high fidelity

High Fidelity (100 Films in 2011)

by Jamie Sanford on March 9, 2011

“Books, records, films – these things matter.” -Rob Gordon, High Fidelity

High Fidelity is one of my favorite movies of all time. Perhaps even my Top 5? I own the DVD and have watched it a LOT.

17. High Fidelity (Not available to stream on Netflix)

Here’s the High Fidelity trailer:

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The movie centers around Rob Gordon, played by John Cusack, working through a breakup with his girlfriend Laura (Iben Hjejle), be rehashing his Top 5 breakups, contacting his ex-girlfriends trying to find out what it all means.

He owns a record store called Championship Vinyl, and works there with Dick (Todd Louiso) and Barry (Jack Black), where they live in their world of music snobbery and review their Top 5 lists in various categories.

Jack Black is Walking on Sunshine

Jack Black makes me laugh so much in this movie.

Also making great appearances in High Fidelity are Tim Robbins as Ian/Ray, Joan Cusack as Liz and Lisa Bonet as Marie de Salle.

(NSFW language in the beginning of this video.)

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This movie is really funny and great, but is also a great study in relationships and the ups and downs that come along with them. The acting is fantastic, the music is great, and it’s incredibly quotable.

I would highly recommend watching and owning this movie, it is definitely one to watch multiple times.

High Fidelity DVDHigh Fidelity is available on DVD from Amazon for $21.59.

Watching High Fidelity always makes me think of my own top 5 of things, and it’s so hard to choose in a lot of categories!  Music and movies in particular.  If you want to try it, please leave a comment.

 

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Sunday Link Party!

by Jamie Sanford on August 2, 2010

Photo of the week. From a day out at the park – check out my sparkly nail polish. My husband thinks that I look scary in this photo, but whatever.

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Artistic interpretations of the Twitter fail whale. (URLesque)

4 Reasons Lady Gaga has Fans and You Don’t. (Mack Collier)

I think I’ve mentioned that I am exposed to a lot of wedding blogs and such now, with the new job? Anyway, here are beautiful photos of a vintage-inspired wedding with lots of DIY touches. Beautiful. (StyleMePretty)

Flickr stream of the week – Rosie Hardy is so young and brilliant. If I had her manipulation skills, I would probably be doing it for a living.

Video: High Fidelity is one of my favorite movies. I’ve watched it a few times in the last few weeks, it is crazy quotable and the music is great and you should watch it again if you’ve seen it, and if you haven’t seen it, get on it.

Anyway, here’s a scene from the movie.

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