Category Archives: Daryl Wein

Day 34: How To Marry a Millionaire

w/ Monroe, Bacall & Grable

If you really think about it, this could possibly be the first set of Mean Girls. You know, if that film was about gold digging. But really, Bacall was Regina George and the rest were the army of skanks (see?!). ┬áIt just so happened Bacall and her ladies were models looking for millionaires to marry (Aaron Samuels, but even stupider). Did this plan work? Of course not. The film successfully answers the age old question: love or money? How you may ask? By letting Bacall get exactly what she wanted: both. Ain’t that easy? Continue reading

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Day 26: Breaking Upwards

Breaking Upwards w/ Zoe Jones & Daryl Wein

Breaking Upwards is an indie rom-com set to the background of New York City following the eventual break up of 20-somethings. Ahhh, music to my ears. Obviously relatable. Obviously, snarky. We can focus on the detrimental factors to this relationship, but I’d like to really focus on the character Zoe. Here’s some context to the film, it’s actually the real story, more or less, of the leading couple when they decided to break up for a while. Zoe, played by Zoe Lister Jones, is overtly fucked up in the most narrowest sense. She’s all woman, hear me roar. She definitely played one too many Beyonce albums. Again, some background to her fuckery. Zoe’s mom is single and has difficulty pursuing stable relationships. Therefore, this in essence influenced Zoe’s relationships with men. Zoe’s unstable. Zoe’s unstable with men. Zoe’s unstable with her relationship to Daryl. Get it? Got it? Good. Continue reading

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