Archive for June, 2009

June 25, 2009

>Marla Singer

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Last night I rewatched Fight Club, after nearly 10 years, and it only reminded me why it figures in those best of the 90’s top 10 lists, and how much I love Helena Bonham Carter as Marla Singer.

“I got this dress at a thrift store for one dollar. It’s a bridesmaid’s dress. Someone loved it intensely for one day, then tossed it. Like a Christmas tree – so special, then, bam – it’s abandoned on the side of the road, tinsel still clinging to it… Like sex crime victims, underwear inside-out, bound with electrical tape.”

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June 18, 2009

>movies I’m looking forward to see

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1. Bright Star (directed by Jane Campion), 2. Los abrazos rotos (directed by Almodóvar), 3. Coco avant Chanel (do I need to say why?). The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (Heath Ledger one last time).