megan ☕️

megan ☕️

“Art is the closest we can come to understanding how a stranger really feels.”- Roger Ebert

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  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Picture of Dorian Gray

    ★★★

    It seems like it would be a monumental task to adapt "The Picture of Dorian Gray".Dorian Gray is stunningly beautiful; the entire plot revolves around that, but attractiveness is subjective. You need every single person watching to think that Dorian is attractive and I don't think there's any actor with the right looks. With the book, a person reads Oscar Wilde's descriptions and then creates their own image. You can't do that with a movie.

    While it's not a faithful…

  • The Go-Between

    The Go-Between

    ★★★½

    Very reminded of "Atonement". I was not surprised to learn that Ian McEwan is a fan of the novel version of "The Go-Between". The new edition has a quote blurb describing how much he loved the book when he read it as a teenager. I would also love to know if Joe Wright has seen this movie and/or read the book.

    While "Atonement" is a very emotional affecting film, I found myself not as moved by "The Go-Between". It was…

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  • Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights

    ★★★½

    Look, I'm not one who finds 'Wuthering Heights" romantic, in fact, to me it's decidedly unromantic, but I'm woman enough to admit that "He's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same". GOES OFF. That's such a banger of a line.

  • Two English Girls

    Two English Girls

    ★★★½

    Timothee Chalamet wants what Jean-Pierre Leaud has.