Valentine Special – Who’s your favorite romantic on-screen couples?

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! Hope it's been a lovely day for you, wherever you are and whatever your love life is like. I actually don't make a big fuss about V-day generally, especially the older I get. I actually told my hubby not to get me flowers this year, I mean, I still have a huge …

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Everybody’s Chattin + Music Break: Moulin Rouge’s YOUR SONG

Happy Wednesday all! Boy I felt like I've worked five days already the way my life's been going... SO. MUCH. TO. DO. I do enjoy all the Twin Cities Film Fest festivities though, I've talked to so many great filmmakers/talents, whether in person or via email, so hopefully y'all will stop by next week for …

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Question of the Week: What’s Your Favorite Movie Set In Paris?

Happy midweek, everyone! Pardon me for being extra chirpy today as it's only two days away before my hubby & I are off to Europe. As I've mentioned here, we're going to Amsterdam - Bruges - Paris to be exact, but we're spending the most time in Paris. We're renting an apartment in the 15th arrondissement area …

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Music Break: The Great Gatsby’s Young and Beautiful by Lana Del Rey

I have the Moulin Rouge!'s soundtrack frequently playing in my car, so I admire Baz Luhrmann's creative use of music in his films. He's known for using contemporary music in his films set in retro setting, and this one is no different. NPR calls the Aussie filmmaker "...cinema's boldest remixer, infusing familiar works with new …

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Top 3 Favorite Nicole Kidman Roles

This post is for the current LAMB Acting School 101 on Nicole Kidman.  As I haven't got a chance to catch up on a ton of her work (as I've mentioned here), I decided to just choose the top three favorite roles of the 11 films I've seen her in so far. I actually include …

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Music(al) Break: Moulin Rouge’s Come What May

I was dusting off my CD collection the other day and found my Moulin Rouge! soundtrack I used to listen every day for like two months after seeing the movie. So I've been listening to the CD in my car now. I LOVE, LOVE this movie, it's so original, artsy and passionate. In any case, …

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Actors who are (surprisingly) good singers

As is often the case when I'm on YouTube, when I was browsing around to find Keira Knightley's clip for yesterday's post, I got sidetracked watching other similar clips. She's just one of a handful of actors who surprisingly has a pretty decent singing voice. So I decided to list 10 of them that I …

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