FlixChatter Review: Netflix’s VELVET BUZZSAW (2019)

Netflix has truly become a force to be reckoned with in terms of original content, the fact that they apparently planned on making 90 original movies this year alone… with budgets up to $200mil! In the Winter time, streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon are a staple for me, as weather can wreck havoc on …

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FlixChatter Review: Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)

I have to admit the first time I heard about this novel was a few years ago when Richard Armitage's character in the Christmas edition of Vicars of Dibley mentioned this Thomas Hardy's novel as his favorite. Well, I remember reaching about what that novel was about and was immediately hooked. So a headstrong woman in …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ + Quick thoughts on ‘Far From the Madding Crowd’ + Bloggin’ Break

Happy Thursday everyone! What a week it's been. I went to the Christopher Nolan lecture at the Walker Art Museum on Tuesday and last night was the Far for the Madding Crowd screening. My post on both of those would have to wait until I'm back from vacation. But I have to share my first reaction …

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Rental Pick: PIRATE RADIO (2009)

PIRATE RADIO A period comedy about an illegal radio station in the North Sea in the 1960s. So I guess not all *pirates* are bad. This Richard Curtis' comedy is [loosely] based on a true story in the 60s era Britain when the then-traditionalist British government deemed it illegal for radio stations to play rock …

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