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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Valentine Special – A Dozen Cinematic Romances We LOVE

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY! My blog buddy Cindy Bruchman and I have been thinking about collaborating on a post and since V-day is around the corner, we decided on a topic about cinematic love stories that are dear to our hearts. We're talking about films that has a love story that we often revisit again and again because it touches …

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Life, Love and the Movies BLOGATHON

It took me a while to finally get my entry done, and since today is my birthday, I figure it's as good a time as any to post it now 😀 Thank you Nostra for creating another fun blogathon we can all take part in. Also thanks to Karamel Kinema for the awesome blogathon graphic. …

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January 2014 Blind Spot: It Happened One Night (1934)

Ok, it's my first Blind Spot Film of the year. I don't know why it took me so long to finally see this one, as it came highly recommended by so many people. The main draw for me here is to see Clark Gable in something other than Gone With the Wind as that's the …

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The Alphabet Movie Meme

Boy it's been a while since I did a movie meme, but this idea by Katy at the Drama Llama is just too fun to resist. Thanks Karamel Kinema for the awesome banner image. Well, it's pretty self-explanatory what this meme is all about, so lets just get started. Anticipating Movie of 2014 I was …

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31 Days Of Oscar – Spotlight on Hollywood’s Costume Queen Edith Head

This is my contribution to a mammoth blogathon event created by Paula (@Paula_Guthat) of Paula's Cinema Club, Kellee (@IrishJayhawk66) of Outspoken and Freckled, and Aurora (@CitizenScreen) of Once Upon a Screen that coincides with Turner Classic Movies’ 31 Days of Oscar, February 1 to March 3, 2013. It’ll be a month filled with fabulous tales …

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Valentine Special – 59 Reasons I LOVE Roman Holiday!

Happy Valentine's Day, everybody! May love – romantic or otherwise – fills your heart and puts a smile on your face. Well, a movie that always makes me smile as well as tear up with heartache and joy at the same time is none other than William Wyler's 1953 masterpiece rom-com Roman Holiday. And since …

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Favorite Unconventionally-Romantic Films

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, readers! Whether or not you're spending it with a special someone — be it spending time with friends/family or simply doing something you love — I hope your day's filled with things that bring you joy. As I've mentioned in my Friday post, below are some of my favorites that don't exactly …

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