Week in review: 13 – 19 November 2017

Something I love about autumn and winter is that most of the good movies are published during these two seasons. This also means that I go to the cinema much more often. I went twice alone this week. First I watched “Murder on the Orient Express”, then “Justice League”. I am especially fond of superhero and fantasy movies, but I also like comedies. The only genre I never watch are horror movies, which is why I don’t tend to go to the cinema in September and October when usually rather many scary films come out. Like I don’t have any problem reading Stephen King’s novels, but I would never ever watch the screen adaptations.

When I was a teenager, there wasn’t any cinema close to where I lived. The small one in the town I went to school in closed at the end of the 1990s, and the next cinema was about 75 km away. So I missed out on several years of cinema before I moved to a bigger city for university. I think this is why I am still so fascinated by going to the cinema. I love sitting in front of the giant screens in the dark, munching on popcorn and drinking cherry coke. I neither have any problem doing this alone – I am not great at sharing popcorn anyway.

This winter I am looking forward to these upcoming movies:

  1. Wonder
  2. Jumanji
  3. The Greatest Showman
  4. The Post
  5. Father Figures
  6. Downsizing
  7. Maze Runner: The Death Cure
  8. Black Panther
  9. Proud Mary
  10. Alpha

|Watched| Murder on the Orient Express, Justice League, Eurotrip, La La Land
|Read| The good man Jesus and the scoundrel Christ, Blood Brothers
|Listened to| Jake Bugg, Lana Del Rey
|Done| worked, went ice skating on Boston Common
|Eaten| bagels, pasta, sushi bowl
|Drunk| water, coffee, tea
|Thought| this is it? oh come on, I hate mixed signals!
|Been happy| after I wasn’t tired anymore from last weekend, the whole week went great
|Laughed| when a student asked me: “What is actually your real hair color? When I first saw you last school year I thought that nobody can have red hair like that.”
|Desired| my health insurance paying for a nightguard – but they refused
|Bought| a few pieces in secondhand clothing shops; an Amazon tablet
|Clicked| I changed my laptop wallpaper to this one; I found this an interesting read about what a couple focussed on when choosing a sperm donor; Lea is 20 and an aupair in Istanbul

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