Movies that are worth it just for the bloopers:

FYI if you’re not ok with me crying through 30% of Love Actually, we probably shouldn’t be friends.

visually stunning movies atonement

I took the kids I nanny for to see The Lorax a while ago

and when I asked them what their favorite part of the movie was afterward, all three of them said, “The part with the zebra that said POLKA DOT POLKA DOT!”

You guys, that was the PREVIEW for Madagascar 3. That wasn’t even in the movie.

3 movies that overwhelmingly define my life

3/3: Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amelie Poulain (2001), Jean-Pierre Jeunet

3 movies that overwhelmingly define my life

2/3: Bringing Up Baby (1938), Howard Hawks

3 movies that overwhelmingly define my life

1/3: Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989), Hayao Miyazaki


1910’s-era movie theater etiquette Public Service Announcements (via 1,2)

Most early movie theaters had only one projector so “etiquette slides” were used to divert the audience while reels were being changed. These glass slides often featured lighthearted instructions for proper behavior while viewing a film.

So “turn off your cell phones” is just the new “take off your giant hat.”