Entertainment, Film, Movies, Personal, Travel

The Film Festival Bucket List

You're in for a fun post today! Today I am writing about my film festival bucket list. While I have a regular bucket list, I have an interesting selection of film festivals that I want to go to. One of my list items is to travel to a minimum of 10 countries, and what better… Continue reading The Film Festival Bucket List

Beauty, Entertainment, Film, Personal

TO THE BONE: A Hard Depiction of Anorexia That Sparks a Difficult Conversation

On July 14th, critically acclaimed Sundance selection To The Bone was released on Netflix, and in limited locations nationwide. I had been interested in seeing this film since hearing about it at Sundance, and I was highly interested in how this film would tackle the controversial topic of Anorexia. Never having had an eating disorder… Continue reading TO THE BONE: A Hard Depiction of Anorexia That Sparks a Difficult Conversation

Feminism, Introverts, Personal, relationships, Social

How “Perpetual Singleness” Lead Me to Liberation and a Journey to Self Acceptance

This isn't a movie or entertainment post today, but I think it is very fitting with the name of my blog- The Cinema Soloist. It's been on my mind, and I decided to share it. My blog was founded on my solo adventures in film and life, and I've often thought about the fact that there… Continue reading How “Perpetual Singleness” Lead Me to Liberation and a Journey to Self Acceptance

Diversity, Entertainment, Film, Movies, Personal, Social

“Dear White People” is a Letter to the Black Community- Especially its Outsiders

I'm back! I'm so sorry for the lack of posts. I finally have a new laptop, and I have been bombarded with content, and wasn't quite sure where to start. This post is a bit late, but it's powerful nonetheless. Back in 2014, I saw the original movie for Dear White People. I really loved… Continue reading “Dear White People” is a Letter to the Black Community- Especially its Outsiders

Entertainment, Film, Movies, Personal

Thoughts About the Franco Brothers, The Room, and Big Hollywood Dreams

I did it. At last. I watched it. The movie that I've known about for a long time, but didn't have the balls to watch. Last night, I watched the myth, the legend- The Room. Of course I had heard about how bad it was but I wasn't aware of how much so until I… Continue reading Thoughts About the Franco Brothers, The Room, and Big Hollywood Dreams

Entertainment, Movies, Personal, Travel

My First Sundance: Highlights from My Experience

Back in warm and sunny California! Last week I spent my days in Park City, enjoying a major solo adventure. I watched movies alone, I ate alone, and enjoyed my favorite things such as film, social justice, and drinks. It was an amazing experience, and I am better for having made my decision. The week… Continue reading My First Sundance: Highlights from My Experience

Career, Film, Movies, Personal

A Positive Look Back to 2016 & Some Things to Look Forward to in 2017

Hello all! 2016 has been a crazy year! There is so much going on in the world, and there was a lot that went on in Adriana's world this year. So much has changed in a matter of months. As the year comes to a close, I am looking forward to 2017, even if the… Continue reading A Positive Look Back to 2016 & Some Things to Look Forward to in 2017

Entertainment, Movies, Personal, Social, Travel

LA LA LAND: Recapturing the Magic of Los Angeles (Solo at the Cinema Review)

I have been looking forward to this movie for quite some time. Sorry, no report card this time. I wanted to compose my thoughts a little differently. Finally, I had a chance to see this movie! While I was Los Angeles last week for my interview, I saw signs and billboards everywhere for La La… Continue reading LA LA LAND: Recapturing the Magic of Los Angeles (Solo at the Cinema Review)

Entertainment, Film, Movies, Personal

Celebrating Another Season of Life With the World of Harry Potter

Back in 2001, I was in 3rd grade. I had read some of the Harry Potter books, and I remember how excited I was when Sorcerer's Stone was announced. I remember all the merchandise that came out, the multiple theater showings, and the fact that my overly religious teacher thought Harry Potter was promoting the… Continue reading Celebrating Another Season of Life With the World of Harry Potter

Entertainment, Feminism, Personal, Social, Television

GOOD GIRLS REVOLT Review: When the Past Become Modern

I had been seeing ads all over my Facebook for Good Girls Revolt. As someone who loves 60's history and fashion, I decided to give this show a look. It's available for streaming on Amazon Prime! I  began watching the show prior to the election, but after the election it became all the more relevant.… Continue reading GOOD GIRLS REVOLT Review: When the Past Become Modern