It’s chilly out, and my thoughts this week are turning to movie snow — the very best kind of snow, because it never messes up your commute. Here are three nostalgic favorites; hope they bring back a few happy movie memories.
‘Swing Time’ (1936)
The song: “A Fine Romance.” The scene: Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, singing to each other in the snow. The mood: playfully divine. (And Ginger’s coat and hat are pretty great, too.)
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Ronny Cammareri (Nicole Cage), to Loretta Castorini (Cher), as the snowflakes begin fall, gently resting in Loretta’s hair: “We aren’t here to make things perfect. The snowflakes are perfect. The stars are perfect. Not us. Not us! We are here to ruin ourselves and to break our hearts and love the wrong people and die!” Sigh.
‘Edward Scissorhands’ (1990)
Remember blond Winona Ryder, dancing in the snow as Edward (Johnny Depp) makes her an ice sculpture, as hauntingly beautiful music soars? Sure you do. It was magic, of that special Tim Burton variety.
Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times movie critic