Category Archives: Leftovers

Begin Again – Film Leftovers

The greatest thing about Begin Again is its authenticity. Whether this is a result of great acting, great directing or the camera capturing real moments between actors doesn’t really matter. The chemistry and resulting bond that develops between Greta (played … Continue reading

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Only Lovers Left Alive – Film Leftovers

Plenty of movies warn of the destruction cause by humans if their excessive consumerism and disregard for the environment continues. The film industry is rather saturated with dystopian films, even when only considering those made in the past ten years; Cloud Atlas, Children of … Continue reading

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An Exploration of Terminology – Live Music

After some thought I’ve decided I really like the term “live music.” My initial interpretation was to dismiss it with the perspective that music, whether hearing it performed by a live band or through speakers, is live or alive. It … Continue reading

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Inside Llewyn Davis – Film Leftovers

As soon as I left the theatre after watching “Inside Llewyn Davis” I bought the soundtrack. The first page of the liner notes has an essay on the Coen Brothers’ film by John Jeremiah Sullivan, an American writer who has … Continue reading

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At the Mercy of the Elements

As I walked to the bus stop after work today, I couldn’t help but feel my mood changing to reflect the dreary weather. A few moments ago I was enthusiastically working away, the weather having no influence on me, being … Continue reading

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Changed

I wondering where I would be if things didn’t happen the way they did. I don’t know if everything happens for a reason but even if they don’t and the universe is governed by entropy, it’s nice to know there’s … Continue reading

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Timelines

Take chances on things and don’t think about everything so much. Just experience new things and stop being so afraid. This was my motto before summer started. It seemed like a good one being newly single and taking a job … Continue reading

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