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What Is It?

It's rumored to be at first sight, but I've never believed in that. Some say it's who you think of before you sleep or is it when you wake? Sometimes it's unconditional and other times it is built over time. We say it too soon and too often and it has lost its meaning for many. So what is this feeling I'm having, when none of the signs are there? It's not physical, it's not instantaneous, it's not built over years or developed, because of anything other than care. It's a feeling that I can't explain, because there is no explanation and no reason. I just know that I want to say two words, not three, every single night and there's an emptiness that's filled and at the same time enlarged, each and every day. So I wonder, what is it?

October Movies

October was a slow month, being there were three shorts and a stand-up show inserted. That being said, it was lead by Ozu's simple tale, Julianne Moore's standout performance, Vigo's gem and an Estonian film that might find it into my year end top ten.
While We're Young - After Frances Ha, I expect enormous things from Noah, this wasn't it.Life After Beth - Great Cast simply can't muster enough to make up for absolutely no script.Dark Was The Night - Acting, tension and likable characters make this a fun one.Cop Car - Possibly Bacon's worst role ever. The movie fails miserably. Thankfully short.2046 - Kar Wai's follow up to In the Mood for Love. Doesn't work as well, but visual feast.The Only Son - Osu's story is devastating in its simplicity. Going Clear - Scientology documentary seems to avoid all the real questions.Safe - Julianne Moore is great, the movie shows power, but DVD commentary is destructive.Dark Places - Gillian Flynn's novel …