Everybody’s Chattin’ … and Timothy Dalton Casting news & rumor I’m super excited about

Happy Friday everyone! Those of you in the US, hurray for long Labor Day Weekend! 😀 It's been quite a hectic week for me at work, but fortunately there's no press screenings I'm interested in all week so that actually helps a lot. Allow me lament a bit though about how this Summer's put quite …

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FlixChatter Review: Austenland

Oh Mr. Darcy. He's certainly the most popular period drama hero, and not just the ones from Jane Austen's imagination, mind you. Even those who don't care for this genre would probably know who Mr. Darcy is, though they might confuse him with the one in Bridget Jones' Diary, ahah. Now, he's not exactly my …

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Twin Cities Film Fest: Preview of 2013 Lineup

Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF) is excited to offer a sneak peak at several films coming to their 2013 lineup, including some of the most anticipated films of the year. TCFF is less than two months away, it will will run from October 17 – October 26. Jatin Setia, executive director of the Twin Cities …

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Rental Pick: Sylvester Stallone in Walter Hill’s ‘Bullet to the Head’

Sly Stallone is reliving his glory days as an action hero here in the 21st century, as many of you know, Stallone was the king of box office back in the 80s. Many of his films, mostly Rocky and Rambo series earned hundreds of millions at the box office. After strings of box office failures …

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Weekend Roundup and mini review of ‘The World’s End’

Hello everyone, hope y'all had a nice weekend. It's scorching HOT here in Minnesota with heat index topping 100 degrees!! I'm not fond of extreme heat and humidity so I stayed mostly indoors, went to the movies Saturday night and cooling off at Mall of America on Sunday. Not much of a home-viewing weekend, as …

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Holy Batfleck! Lamenting on the latest Batman casting news + the Bat Poll

Oh the irony... Warner Bros. officially announced who they had cast as Batman right on the birthday of Richard Armitage, MY pick of who should don the cowl in the Man of Steel sequel. Thanks to my pal Terrence who texted me just as I was driving home from Austenland screening (which was hilarious btw), …

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A Birthday Tribute to Richard Armitage… and his magnetic performance as Mr. Thornton

They say you never forget your first time. It's never truer when it comes to love... or in this case, a crush. I've opened up publicly when I was spellbound by Gregory Peck when I first saw him in well, Spellbound, in which I also mentioned several other guys who've stolen my heart in similar …

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Question of the Week: Which literary characters in film are your favorites?

Characters are the main ingredients that can make or break a movie... even if the film is so-so, a great character portrayed on screen would still make a film memorable. The same is true on the flip side, even if a film is generally well-made, but if you don't connect with the characters, you probably …

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Spotlight on ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’ + Interview with Jamie Campbell Bower, Lily Collins, & Kevin Zegers

I just heard about this young adult series was I went back to Jakarta last June. My 9-year-old niece had been carrying The City of Bones novel in her bag, which had a shirtless guy on it on the cover. I thought for a moment it was one of those Harlequin novels, thank goodness that's …

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FlixChatter Review: Jobs

The main draw for me about this film is not the talents involved, but the subject matter of one of the most revered innovator of the 20th century. As a huge fan of Apple products, naturally both my hubby and I knew quite a bit about Steve Jobs' life. My hubby more so than I …

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