Merry Christmas! Five Favorite Christmas Moments in Movies

It's Christmas eve and my hubby and I just came back from spending one night in Duluth, which is a couple hours north of Twin Cities. We specifically went there to see Bentleyville right at Canal Park, the largest FREE Christmas lights display in the USA (perhaps even the world) where you could tour over 4 …

Continue reading Merry Christmas! Five Favorite Christmas Moments in Movies

Advertisements

Music Break: 5 Favorite TV shows’ Opening Credit Themes

My hubby was listening to Spotify the other day and he was playing some really great music, which turned out to be scores from some TV series. It might have been the Westworld one that made me take notice, and of course it's by one of my fave composers, Ramin Djawadi. I remember growing up …

Continue reading Music Break: 5 Favorite TV shows’ Opening Credit Themes

Five Movies. Five Words – Vol. 5

Well, it's been more than a year since I did the last edition of Five Movies in Five Words. Seems that the only blog series I managed to keep up with is Five for the Fifth 🙂 I really should do this more often, maybe a few times a year, as it's a fun challenge to …

Continue reading Five Movies. Five Words – Vol. 5

A Thanksgiving Post: 24 cinematic things I’m thankful for in 2016

To all my friends celebrating Thanksgiving today… I hope that you’re all enjoying yourselves, whether it's time spent together with family/friends or just chillin' with your loved ones (like my hubby and I). It's nice to be able to sleep in today and going to dinner/movies later today. To those in other parts of the …

Continue reading A Thanksgiving Post: 24 cinematic things I’m thankful for in 2016

Spotlight on 10 great documentaries – and they’re all playing at 2016 TCFF!

Just a few days aways until the seventh Twin Cities Film Fest begins on October 19! The 11-day cinematic marathon, running October 19 - October 29, will showcase 100+ films. It's definitely great to be a film lover living in Minneapolis! I've blogged about some of the films I'm super excited about, but I wanted to talk about the documentaries specifically, …

Continue reading Spotlight on 10 great documentaries – and they’re all playing at 2016 TCFF!

Counting Down to 2016 Twin Cities Film Fest! Spotlight on the eclectic indie films I can’t wait to see

TCFF is less than a week away! Those who've been reading my blog for a while knows I've been covering TCFF since its inception seven years ago. It was only a 5-day festival and it was split between two different locations in Minneapolis. Well now TCFF has made its home at Kerasotes ShowPlace ICON Theatres in …

Continue reading Counting Down to 2016 Twin Cities Film Fest! Spotlight on the eclectic indie films I can’t wait to see

Top 10 Favorite Movies of the FIRST HALF of 2016

This list is long overdue. I should've posted it sometime in July, but oh well, better late than never. This list only consist of films released between January - June 30, 2016. Some of these might've opened internationally prior to 2016, but I'm using the USA release dates or the fact that they opened at a local …

Continue reading Top 10 Favorite Movies of the FIRST HALF of 2016

Ranking the BOURNE villains – from worst to best

Every hero requires a villain and the Jason Bourne franchise has plenty of villains to root against. I do want to see him go up against other groups of villains though, as opposed to just CIA bigwigs and their hired assassins. Maybe for the next sequel, Bourne could take down some other group of baddies. In …

Continue reading Ranking the BOURNE villains – from worst to best

Happy Father’s Day – Top 10 favorite cinematic father figures

Now, I've done a couple of father's day list before (here and here), but this year I thought I'd pay homage to non-biological fathers who have made a big impact in the lives of their *adopted* kids. Since I grew up without a father myself, I often wish I had a father figure whom I …

Continue reading Happy Father’s Day – Top 10 favorite cinematic father figures

Five Movies, Five Movie Quotes: Bond Edition

Hello folks! Films are a visual medium, but without a good story, it'd be more of a music video or visual poetry. So to me, one of the things I remember about the movies is the dialog. This list is sort of inspired by the Five Movies Five Words series I haven't done in a while, …

Continue reading Five Movies, Five Movie Quotes: Bond Edition