Happy Thanksgiving! 28 Movies I’m thankful for in 2013

Happy Thanksgiving, everybody! It's the first time I'm spending Thanksgiving apart from my dearest hubby, as he's in Jakarta, Indonesia and I'm here in sunny San Diego, but I'm thankful nonetheless. It's been such a blessing to spend time with my BFF whom I've been friends with since Junior High! I should make a list …

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FlixChatter Review – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Hi everyone! We've got another review from FlixChatter's newest contributor Ashley Steiner. Check out her bio if you haven't already. To make a long story short, I loved it! Wired.com is calling The Hunger Games: Catching Fire the The Dark Knight of young adult films. Let me liken it in a different way. Catching Fire …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ – Reviews Edition + Brief Hiatus Announcement

Happy Friday everybody! Aren't you excited the weekend is here? For us in the US, it's the weekend before Thanksgiving already, it's nuts how fast time flies! Well this year my hubby and I are spending Thanksgiving apart, actually it'll be thousands of miles apart as he just flew to Jakarta whilst I'll be visiting …

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Breaking Emotions Blogathon: Smiles & Thrills

Last week I took part in Mettel Ray's BREAKING EMOTIONS blogathon on Tears and Surprise. Check out my entry if you haven't already. It was a lot of fun to do so naturally I'm game to do another one. Now the emotions for this week are ... SMILES and THRILLS Continuing with the theme of …

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Question of the Week: What’s your favorite sophomore directorial films?

Since I just posted a review of Ralph Fiennes' second film that he directed, The Invisible Woman, I thought I'd turn the focus on other sophomore directorial efforts over the years. Interestingly, as I was working on this post, I came across this article that talks about the slump of directorial sophomore efforts in 2013. …

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Guest Review: Ralph Fiennes’ The Invisible Woman

Hi everyone! Today we've got a review from a new FlixChatter contributor Ashley Steiner. We both share an appreciation for period dramas, so today we've got her review of one of them, straight from Telluride By The Sea Film Fest in New England. Thanks Ashley! It was a happy coincidence I was able to attend …

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Weekend Viewing Roundup and The Book Thief review

How's your weekend everyone? Hope it was a good one. I skipped the cinema this weekend and opted to rewatch Man of Steel as I finally got my Blu-ray last week. I still like it but unfortunately the replayability value of the BD is probably not going to be very high, well for one, the …

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Breaking Emotions Blogathon: Tears & Surprise

When I first read about this blogathon, it was Sati's post on Breaking Emotions: Fear I knew I had to take part! Thanks Mettel Ray for spearheading this awesome blogathon! Here's the BLOGATHON idea and rules: Well, the idea of the Breaking Emotions blogathon is actually really simple: breaking down the most memorable scenes in …

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Musings on Dolby Atmos Cinema Sound Technology

Dolby Labs has been supplying Hollywood films with their audio system for years, the first film to have use its technology was Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. By the mid 70s most major Hollywood films started using Dolby sound and today it's still the most widely use surround sound system in theaters across the world. …

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Top 10 Favorite Scottish Actors

Today's Gerry Butler's birthday. For the past three years I've been making all kinds of tribute posts to my former crush. But y'know what, I don't think any of you would be surprised that I won't be doing a tribute for him this year, instead, I figure I'd finish the list that's been sitting dormant …

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