In the unnamed 1960s, the doll-faced Babydoll, played by Emily Browning (The Uninvited), accidentally shoots and wounds her evil, molesting step father. No problem; she acts in self-defense. But a stray bullet also offs her little sister. Ooops. Off Babydoll goes to Victorian, thunderstorm-swept Lennox House for the Mentally Insane, hilariously located in Brattleboro, Vermont.Continue reading “Sucker Punch – A story about Schizophrenia and escapism”
Delusions and hallucinations are probably the best-known symptoms of schizophrenia. They are dramatic and are therefore the behaviors usually focused on when schizophrenia is being represented in popular literature or movies.
♪ Everything I want ♪ ♪ Comes at a cost ♪ ♪ And I want ♪ ♪ It all ♪ While I was watching this Netflix drama about a skater trying to overcome her previous trauma and trying to make it to the Olympics doing pair skating, all I could think of was “don’t stickContinue reading “Spinning Out – Or the story of a bi-polar skater”
Went to see The Joker last night and yes, the critics were right. The movie is an absolute masterpiece! The acting gave me shivers throughout and I nearly started crying when he got kicked about by those teenagers at the start of the movie. It’s a very powerful story about a man’s love for hisContinue reading “The Joker – Return to madness”
So I’m sure everyone has heard or may be familiar with the concept of “pre-natal depression”. There is such a thing as “post-adoption” depression and I think I’m slowly going through it. The feelings of euphoria have dissipated and almost everyday I’m thinking “Am I doing the right thing?“, “Is this the right path forContinue reading “Post-adoption depression”
“What Really Makes You Tick?” Be all you can be, but it’s not always in the Army. I often see myself as somewhat contented with my life the way things are, but of course it’s hard to think of anything else when where are real issues to be discussed. Still I aspire for something deeperContinue reading “10 questions you should ask to yourself”
My whole body trembles as I teeter on the edge of sanity. My soul is burning. How can one live when you want to only get away from yourself? My insides crane and cramp as my intestines unravel. My hands are shaking like a heroine deprived addict. And I am, but Love is my heroine.Continue reading “Love Confession of an Emo”