The Friday 5's theme this week is movies. My mind is racing! But it's funny because M just asked me yesterday what my favorite movie was. I couldn't come up with one. I have a few:
1. The Rocky Horror Picture Show - not because it's a great movie but because it shaped my life so much. The experience of going - of fitting in! - was amazing. I loved the freakiness of it all. I still do!
2. Rear Window - I wanted to be Grace Kelly. She was beautiful, wore fabulous clothes - she was perfect. I wanted Jimmy Stewart to rescue me. I love this movie.
Also, I wanted to be Liesl. I just didn't like her taste in boys.
4. An Affair to Remember - I love whoever was the costume designer for this movie. Deborah Kerr was beautiful. I didn't quite get her reluctance to tell Cary Grant what happened - to let him go - but it was all beautiful. Maybe I was born in the wrong time period.
5. Casablanca - This is a perfect movie. Everything about it. It. Is. Perfect. And it makes me want to eat Moroccan food.
There are other honorable mentions:
Willy Wonka. I wanted to marry Gene Wilder. And crash through a glass ceiling. And punish people like Veruka Salt.
Shawn of the Dead - this is a new one for me. I had never even heard of it before. I watched it recently - now I'm hooked on Zombies!
A Dirty Shame. This is a John Waters Movie. 'Nuff said. Apparently if you like sex, you end up with a concussion.
Casino Royale - with Daniel Craig. I'm new to the Bond franchise. Oh, what have I been missing? Yum!
Wow, I didn't know I liked so many movies. I might need to watch one or two tonight.