Cryptic smiles that fade to black: Claudia Wilson Gator

Published by Iris in Movies, Memorable Scenes, Characters, Screen Shots,
Published on 09/18/12 at 10:32:29 am using 191 words.

Paul Thomas Anderson’s brilliant Magnolia draws to a close by zooming in on one of its profoundly damaged characters, bringing Claudia Wilson Gator’s (Melora Walters) downward spiral to a soft halt as she sits up in bed listening to the honest words (though half drowned by Aimee Mann’s Save me) of a good man.

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Mood du Jour: St. Jude

Published on 09/13/12 at 10:30:02 am using 25 words.

Tapping into my faith…

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Rodrigo Garcia's Women: Elizabeth Joyce

Published by Iris in Inspired by, Movies, Characters,
Published on 09/12/12 at 11:27:31 am using 1761 words.

I developed a girl crush on Elizabeth Joyce the moment she appeared on screen. Icy, straight and sharp as an arrow, emotionally independent from the world she inhabits, she instantly cast herself in the role of a big sister a girl would give anything to be more like. An example of how to be (save a couple of trangressions.) A potential well of lessons on how to own everything about yourself.

The brand of confidence she exuded, understated yet forceful enough not to require flaunting, struck me as the rarest and most invaluable of tools for navigating the world with ease. Something to either envy or admire depending on your disposition.

She came across as impervious to discomfort and awkwardness. Capable of saying anything, putting any and all cards on the table without ever having to worry about being taken the wrong way. A feat almost impossible to comprehend, if you think about it. Her self-assurance, a constant. The stuff her bones were made of. Her axis. Something she simply could not lose.

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Breathtaking (if obscure) screen shots #13

Published by Iris in Movies, Screen Shots, Breathtaking,
Published on 09/10/12 at 11:23:51 am using 27 words.

Name the movie, if you can…

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♥ Damien ♥

Published on 09/09/12 at 04:04:21 pm using 34 words.

Breathtaking (if obscure) screen shots #12

Published by Iris in Movies, Screen Shots, Breathtaking,
Published on 09/09/12 at 12:40:36 pm using 27 words.

Name the movie, if you can…

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Here comes Before Midnight

Published by Iris in Movies, Iris' Journal, Little Things,
Published on 09/06/12 at 08:38:05 pm using 59 words.

Given how much Before Sunrise/Before Sunset mean to me, I don’t really know what to do with myself with excitement over the news that there’s a third installment (Before Midnight) already in the can.

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CANNOT WAIT.

Como viver juntos (How to live together) - Part XIII

Published by Iris in Photography, LUMIX, FZ-35, "Como viver juntos", Projects,
Published on 09/04/12 at 08:19:29 pm using 21 words.