Musings on TV Series Recently Watched: Howards End + Call My Agent! (Dix Pour Cent)

Ok so before we close out the month, I thought I do another quick review/commentary of some shows I've been enjoying. As most of us in the Upper Midwest are forced to hibernate thanks to the darn Polar Vortex, well, here are shows well worth binging on. Yes I'm well aware most of the shows …

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Spin-Off Blogathon: 5 minor/supporting characters I want to see a spin-off on

Thanks to Margaret aka Lady Sati over at Cinematic Corner for this awesome blogathon idea. Here's the gist: Choose a [supporting] character (Movie or TV) that you love and would like to see as a leading character in the movie and write why you chose this character and what that movie would be like. Don't choose leading characters …

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Indie Review: I, ANNA starring Charlotte Rampling & Gabriel Byrne

I must say that the main draw for me to this film is are the pairing of Charlotte Rampling and Gabriel Byrne. As it turns out, the casting remains to be the strongest thing about this film from newbie director Barnaby Southcombe, who happens to be Rampling's own son. The film opens with the protagonist …

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A Trio of Casting News I’m Excited About: Viola Davis + Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Lee Pace

Now, if only the three of them would actually be starring in ONE film, that'd be an even more spectacular casting news. But hey, I'm just glad that those three are getting more prominent roles and I'm particularly excited about Viola's news because it involves one of my favorite directors! Viola Davis & Chris Hemsworth …

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Five for the Fifth: End of the Year Edition

Hello folks, welcome to the very last edition of 2012 Five for the Fifth!! To those who've never missed a single FFtF post, THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart for making this my most popular blog series! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, etc. …

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FlixChatter Review – Captain America: The First Avenger

This review is courtesy of Ivan Maramis... a.k.a. ze blogger's hubby 😀 When it was first announced that Captain America would be made into the big screen, I thought it was such a preposterous proposition. I know of the comic and am familiar enough to sum it up in a :30 second elevator pitch, but …

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