Music Break: ABBA’s songs in Mamma Mia!

Happy midweek everyone! It's kind of a sleepy Wednesday even though just exactly a week ago I was extremely busy casting for my upcoming short film project, Master Servant. It was my first time holding auditions (as I didn't have to do that Hearts Want) and let's just say it was quite an experience. I …

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FlixChatter Review: Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

I have to admit that I didn't know this film was in the works until I saw it on the press screening list. I had listened to Kenneth Turan's review of the French film Marguerite on NPR, which is also a biopic of a wealthy woman who loves music and the opera but is delusional about …

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Guest Post: Musings on the casting for the upcoming ‘Wicked’ The Movie

Hello everyone! Today we've got a guest post from across the pond. Simon Harding is a blogger w/ Theatre Breaks website who writes about London's Theatreland. As FlixChatter is primarily a film blog, today's post relates to an upcoming musical adaptation. 'Wicked The Movie' On Its Way! We can hardly contain our excitement at the thought …

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Thursday Movie Picks #37: All in the Family Edition – Mother-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 #29: All in the Family Edition – Married Couple Movies

Happy Thursday everyone! I've been seeing posts on the weekly Thursday Movie Picks that's spearheaded by Wandering Through the Shelves Blog, but I haven't been able to participate. Well until now that is. The rules are simple simple: Each week there is a topic for you to create a list of three movies. Your picks …

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[Last 2014] Weekend Roundup + Mini Reviews of The Trip To Italy, The Immigrant, Exodus: Gods & Kings and Into the Woods

Hello hello! Hope you had a lovely long Holiday weekend. It's quite a nice and relaxing holiday for me, though it ended up being a pretty busy one hanging out with friends. I did fit in some movie-watching, even went to the cinema for Exodus though it was more of a last-minute decision when some friends invited …

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A Fisti Recast-athon: The Devil Wears Prada, Gravity, and Michael Clayton

Now THIS is a blogathon I can't wait to take part! Andrew over at A Fistful of Films blog just had a brilliant idea for a recast-athon, similar to what I did here but this time with a slight twist. I'll let him explain in his own words... Here is my issue with Hollywood. It …

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Five for the Fifth: AUGUST 2014 Edition

Welcome to FlixChatter's primary blog series! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, etc. and then turn it over to you to share your take on that given topic. You can see the previous five-for-the-fifth posts here. 1. As customary with Five for the Fifth, I'd like to highlight …

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Oscar 2014 Winner Predictions & Reminiscing on Best Actor/Actress Nominees’ Early Roles

The film industry's biggest night is just three days away. Dozens upon dozens of award ceremonies have taken place in the past few months, culminating on Sunday with the Academy Awards! I figured I'll join in on the fun of predicting who will win the Oscars, split into two categories. The 'Should Win' here who …

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‘August: Osage County’ review from a fan of the award-winning play

This review is courtesy of guest blogger Sarah Johnson who mainly writes reviews for the Twin Cities Film Fest. Well, I’ll say one thing for “August: Osage County” – I wouldn’t wait until August to see it. When the play opened on Broadway in 2007, Charles Isherwood, the New York Times theater critic, called it …

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