Music Break: Five soundtracks from 2015 I’m currently obsessed with

Most people who know me know I have an old school taste when it comes to music. I basically only listen to genres. One is classical music – my radio dial goes back and forth from MPR news to Classical MPR 99.5, and I'm not ashamed that I owned two Sarah Brightman CDs. The other is movie music [natch] My CD changers …

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Music Break: Far From The Madding Crowd (2015)

I'm in the romantic period drama mood this week as I've been listening to the beautiful scores for Pride & Prejudice, Belle (one of my top 10 scores of 2014)... and this one. Though I wasn't as enamored as I would have with Far From The Madding Crowd (due to the Tom Sturridge miscasting as Troy), I actually want to …

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FlixChatter Review: Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)

I have to admit the first time I heard about this novel was a few years ago when Richard Armitage's character in the Christmas edition of Vicars of Dibley mentioned this Thomas Hardy's novel as his favorite. Well, I remember reaching about what that novel was about and was immediately hooked. So a headstrong woman in …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ + Quick thoughts on ‘Far From the Madding Crowd’ + Bloggin’ Break

Happy Thursday everyone! What a week it's been. I went to the Christopher Nolan lecture at the Walker Art Museum on Tuesday and last night was the Far for the Madding Crowd screening. My post on both of those would have to wait until I'm back from vacation. But I have to share my first reaction …

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Five for the Fifth: MARCH 2015 Edition

Welcome to FlixChatter's primary blog series! 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. First things first... well, Twitter erupted with geekgasm yesterday when …

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