Belated Birthday Tribute to Sam Riley

I can't believe I missed my darling Sam's birthday yesterday!! My favorite actor turned 37 on January 8… and since he made his breakthrough debut in Control in 2007, he doesn't seem to have aged a day! He was born on January 8, 1980 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. I love his Yorkshire accent, spoken with …

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Music Break: the music of Joy Division performed by Sam Riley in CONTROL (2007)

It's been nearly a month since I saw this rock biopic, but I'm still haunted by Control. I mentioned in this post that no other film affected me quite like this one. It's a beautiful film in so many ways, the cinematography, the acting, the dialog… but it's also a sad, utterly heartbreaking film that …

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February Viewing Recap + What I’m looking forward to in March

Well, one thing for sure, I'm REALLY glad award season is over. I've posted my thoughts on the Oscars and all, but to be honest with you, it kinda felt like a chore. I don't even know if I want to do it next year, I might skip blogging about award season next year, that'll …

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January Viewing Recap, Quick Thoughts on SAG Awards + A New Crush

Well, the first month of 2016 has come and gone. After two weeks Christmas break, work was quite hectic. Somehow I didn't get as much time to write either, and it seems the closer my script is to *completion* the more I feel like rewriting. I suppose that's what they say, writing is 90% rewriting. In any case, here …

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