Music Break: ABBA’s songs in Mamma Mia!

Happy midweek everyone! It's kind of a sleepy Wednesday even though just exactly a week ago I was extremely busy casting for my upcoming short film project, Master Servant. It was my first time holding auditions (as I didn't have to do that Hearts Want) and let's just say it was quite an experience. I …

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FlixChatter Review: Bridget Jones’ Baby (2016)

To be honest with you I hadn't paid much attention to this franchise. Yes I enjoyed the first movie but I wasn't clamoring to see the sequel. But once I learned that Emma Thompson had written the script, well it changed everything! Her Oscar-winning script results in one of my fave film of all time, …

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Weekend Roundup & Kingsman: The Secret Service review

Valentine's Weekend is awesome this year as it's a company holiday on Monday for President's Day, who doesn't love a three-day weekend right? Hope you had a lovely V-day wherever you are. It was super cold Saturday night so we opted for some scrumptious Thai take-out and watched Nightcrawler, that's the kind of perfect *night in* …

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FlixChatter Review: The Railway Man (2013)

This may sound harsh, but I’m growing tired of WWII films that have a singular focus on the Nazis and Jews. There have been so many wonderful films successfully depicting the horror and tragedy that befell the Jews, but at the same time, there are so many untold stories from different perspectives that are worth …

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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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Indie Trailers Spotlight: Main Street, Oranges & Sunshine, and Toast

Woo hoo, TGIF! I usually don't post trailers on a Friday but tonight is our monthly Girls Movie Nite with my girlfriends, which had been on hiatus all Summer, and we'll be watching a British indie called Starter For Ten. It's a coming-of-age comedy starring James McAvoy, Rebecca Hall and Benedict Cumberbatch. I love the cast …

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Upcoming Flix Spotlight: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

I haven't done a new flick spotlight in a while, and the last time I did it was on Cloud Atlas, which had quite an ensemble cast. Well, the fantastic British cast is what initially grabbed my attention about Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. If you've read this blog long enough, you know I love all …

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THIS JUST IN! Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Trailer

Woo hoo! Another preview to one of my anticipated movies this year. Synopsis: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6′s echelons. ... Wow, that is one suspenseful trailer, but man it looks sooo good! I love spy thrillers and this …

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Ross vs Ross’ Best Picture Fight Club is Up – The King Speech Review

Counting down to the Oscar this coming Sunday, and the boys from rossvross.com have gone a little Oscar crazy this week. A couple of weeks ago, Ross McG rounded up nine other bloggers (including his partner in crime Ross McD) for a ten-way Best Picture Oscar battle. Because there are so many movies - and because it …

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Musings on the 2011 Golden Globe Noms: The Good, the Bad and the WTF

Well, you've probably read the full Golden Globes nominees by now (if not, head over to this post). The usual suspects of buzzed-about movies of the year once again make an appearance. In fact, all five nominees in the Best Motion Picture Drama: Black Swan, The Fighter, Inception, Social Network, and The King's Speech are …

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