Think About Your Favorite Movies, Then Read This

So people usually have this crazy reaction when they hear that I don’t particularly like watching movies. They almost seem offended when they find out that I haven’t seen Star Wars or Harry Potter films. It isn’t that I don’t like movies.. I just don’t like watching them.

Now you get it?

I didn’t think so. Let’s just pretend I made a very compelling argument right there and pretend to be convinced.

I really like stories, in books and in conversations. I like them in movies too, but I watch movies in pieces because it is difficult for me to be guided entirely by a screen where my mind has no wiggle room. Explosion here, the sound of steps in an empty hallway there. I would know exactly what a character’s voice sounds like and that’s weird to me. No mystery, no questioning. Were stories really meant to be told like that?

Anyway, I would like to welcome myself back into this blog.


Alright. Cool.

The question of the day is:

If you were stranded on an island, and you could bring with you 5 movies, which movies would they be?


10 thoughts on “Think About Your Favorite Movies, Then Read This

  • I’ll bring five DVD’s of ‘Erin Brockovich’.

    Nah! Kidding. But that’s just to emphasize how much I like that movie.
    So back to the point. I’ll bring ‘Erin Brockovich’, ‘The Help’, ‘What Happens In Vegas’, ‘A Separation’, ‘The Conjuring’ (Just to lose sleep so that I don’t become prey to some animal!)

    Now I know you said you don’t really like watching movies but still, which movies would you bring along?

    Aaaannd, welcome back! 😀


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