Five new-to-me actors I’d love to see more of – based on 2015 viewings

I saw this list on Variety on 10 Actors To Watch in 2015 and I realized I dropped the ball on this Actor Discoveries post last year. I mentioned in the first post back in 2012 that one of the joys of watching movies is discovering new talents. I planned on making this post an annual thing but alas, the last time …

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Weekend Roundup + Casting news I’m excited about

Hello everyone! I've been away for most of the weekend and away from my laptop so not much to report here in terms of movie watching. My mother in-law and brother in-law are visiting in town so we've been playing tourist around MN since Friday. I was able to finish my Jurassic World review before they …

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FlixChatter Review: Birdman or (the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

It's been nearly a month since I saw this film, but I'm still thinking about it. In fact, I was just telling a friend over coffee this weekend how the more I think about this film, the more I like it. The story revolves around Riggan Thomson, played by Michael Keaton in an art-imitating-life sort of …

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Special Collaborative Post: Recasting Jane Austen’s Screen Adaptation of Sense & Sensibility

Happy Sunday, everyone! Hope you've had a lovely weekend. Today I bring you another collaborative post with a fellow blogger, and fellow British actor aficionado, Anna from Defiant Success blog. This will be a mini blog series of RECASTING Jane Austen screen adaptations. Anna wanted to do this in order of the book's release, the first …

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Five new-to-me actors I’d love to see more of – based on 2013 viewings

Since I started last year, I'm going to make this post an annual thing (well, for as long as I have this blog that is). I mentioned in the first post that one of the joys of watching movies is discovering new talents. Again, I may not necessarily love the film they appear in, but …

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August Movie Watching Recap & Movie of the Month

Well, that was that, Summer is unofficially over. Yes I know the weather is still going to be pretty warm for most of us, even those in the Northern hemisphere, but once we enter the 'ber' month, you could say that Fall is in the air. To be honest with you, I'm ok with that. …

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Weekend Viewing Roundup – OBLIVION Review

The weekend is coming to a close as I'm writing this, hope y'all had a nice one... especially in the weather department. It's really the kind of "Spring" that does NOT add an extra spring in your step, unless you want to slip on ice and fall over into a puddle :(I mean, just look …

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Double Indie Film Reviews: Disconnect + Unfinished Song

This past week, I had the chance to watch a couple of indie films through MSPIFF and press screening. It would've been three films but the blizzard last Thursday kept me from going to the MUD screening. Yes it's such a bummer but really, in the grand scheme of things, especially compared to what's going …

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