< - My 4 Favourite films from the year 1959
Some films try so hard to be cool and just aren't. She's Gotta Have It just drips cool from the minute it starts to the very end. As searingly honest, hilarious and lively as it was when it was released in 1986, this film does so many things ahead of its time. It follows the story of one Brooklynite Nola Darling as she simultaneously dates three different men, refusing to commit or to be 'posessed' by one of them. It…
Facts about Now and Then
1. I won tickets to see it at the cinema when I was 13... and I went with my Mother.
2. I won the soundtrack on CD through a radio station competition shortly after (The soundtrack is awesome)
3. I had a three way crush on Christina Ricci, Thora Birch and Gabby Hoffman (and still might to this day)
4. I may have freeze-framed the shot of Christina Ricci in her bra on some cold and lonely pubescent nights by the VCR.