I write poems for films and their makers sometimes.
I thought Elliott Smith was a woman when I was a child ❤️
The documentary itself isn’t so great but I was happy to have his music on and something he said made me cry … I always sang at the top of my lungs … And here I am doing much the same, following a similar cross country PNW/NYC trek through life.
You don’t hurt the ones you love
You hurt the ones that love you
An insufferably shallow male melodrama.
Our inflated protagonist: Timothée Chalamet looks but without a bit of his charm, dresses just like the person who broke my heart and can’t play guitar.
The women he fancied were naturally all quite likable. Solene and Margot in particular. Lena had a memorable line: “ … a sea without tides is dreary,” and it suited her.