Dear White People

The Atlanta Film Festival literally, in my opinion, saved the best film for last. Directed by Justin Simien, Dear White People takes a comedic approach to serious issues regarding racial identity, sexual preference and relationships.

The feature script for Dear White People follows the events leading up to a race riot a prestigious predominately white university through the perspectives of four very different Black students.

dear white people
“A satire about being a Black face in a white place.”
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Cutie and the boxer

A friend of mine posted an intriguing photo about a new documentary. She said it was a love story so of course I looked it up. After seeing a 96% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, I knew it would be a must-see. Cutie and the Boxer chronicles the difficulties in life and love of two creative […]

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4 Reasons Why I Love the Movie Hitch | Lucy's Pearls

4 Reasons Why I Love the Movie Hitch

Recently, I met up and had dinner with a friend. We caught up on each other’s lives, and eventually we got on the topic of why things never worked out between us. I kept it real with him and said it was because he never pursued me. He’d often check on me but never made […]

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The breakfast club

Last night I watched the classic, The Breakfast Club. I’m a little embarrassed to say that I hadn’t seen it before then. And maybe because I was barely paying attention but for the first half of the movie, I really questioned why it was even made. The plot seemed uninteresting and slow. But as I […]

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In living technicolor

My first experience with a Technicolor film was the Wizard of Oz. I remember watching the movie in amazement, wondering what kind of funky business was happening on my television screen. My eyes were having a color party. It wasn’t like the films that we see today. The Wizard of Oz was one part sepia-toned […]

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Breakfast at tiffany’s on the green

Last night, my girls and I attended the screening of Breakfast at Tiffany’s at Chastain Park. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you already know how much I’m obsessed with all things Audrey Hepburn. It only made sense for me to watch the classic film for the millionth time. Surprisingly, I heard […]

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Pretty woman

I saw a skirt at F21 that immediately reminded of the scene when Julia Roberts’ character in Pretty Woman goes to the Kentucky Derby. One of my favorite movies, by the way. I absolutely loved the dress and that hat. One of my favorite style bloggers (Kansas Couture) happened to buy the same skirt (this […]

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I love target

For the first time, I had President’s Day off from work. Sleep in, rolled around in bed, watched tv. Totally bummed it. Later on, my friend and I went to see The Vow. Ummmm…LOVED IT! I heart Romantic Comedies CHANNING TATUM is ridiculously gorgeous Rachel McAdams is one of my girl crushes After that, we went to […]

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My 2011 christmas playlist

I cannot believe that 2011 is almost over. We’re already well into December, although I don’t feel much Christmas cheer yet. My favorite part of Christmas is the music. I was on Words of Williams’  blog and came across their holiday playlist and decided on making my own list of favorite tunes. These aren’t in […]

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