Dead Men Tell No Tales (but I do)

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Spoilers ahead for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Not exactly a review, but a discussion and thoughts on different aspects of the film.

I saw the fifth installment of Pirates of the Caribbean (hereon called PotC for expediency’s sake) and you know what? It wasn’t nearly as bad as I anticipated. In fact, I kind of enjoyed it. Continue reading “Dead Men Tell No Tales (but I do)”

Fluffy Period Romances

Ah, the last moments of my break are slowly ebbing away and I’m not at all wanting to get back to work. I miss Yale, of course, but do I miss cafeteria meals, deadlines, and stress? Ehh, no, no.

I finished reading Swann’s Way yesterday (Volume 1 down, 6 to go, In Search of Lost Time will be conquered) and I guess I have to go back to Yale soon because I’m running out of books in my immediate vicinity. And I’ve also been watching buckets of movies, both the weighty and fluffy lovely.

Today was a fluffy lovely day. I watched Bright Star, which is being added to one of my personal favorite niche genres- the fluffy period romance.  Fluffy because more about love and emotions and affairs of the heart than tense external drama and machinations.  Period because gorgeous and exciting costumes. Continue reading “Fluffy Period Romances”