Blogiversary Bash 2015: Coolsville

Ain't no party like a Blog Bash party 'cause a Blog Bash party has adorable rodents in hats.

Ain’t no party like a Blog Bash party ’cause a Blog Bash party has adorable rodents in hats.

Happy Hump Day and let the guest posts BEGINNNNN!!! My Blogiversary Bash is officially underway, and I’m thrilled to present the first of several too-cool-for-school guest bloggers who will be popping up on here to celebrate their favorite movies however they see fit. Are you as excited as I am?! I hope so!! Continue reading

Premiere Particulars: Hannibal

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Anyone who considers him/herself a Fannibal has been waiting for this with bated breath ever since last season’s crazy, crazy finale of Hannibal. Not to put too fine a point on it, but stuff got real, and it left us all absolutely dying to know what would come next. Continue reading

Saving Mr. Banks: a Disneyfied tale of the team behind Mary Poppins

Some people might think it’s a little too sappy, but I actually enjoyed Saving Mr. Banks quite a bit. What did you guys think? Anyway, here’s my review from last year.

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It’s funny how the films you don’t intend to see can take you by surprise. Saving Mr. Banks was one of those films that I’d heard good things about, but I’d shrugged it off as a rental simply because it didn’t catch my interest (if I’m being honest, biographies and/or true stories rarely do).

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Prisoners: an edge-of-your-seat crime drama

I feel like Prisoners has kind of flown under the radar or at least already been forgotten by a lot of people, but it was one of my favorites from 2013. Today, I’m revisiting my review.

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Good lord. It’s been weeks since I went to see a movie. I think I was starting to have withdrawals. I’ve been so focused on Halloween movies and TV premieres that I’m afraid I’ve been neglecting my duty as a theater-goer. But now I make my triumphant return to film reviews with Prisoners

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Film Club: The Rose

I joined Kieron’s Film Club over at What About the Twinkie and we all had our say about The Rose. Go check it out!

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Film Club returns for March with a film that many of you may not have heard of. The Rose, from 1979, stars Bette Midler as the title character in a film that is the definition of sex, drugs and rock & roll. The IMDb has this synopsis for us: “The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.”

The Rose was chosen by the lovely Reut of The Sweet Archive. Below are her reasons for choosing the film, followed by each members thoughts on the film.

The reason I chose The Rose for this month’s Film Club is very simple. The Rose is a classic film. I’m into classic films. I’m also into music, so… you do the math. I’ve heard plenty of good things about The Rose and know that…

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Meathead March – Stand By Me (1986) – Silver Screen Serenade

It’s reblog time! MovieRob is running a blogathon dedicated to the films of Mr. Rob Reiner and I couldn’t resist partaking! In order to please a certain someone (I’m lookin’ at you, Mutant!), I decided to watch and review Stand by Me. Go and have a read!

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meathead march blogathonFor the next review today of Stand By Me (1986) for the Meathead March blogathon, here’s a review by Cara of Silver Screen Serenade.

Thanks Cara!

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“I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anyone?” – The Writer

 

Number of Times Seen – 1 (21 Feb 2015)

Brief Synopsis – “After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.” (from IMDb)

My Take On It – Per usual, I’d just like to take a minute to thank Rob for another great idea here. I hadn’t realized Rob Reiner had so many awesome films in his wheelhouse! I’m really looking forward to all these reviews! But I knew right away what I was going to tackle—mostly because Table 9 Mutant was never going to leave me alone…

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Duets: Frank and The Imitation Game

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It’s finally FRIDAY!!! It’s funny how having Monday off makes the week seem so much longer…But we finally made it, and I finally have something new to share with you! Don’t get me wrong—I’ve got a couple more reblogs on the way this weekend, but I’ve been meaning to write about Oscar-nominated film The Imitation Game for quite a while now! Continue reading