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I am a pixie, and so is White-Harp.

Originally posted at Uncreated Conscience.

On my way to work last week, I was listening to my favourite soundtrack of all time. My headphone must have been blaring loud enough for the person next to me to overhear, so he casually leaned over and asked what I was listening to.

“Oh, the Velvet Goldmine soundtrack.”

“Cool,” he said. “Is it a band?”

“No, it’s a movie soundtrack from a film set in early 1970s London.”

“That sounds neat. What’s it about?”

I opened my mouth to reply and then shut it. He seemed like a nice enough young man, dressed in khakis and a light pink dress shirt, clearly on his way to work in midtown somewhere. He had the clean-cut, all-American good looks of an Average Joe. Velvet Goldmine is not something you casually spring on someone before a first date; Velvet Goldmine is something you subtly drop hints about to see how comfortable the other person is before broaching the subject due to its, uh, less-than-mainstream content.

Which got me thinking: I have a lot of movies I adore that I happily recommend to people, but three of my favourite movies of all time always have been putting on the brakes before getting the word out. Without further ado, my 3 Movies I Love But Hesitate to Recommend To People Due to Less Than Mainstream Content are:

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Titanic, Or Yes I Buy Into The Hype

I am a pixie, and so is White-Harp.

Originally posted at Uncreated Conscience.

Last night I went to see Titanic in theatres.

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May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favour

I am a pixie, and so is White-Harp.

Originally posted at Uncreated Conscience.

Last night I went to a midnight viewing of the Hunger Games.

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I am a pixie, and so is White-Harp.

Originally posted at Uncreated Conscience.

But not today. Because today my DVDs arrived from Amazon, which means I will most likely go home, ignore the mountain of work I have, and watch the series again from start to finish, this time with commentary.

Happy New Year

I am a pixie, and so is White-Harp.

Originally posted at Uncreated Conscience.

Art by Linear13 on Deviantart

Firstly: Happy new year! (Even though my family does not celebrate the Lunar New Year, I figured today was an appropriate day to actually blog about a new year!)

Secondly: Wow, it’s been…a long time since I’ve blogged anything substantial.

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Moot Point is the blog of JJ (not Sarah, if you please), a twentysomething Los Angeles native currently living in New York City. She is an avid skydiver, a pescetarian, an abysmal poet, and your average, run-of-the-mill intellectual dilettante.

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