Valentine Special – Who’s your favorite romantic on-screen couples?

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! Hope it's been a lovely day for you, wherever you are and whatever your love life is like. I actually don't make a big fuss about V-day generally, especially the older I get. I actually told my hubby not to get me flowers this year, I mean, I still have a huge …

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Labor Day Weekend Roundup: a goofy comedy, a road trip doc + a fantasy romance

It's been quite a nice and mellow three-day weekend for me... the calm before the *storm* as it were, as the later part of September is going to be a pretty busy one for me. Twin Cities Film Fest is just a month away, but we'll get a preview of the film festivities this coming Friday …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ + February Viewing Recap

February is a short month so I'm going to have to combine two posts in one. Let's start off with some lists and non-review posts Wandering Through The Shelves Blog has yet another intriguing topic for this week's Thursday Movie Picks: Father & Son Movies Drew has been spotlighting Xavier Dolan, which he concluded with …

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Valentine Special – A Dozen Cinematic Romances We LOVE

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY! My blog buddy Cindy Bruchman and I have been thinking about collaborating on a post and since V-day is around the corner, we decided on a topic about cinematic love stories that are dear to our hearts. We're talking about films that has a love story that we often revisit again and again because it touches …

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2014 Recap: Top 10 Best + 5 Worst Movies of the Year

Well, well, well, it's that time of the year again where us film bloggers agonize in making these Top 10 list. Yes, agonize is not a hyperbole as it's REALLY quite an arduous task not only selecting which 10 films would make the list, but also ranking them. But once I decided on my top …

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Top 10 Movies from the first half of 2014

It's been about three weeks since we passed the halfway mark of 2014, so I figure I should get this list up before the end of July. As I did the previous years, I'm including some films that might've opened internationally prior to 2014, but I'm including them here as I'm using the USA release dates (either …

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Special Collaborative Post: Recasting Jane Austen AdaptationPart II – Mansfield Park

Today I bring you the second one of our collaborative Austen Recasting Series with a fellow blogger, and fellow British actor aficionado, Anna from Defiant Success blog. The first one we did was Sense & Sensibility, this time we're tackling the screen adaptation of Mansfield Park. If you haven't read the book or seen any film adaptation …

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FlixChatter Review: BELLE (2013)

As a big fan of period dramas, I've been looking forward to this film since last November when I first heard about it. Well, seven months later I finally got to see it and it's certainly worth the wait. The film opens with a Royal Navy Admiral (Matthew Goode) picking up a young mixed-race girl from …

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Five for the Fifth: NOVEMBER 2013 Edition

Hello folks, welcome to the second to last Five for the Fifth of 2013! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item, observation, trailer, actor/director spotlight, 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 …

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