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Amanda, it has been too long. How's it going? Are you still acting? I'd like to see some of your movies!!

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Arizona Dream

Arizona Dream

(1993)
3 years ago via Rotten Tomatoes

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[SIZE=3]Overall Rating is 10[/SIZE]

When it comes to a film like Arizona Dream..one should immediately find it difficult to begin a review on it. What are the proper words to use? How do I even [I]try[/I] to describe it? I have a feeling that once I finish typing this and you are finished reading this, we'll both want to go out and watch it. Because it is a film that should be seen by every person, who is living and breathing, at least once. In my case...at least 42 times. ;)

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You know what? That tornado is about to come right down on my rooftop so I think I'd best hide under this blanket.

Um...back to the review. Want a synopsis? Here..take it.

"Johnny Depp is Axel, a New York fish tagger who claims to have the ability to listen to the fishes' dreams. One night, he is visited by his wannabe actor brother (Vincent Gallo) and told that his uncle (Jerry Lewis) wants him as his best man in his wedding in Arizona. Axel grew up with his uncle, who owns a Cadillac dealership, and no longer likes him as much as he used to. He doesn't want to attend, but, in a film where suspension of disbelief is required most of the time, he is shanghaied by his brother and driven all the way to Arizona while in a drunken stupor. There, he falls for a wacky and lusty widow (Faye Dunaway), and later her daughter (Lili Taylor)."

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That's all I'm giving you, of course. Now after reading that, whatever you are thinking this movie will be like, you are wrong. It's nothing like that.

Arizona Dream stars Johnny Depp, Faye Dunaway, Lili Taylor (the most underrated actress of all time) Vincent Gallo, and Jerry Lewis. Each of them are cast perfectly. And I mean PERFECTLY. The characters are all so unique and completely different from one another. They all have one thing in common though, which is the ability to make you laugh until you're about to have a serious medical condition. This film is brutally bizarre. The randomness that occurs in almost every scene is some of the most brilliant random events you'll ever witness. How come you've never heard of this film? (Unless you are a huge fan of any of the lead actors and follow their filmographies, then maybe you've heard of it.) I don't understand how this movie fell through the cracks without more people raving over it by now. For me, I found it to be, not only one the most hilarious films I have ever watched, but also one of the most original. Sincerely.

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How come I can't scream right now? My vocal chords have stopped working? What the..? And now my feet are like, glued to the floor!! I can't move! Help!

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My brother and I had been wanting to see this for a while. We both share a strong liking for Mr. Depp and had looked for Arizona Dream on a few occasions with no success. Luckily, on a trip to our extremely small hometown, in a local video store, we found a VHS copy and snagged it. How random. Of all places, it was there.

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Arizona Dream is completely unpredictable. If you can predict what will happen next, then you have true psychic powers. That would be the only explanation. I am here to recommend it to you all. Find it. Make it a necessity to your life to find this film. Even if you end up hating it somehow, you will still have to admit that it's the type of film that's worth seeing. Because it doesn't fit the standards at all, and was obviously written straight from the mind and heart of the filmmaker (Emir Kusturica) without considering what others may think of the finished product. I am happy to say that I have seen it, loved it, and thought about it for days upon days after it was over. I think I even dreamt about it.

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p.s. The North by Northwest scenes with Vincent Gallo are priceless.
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[SIZE=3][FONT=Verdana][CENTER]Besame Mucho[/CENTER][/FONT][/SIZE]

Sex and the City

Sex and the City

(2008)
5 years ago via Rotten Tomatoes

[center]Yes, this is actually happening. I'm reviewing a few movies. The sky isn't falling.[/center]

[center]But first a small update. I've been busy! Surprise. Yeah right. Currently, I am in the process of packing up my house, and I shall be moving next week. My sister and I are moving into a house at Kure Beach, NC. 20 mins outside of Wilmington. It's a block from the water. So, the kids will have an amazing summer I suppose. I had also been working as an assistant on a film in Charlotte, NC for the past few weeks, but that has now wrapped up. I've been on some auditions, and in the process of booking more. And that's that.[/center]


[center]Sex and the City: The Movie[/center]

[center][img]http://img259.imageshack.us/img259/6998/sexandthecitymovieposteon9.jpg[/img][/center]

[center]For those of you who were unaware, I am a huge fan of this show. I own the entire series on DVD. It's insanely well written, witty, charming, funny, heartbreaking, heartwarming, and of course sexy. I think each character is cast to perfection and it was one of those series that seemed to get better and better each season. So, when I found out about the film, it's obvious to state : I was excited. My best friend Bronson and I went to see this together (it was a pact we had made. We'd see it with no one else.) As a film alone, it may not hold up for viewers who hadn't previously watched the show. It's definately watchable, and obviously put together well, but of course, wouldn't go down as smoothly as it does for established fans. This is a great and solid continuation of the series, that made me happy while watching it. I love these characters and the storylines the writers came up with for them were great. Miranda and Steve have some great moments, even the heartwrenching ones prove to be quite realistic, though it's definately part of the huge blow out between Carrie and Big. Can we say "Bouquet uppercut" anyone? Pretty dramatic moment, but it works. Up until [/center]
Charlotte begins running back to the limo like a little bunny. Comic relief is added sometimes in the most unexpected places. So hilarious. And, may I please comment on how beautiful Carries wedding gown photo shoot was? Sarah Jessica Parker's voiceover is highly effective in that scene. :) However, I do have complaints. There were a couple of moments that felt like they didn't belong because the cliches were too apparent for me. One of those moments happened to be the ending, which is a key moment don't you think? But I may be wining a bit. A lot of my beef with the ending comes from the fact that I am in love with the character Aiden Shaw. His absense from the film left me a bit frigid. Am I in love with Mr. Big? Not so much. Therefore, I could never love that ending. Oh well! It's still pretty
[center]safe to say that I will be happily adding this film right along with my Complete Series DVD collection. Fabulous!![/center]



[center]The Strangers[/center]

[center][img]http://media.metronews.ca/images/d7/c3/858e64e34f8398c2fb9b9e8b6348.jpeg[/img][/center]

[center]The film builds effective tension and suspense. There is a nice character development in the beginning. Necessary CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT people! It doesn't start off slow! (Sorry, I just heard a few people complain about it) The film seemed to be moving along flawlessly, but of course like with most horror films, there are obvious missteps along the way. At least for me. Not too many, but a few. It's moments where the characters do completely idiotic things. I understand that in a moment of crisis and danger, sometimes fear takes over and you may react stupidly. Is that what the filmmakers where thinking? I don't know, but all I have to say is, DON'T LEAVE YOUR WOMAN IN THE HOUSE ALONE if you know the masked killers have already been inside. I'm just saying. However, this film is a good one. Sometimes refreshing, well cast, well acted, and again, it successfully builds up that fear in the viewer. Those first few minutes when the intruders begin their little knocking game with Liv Tyler standing there helplessly staring at the front door, feels like forever. Yikes. [b]7.5/10[/b][/center]

The Strangers

The Strangers

(2008)
5 years ago via Rotten Tomatoes

[center]Yes, this is actually happening. I'm reviewing a few movies. The sky isn't falling.[/center]

[center]But first a small update. I've been busy! Surprise. Yeah right. Currently, I am in the process of packing up my house, and I shall be moving next week. My sister and I are moving into a house at Kure Beach, NC. 20 mins outside of Wilmington. It's a block from the water. So, the kids will have an amazing summer I suppose. I had also been working as an assistant on a film in Charlotte, NC for the past few weeks, but that has now wrapped up. I've been on some auditions, and in the process of booking more. And that's that.[/center]


[center]Sex and the City: The Movie[/center]

[center][img]http://img259.imageshack.us/img259/6998/sexandthecitymovieposteon9.jpg[/img][/center]

[center]For those of you who were unaware, I am a huge fan of this show. I own the entire series on DVD. It's insanely well written, witty, charming, funny, heartbreaking, heartwarming, and of course sexy. I think each character is cast to perfection and it was one of those series that seemed to get better and better each season. So, when I found out about the film, it's obvious to state : I was excited. My best friend Bronson and I went to see this together (it was a pact we had made. We'd see it with no one else.) As a film alone, it may not hold up for viewers who hadn't previously watched the show. It's definately watchable, and obviously put together well, but of course, wouldn't go down as smoothly as it does for established fans. This is a great and solid continuation of the series, that made me happy while watching it. I love these characters and the storylines the writers came up with for them were great. Miranda and Steve have some great moments, even the heartwrenching ones prove to be quite realistic, though it's definately part of the huge blow out between Carrie and Big. Can we say "Bouquet uppercut" anyone? Pretty dramatic moment, but it works. Up until [/center]
Charlotte begins running back to the limo like a little bunny. Comic relief is added sometimes in the most unexpected places. So hilarious. And, may I please comment on how beautiful Carries wedding gown photo shoot was? Sarah Jessica Parker's voiceover is highly effective in that scene. :) However, I do have complaints. There were a couple of moments that felt like they didn't belong because the cliches were too apparent for me. One of those moments happened to be the ending, which is a key moment don't you think? But I may be wining a bit. A lot of my beef with the ending comes from the fact that I am in love with the character Aiden Shaw. His absense from the film left me a bit frigid. Am I in love with Mr. Big? Not so much. Therefore, I could never love that ending. Oh well! It's still pretty
[center]safe to say that I will be happily adding this film right along with my Complete Series DVD collection. Fabulous!![/center]



[center]The Strangers[/center]

[center][img]http://media.metronews.ca/images/d7/c3/858e64e34f8398c2fb9b9e8b6348.jpeg[/img][/center]

[center]The film builds effective tension and suspense. There is a nice character development in the beginning. Necessary CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT people! It doesn't start off slow! (Sorry, I just heard a few people complain about it) The film seemed to be moving along flawlessly, but of course like with most horror films, there are obvious missteps along the way. At least for me. Not too many, but a few. It's moments where the characters do completely idiotic things. I understand that in a moment of crisis and danger, sometimes fear takes over and you may react stupidly. Is that what the filmmakers where thinking? I don't know, but all I have to say is, DON'T LEAVE YOUR WOMAN IN THE HOUSE ALONE if you know the masked killers have already been inside. I'm just saying. However, this film is a good one. Sometimes refreshing, well cast, well acted, and again, it successfully builds up that fear in the viewer. Those first few minutes when the intruders begin their little knocking game with Liv Tyler standing there helplessly staring at the front door, feels like forever. Yikes. [b]7.5/10[/b][/center]

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