My Top 300 Movies :: 186-190

186.¬†Adult World Movies about writers are a big love of mine, as are coming of age stories, whether reality based stories, or works of fantasy. Amy is a struggling writer, a lost girl looking to sort out who she is in the world, and in many ways she is a blank slate of life experience. Her story, her high points and low, low ones, her embarrassing moments, her triumphant ones, and her persistence were real and raw and inspiring; I was rooting for her and wanting to know more when the credits ran. Thy Will Be Done :: Handsome Furs … Continue reading My Top 300 Movies :: 186-190

The 90’s :: But I’m a million different people from one day to the next

“I need to hear some sounds that recognize the pain in me, yeah. I let the melody shine, let it cleanse my mind, I feel free now.” History lesson: This song, featured on The Verve’s 1997 album Urban Hymns, is based on music from an Andrew Loog Oldham adaptation of a Rolling Stones song, The Last Time. The song, prior to its release, was involved in some legal controversy surrounding plagiarism charges. Bitter Sweet Symphony was released on 16 June 1997 by Hut Recordings as the first single from the album, reaching number two on the UK Singles Chart. The … Continue reading The 90’s :: But I’m a million different people from one day to the next