My Top 300 Movies :: 126-130

126. 9 1/2 Weeks Trying to explain why I love this movie so much is a tricky one, as I am not necessarily a fan of the relationship portrayed in this, especially since I think there are so many aspects that needed to be flushed out and were instead replaced by tons of sex scenes. That said, I still find myself drawn to the film, to the story, and well, admittedly, toward Mickey Rourke. There are moments, too, that I just get a little lost in, like the one pictured above. Movie clip, featuring Slave to Love :: Bryan Ferry Movie … Continue reading My Top 300 Movies :: 126-130

Top five Tuesday :: Is it raining with you?

Top Five Tuesday :: Rain songs I am having a wishing for rain kind of day, even though we did just have rain last Friday. There is something about January that always has me longing for raindrops and umbrellas, rain boots and jackets, and as I mentioned in the song-of-the-day post, the cinematic stereotypical kissing in the rain. Following are my top five favorite rain songs (though honestly, I could come up with a full playlist, and may just do that later this week). I would love to know your favorites, please share in the comments, they may just wind up … Continue reading Top five Tuesday :: Is it raining with you?

The 70’s :: I just can’t remember who to send it to

“Been walking my mind to an easy time, my back turned towards the sun. Lord knows when the cold wind blows, it’ll turn your head around.” History lesson: Fire and Rain appeared on James Taylor’s album, Sweet Baby Jane, where it quickly rose to number three on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts. It was also near immediately covered by another artist that same year, Anne Murray, on her album, Honey, Wheat and Laughter. The melancholic song has been described as having differing meanings and origins. James told the BBC in an interview that the song was about his own experiences … Continue reading The 70’s :: I just can’t remember who to send it to