Tag: Movies

Past Imperfect – #519

Note: I dug this one out of the archives, mainly because that last line is more relevant than ever, considering the past few weeks in America…   Meanwhile, in one of those conservative states where people voted for Trump because they apparently relish alternative facts over progress, another […]

Almost Wordless Wednesday – #14

For this week’s writing prompt, we find ourselves in Waxahachie, Texas, thirty or so miles south of Dallas. (Trivia note: They filmed much of 1984’s “Places in the Heart” around here. This is the movie which garnered Sally Field her second Academy Award, and she uttered the infamous […]

Past Imperfect – #291

Peggy: “I don’t know about this. Explain to me again why I’m holding a gun and wearing this outfit?” Photographer: “Two guns, actually. Perhaps math was not your favorite subject in school. Anyway, you are showing the world that you are taking charge of your life but can […]

Past Imperfect – #273

In this unsubtle bit of staging, the melodramatic lighting director helps the slower members of the audience understand who they should support in this situation. The Bad Guy is the evil man in the shadows who is clearly intent on causing dismay for people who aren’t paying attention. […]

Past Imperfect – #352

The esteemed mountain climber, Javier von Bigthrust, was working his way toward the summit of Mount Sapphia when he rounded a tree and encountered this scene. His first instinct, as he gazed upon such a mystifying display of estrogen-based revelry, was that he should run back down the […]

Past Imperfect – #330

  The two spinsters studied the publicity photo and tried to decide if they should go inside the movie palace and watch this latest release…   Betty: “Look at how she can’t even light his cigarette. She would make a terrible wife. I hope he’s not planning to […]

Past Imperfect – #340

Peggy: “I’m so bored holding this position while they adjust the lighting.” Bunny: “Well, I must say that I shouldn’t be bored, considering what’s right in front of me. But since I’m apparently missing one of my eyes, my depth perception is a bit off. Are you stacked […]

Past Imperfect – #578

Jordan, left: “I see that you have once again misunderstood my very specific directives about our attire this evening. I hope you’re proud of yourself.” Joseph, right: “I misunderstood nothing. You said that I was to wear a formal tie and a boutonnière. I have done both, despite […]