For my March Blindspot series pick I chose something recent to shake things up. Blue Is the Warmest Colour is a French movie from 2013, which won big at the Cannes’ film festival and made waves in the blogging community.
The always awesome and funny m.Brown over at Two Dollar Cinema is hosting Mt. Rushmore of Movies Blogathon again! And this year, just like last year, I’m sticking to things I know and appreciate the most in this precious world – beards. So here are four Sam Rockwell performances, where he sports a great, and most importantly, a sexy beard!
Though I set myself a pretty big goal for the shortest month of the year, I watched all three Before movies. At first I thought I’d talk about them as a whole, as a packaged deal, but after finishing the second movie, I knew I had to view them separately. Here are my thoughts on Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight.
Today is a day of celebration here in Estonia, and I wanted to celebrate as well. Last time I did a post similar to this to celebrate my 1000th post here on Mettel Ray, and it was fun. A little crazy but mostly fun! This time I’m sharing a 100 scenes from a 100 Estonian films, from 1924 to 2017. Many movies from the beginning of the list haven’t survived, but images have. For me, the selection ended up being random, but there are definitely a few nostalgic and favourite picks here and there. In other words, happy 100th Estonia, I’m proud to call you my home!
During the announcement for the 90th Academy Award nominees, I was luckily preoccupied with a few work things, and wasn’t paying attention. Good thing too, because the wait, the anticipation and the nerves would have been torture. And the pressure to seek out one particular nomination was also lifted, because right when I logged onto Twitter, I saw what I most wanted to see.
There is a very big reason why I’m not mentioning one of my all time favourite workplace related comedy show in this list, and it’s because the last theme for this year is much more suited for it. But when I started to think of other shows related to workplaces, I realised I have three picks that are also very much related to each other. Oh and apparently I have a thing for law firms.
Image from Culture.
Since 1997, Tallinn’s Black Nights Film Festival, a unique event showing feature films as well as short films, animations and youth films, has grown and developed into an A-class film festival. Taking place in November, when the nights here in Estonia are black and the air is cold, the festival provides warmth and comfort to cinema lovers, friends and enthusiasts all around the world. My own experience with Black Nights has been different each year but there’s always a constant feeling I have towards this film festival: admiration.
The ability to make a room full of people laugh is never an easy one but Daniel Sloss seemed to do it with ease last week at Vaba Lava in Tallinn, Estonia. Yet, despite the never ending laughter in the room, the young comedian did something even more noteworthy – he told a story of loss, and the entire room fell silent.