June 25, 2012

Movies I've seen recently #6

Hooray! Two months of freedom lies ahead! 3 weeks of travelling and lots of time for book reading, movie watching, taking photos and relaxing. Much, much needed :)

My Blueberry Nights (2007)
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I remember seeing the cover for this movie years ago, when I worked at a gas station, where you could rent movies. When I saw the cover, I decided that I had to see this movie someday. It took four years before that happened, so maybe I've built up some crazy expectations, I don't know. At first it disappointed me, but now, a few days later, my view upon it is more positive. The story isn't great, but I really like the mood in this film - the soundtrack is perfect for this atmosphere (or maybe the atmosphere is as it is because of the music?).
Furthermore it's a beautiful movie visually, it's full of rich colours, which also adds to the atmosphere. And last, but not least, Jude Law is in it and that's always a plus, haha. I love his accent.

My favourite song from the soundtrack: Cat Power - The Greatest



The Painted Veil (2006)
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One of the best things about this movie is the incredibly beautiful Chinese scenery. If I return to China one day I definitely have to go more inland to the countryside instead of staying in the big cities.
The story is good as well, just a little bit too long-drawn-out. Especially in the beginning I was a little bored.

[Photos from Allmoviephoto]

June 12, 2012

Bounty

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June 6, 2012

When in Rome... part 2

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This has been a crazy week! From Monday morning and 25 hours ahead I worked with my group on our semester project and then we went home to get some sleep before we went back to uni to practice for another exam tomorrow where we have to know a lot of architects, buildings and stuff like that by heart. Phew, I'm looking so much forward to weekend!