October 2022 Recap + Movie of the Month

Greetings from balmy Minnesota!! What November?? It actually hit 73 degrees outside today, but what a bummer that both my hubby and I are actually sick with a cold since Sunday 😦 I actually had to forgo the Banshees Of Inisherin press screening that I've been looking forward to. Hopefully we'll feel good enough by …

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FIVE FILMS FOREVER Blogathon

New year, new blogathon – say hello to ‘Five Films Forever’ blogathon … spearheaded by my friend Claire from Cinematic Delights. The challenge: You wake up to eerie silence. You call out ‘Hello?’ but no-one answers. You’re alone except for a film projector and speakers with infinite battery life and five of your favourite films …

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Thursday Movie Picks: ADAPTATIONS

Happy almost Friday everyone! I'm a bit late to the TMP party but I love this week's topic that I still want to participate. The Thursday Movie Picks blogathon was spearheaded by Wandering Through the Shelves Blog. The rules are simple simple: Each week there is a topic for you to create a list of …

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In with the New BLOGATHON: 4 remakes we think are better than the original films

Happy Weekend everyone! Today I'm participating in Wendell's In With the New Blogathon, and here's the gist of it from Dell himself: In movies, we tend to look upon the new version of things with disdain or, at best, cautious optimism. By new version, I am of course talking about remakes and re-imaginings. Let's be …

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Classic Actor Spotlight: Walter Matthau – Showing his Chops

Greetings and all sundry! Given the success of my earlier three article arc on the career of Jack Lemmon. And to steal a suggestion from Nostra. Allow me a few moments of your time to focus some attention and love towards a consummate character actor. Utilized and cozily comfortable as part of an ensemble or …

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Valentine Special – 59 Reasons I LOVE Roman Holiday!

Happy Valentine's Day, everybody! May love – romantic or otherwise – fills your heart and puts a smile on your face. Well, a movie that always makes me smile as well as tear up with heartache and joy at the same time is none other than William Wyler's 1953 masterpiece rom-com Roman Holiday. And since …

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A Thanksgiving Post: 25 things in movies I’m thankful for

Those celebrating Thanksgiving today, hope it's been lovely and lively. To those in other parts of the world, I bid you happy-almost-weekend day 😀 Well, it's not as if you need a special day to give thanks, right? But just for the sake of being timely, I've been pondering about my love of movies and …

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