Archive for October 4th, 2011

Contrivance #7: Bad Boys

Contrivance #7: Bad Boys

A few weeks ago when I started the movie contrivance series, two readers (I can’t remember who now) wrote in with two contrivances about bad boys: Girl meets guy, girl instantly takes a dislike to guy. Guy does not change and continues to infuriate girl until suddenly girl realised she is in love with said […]


Pet Peeve #38: Album-Only Songs

Pet Peeve #38: Album-Only Songs

A few weeks ago I saw an interesting movie called Drive. One of the best parts of the movie was the music–and the lack there of–depending on what the scene called for. I realized after seeing the movie that I think there was only music in the scenes where Ryan Gosling was driving, perhaps because […]