“Between the approximation of the idea and the precision of reality there was a small gap of the unimaginable, and it was this hiatus that gave him no rest.”
― Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
After a brief (less brief than I have hoped) hiatus, I am back to complete the task that I had set out to do.
I’ve taken the last week to do some reflection and to rethink the project.
As always my mission will continue to be watching movies and then to give my review/analysis on the movie. The original goal was set to 365 posts and still, I am determined to meet that mark.
I must unfortunately give my attention first and foremost to my academics. I have therefore altered my goals somewhat; although the ideal would be posting 7 times a week, I will be satisfied with posting between 3 and 7 posts a week, until I reach my 365 goal.
Thank you for all the support! Please continue to read my blog and please always feel encouraged to comment on what you read here.
I have been playing with the idea of dedicating myself to blogging for a year, for a while now. But decided that if I was going to do it, it was going to be by my rules: first of all, the contents of this blog and everything that I say and do here, is dedicated to my mother. Mom, I miss you dearly and I wish you were still here to cheer me on through this journey.
If there is one thing that my mother taught me, it is dedication. She believed that once you started something, you follow through! She lost the battle with cancer about a month ago and since then I have been more determined than ever to dedicate myself to this project.
But how will it work? I am currently studying postgraduate Afrikaans/Dutch film, theatre and prose and I am planning to also do the rest of my postgraduate studies on film and film criticism. Therefore, with this blog, I will be watching and analysing films. Good films, bad films, new films, classic films, Hollywood films, South African films, etc. for a whole year. Some post will be long and in-depth, other will be short (for example: “this film is really shitty, full stop.”). I will be making spelling and language errors, I am only human. I will have an opinion, so if you disagree- please let me know!
Although, I hope that there will be a few people reading this blog- I am doing this for myself, and for you, mom!