Archive for the ‘Festival’ Category

Rogue One and the rest   Leave a comment

I’m trying to round out my movies seen for 2016. This is mainly to help me keep track of what I’ve seen. I just remembered the NY Korean Film Festival as I was typing. I will list those here too. Oh and Doctor Strange and Loving. Let me add those. Then I will be done […]

Posted December 31, 2016 by Michelle in Festival, Pop Books, Pop Movies

New York Film Festival 2016 (9/30-10/16) plus   Leave a comment

Edit: I’m adding my last impressions on 1/8/17. Probably my final count for 2016: Pop count:  Books read (and re-read) 64 and Movies seen (and re-seen in a case or two in the theater) 77  I started to write my NYFF impressions but clearly did not finish. I thought I would first list the movies […]

Posted December 31, 2016 by Michelle in Festival, Pop Culture, Pop Movies

Farewell to the Ziegfeld!   Leave a comment

Pop Count: Books 6 Movies 9 The beautiful Ziegfeld Theatre had its final show on Thursday night 1/28/16. I didn’t realize it until it was already underway. So the last movie I saw there was Spectre, a fun enough movie as a last movie. I pulled the last pictures I took there. I kept planning […]

Posted January 30, 2016 by Michelle in Appreciating the past, Festival, Pop Culture, Pop Movies

The Assassin   Leave a comment

Pop Count: 62 books 70 movies    The Assassin (Hou/15): My most anticipated movie of the festival (and the last movie I saw in the fest). Even with my high expectations I was duly impressed. Strong and intriguing characters in narrative that is modern though set historically. I love a badass female character who can fight […]

Posted October 25, 2015 by Michelle in Festival, Pop Movies

Heart of a Dog, Carol   Leave a comment

Pop Count: 62 books 70 movies    Heart of a Dog (Anderson/15): Aural & visual experience that is arty & thought-provoking but funny & loving. Evokes how the ordinary is life-changing and grief is made up of every emotion. Heavy but free and uplifting. #heartofadog #laurieanderson #nyff @filmlinc      #LaurieAnderson introduces #HeartOfADog @filmlinc #nyff    […]

Posted October 24, 2015 by Michelle in Festival, Pop Movies