BLADE RUNNER 2049 review

I’ve seen the original Blade Runner countless times, I’ve bought the movie on VHS, Laserdisc, DVD, Bluray and recently 4K Bluray Disc. So yes, I’m obsessed with it and to say that this sequel is my most anticipated movie of the year is an understatement. Back in the early 90s, Ridley Scott was rumored to …

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JULY 2016 Viewing Recap + Movie(s) of the Month

I can't believe I'm doing yet another monthly roundup. I swear I just did this not that long ago. The last day of July also marks a milestone for me as I finally got to type those elusive two words at the bottom of my script!!! Now I'm going to lock it away for a month …

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Musings on Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

I wasn't going to blog about Star Wars as I didn't think I'd have time before my East Coast trip on Tuesday. But you know what, I can't help it. Hubby and I actually watched the original trilogy a few weeks ago, just to refresh my memory as I barely remember any of the story. …

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FlixChatter Review: The Age of Adaline (2015)

A lot of the times, I anticipate films based on its director or cast, but in this case, it's the premise that intrigued me. I wish there are more fantasy romance like this made. It seems that a lot of romantic films are either rom-coms or something utterly tragic. Then there's the Nicholas Sparks variety which …

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Musings on the Han Solo spinoff & who we’d like to see as young Solo

So a couple of days ago when Twitter was all abuzz with news of the upcoming Han Solo spinoff movie, I was rather ho-hum about it. I'm not exactly clamoring to see this, nor the throng of other spin-offs as Disney's milking the Star Wars franchise for all its worth. $4 Bil is really chump change considering the …

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Thursday Movie Picks #42: All in the Family Edition – Father-Daughter Relationships (Biologically Related)

Happy Thursday everyone! This is another entry to the weekly Thursday Movie Picks that's spearheaded by Wandering Through the Shelves Blog. Here's the gist: The rules are simple simple: Each week there is a topic for you to create a list of three movies. Your picks can either be favourites/best, worst, hidden gems, or if …

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Thursday Movie Picks #33: All in the Family Edition – Movies featuring Father & Son Relationship

Happy Thursday everyone! This is another entry to the weekly Thursday Movie Picks that's spearheaded by Wandering Through the Shelves Blog. Here's the gist: The rules are simple simple: Each week there is a topic for you to create a list of three movies. Your picks can either be favourites/best, worst, hidden gems, or if …

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The Spielberg Blogathon: Reminiscing about Raiders of the Lost Ark & Jurassic Park

This post is part of the SPIELBERG BLOGATHON hosted by Outspoken & Freckled, It Rains… You Get Wet, and Once Upon A Screen taking place August 23-24. Please visit these host blogs for a full list of participating blogs When Ruth asked me to participate in the Steven Spielberg blogathon, I wasn't sure what to …

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The Spielberg Blogathon: My Top 10 Favorite Spielberg-Directed Films

This post is part of the SPIELBERG BLOGATHON hosted by Outspoken & Freckled, It Rains… You Get Wet, and Once Upon A Screen taking place August 23-24. Please visit these host blogs for a full list of participating blogs I first learned about this blogathon from my pal Michael's blog, and having grown up watching …

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The Flix List: Five Movies Suffering From Identity Crisis

Many filmmakers tried to mix several genres in one film, sometime it works nicely, i.e. Captain America: The Winter Soldier which is a superhero movie mixed with Cold War-era espionage intrigue. But most of the time, it turns out to be a disaster. Just look at Cowboys & Aliens, mixing Sci-fi with Westerns sounds like …

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