On December 31, 2016, it will be the first time the ball will drop on an entire calendar year of Carol. Isn’t that something? What a wonderful thought. Flung out of space.
Carol, if you’re unfamiliar, is the 2015 film directed by Todd Haynes starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara as two women in the 1950s who meet and fall in love. We’ve written about it extensively on this site, some might say nonstop, and it’s an undertaking to which I’ve made a significant contribution. I’m a total Carol-head and I don’t care who knows it!
It makes so much sense that the traditional one year anniversary gift in the U.S. is paper, because I’d like to give Carol all of my money. More specifically, I’d like to give all my money to the creation of its sequel. Don’t get me wrong, it exists on its own just fine. I’ll continue to watch grainy versions of it with or without a sequel.
But don’t we deserve it? I think we do. I’m even willing to work for it. And to assist me in this quest, I’ve enlisted my esteemed colleague and another one of Carol‘s greatest champions, Heather Hogan. Shall we, Heather?
Heather: Carol 2: Therese’s Revenge
Erin: Carol: Tokyo Drift
Heather: Carol 2: Back in the Habit (Of Having Sex With Therese)
Erin: Carol: Fully Loaded (Mint Juleps)
Heather: Carol II: Abby Handles A Redhead
Erin: Look Who’s Trembling Now
Heather: I Still Know What You Did in Waterloo
Erin: Carol 2: The Recruit
Heather: I’ll Always Know What You Did in Waterloo
Erin: Gravity 2: Flung Out In Space
Heather: Carol Aird and the Temple of Misandry
Erin: After Carol: Nance
Heather: 2 Carol 2 Furious: Where’s My Fucking Suitcase?
Erin: Carol: Belivet or Not
Heather: A Good Day to Carol Hard
Erin: Carol: 2 Synced
Heather: E.T.: The Extra Theresetrial
Erin: Carol: The Missing Tapes
Heather: Abby Still Can’t Help You With That
Erin: Carol Vs. Harge: Requiem
Heather: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Gay Space Empire Strikes Back
Erin: Carol: Aunt Carol’s Roommate
Heather: Richard Who?
Erin: Carol With a Vengeance
Heather: Carol Too: The Scissortown Chronicles
Erin: Carol: From Providence With Love
Erin: Carol Presents: A-Camp
Heather: Carolest: The Presidential Suite
Erin: A Christmas Carol
Heather: The Jerk Philosopher’s Last Stand
Erin: Carol: Come to Her Window (The Final Song)
I’m going to spend NYE watching Carol and feeling my feelings.
I like your hat.
I went to the coffee shop to log onto their wifi just so I could upvote this comment more than once.
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I finally started watching Carol last night but then I fell asleep on the couch
Thérèse has the same haircut as Carol’s daughter = awkward
– the only opinion I was able to form before dozing off
Yeah I adore the film but that really bothered me too, it would be so easy not to do that.
belivet or not
i hate you both
(i’m watching all of these, carly is directing them)
Belivet or Not is transcendent
I found myself really LOL, what are they, possible working titles for the sequel or plots? They are really witty, but is really a second part to Carol? I say they don’t last more than a couple of year as a couple.I watched like 5 or 6 times wanting to really feel for the couple, sadly, I don’t.
Agreed. I mainly wondered what Carol saw in her.
The redhead Abby handles should be played by Jessica Chastain
Bride of Frankenberg’s
I watched Carol on both Christmas Eve and Christmas night. I drunkenly ordered The Price of Salt on Amazon. The score is constantly running through my head. I’m a disaster.
FWIW, I vote for Look Who’s Trembling Now.
My favourites are –
2 Carol 2 Furious: Where’s My Fucking Suitcase?
Abby Still Can’t Help You With That
And not forgetting… Carol Too: The Scissortown Chronicles
I’ve watched Carol six times this month by myself and the music is constantly going through head. *sigh* I also showed it to my mom yesterday and she was deeply affected by it.
I didn’t want to put this in the main comments cause everyone is having fun but I just wanted to share my mom’s story.
It brought back some painful memories for her of when she was a early teen in the mid 60’s. Her much older brother’s future wife was living near her family and she was staying with this queer woman in her early twenties who had just gotten out of the army. She was awkward and tall but very sweet and kind and my mom and her older sister both really liked this woman and they would hang out with her a lot. Mom isn’t sure how it came out but her parents found out this woman was queer and they humiliated her in front of her sponsor family and even brought their priest in to condemn her. And of course forbid my mom and aunt from ever seeing her again. My mother feels horrible about it to this day and it all came back very strong for her. The self righteous hypocrisy of my grandparents! I mean my grandfather getting on his high horse about his daughter knowing a lesbian when he was a fucking pedophile who did so much damage to her himself. And my grandmother KNEW about it.
My mom never saw her again and doesn’t know what happened to her but here’s hoping she found acceptance and love somewhere.
Thursday is the 1st anniversary of when I saw Carol the first time ( I lost count after 12), so this list is great timing for the celebration. This list is also absolutely amazing and perfect in every way. THANK YOU.
My contribution: Here We Come A Caroling
Maybe it can be the sequal to A Christmas Carol. Or the porn parody of it
Those are hilarious! How ’bout:
Carol II: Glove in the Afternoon
Dude, Where’s My Carol?
Therese of the Rindy Madre
If the Glove Fits
Carol II: Rindy’s Revenge
Carol 2: Electric Boogaloo
Carol II: The Heterosexuals Strike Back
Jk, just realized that joke was made. I have a little too much wine in my system, forgive me heh
Carol and Therese Go To White Castle
Caroll 2, What the L?
Would watch all of them.
And SOMEBODY please employ the powers of Photoshop and crank out two or three movie posters of these already!
P.S.I’d like to throw “Carol Aird and the Philosopher’s Glove” and “Carol Aird and the Chamber of Secrets”,etc., into the ring.
Here is a little something for all you fans….
My girlfriend and I made out for the first time (my first kiss ever) after we watched this movie together, so I owe this movie my life, basically.
Carol 2: Electric Boogaloo