Music Break: Ten Favorite Oscar-Winning Film Scores

The Oscars is just a week away, folks! Well, a week ago, as I was listening to 99.5 Classical MPR they were playing my favorite score from Titanic and I knew I had to make a post of it. For this post I'm focusing more on the instrumental themes instead of the songs, hence my exclusion …

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The Spielberg Blogathon: My Top 10 Favorite Spielberg-Directed Films

This post is part of the SPIELBERG BLOGATHON hosted by Outspoken & Freckled, It Rains… You Get Wet, and Once Upon A Screen taking place August 23-24. Please visit these host blogs for a full list of participating blogs I first learned about this blogathon from my pal Michael's blog, and having grown up watching …

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Question of the Week: What’s your favorite contemporary black & white films?

This week's question is inspired by Sin City: A Dame to Kill For screening Tuesday night. Boy it's been ages, almost a decade to be exact, since the first film was released. To be honest with you, I don't remember much about the story but the visual certainly is striking. The graphic novel came to live …

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Top 10 inspiring Biopics to see this holiday season… or any time of the year

Christmas is always a special time for me. It's not just another holiday, as there is someone's birth I am celebrating for His gift to humanity. So as we celebrate the birth of our Lord, it'd be most appropriate to focus on the theme of inspiration. The word itself came from the Latin word inspīrāre …

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Breaking Emotions Blogathon: HATE + LOVE

This is the last set of emotions from Mettel Ray's BREAKING EMOTIONS blogathon. Check out my entry on the previous two sets of emotions: Tears & Surprise and Smiles & Thrills. HATE + LOVE Here's what Mettel had in mind about the set of emotions: Finishing up the emotions are two of the most ultimate …

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Question of the Week: What’s your favorite biopic(s)?

A biographical film, or biopic (/ˈbaɪɵpɪk/; abbreviation for biographical motion picture), is a film that dramatizes the life of an actual person or people. This week I saw two press screenings (The Butler and Jobs) that are both based on real-life characters. So I thought I'd blog about one of Hollywood's favorite genre [or is …

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Special Collaborative Post: 10 Redeeming Films for Easter… or any other time of the year

Happy Easter everyone! I'd like to wish everyone a wonderful holiday. Fellow Christians all over the world are celebrating the resurrection of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ... I'm forever grateful for His atoning sacrifice. So in the spirit of personal redemption, I invited two of my best blog pals Terrence and Keith to participate …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ – Reviews Edition

Happy Friday, friends! Here in the USA, we celebrate Veterans Day. Just a quick history on what Veteran's day is about: 1919 – President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11th as Armistice Day to remind Americans of the tragedies of war. 1938 – The day becomes a federal holiday. 1954 – Congress changes the name of …

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