November Recap + Top Movie of the Month

WOW, would you believe it, we're already in the last month of 2014! I've been sort of blissfully disconnected from the blogosphere the past few days, so I was quite flabbergasted that tomorrow is December already. Seems that the year have flown by much quicker than I could keep up with. Anyway, it ends up …

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Thanksgiving Special – THANK YOU for your support!

Hello everyone! I want to wish you a blessed thanksgiving to all who are celebrating Thanksgiving today. In a couple of hours, I'll be traveling about 35 miles north from my home to spend Thanksgiving with one of our old pals who's coming home for the holidays from Arizona. He's kindly invited my hubby Ivan and I to …

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Q&A with Foxcatcher’s director Bennett Miller

With the award season upon us, one of the names that's been showing up in film sites/blogs list of Oscar frontrunners is the psychological drama Foxcatcher. The film has been screened in various film festivals in the US and internationally, and finally it's opening this week in the Twin Cities. Earlier this month, I had …

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November Blind Spot: Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

I chose this film because for some reason I had never seen any James Dean film. It seems that some of Hollywood's legends have escaped me, as I had just seen Marilyn Monroe's and Bette Davis' films for the first time recently. It's also my first time seeing Natalie Wood, though I have seen her previously in …

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FlixChatter Review – Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I (2014)

     I saw Mockingjay: Part 1 on opening night and I hate to admit it, but I was a bit disappointed. Granted, in my opinion, the source material wasn’t as engrossing as the first two books, but, still, I had such high hopes going into the film. Director Francis Lawrence came into THG series with such gusto, partly …

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Casting News Roundup: Chris Pratt, Rosamund Pike, Keanu Reeves & Mel Gibson + Andrew Garfield

Boy I've been meaning to do a post on casting news but for some reason just never got around to it! Well, I might make this more of a weekend bi-monthly series as there's never a shortage of casting news 😀 Chris Pratt to star in graphic novel adaptation Cowboy Ninja Viking Look at the …

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FlixChatter Double Reviews: Beyond the Lights & Begin Again

Neither one of these two indie films were even on my radar but I'm sure glad I got to see them!  Beyond the Lights is currently out in select theaters and Begin Again are now available on VOD. Beyond the Lights  The first time I learned about this movie was when I saw a photo of …

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