close your eyes and i'll kiss you
i remember my parents getting involved in a swimming club together, playing bridge together, tasting wine together. Bulldog and i've had one or two connected interests over the twenty years we've been together (i know you're now thinking of k-i-s-s-i-n-g tree jokes lol).
last year we went ballroom dancing every week - that was so much fun. this year we seem to have fallen into a cinema groove - every fortnight we've picked a movie and dragged any unsuspecting friends along.
last night we found ourselves in the little Encore Theatre watching a very art-house flick: Across the Universe. this review from the New York Times says,
From here the movie only gets better. Somewhere around its midpoint, "Across the Universe" captured my heart, and I realised that falling in love with a movie is like falling in love with another person. Imperfections, however glaring, become endearing quirks once you've tumbled.
PS Bulldog has written a review too!!!
I loved it!
Great movie and this is one soundtrack that I am DEFINITELY going to get hold of.
While the movie got a little disconnected in the middle, the sheer magnificence of the music and the choreography caught you and held you captive. If you have a romantic hankering for the nostalgic then this movie will fit the bill.
Visually the movie was a chimeric blend of music video and big screen movie.
A little dark and brooding (what movie set against the backdrop of
For a lad whose earliest memories are played out to the sounds of the Beatles, this movie had resonance that left me hankering for “Yesterday”.
BD (wearing the movie critic hat)
my sentiments exactly.