A painting of me


   24 July 2006, lunch time

I made Dave and Carvill watch Junebug on Saturday. The film is about an art dealer traveling to the rural-South with her new husband to meet his family. Junebug is very much my sort of movie: slow and subtle. The acting is great and gives the film an authentic feel. Amy Adams in particular is really good as the pregnant and chirpy Ashley in the film. (Her husband is played by Ben McKenzie from the O.C.) The film has some funny moments, but for the most part the jokes are not in your face. The dialog is good and rings very true. I enjoyed the film, Carvill and Dave not so much.

The official Junebug web site.



  1. Movie number 56 you said you’d watch with me. Thanks!

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