The 07/06/13 Joy Jar

6 Jul

Moi’s plan was to watch the entirety of ‘Frances Ha.’ It turned out to be a bad movie. Moi would have loved to say that it was deliciously bad in the way the 1950s monster movies are bad, but NO, it was just bad. The movie is around 90 minutes, moi got through about an hour. That is an hour of her life that moi will never get back. This story of vapid twenty somethings prattling on about their rudderless lives made moi wonder why? Moi began the day with a quote from Alexander Hamilton:

“He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.”
Alexander Hamilton

Still, even bad fims can teach one many things like, how much one is willing to endure before declaring an activity a waste of time, a point to compare other work, and the subject matter may make one think, even if the presentation is not that deft. Today’s deposit into the ‘Joy Jar’ are bad movies.

The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
Alfred Hitchcock

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
Walt Disney

There’s only one thing that can kill the movies, and that’s education.
Will Rogers

A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.
Orson Welles

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
Samuel Goldwyn

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a function of who we are when we see them.
Mary Schmich

Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts.
Yahoo Serious

A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
Alfred Hitchcock

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
Roland Emmerich

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