My biggest takeaway was to never again doubt Jamie Lee Curtis aka Laurie Strode, Scream Queen of Haddonfield. She still got it! Michael Myers might as well halt the revenge kick and settle down in a traditional highland crofting cottage on the clifftop overlooking the Scottish countryside. The rural life could lend a sense of tranquility to his tortured God-like state of mind.
“Why are you wearing that stupid bunny suit?”
“Why are you wearing that stupid man suit?”
“Donnie Darko? What the hell kind of name is that? It's like some sort of superhero or something.”
“What makes you think I’m not?”
Every screenwriter ever should just pack it up and shut it down because there’s no topping these scintillating lines of dialogue which encapsulate each individual moment at its core. The implications alone!! Something that can be so personal... I digress. Happy Halloween everyone! Stay safe!
Sobbing, weeping, bawling. Kiki’s Delivery Service is the best Coming of Age story and it’s not even close. Aside from brilliantly illustrating the struggle of growing up, Miyazaki teaches us about ourselves and how to accept the profound loneliness that lurks beneath. Or maybe that’s just me.