Spotlight on Steven Spielberg’s E.T. on its 40th Anniversary

You know you're definitely getting older when all your favorite movies growing up are turning 20, 30, 40 years old. Well, one of those movies turned 40 years old this month and I thought I'd do a post on it before the end of June. I was around Henry Thomas's age in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial …

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FlixChatter Review: West Side Story (2021)

Musicals seem to be back in fashion again in Hollywood. Just this year alone we’ve got In The Heights, Annette, Dear Evan Hansen, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie… not to mention the Netflix release of Tick, Tick, Boom recently. I have to admit I wasn’t exactly clamoring to see a remake of West Side Story (I’m …

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Music Break – Five favorite songs from West Side Story

I am still humming the gorgeous songs from West Side Story today, as last night I had the privilege of seeing the newly-adapted musical directed by Steven Spielberg at a Dolby Cinema. I haven't done a Music Break since last August, so I thought today would be the perfect time to highlight the timeless songs …

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Thursday Movie Picks: Police Detectives

Happy almost Friday! It's TMP time! The Thursday Movie Picks blogathon was spearheaded by Wandering Through the Shelves Blog. The rules are simple simple: Each week there is a topic for you to create a list of three movies. Your picks can either be favourites/best, worst, hidden gems, or if you're up to it one …

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Musings on the Spielberg VS Netflix Debate

Hello readers! Today is the fifth and up until a couple of years ago, it's customary that I post five random movie news/tidbits/query under the Five for the Fifth series. Well, this topic would certainly be part of that series today! I had thought about this quite a bit since I heard about Steven Spielberg's …

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FlixChatter Review – Ready Player One (2018)

Directed By: Steven Spielberg Written By: Zak Penn & Ernest Cline Runtime: 2hrs 20min Before seeing Ready Player One, I had to remind myself to judge it as a stand-alone movie rather than a book adaptation. I've read the book several times and thoroughly enjoyed it for the most part, and I didn't want to …

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Five for the Fifth: JULY 2016 Edition

Welcome to FlixChatter's primary blog series! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, 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 here. 1. Happy Tuesday everyone! To my American friends, how was your …

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