Eclectic Weekend Roundup: Great Expectations (1998), About A Boy (2002), Under the Cherry Moon (1986)

Well there goes the weekend… it seems to fly by so fast as it always does. I'm super excited for my upcoming trip to Montréal next week, we'll be there for four nights and then three nights in Québec City. The Airbnb flats we'll be staying at are gorgeous and they're both right downtown too! I'll be …

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10 Actresses I would watch in just about anything

As part of a continuation to the Top 10 Actors I'd See in Anything post, I figure I'd do the same list for the fairer sex. If anything, my love for actresses seem to be more constant than for actors, not sure why but aside from some new discoveries, I've been a fan of most …

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Roman Polanski Blogathon – Bitter Moon (1992)

This post is part of the Roman Polanksi Blogathon spearheaded by Ratnakar of Seetimaar - Diary of a Movie Lover Blog. Check out his blog for more posts on the acclaimed director. Greetings, all and sundry! It is not often that I am invited to opine on a director who makes his films and tells …

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FlixChatter [Guest] Review: Only God Forgives (2013)

Nicolas Winding Refn made a name for himself after directing 2011's Drive, many thought that film should've been nominated for best picture at the Oscars. I really enjoyed it but I thought it's more style-over-substance type of movie, so when Only God Forgives was announced as his next movie, I hoped it would actually be …

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Traveling Through Cinema: London

It should not be a surprise that I'm an Anglophile, seeing how many British-related stuff I put on this blog 😀 Well, since my good friend Becky (aka Prairegirl) is visiting London in a few weeks, I thought I'd feature one of my all time favorite cities for my Traveling Through Cinema series. Yes, I …

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Weekend Viewing Roundup: People Like Us, Mission: Impossible 1996 + Hansel & Gretel Guest Review

Well, it's another Wintry weekend here in MN with snow and plummeting temps. But I'm looking forward to 30 degrees above zero this week, ahah. Well, it's relatively unproductive as I only saw two movies this weekend as I spent some time working on my ARGO write-up for The Lamb Devour The Oscars series. This …

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(Indie) Weekend Roundup: Today’s Special and The Heir Apparent Reviews

The Twi-hards rejoice once again with the release of the last movie of the behemoth Twilight franchise (wahoo!! free at last!) Their purchasing power truly cannot be denied! $141 mil this weekend alone domestically, topping the first part of Breaking Dawn's $138 mil. I did see the first part as my Twi-hard colleague lent me …

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