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The Heart of Heartbreak

 Has there been an album that has spoken to you this past year? A record or a song that replays in your mind and has become your anthem? Often I make playlists that become monumental in my daily routines. Shaping the way I put on clothes or drive to work. I put so much effort into each track, hoping it will flow the right way and lead me into a better mindset. Even though after listening to them over and over I start to gravitate towards one or two songs like snacks. I can't get enough of them.  I'm sure for many people, Adele's new album has brought back memories of previous albums and artists we crave. Albums that grow on you like friendships or break you like relationships. The kind where you emerge from the ashes like a phoenix rising, hopefully in a better mindset. Adele's 30, reminds us of the hardship we have to endure to find ourselves again after a life altering moment. Wether it be love, loss, death or birth. The never ending cycle we cycle through emotionally

Nutritional Facts

 I wonder sometimes why other then for informational purposes do food companies post the serving size of a said product? And a follow up, does anyone actually only eat 28 goldfish? It's hard enough once the bag is open to try and close it and save it for another day. Instead can we just say, half the bag is 400 calories rather than concentrating on the amount you have to eat to stay under that amount. It is funny how movies and food go hand in hand in that way. In many ways they can be restrictive to audiences with ratings for children or adults. They can also restrict our access to go to the bathroom if you can't press the pause button or in the content being not what they portrayed in their catalyst trailer. I can't rate movies in the way they have been rated in the past, Rotten Tomatoes, stars or flixster.  I can only devise a way for myself, my own rules for watching movies just as there are rules and regulations for food. I'm building my own recipe so to speak.  Fi

Throw Mamma from the Train (1987): Danny DeVito brilliance

 Ever wonder if an actor can portray more than one character? I think we lump actors into categories. Some actors are always the prefect villain while others can't do anything, but super hero mode. For a long time I thought Danny DeVito could only play one characters or an emulsion of a few, none the less one. If you were to lump his characters together the recipe would be as follows. Danny DeVito iced coffee: Take 1 cup of sarcasm and scrape off the foam, make sure to cool gently before serving. Mix sarcasm and 2/3rds cup begrudgingly dark roasted attitude until fully frothed and skim the froth off this one as well, so that you are left with the smoothest taste of deeze nutz or beans, if your using actual coffee. Then Pour this mixture into a tall glass with ice and serve with your milk of choice. Garnish with a paper umbrella because if your'e serving Danny DeVito iced coffee it might as well be fancy.  Before I go further, I have to be clear, I have not seen every DeVito mov

Diggers (2006) The process of finding something you were never looking for to begin with.

 A few months ago I watched the movie Diggers. Afterward it stuck in my mind like a song that would not leave. Spoilers here so don't read on if you like being spoiled.  Do you have the feeling that an outfit of choice just doesn't work. Like you picked everything out and it looked good in the mirror, but as soon as you left the house you feel lop-sided. The shoes are the wrong color or your sweater is too bulky, something is amiss but you can't quite put your finger on it. You go about your day wondering, but you never know. Diggers is like that. Well that went straight to the point. No, really I didn't mean to to do that, but heres a more in depth perception of the mismatched outfit Diggers portrays.  The movie starts off in a little town in Long Island. Small fisherman go out and dig for clams in 1976. Paul Rudd plays one of the main characters who seems aimless in his life, as he has no connection to his father and his sisters. He likes taking photographs, but doesn

The Laundromat (2019) VS Space Truckers (1996)

I'm posting this question, as an exercise in writing. Can two none relatable movies relate to each other? Or is it better not to force two things that are separate from each other into a predicament that could cause pain and possibly certain death. Like telling me mayo goes great on everything! I highly doubt this, but I'm sure there are  people in the world just heaping dollops on mayonnaise on unsuspecting banana splits like whipped cream.   I recently did a double feature with my boyfriend, after the second film I completely forgot the first. The first one being less strenuous in its special effects than the second by a few bars. We watched The Laundromat on Netflix. A in depth money laundering movie that explained the process of how to become a millionaire with offshore accounts rather than by the books via Money Laundering for Dummies. The movie starts off with a tragic accident and through insurance claims we find out the insurance is a fraud and is trying to defraud the