I Have Some Thoughts

Sammie Purcell
musings on movies, tv, or whatever I have on my mind this week, really.
Created 15 Oct 2021
  • The end is nigh
    17 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    As hard as it might be to believe, the end of 2021 is nigh! For some people, that means it’s time to make New Year’s resolutions they may or may not stick to, try to stave off that sinking feeling of ...
  • Isn't it lovely how artists can capture us?
    10 Dec 2021 • 6 min read
    As a kid, I received an early, vast, and formative education on the importance of musicals. My dad’s favorite shows – and therefore the first shows I fell in love with – were the big, really “musical-...
  • It's my birthday, I'll break if I want to
    02 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    Today, we celebrate the birth of not one, not two, but three Sag queens – Britney Jean Spears (she’s free!), Lucy Alexis Liu, and Samantha Ellen Purcell! Happy birthday to this free lady! Reader, I tr...
  • 'The Power of the Dog' and the truth about sensitive cowboys
    26 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    Got a short one for you this week – I’m assuming you don’t want to spend your day off reading newsletters, so I’ll make this as quick as possible. This week, I was lucky enough to see Jane Campion’s T...
  • Red (Taylor's Version) (Sammie's Version)
    19 Nov 2021 • 7 min read
    If you expected another Spooky Season round up, think again! Only one woman could pull me out of the clutches of haunted houses, or redneck cannibals, or religious vampires, and that woman is Taylor S...
  • Midnight Mass: religious zealotry at its finest
    10 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    Here we are, 10 days into November, and one Sammie Purcell is STILL full on stuck in her ghost era and catching up on all the scary content she missed in October. I apologize for invoking the third pe...
  • Spooky season recommendations
    05 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    It may be November, but spooky season is still going strong for all who celebrate – AKA, me. As we move from the horror-filled days of October to the morally ambiguous nights of Noir November, I figur...
  • Jon Bernthal: Hotter than these wings
    29 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    There have been rumblings on the internet as of late – and by the internet I mean my very small, very specific sector of film twitter – and those rumblings have been about Hollywood’s resident menacin...
  • Tony Soprano is hot: an introduction
    22 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    As I write this, I am absolutely VIBING to “The Sopranos” theme song. I, like many other people, started watching “The Sopranos” for the first time this year. It was a big cultural blind spot for me, ...
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