Weekend Viewing Roundup & Musings on BAFTA Awards 2014

Hi everyone! Did you have a nice weekend? It's another long weekend for me as I got Monday off for President's Day. It couldn't have come at a more perfect time as Winter storm is brewing as I'm typing this, glad I didn't have to drive in this Wintry condition. Before I get to my …

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FlixChatter Review: 12 Years A Slave (2013)

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. I saw this film two months ago and it was an early screening at 11 in the morning. I made the mistake of going back to work after this, as I was so shaken …

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October Movie Watching Recap and Movie of the Month

Hello November! It's also the weekend daylight savings ends here in Minnesota, so we get an extra hour to do whatever we wish, yay! Well, since I've been suffering with a cold the past week (yes that meant I was sick during my vacation plus I also twisted my ankle on my second night of the …

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Five for the Fifth: AUGUST 2013 Edition

Hello folks, welcome to the 8th Five for the Fifth of the year! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item, observation, trailer, actor/director spotlight, 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 …

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Classic Flix Spotlight: Steve McQueen – Acting vs Reacting

Greeting all and sundry! After the wonderful comments and responses to my previous 'First Impressions from Second Stringers'. I've decided to take a few moments to delve into the allure and mystique of an actor who for years applied his talent and trade into the consistent definition and refinement of his several characters on television. …

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Guest Post: Favorite Movie Set in Boston

By Becky 'Prairiegirl' Kurk ... When I was invited to guest blog on FlixChatter so rtm can have a well-deserved Christmas break from her "baby," and heard the topic was to choose a favorite movie filmed in/around New York City or Boston, I was game. I love Boston! I remember visiting Faneuil Hall Marketplace, taking …

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