The Vern at The Video Vortex has nominated me for a Liebster Award, and I couldn't be more happy or proud. It seems fitting that Vern has nominated me for my very first award, for he was the very first blogger to ever give me any feedback and encouragement (way back in 2012). You should visit his blog if you get the chance. I now have to nominate 11 bloggers, but first I need to establish the rules.
Nothing angers me more than when people talk in the cinema. I have no qualms about telling someone to "shh!" when they decide to have their conversation in the middle of the movie. The way I see it is, any conversation can wait until the movie is over. I also can't stand when people make loud noises with their food, but I can sympathise with others when that happens.
I love how you can sometimes share a mutual bond with the movie-going community. When I went to see Philomena (2013), I had heaps of conversations with some elderly strangers about it. Sharing the experience with strangers feels very special to me, and I've talked to some great people along the way.
The first film that popped into my mind was the new "Need for Speed" movie that comes out this year (2014). When I saw the trailer, I just thought "Derpa Derp Derp." It looks like the most mind-numbing film made since... heck, there are mind-numbing films coming out every single week it seems.
Children of Men (2006). All of my lists are deemed as incomplete because I haven't seen this film yet. I really want to watch it!
My living room. Every single weekend my sister comes over, and we drink wine and watch movies. We're practically a couple of Bridget Jones's, who love a good laugh, a good scare, and a good romance film.
My favourite musician of all time would have to be P!nk, who I've loved since the 2nd grade. My favourite band is 'Hole,' whose lead singer is the infamous Courtney Love. However, this past week I've really gotten into Katy Perry, because I just bought tickets to see her concert in November.
Almost always nay. Every 3D film I've ever seen did nothing but detract from the overall enjoyability of the film. It looks much darker, the glasses are annoying, and sometimes I just want to take them off. The only time I've ever enjoyed a film in 3D was Life of Pi, for his hallucination/dream sequence going through the sea and space was just... powerfully beautiful.
I'd have to say, I wish I was on the set of Lost in Translation (2003). Bill Murray looked like he had a great time improvising his lines and just being his hilarious old self. Not to mention, it is set in beautiful Tokyo, Japan. I couldn't ask for much more than that.
I stream movies on the old Computer and the BlueRay Player.
I regretfully have not listened to a podcast in my life. Never, ever, ever. I'm keen to start though.
My celebrity man crush for the past few years has been Michael Fassbender, who I've drooled over since I saw him in Fish Tank (2009). As for girl, I've loved Rachel Weisz ever since The Mummy (1999).
Nominate 11 Blogs
I'm going to plagiarise the words of The Vern and say, "Here are the 11 sites that I am nominating but I wish I could have chosen more. This was a very difficult task in making this list and if your site wasn’t mentioned. Please know that I do love reading your stuff but I could only choose so many to be on here."
Ben's Basement - http://www.bensbasement.co.uk/
Fernby Films - http://www.fernbyfilms.com/
The Film Broadcaster - http://filmbroadcaster.weebly.com/
Heart of Cinema - http://heartofcinema.blogspot.com.au/
In the Frame Film Reviews - http://intheframefilmreviews.blogspot.com.au/
Karamel Kinema - http://karamelkinema.wordpress.com
The Running Reel - http://www.running-reel.com/
Sexta-Feira - http://sexta-feira-sexta-feira.blogspot.com.au/
SNG Movie Thoughts - http://iaretheshawna.blogspot.com.au/
That Dandy Boy - http://thatdandyboy.blogspot.com.au/
If you have been chosing please answer these eleven questions below and then nominate other blogs you like and help continue the circle.
1. If you had to pick between a horror movie marathon, or a romance movie marathon, which would you choose?
2. If you could take any actor/actress out on a date, who would it be and why?
3. What was the first film you ever saw that you can remember impacted you greatly?
4. What is one movie cliche that you can't stand?
5. What is one film that you're embarrassed to say you love?
6. What is one critically acclaimed film that you actually disliked?
7. Which decade of cinema was/is the greatest in your opinion?
8. What film should have won Best Picture at the most recent Academy Awards? (It didn't have to be nominated).
9. Have you ever gotten into an argument with someone over a movie? If so, which film was it and why?
10. Who is one actor/actress you absolutely cannot stand to watch?
11. What is your personal favourite movie/movies of all time?