Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday August 12, 2022 “What a documentary is very special at doing very well is depicting somebody experiencing something, so that the viewer experiences that as well.” – Albert Maysles One: Documentaries As an avid book reader, television show binger, and movie viewer, I love stories that entertain and educate me. Documentaries provide… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Documentaries

What is a Documentary? A documentary film or documentary is a non-fictional motion-picture intended to “document reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education or maintaining a historical record“.[1]Bill Nichols has characterized the documentary in terms of “a filmmaking practice, a cinematic tradition, and mode of audience reception [that remains] a practice without clear boundaries”.[2] from Wikipedia. I wasn’t always interested in watching documentaries. I… Continue reading Documentaries

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday August 5, 2022 “People give people money for all sorts of reasons– guilt and love are two of the biggest.” – Anna Delvey (Anna Sorokin) One: Scammers and Con Artists Some of 2022’s most discussed topics include scammers and con artists, and I can’t stop watching documentaries, movies, and series about them.… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Scammers and Con Artists

Some of 2022’s most discussed topics include scammers and con artists, and I can’t stop watching documentaries, movies, and series about them. As mentioned in a Vulture article from February, The Grifters Have Come for Your TV, It’s scammin’ season. Also from Vulture, “Scamming is so hot right now. The confidence arts have been lighting up Hollywood,… Continue reading Scammers and Con Artists

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 29, 2022 “So I’m just gon’ sittin’ on the dock of the bayWatchin’ the tide roll away, oohI’m sittin’ on the dock of the bay, wastin’ time” Otis Redding One: Sitting on the dock of the bay When the summer temperatures rise to record-setting numbers, I’d like to chill by the… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 15, 2022 “I believe in Communism. Rom-communism, that is. If Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan can go through some heartfelt struggles and still end up happy, then so can we.” Ted Lasso One: 2022 Emmy Nominations On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, the 74th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominees were announced. The… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday June 17, 2022 “To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.”– Bill Bryson One: Travel tips and tools Self Magazine’s… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Saturday Street Style: SuperLux Theater

When: Saturday February 22, 2014 Where: Showcase SuperLux movie theater Chestnut Hill http://www.showcasesuperlux.com/ This past February I was on a movie watching binge in order to see all of the Oscar nominated movies. I went to see the Wolf of Wall Street at the SuperLux theater in Chestnut Hill. There are several Lux theaters outside… Continue reading Saturday Street Style: SuperLux Theater

Saturday Street Style: Award Nominated Movies

When: Saturday January 12, 2014 Where: Showcase cinemas This past Saturday was a rainy day perfect for going to the movies. I love going to the movies. I can ignore my list of things to do for a couple of hours. I buy my snacks and settle in to watch the movie on the big… Continue reading Saturday Street Style: Award Nominated Movies