What Is There Left To Say About the Cutting of One’s Gems? 

Though the title may be a misleading circumcision innuendo, I’m here to talk about a movie. This is not spoiler-free. You have been warned. It’s 2012. The break between fourth period and fifth is a little longer because the teacher for your next class has to walk a little further to get to your classroom.Continue reading “What Is There Left To Say About the Cutting of One’s Gems? “

Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri

I have so much to say about this film, let’s see if we can fit it in under 2000 words. Hella spoilers. Just letting you know.  dir. Martin McDonagh starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell What a baller ass film. This was the closing gala screening for the festival and I’ve been waiting all week toContinue reading “Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri”

Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – The Shape of Water

I spent a lot of time sitting on a collection of posts because I’ve been so busy with university. But, if you’ve been here a while you’d know that I went to the BFI London Film Festival last October and had an absolute blast. I had the privilege to watch some films that won’t evenContinue reading “Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – The Shape of Water”

Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Downsizing

Oh this’ll be fun.   I don’t usually walk out of films. I’m not that kind of person. The last time I walked out of a film was Killing Them Softly; that Brad Pitt film no one really remembers. We left that film because my brother had fallen asleep and had school the next day. IContinue reading “Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Downsizing”

Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Funny Cow

I had seen this film right after Memoir of a Murderer. Quite the contrast. I think I missed the first three minutes or so.   image credit to gizmofilms Funny Cow is a portrait of a Northern comedian throughout the 70s and 80s. It chronicles her life from childhood to the beginnings of her career, and theContinue reading “Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Funny Cow”

Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Memoir of a Murderer

I had bought a £30 student accreditation pass for the BFI’s London Film Festival a few weeks ago. I had bought it on a whim hoping to be able to see David Fincher give his talk. I’m still waiting on spare tickets to that event at this point. But, with pass in hand, I hadContinue reading “Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Memoir of a Murderer”