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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Weekend Roundup + Mini Review of Bridge of Spies (2015)

What a weekend it's been! It's just three days until Twin Cities Film Fest kicks off Wednesday night 10/21 so naturally my week and the entire weekend is filled with preparation for the festivities. If you follow me on Twitter, you've likely seen me tweeting up a storm about TCFF, so yeah clearly I'm excited 😛 Stay …

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Music Break: Jurassic Park Soundtrack (1993)

Well, I saw Jurassic World last night. It was one of my most-anticipated movies of the year and one of the most evocative thing to me is STILL John Williams' score. It's one of my top 10 favorite scores from this legendary composer, out of a long list of phenomenal work. The score played within …

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Five for the Fifth: APRIL 2015 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. Since this months's edition falls on Easter Sunday, I think …

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Musings on Christopher Nolan’s INTERSTELLAR

I've been a big fan of Christopher Nolan's work, in fact I've seen all of his work and they've pretty much range from great to fantastic. I've been looking forward to Interstellar like most movie fans, but to be honest with you, for whatever reason, a couple of weeks before the film opened and as the hype reaches its …

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The Spielberg Blogathon: Reminiscing about Raiders of the Lost Ark & Jurassic Park

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 When Ruth asked me to participate in the Steven Spielberg blogathon, I wasn't sure what to …

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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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RIP Robin Williams… oh how you will be sorely missed.

I can't believe I had to do another in memoriam posts when the sting of the last one hasn't quite left me yet. I was just about to get on the elliptical machine at my gym when I saw my friend texted me: "Robin William died. OMG." Then I looked up at the rows of …

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