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

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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