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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Wordless Wednesday: the unrequited love of ‘The Age of Innocence’

In honor of the double birthday of Michelle Pfeiffer (57) and Daniel Day-Lewis (58), I thought I'd highlight their work (and scorching chemistry) in Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence. It remains one of my all time favorite period dramas (and one of my faves of the 90s), and that unrequited love story never fails …

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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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Rental Pick: Albert Nobbs (2011)

I actually stumbled upon Albert Nobbs as I was trying to find an interview with Janet McTeer about The White Queen on YouTube. I didn’t recall seeing any promotion for this film, but I listened to Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs) and Janet McTeer (Hubert Page) talk about transforming themselves into men for their roles. A …

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A Rant and a Question: Where do you get your movies?

This is what the Random Thoughts category is for. I haven't actually posted anything under that in a while but what happened today prompted me to this rant I rarely do on my blog. Before I get to my rant and question, let me give you a quick background. Well, yesterday I found out that …

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My Movie Influence: Sense & Sensibility (1995)

My friend Andina over at the gorgeous Inspired Ground blog invited me last week to take part on her on-going series My Movie Influence. Here's the gist of what the series is all about: Many people have their own movies they think highly, praised and probably started seeing things differently after watching them. I’ve shared …

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The Flix List: 15 favorite period drama heroes – Part II

Welcome to Part II of the list. As I said in the intro of Part I, this post is a collaboration with my Twitter pal and fellow period drama enthusiast Paula G. Now here are the other seven great romantic heroes that make us swoon, and please vote for your fave at the end of the …

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The Flix List: 15 favorite period drama heroes – Part I

As a huge fan of period dramas, I've been wanting to make up this list for quite some time. To double the fun, I invited my Twitter pal and fellow period drama enthusiast Paula G. to collaborate with me on this one and we came up with no less than 15 of our favorite romantic …

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