Happy 41st Birthday Christian Bale! Pictorial birthday tribute to the Welsh thespian

Happy weekend everyone! Well, today marks the 41st Birthday of one of my favorite actors: Christian Bale. I've done a few posts on the Welsh thespian, including a commentary on his roller-coaster career and a Birthday Tribute post when he turned 37. I couldn't resist doing a post on him today and I thought I'd …

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Thursday Movie Picks #29: All in the Family Edition – Married Couple Movies

Happy Thursday everyone! I've been seeing posts on the weekly Thursday Movie Picks that's spearheaded by Wandering Through the Shelves Blog, but I haven't been able to participate. Well until now that is. The rules are simple simple: Each week there is a topic for you to create a list of three movies. Your picks …

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Music Break: 5 Great Themes from 5 Favorite Action Flicks

As an action movies fanatic, I also love the music that accompanies them. Here's a list of some great themes from action movies throughout the years. Black Rain Chase to the Steel Plant by Hans Zimmer http://youtu.be/779h6lm2Z-w Hans Zimmer has been the go to guy for composing big Hollywood tent pole pictures within the last 15 …

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January 2015 Blind Spot: REAR WINDOW (1954)

I've been wanting to check this Alfred Hitchcock classic for ages. It seems to be unanimously loved by critics and audiences alike, which always adds a dose of curiosity to see if it would live up to its classic status. The story centers on a wheelchair bound photographer, Jeff (James Stewart) who spies on his neighbors from …

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Five Movies. Five Words – Vol. 3

Can't believe I completely dropped the ball on this series! I mean I didn't do a single Five Movies in Five Words the entire year of 2014! [face palm] Yes I know, I know, one of my New Year Resolution is to be more consistent 😛 Thanks to Josh @ The Cinematic Spectacle for reminding …

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7 Films Screened at Sundance 2015 I’m most curious about

How's your weekend everybody? I spent some of my weekend reading [and dreaming] about the Sundance Film Festival. I wish I could go there one day, the venue itself in Park City, Utah is gorgeous and of course, it's a haven for movie fans, especially indie lovers. Who knows when we'll actually see these films in a …

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2014 Recap: 10 Favorite MALE Performances of the Year

Well, now that I've posted my Top 10 Movies of the year and picked my Top 10 favorite FEMALE Performances and Top 10 Film Scores of the year, I'm finally down to my last 2014 Recap list. It's quite a crowded category, more so than the female counterpart, as obviously there are more roles for men as there are …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ and Music Break featuring THE GUEST Soundtrack

It's already three weeks into January and I just realize I haven't done a Community Links nor a Music Break post. So why not combine the two again, right? Having just seen The Guest, I knew I had to do a post on the awesome 80s retro soundtrack! I really enjoyed the movie too, review …

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Question of the Week: What new (or new to you) TV series are you really into right now?

Hi everyone! Just to switch things up from all the awards chatter (which is so tiresome already), let's talk about TV shows. In the start of the new year, I thought I should catch up on some great shows that people have been recommending. So last week I finally caught up on Season 1 of …

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Weekend Roundup + Review of Michael Mann’s Blackhat (2015)

Happy Monday everyone! It's Martin Luther King Jr. Day and my office is closed in remembrance of Dr. King's birthday. I was reading up about Dr. King's history earlier today and I'm always astonished by how many inspiring comments he had made in his relatively short life. These are just some of my favorites we can all live …

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