My Favorite Movie Gems of the 21st Century

*updated as of April 2020 Almost Famous (2000), dir. Cameron Crowe My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), dir. Joel Zwick School of Rock (2003), dir. Richard Linklater Thirteen (2003), dir. Catherine Hardwicke Brokeback Mountain (2005), dir. Ang Lee Little Miss Sunshine (2006), dir. Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton The Devil Wears Prada (2006), dir. David … Continue reading My Favorite Movie Gems of the 21st Century

Why I Love Little Miss Sunshine

*spoilers ahead* The 2006 dark comedy, Little Miss Sunshine, revolves around a working-class and quirky family embarking on a road trip throughout the American southwest to get the family's youngest member, Olive, to a beauty pageant. As one of my favorite screenplays (it won the Oscar that year!) in recent years, I'll be honest, writing … Continue reading Why I Love Little Miss Sunshine