Monthly Archives: August 2013

Images Top Ten of 2013 (As of 8/28/13)

Blue Jasmine is currently #7 on our 2013 Top Ten List, and it’s currently #6 on Indiewire’s running list for Top Grossing Indies. We have another week with the film. How far do you think it will climb? Make a … Continue reading

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Blue Jasmine

I love going to the movies. When the lights go down, and the distributor logo comes up on screen, my heart flutters. There’s something about a Woody Allen movie that is really a Movie, with a capitol M. His usual … Continue reading

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Do-it-Yourself Woody Allen Retrospective

Manohla Dargis of The NYTimes calls Blue Jasmine Woody Allen’s “most sustained, satisfying and resonant film since¬†Match Point.” This makes me want to re-watch Match Point, a film I didn’t care for when it first came out, but which Janet … Continue reading

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I’m So Excited: sex, death and in-flight cocktails

When you come to see I’m So Excited, be prepared to fall in love– with the characters on screen and your fellow audience members. You should probably head to Espana afterwards for drinks, because you’re going to be thirsty. I’m … Continue reading

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Making movies after 40

I just read this article on Indie Wire about female directors who start their careers after age 40. As a 28-year-old woman making art myself, I found it refreshing and inspiring. There’s so much pressure to “succeed” in your career … Continue reading

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Coming of Age: The Way Way Back

The term “coming of age” refers to the transition from childhood to adulthood. Except that transition spans most of the teen years, and even beyond. In movies, “coming of age” seems to be more about a period of time that … Continue reading

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The Way Way Back

I didn’t know what the term “way way back” meant until after the movie ended and Sandra told me. The title refers to the far back seat in an old station wagon. Not the back, not the way back, but … Continue reading

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