Poster of the Week: The King’s Speech

I love quad posters. They're usually more interesting that the typical vertical format and this one is no different. I thought that the first official poster looked terrible, it's definitely one of those cases when bad posters happens to good movies. This one however, is regal looking version worthy of an Oscar contender! The historical …

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Weekend Viewing Roundup: The Last of the Mohicans, Social Network

Happy Monday, everyone! I'm actually still enjoying another day off today 😀 Well, staying in for the holiday break has quite a bit of perks. Besides not having to deal with holiday traffic, I also got to enjoy more movies than I usually around to in a typical weekend. I like mixing up genres when …

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Musings on ‘Uncharted’ movie casting news

I normally don't make a special post on just one casting news, especially on a project I'm not even familiar about. But I was at a giant retail store yesterday and the video game Uncharted 2 was featured on one of those giant TVs and I actually stopped for five minutes to watch it. I'm …

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A Thanksgiving Post: 25 things in movies I’m thankful for

Those celebrating Thanksgiving today, hope it's been lovely and lively. To those in other parts of the world, I bid you happy-almost-weekend day 😀 Well, it's not as if you need a special day to give thanks, right? But just for the sake of being timely, I've been pondering about my love of movies and …

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Wishing all a blessed Thanksgiving. Travel safe!

It's Thanksgiving eve... or here in America is also known as travel-headache day. Fortunately, I don't have to travel anywhere this time, but I feel for all of my American friends who have to be on the road, be it by car, train or worse... planes! Air travel seems to be made worse this year …

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British Acting Royalty on Harry Potter Movies: My Top Ten Favorites

Last week, Roger Ebert tweeted 'Why haven't Helen Mirren and Judi Dench ever made a Harry Potter film?' Hmmm, good question, Mr. Ebert... why haven't they? I certainly would LOVE to see both of them in at least one or two installments. Then a few days later, I read a piece of news report about …

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Musings on Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part I

After months anticipating this, I wasn't going to wait another week to check this out. Early Saturday afternoon, hubby and I made our way to the cinema to see an HP movie for the first time on the big screen. The gist of the story of the last installment of the series center on how …

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Everybody’s Chattin’: Five blog links for your reading pleasure

Happy Friday, all! Man, I can't believe this is the last weekend before Turkey Day. My company gives away free frozen turkey every year, and the voucher is already available for pickup. I had a Harry Potter-related post for today but I couldn't finish it in time, so save that for early next week. Anybody …

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Top Five Favorite Movies about British Monarchs

I'm sure you've all heard about Prince William and Kate Middleton's engagement this week. I had no idea they've been dating for more than eight years, sounds like their romance is the stuff that dreams are made of. I haven't been following news about them pretty closely, but from the occasional tidbits I heard, they …

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Guest Post – From Vision to Film: American Gangster

Welcome to a new edition of From Vision to Film, courtesy of my pal Ted S., the movie connoisseur and walking movie encyclopedia 😀 We always try to be timely with this post series, so we're posting it today to coincide with Russell Crowe's new movie The Next Three Days (read my full review) and …

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