Thursday Movie Picks: Diary/Journal

Hey, guys!
Welcome to another entry for Thursday Movie Picks.
It’s a series hosted by Wandering Through the Shelves, so if you want to join the party, head over to her blog! It’s pretty easy: check out each week’s topic and come up with 3 to 5 movies that fit the theme.
To kick off April, we’re going to talk about some films featuring diaries and journals!

#1 Heathers

This film is so iconic, it might be my all-time favorite performance by Winona Ryder. I mean, just the line “Dear diary, my teen angst has a body count” is beyond brilliant.

#2 Cruel Intentions

Going from an iconic 80’s flick to a famous 90’s one. This fresh take on Les Liaisons Dangereuses comes with a great cast and a great soundtrack. Plus the character played by Ryan Phillippe keeps a journal, which will be important in the course of the story.

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Why do you blog? – a question asked by headinavice

I recently came across a post here on wordpress in which the blogger tells us why he started to blog in the first place. It’s in interesting question that reveals more about the person behind the computer screen, so here we go:

I always loved writing. When I was younger I used to write a lot, and by that I blogreally mean A LOT. But during my last years of school, my creative side seemed to die a little. The school I attended was about economy and accounting. As you can tell these subjects have absolutely nothing to do with creativity and for the last years everything was about efficiency and doing only what brings benefits. Thus I began neglecting my hobbies like drawing and writing more and more. Continue reading