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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41 favorite cinematic things to celebrate my b’day

So today's my birthday. I've been blessed to have been alive for 41 years! I have no qualms about admitting how old I am, heck you're only as *old* as you feel and I feel forever 21 😉 I was wondering what post to do for my b'day. I did a list of Favorite Films from Each …

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FlixChatter Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

Jane Austen's brilliant work has endured over two centuries so far and it's as relevant as ever. I'm not a purist Austen fan, as I actually enjoy alternative/re-imagining of her work, i.e. Lost in Austen, Bride & Prejudice, Bridget Jones Diary, Austenland, etc. But none are as outlandish as what Seth Grahame-Smith's done in his book. I hadn't read it, …

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Musings on Clueless – random observations on the iconic 90s movie 20 years later

So apparently Clueless just hit its 20th anniversary this month, as suddenly there are a plethora of references on from the movie all over social media. In fact, my hubby was perplexed by some of them as he hadn't seen it before. So we thought, why not watch the movie Friday night since it's on Netflix streaming. To …

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Five Favorite Movie Quotes from Inspiring Female Characters

I'm taking a bit of a blogging break and throughout the Summer I'm actually going to blog a bit less as I'm working on my novel/script [still deciding which format it'll end up to be], plus I just need a break from review writing. But as I mull over the topic presented by guest blogger …

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Weekend Roundup: In a Period Drama Mood

Happy Monday everyone! Another full week in store for me this week, but I'm excited for the Jurassic World and Inside Out screenings back to back Tuesday and Wednesday. This weekend ends up being rather busy but I managed to fit in a couple of rewatches and a new movie I haven't seen before, the Irish animated …

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Weekend Roundup: Two Austen adaptations, an espionage comedy + a Hitchcock classic

Wow, where has June gone? Can't believe July is just 10 days away, seems that we barely had Spring and now we have been having a very showery Summer 😦 I haven't done a Weekend Roundup in a looong time. Well, I didn't go to the cinema at all this weekend, but I did see some …

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Special Collaborative Post: Recasting Jane Austen AdaptationPart II – Mansfield Park

Today I bring you the second one of our collaborative Austen Recasting Series with a fellow blogger, and fellow British actor aficionado, Anna from Defiant Success blog. The first one we did was Sense & Sensibility, this time we're tackling the screen adaptation of Mansfield Park. If you haven't read the book or seen any film adaptation …

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Special Collaborative Post: Recasting Jane Austen’s Screen Adaptation of Sense & Sensibility

Happy Sunday, everyone! Hope you've had a lovely weekend. Today I bring you another collaborative post with a fellow blogger, and fellow British actor aficionado, Anna from Defiant Success blog. This will be a mini blog series of RECASTING Jane Austen screen adaptations. Anna wanted to do this in order of the book's release, the first …

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10 Favorite Romantic Films Directed by Women

Firstly, HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, everyone! I wish you love, good health and good movies... today and every single day of the year 😀 Now, this list is long overdue, but lately I've been thinking about all the romantic films that I love... and you know what, a lot of them are directed by female directors! …

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