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Entries Tagged as 'Museums and galleries'

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

Everyone Laughs At The Older Woman

December 4th, 2010 · No Comments

This month’s theme was hatched after someone with better taste than me recommended that I add the 2005 romantic drama Shopgirl to my queue. Looking for films with similar themes, “Department Store”, “Medication” and “Love Triangle” were all considered and rejected before I settled on “May December Romance”. So in the month of December, I’ll […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Dreams and visions · Master and pupil · Midlife crisis · Mother/son relationship · Museums and galleries · Road trip · Unconventional romance

The House Was Alive Then

September 28th, 2010 · No Comments

The Bechdel Test was named for Allison Bechdel, whose comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For in 1985 measured the female presence in movies by employing three criteria: Are there two or more women in it, with names? Do the women talk to each other? About something other than a man? Far too many mainstream […]

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Tags: Brother/brother relationship · Brother/sister relationship · Coming of age · Interrogation · Midlife crisis · Mother/daughter relationship · Museums and galleries