Week in Review: Eye in the Sky (2016) and Netflix’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)

How's your weekend everyone? Well, it's another warm weekend so I spent most of Saturday outside w/ hubby. I had one press screening this week, Eye in the Sky, and thankfully it's not another bomb like London Has Fallen. It turns out to be a double Helen Mirren week with her latest film and one of the …

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Everybody’s Chattin, Weekend Roundup + Music Break: The Eagles’ Hotel California

Happy Tuesday everybody! It's a short week with the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, and thank God we got an extra day off in the coldest weekend of Minnesota Winter. Well I sure hope this is as cold as it gets, with temps reaching double digits BELOW ZERO. We barely made it to zero the past couple …

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Remembering Alan Rickman – Seven favorite roles of the iconic British thespian

It's with a heavy heart that I write this post… I had planned on highlighting his career on his birthday later next month, as I had written this piece six years ago as a tribute. I have always loved British actors and Alan Rickman is certainly at the top of the list of those iconic …

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Blogathon: 10 Actors I Would See In Just About Anything

Thank you to Lady Sati, whom I've been commiserating with in the agony & ecstasy of crushing over an underrated Brit, kindly passed the baton to me to join this awesome blogathon! This idea originated with Abbi at Where the Wild Things Are, and to be honest with you, it wasn't as easy as I …

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Five for the Fifth: First of the Year (2014) Edition

Hello folks, welcome to the FIRST edition of 2014 Five for the Fifth!! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, etc. and then turn it over to you to share your take on that given topic. You can see the previous five-for-the-fifth posts here. 1. As I …

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Weekend Viewing Roundup – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)review

Happy Monday all! It's going to be quite a busy week for me with three screenings Tuesday - Thursday, starting with Disconnect tomorrow. I've got my MSPIFF press pass kit yesterday and all the tickets for the films I've mentioned here, well except for Kon-Tiki as it was sold out and the second screening conflicts with …

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Upcoming Flix Spotlight: The Coen Brothers’ Gambit remake

I haven't visited impawards site in a while but I'm glad I did so today. How have I not heard of this film before?? I mean, hello Col. Brandon and Mr. Darcy... I mean, these are two of my all time favorite period drama heroes!! 😉 The gist: So what's Gambit about? Now, you comic-book …

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The London List Part II: Sixteen favorite actors born in the UK capital

The Happy and Glorious 2012 Olympics have come to a rocking end earlier today with a celebration of British pop-culture. Just because the Olympics is over though, doesn't mean the London appreciation has to. The UK capital is one of my favorite city I have been blessed to visit. Now for Part II, I decided …

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My Movie Influence: Sense & Sensibility (1995)

My friend Andina over at the gorgeous Inspired Ground blog invited me last week to take part on her on-going series My Movie Influence. Here's the gist of what the series is all about: Many people have their own movies they think highly, praised and probably started seeing things differently after watching them. I’ve shared …

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Memorial Weekend Viewing Roundup and LAMMY 2012 Updates

LOVE a four-day work week, don't you? Well for us Americans, we enjoy an extra weekend day as Monday was Memorial Day. The weather was glorious on Monday so my friends and I spent most of the day outside picnicking at a small park. I did do some blogging over the weekend as I got …

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