Director: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

Throughout the film we got to follow it's three heroes Everett, Pete and Delmar. There were many adventures and such as when They accidentally become radio stars and dealt with McGills ex-wife who were just about to get married to another man. 

The film had many similarities to the Odyssey. From Homer we got sirens bathing on rocks, cyclops and a wife named penny which is highly likely to be short for Penelope

Overall it was a good movie and I would recommend you to watch it. I give the movie 3/5 Coen Brothers

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Title: My left Foot

Director: Jim Sheridan

The first impression i got from the movie was simply that the attitudes were quite various. In spite of all the negativity Christy Brown got, he had still a lot of support. Especially from his mother and siblings. Something else that crossed my mind is that, often when people have this sort of disability you tend to want more with your life. Christy not only painted but also wrote a book with his left foot

I would have to give this movie 4/5 left footS



Frederick change the more one reads the book and not in a positive direction. He is more violent than before as for example when he hit Fabian. He also shows another side of him with his bad temper. For instance when he is interviewed for the job, and suddenly starts swearing at a question he finds completely irrelevant. Previously in the book, he was so happy and self-possessed but now you can hardly see those traits anymore.

It feels like nearly everything I REED is an illusion or a dream. i hardly know what will happen next in the book because when i finally think i understood what will happen everything changes in another direction. But as for now i will have to say that i think Paula and their children will leave Fredrik or kick him out of the house. Paula actually starts to think he is mentally ill and have to go too the doctor and for some reason I don't even think she has considered the idea of kwådd being responsible for everything.



Fredrik admires his Wife tremendously but at the same time both manages to be very ungrateful towards each other. At the beginning of the book, he lived the perfect life in a fancy house with family and a steady income. When Fredrik later discovers the man under the stairs he starts getting stressed and aggressive and he also begins to think less sensible. The first thing he does when he sees the stranger is to sound unpleasant, which is not like him. Then he nails back the entrance of the stairs even though he is not sure if the man still lives there or not. Fredrik seems quite mentally unstable. For example all his sleepless nights but also because he is the only one in the family who dislike the man under the stairs and wants him out of the house. It makes you wonder if the man under the stairs only exist in Frederick's brain.

I think the conflict in this book can be to find their way back to themselves again and begin to follow their dreams. Paula's dreams as a dancer was crushed when her Achilles tendon snapped and Fredrik gave up his dream because he was afraid of not having a steady income. Dreams are important because it makes you feel that you work hard for something that you yourself believe you are capable of.

The conflict can also be that a perfect house, with a steady job and a family does not always make you happy. Fredrik said he was happy but still felt that his wife treated him like a stranger and that strangers treated him like they were his wives. Paula would never admit it but the love she felt to the dance, the dance teachers and the children that danced was bigger than the one she has ever known for her own family. Then you are not really as happy as you want to give the impression of.

What I think will happen now is that either Fredrik will force the man out of their house or they will become friends with him and let him stay there. Frederick's son, Fabian will be sorry if the man under the stairs has to leave which is perhaps a reason to let him stay.



​Harold &  Maude

Director: Hal Ashby

This movie was very Exceptional and different. The characters were slightly curious and strange and really i do not know what to say about them. When you thought the movie could not get more weird it did and kept doing. 



Spirited Away

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Spirited Away was a very odd, unique and extraordinary​ film. At first i had many mixed opinions and most of them sounded a bit like this. "What am i looking at". Later i actually started to like it, once i learnt that the film is completely unpredictable. The movie had many well-written and realistic relationships but the events was quite unrealistic. The message in the film was hard to interpret and for some time the movie did not seem to have one.



"Where are you going, where have you been?"

aUTHOR : Joyce Carol Oates

I think the story was exciting, emotional and incredibly well written. Even if one had mixed views on the short story before you started reading, you could not stop once it had begun.​ the characters, especially the protagonist, were amazingly complex and realistic. The story aslo has an awful ending however one interprets it.



The book i have read is called Fire by the American fantasy writer Kristin Cashore and it is a part of a trilogy.

Lady fire seems to think that her existence is unnecessary as for example when she says "What am I for?" and "What was the purpose of a woman monster?". And that reflects in today's society as well because a lot of people, and not just young adults but also adults, doubts themselves and their appearance because of the hard pressure from the media and the society.

When you read the book you also realize her real fear, which is herself. She seem to always been more afraid of herself then anything else in the world because she is constantly worried that she will cross the line she has made while using her mental ability. And even when someone is threatening her, she is more afraid of what she might do to them, then what they might do to her.

The book also have lots of beautiful and marvelous quotes. Some examples that i've grown quite fond of are:

- "Are you determined to leave me in this world to live without my heart?"

- "The moment I began to love you was the moment when you saw your fiddle smashed on the ground, and you turned away from me and cried against your horse. Your sadness is one of the things that makes you beautiful to me. Don't you see that? I understand it. It makes my own sadness less frightening."

- "A consciousness was like a face you saw once and forever recognized."

- "It was a hurting tune, resigned, a cry of heartache for all in the world that fell apart. As ash rose black against the brilliant sky, Fire's fiddle cried out for the dead, and for the living who stay behind to say goodbye."

- “It's hard to wake from a nightmare when the nightmare is real."

- "The world doesn't care who wins. It'll go on spinning no matter how many people are slaughtered tomorrow. No matter if you and I are slaughtered. I almost wish it wouldn't if we aren't allowed to go on spinning with it."

- "You cannot measure love by a scale of degrees."

- "She didn't want to go far, just out of the trees so she could see the stars. They always eased her loneliness. She thought of them as beautiful creatures, burning and cold; each solitary, and bleak, and silent like her.",

- "A life that was an apology for the life of his father: It was a notion she could understand, beyond words and thought. She understood it the way she understood music."

- "You can't help whom you love, Lady. Nor can you know what it's liable to cause you to do."

- "Would you marry me, Fire, if I slept in no one's bed but yours?" He knew the answer to that, but it didn't hurt to remind him. "No, and I should find my bed quite cramped."

- “Then I'm sorry I don't remember more. If we knew a person was going to die, we'd hold harder to the memories."

- “How unjust then to meet that person you love, and be kept away from them only because ones bed is made of hay , and the other, feathers."

And finally, while reading this book i found myself literally holding my breath due to the fiery, emotive and complicated relations, all the schemes and the realistic world that Kristin Cashore has built. And the author also provides us with a strong, independent female character. Fire is a woman that wants children but will not have them and she resists and refuses marriage, and yet still finds acceptance, happiness, and even love. Kristin made the main character so unique with her vivid hair and all her definite opinions about her life.

Therefore fire and the the two other books in the trilogy are some of the best books i have ever read and i strongly recommend others to read them too.



I am currently reading the book Fire and this is what i think is going to happen in the rest of the book.

- Lady Fire is going to help the three royal siblings to interrogate the kingdoms enemies with her mental ability to control others minds and make them tell her secret information that they otherwise never would tell.

- It seems to me that she is going to fall in love with the youngest prince whose Royal name is Brigandell, although everyone just calls him Brigan.

- She fears that if she starts to interrogate the kingdoms enemies she is going to break the promise to herself. That she is only going to use her powers for good causes. But what she fears even more is that if she does not help the king she would waste a gift that others only dream of having, and waste is criminal. And finally she consider it her duty to help them because she must make amends of the cruel and ruthless actions her father did that caused this war. So what could happen now is that she either succeed to help them and at the same time make her mental ability more controlled without stepping over the line or the interrogations is going to slowly tear her apart.



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