Last week, my son's school year was finally done and I had a one-evening reprieve from my killer workload. A group of 7 female colleagues from my office went to its first movie night (of many, I hope), choosing to see Ocean's 8. We tried for a group of 8 in the spirit of the movie, but … Continue reading Group of 7 Watch Ocean’s 8
I haven't had much time lately -- for watching movies or for writing -- so this is a catch-up post of some movies I've seen over the past several months. I've actually been a bit wary of posting my not-so-mainstream thoughts on some of these too. However, throwing caution to the wind, here goes ... … Continue reading Movie Catch-up
Boy, that Armitage is a busy guy! There are so many projects coming out that that I really want to watch or listen to. The problem is, though, that this is also my busiest time at work. Home has been pretty hectic too, with driving to hockey, homework issues, and an out-of-town guest. And then, … Continue reading What I’m Missing
The Greatest Showman (2017): If you are a fan of musicals but you haven't seen The Greatest Showman yet, I highly recommend that you go see it while it is still in theatres. The big show numbers and the fabulous trapeze routine by Zendaya and Zac Efron are worth seeing on the big screen. And … Continue reading A Few More Movies
Here is the second half of my catch-up (continued from here) on movies I've seen recently with the guys of my house - my husband and my two sons (22 and 16) - mainly in the superhero and adventure genres. Oscar nominations in these genres are less common, although Star Wars: The Last Jedi received four … Continue reading Movies with the Guys – Catch-up Post #2
I cried last night at the dark comedy, I, Tonya. I laughed a bit too, but it is one of the saddest movies I've seen in a long time. My younger son, on the other hand, found it really funny, but with dark parts too. Both of us agreed that this is a really good movie. (Full … Continue reading I, Tonya (2017)
Fictional romance comes in many forms, catering to many different tastes. How do you like your romance? Are you eager for Richard Armitage's upcoming audiobook project? In case you missed it, RA will be co-narrating a contemporary romance novel by New York Times bestselling author Lauren Blakely. Thanks to Perry and Servetus for bringing the … Continue reading How Do You Like Your Romance?
Over the last couple of months, I've seen several movies with the guys of my house - my husband and my two sons (aged 22 and 16). The movies we watch together tend to be superhero or adventure movies, some in the theatre and some at home. With our lives keeping pretty busy, the watching … Continue reading Movies with the Guys – Catch-up Post #1
Home Again (2017): Reese Witherspoon has been in some fun romantic comedies over the years, so I was looking forward to a new one. Unfortunately, Home Again is not good at all. It starts with Witherspoon's voice-over narration rife with vocal fry, which is really annoying in a 40-year-old woman playing a 40-year-old woman. (Here is … Continue reading Three Movies on the Small Screen
No, you are not experiencing déjà vu... I had previously participated in the Mystery Blogger Award about a month ago. However, Luscinnia kindly nominated me again earlier this month and her questions are so interesting that I decided to give them a go. I won't repeat the technical details of the award here, but please … Continue reading Mystery Blogger Award – Revisited!