Mozart and I send loads of warm and toasty guten tags to you, beloveds. I was walking through Mozart's Viennese apartment at Domgasse 5 nearly three weeks ago now, and I really would very much like to go back. Please. For Wolfie. I love dear Wolfie. And in honor of his genius, I present today's … Continue reading The Artist’s Lament: A Love Letter to Miloš Forman’s Amadeus (1984)
Therefore, as I apply myself to learning, may I be mindful that all created things are your creative expression, that all stories are held within your greater story, and that all disciplines of order and design are a chasing after your thoughts—so that greater mastery of these subjects will yield ever greater knowledge of the … Continue reading Five Academia Films to Usher in the Spirit of the Fall Semester
Happiest of Mondays, friends! Let's talk about one of my favorite films of all time: Apocalypto. I had to revisit it for a film class, and with the analysis paper I wrote still fresh in my mind, I thought I would share my thoughts with you all. Apocalypto is a 2006 film from the *coughs* infamous … Continue reading Beautiful and Terrible: I Need to Talk About Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto
Well, it looks as if every other Monday is going to be the new posting schedule from here on out. I do realize that I did not post last week, and it was quite difficult to just let that sit. But, I am in my senior year of university and only a few months away … Continue reading “What We Stay Alive for”: Why We Need Art to be Fully Human
Hallo, leute! Wie geht's? Hello, friends! How are you this week? IT IS MAY THE FOURTH! Happy Star Wars Day, friends!!! It has been a blazing hot last few days up here in my corner of the world, and today it's cooled off enough for a gentle breeze to roll through my open window. I … Continue reading Defending “The Rise of Skywalker” – A Collab Post w/ Maribeth!
Guten tag, friends! *exhales* I am exhausted. I have taken on more hours at work, decided to transfer to the online division of my university due to my lovely friend COVID, and have scarce had the chance to write, read, or study my beloved German. My brain has found itself addled beyond belief, and now, … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award
Hallo, friend, wherever you may be in your little corner of the earth. I hope this post is finding you well, in good health, and in good spirits. At this point, I'm starting to feel like a heroine from one of my favorite books. I wake up each morning (usually with my hair in either … Continue reading In Answer to Quarantine: Beautiful Things to Keep You Sane
Hullo, friends! Yes, I have decided to start my own blog tag. Ashamedly, I will admit that I have been meaning to start one for a long while now, but college life has gotten the better of me. However, now is the time for action! I have created this tag, this "Fantastical and Felicitous Fictional … Continue reading The Fantastical and Felicitous Fictional Character Blog Tag