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Entries from December 2010

The Biggest Surprise In A Man’s Life Is Old Age

December 23rd, 2010 · 5 Comments

This month’s theme was hatched after yet another person with better taste than me recommended that I add the 2005 romantic drama Shopgirl to my queue. Looking for nine more films with similar themes, “Polaroid”, “Sushi” and “Loan Payment” were all considered and rejected before I settled on “May December Romance”. So in the month […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Based on novel · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Midlife crisis · No opening credits · Paranoia · Unconventional romance

She’s Really Too Young For Me

December 19th, 2010 · 2 Comments

This month’s theme was hatched after yet another person with better taste than me recommended that I add the 2005 romantic drama Shopgirl to my queue. Looking for nine more films with similar themes, “Chopsticks”, “Slacker” and “Fitting Room” were all considered and rejected before I settled on “May December Romance”. So in the month […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Bathtub scene · Coming of age · Father/daughter relationship · Femme fatale · Museums and galleries · Road trip · Unconventional romance

An Old Lady, Next To You

December 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments

This month’s theme was hatched after yet another person with better taste than me recommended that I add the 2005 romantic drama Shopgirl to my queue. Looking for nine more films with similar themes, “Gloves”, “Art Gallery” and “Pilates” were all considered and rejected before I settled on “May December Romance”. So in the month […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Bathtub scene · Black comedy · Interrogation · Midlife crisis · Psychoanalysis · Unconventional romance