I have never really fancied horror films too much as I'm a loud and proud, self-admitting "scaredy cat" but I do have a deep appreciation for the films that mess with your mind, aka, psychological thrillers. Black Swan, Misery, Nocturnal Animals, Ex Machina, Psycho, you get the picture. I guess, given my examples, you can say … Continue reading Why the “Cool Girl” monologue in Gone Girl matters
First and foremost, if you haven't seen this incredible masterpiece than I suggest you watch it immediately. A truly underrated film starring Miles Teller and JK Simmons in his truly deserving Oscar-winning role, that has become one of my favorites in recent years. Seriously, go watch it. To understand what I'm about to talk about … Continue reading What happened to the folder in Whiplash?
*spoilers ahead for the peasants who still haven't seen this 2004 classic* -- It was late at night, as I tossed and turned in my bed in which my 9 lb cat was somehow taking up most of the room, I decided to rewatch a classic from my childhood. Now, for those who truly know … Continue reading An in-depth analysis of the “Holding Out For A Hero” number in Shrek 2
On Monday, (1-22-18), I arrived back at JFK before the crack of dawn thus ending my 5 month long holiday in Tel Aviv. Even though I had just spent 12 hours on a plane without getting much sleep, I was looking forward to spending the next 4 days in New York City with my parents, … Continue reading My Experience as an Audience Member on The Daily Show
Yes, I know....I've been terrible at keeping up with my writing here.... BUT I'M BACK. To recap what's been going on lately here's a few updates on my daily life here in Tel Aviv: Still holding the marketing internship at the wonderful tech startup I'm working at I can count to ten in Hebrew My … Continue reading Why Israel?
Well hello there folks, long time no talk eh? Over the past two weeks I have been asked quite a few of the same questions so sit back, relax and read as I answer all of them here: Where in the world are you? Tel Aviv, Israel :)))) What are you doing there? I'm doing a … Continue reading LIFE UPDATE IN UNDER 500 WORDS
If there is one person so wise and strong, it was my Grandmother For those who have known her longer, she was unlike no other She filled our lives with humor and kindness But her well-known smile will ever be so timeless When I reach out for your hand, I know there won’t be But … Continue reading To Grandma, with love