Valentine Special – A tribute to the film-related influences that inspire ‘Hearts Want’

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone! Today is actually the only night where I don't have somewhere to be this week which is a treat for me. So my hubby and I are going to get some takeout from one of our fave restaurants (most likely Thai) while my hubby treat us w/ some chocolate-dipped strawberries for …

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Thursday Movie Picks #53: Science Fiction Movies (No Space/Aliens)

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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My entry to the Movie Roulette Blogathon

When I saw this blogathon that Getter over at Mettel Ray Blog is hosting, I simply had to participate! What an awesome idea, and original one at that. It must've taken her ages to made five of those gifs. Here are the rules: 1. There are 25 facts, you have to pick 5 or more …

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Wordless Wednesday: 7 Favorite Scenes of Man & Machine

Hello everyone! It's a bit late and I already skipped a month without Wordless Wednesday, ahah well I guess I'm consistent at being inconsistent in keeping up with my own blog series, ahah. In any case, as I did in my previous Wordless Wednesday on Emma Thompson, I choose a random Wednesday of the month …

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Weekend Plans? How about catching up on Oscar-nominated films you might’ve missed

Welcome to the weekend, everyone!! It's Martin Luther King (MLK)  day on Monday so I get an extra day, yay! 😀 What are your weekend plans? Are you going to the movies to catch up on all those Oscar nominees you've missed? Check out my Oscar nomination commentary post in case you don't know which …

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TOP 10 FILMS of 2013 and The Worst/Most Disappointing Films of the Year

It took me a while to finally publish my Top 10 list, but my plan was to post this sometime in January anyway. Now, when I say 'top movies' it's sort of a cross between a 'best of and favorite', so the criteria is that these films made an impression on me, combining the virtue …

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FlixChatter Review: Spike Jonze’s HER

Once in a while, a film you hadn't heard much about suddenly sneaked in and took your breath away. In 2013, that film for me was HER. In its simplistic terms, Spike Jonze's sci-fi drama is about a guy who falls in love with an Operating System. Yes, that alone is downright bizarre, which at …

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Guest Post: Elysium, Her & The Nature of Science Fiction

Special thanks to Conor Holt for this post. Stay tuned for my full review of Spike Jonze's her coming this weekend! Well, this is awkward. Science Fiction is my favorite film genre, but in 2013 one of my favorite films of the year and my least favorite film of the year…are both Science-Fiction. How could …

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First Question of the Year: Which 2013 movie(s) do you appreciate but wouldn’t watch again?

It's been a bitterly c-cc-cold start to the new year here in my neck of the woods! I know I seem to be obsessing over the weather a lot but really, you'd understand when the *high* only reaches -2˚F (that's -18˚ C!) and I'm super excited that Friday is going to hit 20 degrees (woot …

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November Movie-Watching Recap and Movie of the Month

It's almost time to say goodbye to 2013, can you believe it? I knew somehow November is going to go by like a breeze. It always feel that way when I went on a trip. Hence it hasn't been a prolific month for blogging for me, nor a movie-watching one for that matter. But hey, …

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