right now, so I'm going to go with Meet the Robinsons.  So adorable, and the ending chokes me up every single time.  I imagine it was rather magical on the big screen.
Also, for one I'm glad I didn't see in the theatre: Terminator.  I love the story, but gah!  It would have been far too much to handle in the theatre.

28 - Favorite movie from your favorite director
I'm going to go with top three, because while they're all fannish, they're all so incredibly different.
For Stephen Spielberg, I'd have to go with the Color Purple.  Brilliant movie, excellent casting, and one of my all-time favorite films.
For Tim Burton, it has to be Edward Scissorhands.  One of the best original fairy tales ever.
And for Terry Gilliam, it's definitely 12 Monkeys.  My favorite time-travel movie of all time, bar none.
Brilliant men all. *nods*

29 - A movie from your childhood
Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.  "Who can  take a rainbow/sprinkle it with dew...?"  "A little nonsense now and then is cherished by the wisest men."  "Come with me/And you'll be/In a world of pure imagination..."
*sighs*
As [info]foodie has said, no offense to Johnny, whom I adore, but Gene is Willie Wonka.

30 - Your favorite movie of all time.
After some internal debate, and since I already listed Color Purple above, I have to say Contact.  One of the best sci-fi films of the nineties, without being overly flashy about special effects.  Great casting, amazing story, and they did an excellent job translating the important bits of the book without losing the audience's attention.  Definitely one of Jody Foster's best.

Jun. 24th, 2010

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So behind on this...  Ugh.

19 - Favorite movie based on a book/comic/etc.
Book would have to be the Handmaid's Tale.  I love hte cast they chose, and I thought they were incredibly faithful to the story.
Comic would probably be Dark Knight.  Blew me out of the water.

20 - Favorite movie from your favorite actor/actress
*snorts* Which one?
Maybe a top 5?
Johnny Depp - Anything, really.  Even when it's a bad film.  But one of his best--Sweeney Todd
Cate Blanchett - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - She did an excellent job of "aging" believably in the story.
Judi Dench - Mrs Henderson Presents - not the greatest film ever, but I did love watching her in it.
Colin Firth - The Importance of Being Ernest - because Firth + Everett + Wilde = Love. :D
Jody Foster - Contact - as soon as I heard she was attached, I knew they'd do the story justice.

21 - Favorite action movie
The Fugitive.  Harrison Ford + Tommy Lee Jones.  Great story, great acting, great lines.

22 - Favorite documentary
Looking for Richard - an interesting examination of the characters of the play Richard III by a number of well-known actors.  But then, I'm a sucker for Shakespeare.  Even if it is one of my least-favorite plays.

23 - Favorite animation
Howl's Moving Castle - I love the way this turns fairy tales on its head, while still maintaining a more serious tone than most movies that do, and I'm also a sucker for Miyazaki.

24 - That one awesome movie idea that still hasn’t been done yet
Good Omens the Movie.  With all-British actors. *nods* Directed by Gilliam. :)  I want this movie.  And no, it's not Dogma.  It's pretty significantly different.

Jun. 18th, 2010

So behind...

16 - A movie that you used to love but now hate
Independence Day.  Blew me away the first two times I saw it.  Then I started realizing that all the female characters in it are not only backdrops, but actually portrayed "best" as wives and mothers.  Just FYI, guys?  That's not the only things we can do, thanks.  That's to say nothing about how Amero-centric the stupid plot is.  Yes, the ships are all over the world, but WTH do they all wait for the US to do anything about it?  I happen to know there are plenty of clever people outside the US, thanks very much.

17 - A movie that disappointed you the most
Men in Black II.  Really wanted to enjoy this one even half as much as the first, but it was just...boring.  If you want more, watch the cartoon.  Much better.

18 - A movie that you wish more people would’ve seen
This one's a tie for me.  Both of these are low-budget films as opposed to Hollywood releases, but both are worth a view.  Orlando, based on the Virginia Woolf story, and Stage Beauty, which takes place about 100 years (give or take a decade) after Shakespeare in Love, and is based a bit more on historical fact.  Both deal with perception of male and female roles from very non-traditional viewpoints, and both are well-worth checking out if you haven't seen them.

Jun. 15th, 2010

Movie Meme

15 - A  character who you can relate to the most

Recipe for one Elf:
A teaspoon of Eleanore Dashwood's family sensibilities,
A pinch of Malfoy pride and stubbornness.
A cup of Tracy Turnblad for body-image and love of music,
A teaspoon of Sarah from Labyrinth for that touch of day-dreams,
And a sprinkle of Kat Stratton for brains.
Add a dash of Abby from The Truth About Cats and Dogs for self-image.
Mix it all together, then sprinkle liberally with Luna Lovegood for strangeness and just a dash of Morgana le Fae for wickedness.
Bake for four or so decades, and voila: Elfflame.

Jun. 14th, 2010

30-day movie meme update

Forgot last night, so you get two responses instead of one. :)

13 - A movie that is a guilty pleasure

After a good deal of thinking--I have to say Volcano.  Completely unbelievable in many ways, and yet still head and shoulders above the other volcano movie done at about the same time, Dante's Peak, despite that movie actually taking place on a mountain.  Besides, I'd always rather see Tommy Lee Jones over Pierce Brosnan any day of the week.


14 - A movie that no one would expect you to love

Well, this one's not perfect, because people who know me know that I like this story, but I will admit, originally I didn't expect to like Terminator, so that counts, right?  The horror aspects are usually more than I would be able to handle, but I made a deal with my husband back when we first started dating that he wanted me to watch either Aliens or Terminator, and he would never ask me to watch the other.  I still think I made the right choice.

Jun. 12th, 2010

[No Subject]

12 - A movie that you hate

I'm not particularly fond of this question, and I also don't sit through movies if I'm not enjoying them.  So there's nothing that comes to mind that I've actually seen.  Though there are plenty of modern movies that turn my stomach...

So I've decided to go with American Pie.  No, I don't care to hear why I should like it or watch it.  I'm happy with not liking it, and please, let's leave it at that?

Jun. 11th, 2010

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11 - A movie that changed your opinion about something

At first I was thinking a movie that made me rethink my opinion on some subject, but [info]kabal42 helped me rethink it, so I'm going to go with a movie I was surprised to like:

The Sixth Sense.  I wouldn't have seen this on my own, but [info]turtle_avenger wanted to go, so I went with her, and was astounded by how much I liked the film.  If you want more than that, I suppose you could say it changed my opinion that good thrillers can't be made any longer.  Of course, then Shyamalan did his next film and kind of changed my mind back, which was really quite a shame.

Jun. 10th, 2010

Movie Meme

10 - Favorite classic movie

Without a doubt, and not including Christmas movies, definitely has to be Singing in the Rain.  Nothing can cheer me up faster than listening to them singing "Good Morning, Good Morning."  Maybe It's time for me to wtch that again...