I’m in the midst of reading Joanne Harris’s third novel in Vianne Rocher series “Peaches for Monsieur le Curé”. After reading Chocolat and watching Lasse Hallström’s magical and somewhat altered adaptation, I’ve become obsessed – and it’s official! http://gph.is/1kTmwow Unlike Hallström’s film, Vianne leaves the village of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes and returns after a long period during…… Continue reading Vianne Rocher, Chocolat, and the sequel.
Happy birthday to Meg Ryan, one of Hollywood’s most beloved actresses best known for her romantic comedy hits, cute expressions and changing her styles which definitely deserves our praises today and thanks to Paul, I’ll do so right here. I recently caught up with two of Meg Ryan movies, When Harry Met Sally and When…… Continue reading The Meg Ryan Birthday Blogathon – “When…” Movies
Happy Halloween, Everybody! Even though we’re not in the habit of celebrating Halloween in my country, we’re gradually adopting the trick and treating tradition and partying all night long (with me excluded, zzz…). But you can always find something fun and terroriffic to do on Halloween. I, for example, decided to go to the movies…… Continue reading It’s a Rocky Horror Halloween!
If you’re a fan of the macabre, you’re in for a real treat…and some trick. With the intention of following the rules of Nuwan’s October Birthdays blogathon, I unknowingly chose to focus on Edgar Allan Poe – The notoriously grim poet that died on October 7th, 1894. So, this isn’t about a birthday but rather…… Continue reading Extraordinary Tales (2013) – The ❝October Birthdayz❞ Blogathon
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Please welcome our our guest, Moody Poppet! She’s got a wonderful book to share with us today! “The Castle of Otranto” – The father of Gothic Romances. Before you decide to grab Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, or Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series, give this history shaping creepy tale…
In a cold Alaskan town, three children are dead after being kidnaped by wolves. A worried mother Medora Slone (Riley Keough) whose six-year-old son is missing hires writer Russell Core (Jeffrey Wright) to track down her boy in the snowy wilderness. Knee-deep in snow Core goes out to locate the boy’s remains only to find nothing and recognize…… Continue reading Hold the Dark (2018)
I haven’t been having nightmares from a movie in a long while, but Hereditary managed to sleep deprive me of about half of the night. I love Horror flicks, and I love the adrenaline involved and it only took a glimpse at Toni Collette’s face to convince me this film is IT for this Friday…… Continue reading Hereditary (2018)
I don’t get to catch up on a lot of new movies lately, but I’m a nostalgic person and tend to keep with older movies anyways. I like them, especially when they are classics, like this exquisite animation directed by symmetry enthusiast, Wes Anderson. Fantastic Mr. Fox tells the tale of an urbane fox that…… Continue reading Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Tim Burton is turning 60 tomorrow and for the occasion, all of his movies are showing today and tomorrow on tv. From Nightmare Before Christmas and Ed Wood to Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands. Yeepy! So this weekend I get to recollect on my favorite Burton movies. Timothy Walter Burton was born 60 years ago…… Continue reading Happy 60th birthday to Tim Burton
Happy 60th birthday to Michelle Pfeiffer! And thanks to Paul S. – a dedicated lover of Meg and Michelle – for a kind reminder. Here’s to Pfeiffer Blogathon! Michelle is Hollywood’s classic blonde bombshell that won me over with many of her eclectic roles – the very deranged Selina Kyle (Batman Returns), the very challenging Laura Alden…… Continue reading Pfeiffer Blogathon – Frankie and Johnny (1991)