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
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
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
It's no secret that the film industry is going through a hard time. Ticket sales have plummeted. Original content is scarce (in the mainstream), and in our technology-driven society, film is losing out to original content on streaming platforms such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, and to other platforms such as Youtube. In the past… Continue reading Why Film Festivals Are Imperative to Preserving Today’s Film Industry
On a rare day off from both my internship and work, I decided it would be a good idea to visit L.A. for the first time. I wanted to wait but I couldn't help myself!. I felt L.A. calling me to it. I tell you, my first day was a mess! I decided to take the… Continue reading California Adventures: A Crazy First Date with L.A.
Sometimes when I feel down , I like to keep reminders around of why I'm going through. I will admit there are times where I feel I should just throw in the towel, and move back home. There are times I cry for no reason, and there are times I cry for many reasons. Some… Continue reading Some Inspirational Movie Quotes for When You’re Feeling Defeated
I can't believe I've been in California for over a month now! I tell you, it's been crazy! I've cried, sweat, gotten lost, and walked more than I ever have in the past couple of years. If you had told me just a couple weeks ago that I would be here in California, starting to… Continue reading California Adventures: the First Month-ish