Wanderlust on Film
Movies that make us want to move, explore, discover
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead. Director: Gore Verbinski Writers: Ted Elliott (screen story), Terry Rossio (screen story), and 4 more credits » Stars: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush and Orlando Bloom
Better than I expected. Giovanni Ribisi shines (as always) as does Michael Rispoli. Johnny Depp does his usual (good) and the movie, despite being a period piece was surprisingly pertinent to today (maybe they forced a little bit of that, but oh well.) Made me want to go out and drink some rum... And move to an island.
“There is something fresh and crisp about the first hours of a Caribbean day, a happy anticipation that something is about to happen, maybe just up the street or around the next corner.”
"The things we touch have no permanence. My master would say: there is nothing we can hold onto in this world. Only by letting go can we truly possess what is real."
Evita - Starring Madonna, Jonathan Pryce & Antonio Banderas. The life story of Eva "Evita" Duarte de Peron, the wife of President Juan Peron,who rose from poverty to become the most famous Argentine woman in history. Her huge political influence and constant charity works earned her scorn and fear from the military and upper classes but adoration and love from the workers and descamisados. Evita's legendary life is displayed before your eyes as the most hated and most beloved woman in Argentina.
"What's new, Buenos Aires? I'm new! I wanna say I'm just a little stuck on you - you'll be on me too!"
"You can never replace anyone because everyone is made up of such beautiful specific details."
Roman Holiday - - Audrey Hepburn plays a a modern-day princess, rebelling against the royal obligations, who explores Rome on her own. She meets Gregory Peck, an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her true identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love. Eddie Albert contributes to the fun as Peck's carefree camerman pal.
"And me, I still believe in paradise. But now at least I know it's not some place you can look for, 'cause it's not where you go. It's how you feel for a moment in your life when you're a part of something, and if you find that moment... it lasts forever..."
The Beach (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"How is it possible to feel nostalgia for a world I never knew?"