Beasts of the Southern Wild

I don't usually review movies on my blog, but here's a second in a row. I think if I'd seen a more balanced set of views on this movie before I saw it, I'd not bother to write this (then again, I probably would not have bothered to see the film.) So first, let me get some things out of the way.

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Bifurcated Life

I'm one of those people, you know, the people with a “country home.”  Of course, my primary home is a room in a collective house, and I share the cute, little “country house”, but still. Right now, I feel like I'm living a bifurcated life.

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Fashion Statements

I was in my car, on the way back from a shopping trip to *cough* Whole Foods, when I spied a man and what seemed to be his female partner and their little kid. They were young, and he was wearing his jeans past his you-know-what, and that little litany began in my head, “why…?” Then, I realized something about fashion. Now I would say that I never really liked what is called “fashion,” and I've never been one to be fashionable (I thought.) I realize what's true is that I don't like fashions from other people's subcultures.

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