Henry and June :: Monday Movie Moment :: Movies about writers/writing

Henry and June (1990) Anais and Henry speak about writing about June. “It’s a distortion. Henry, Look at me! Look! You can’t see me or anyone as they are! I wanted Dostoyevsky!” ~ June Miller Two of my favorite authors, Henry Miller an Anais Nin, are featured in this film that chronicles a time in both of their lives written about in the once hidden diaries of Anais Nin. Anais had asked for the portions of her diaries talking about her extra-marital relationship with both Henry and June Miller to be hidden away until the death of her husband Hugo. … Continue reading Henry and June :: Monday Movie Moment :: Movies about writers/writing

Coffee and TV :: “Sweet Dreams” :: Cinematic Music moment on Fox’s The Following

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) :: Marilyn Manson The Following :: Monday nights on Fox I am a huge fan of movies and television that utilize music in an effective way to the point that the inclusion of a song, or songs, add to the drama of the cinematic scene, making it an unforgettable pairing of song and scene. This week’s premiere of the gritty, serial killer drama The Following, at one such cinematic/music moment when during the opening “escape” scene Marilyn Manson’s cover version of Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) by the Eurythmics became Patsy Cline’s Sweet Dreams … Continue reading Coffee and TV :: “Sweet Dreams” :: Cinematic Music moment on Fox’s The Following

Then one day I saw you walkin’ down that little one-way :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: “Kiss” :: Art by Kristen Brown Intermissions (by me) Sometimes we make impossible choices, on a mathematical graph version of life, full of boxes to check, and equations to solve, as if it were that easy to pick a path to follow, or a who that will hold our hand along the way. In the dark rooms of decision makings, we all just stand staggering alone. Images flash like tiny reels of film, that play on the insides of each eyelid. Some nights I watch the movie over and over, rewinding that one scene again, as … Continue reading Then one day I saw you walkin’ down that little one-way :: song of the day