Monday Seagull

Monday Seagull

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Too old for Hamlet, too young for Lear.

Favorite films

  • One from the Heart
  • Grease 2
  • Pennies from Heaven
  • Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo

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  • Absolute Beginners

  • Can't Stop the Music

  • Young Adult

  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

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  • Absolute Beginners

    Absolute Beginners

    Lots of people consider themselves unique by declaring a love and admiration for ambitious failures. But is this really a contrarian position? I hardly hear many voices championing arts and culture for playing it safe (though it’s undoubtedly supported). Society unquestionably values achievement over aspiration but we all like to self-identify as underdogs and commonly align ourselves with things that take big swings and fall short.

    I don’t think there’s anything more ambitious than a musical. Sure, all of cinema’s…

  • Can't Stop the Music

    Can't Stop the Music

    As a child, I had this awful older cousin who told me to never drink homogenized milk. 

    "That stuff will turn you queer,” he warned. 

    Cut to many years later and I’m at Pride. I’m a just another boring straight dude, standing on the sidelines, watching the parade go by. It’s a big wonderful celebration. Music is booming through the speakers. Frankie is saying relax. Diana Ross is coming out. The Weather Girls are calling for male precipitation (hallelujah!!). 

    I…

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  • The Seventh Seal

    The Seventh Seal

    My own plan is to challenge Death to a little Super Mario Kart action. Immortality should await me as I'm almost unstoppable on Rainbow Road.

  • Crash

    Crash

    I used to be really racist. But then I saw this movie. Now I'm not racist anymore.

    If you don't wanna be racist, you should watch it too.

    Just make sure you see this particular movie and not the other Crash by David Cronenberg. That one just makes you really kinky.