Resolutions 2016: How to Train Your Dragon

Hello, hello, and welcome to yet another lovely guest film resolution for my Resolutions series! It truly has been a great one so far, and the great resolutions continue today! The lovely Miss Zoë of The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger is here to discuss a film that I may or may not have bullied her into watching Continue reading

Blogiversary Bash 2015: The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger

We're classing this party up with some BOOKS. :D

We’re classing this party up with some BOOKS. 😀

It’s the freaking weekend!!! Well, for me it’s actually a few hours yet from the weekend…but we’re close! Haha. Regardless of when you read this, I can tell you exactly what time it is right now on my blog: party time. 😀 Because I have another flawless guest here for my Blogiversary Bash! Continue reading

April Fools 2015: The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger

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Erm. April Fools from James McAvoy?

It’s FINALLY Friday!!!! Anybody else feel like this week has been way, way too long? It is definitely time for a little weekend break. Fortunately, I have just the person to lead us into weekend: the ever-wonderful Miss Zoë of The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger decided to pop in today to share with us a little something for April Fools! Continue reading

Resolutions 2015: Hotel Transylvania

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We made it to the end of another week! Huzzah! And you know what? I’ve got another excellent guest post for Resolutions to send you into the weekend! The incomparable Miss Zoë of The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger has stopped by today to share her film resolution! Now most of you already know Zoë, I’m sure, so you’ll know that my use of the word “incomparable” is pretty spot-on. Continue reading

NOOOOvember 2014: The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger

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It’s always disappointing to have to suffer through another Monday, huh? Here’s the bright side: I’ve got some NOOOOvember disappointments for you here that I think most of us can agree on and vent about together. This list is comin’ atcha from the lovely and wonderful Miss Zoë from The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger. She gave this post a good long think and came up with 10 pretty spot-on letdowns. Take it away, lady! Continue reading

Song and Screen: The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger, Pt. 2

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There is no dog guitar quite like a golden retriever puppy dog guitar.

Because she is a blogging superstar, the amazing Miss Zoë of The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger (famous for her film, TV, and book reviews as well as her recently completed, epic Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon) decided to do another edition of Song and Screen! Click here to read her excellent part one. Once you’ve done that, read on, dear friends, to see yet other memorable uses of songs in film. Take it away, Zoë! Continue reading

Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon: Vertigo (1958) – Silver Screen Serenade

Have you heard about Zoe and Rob’s epic Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon? Because if you haven’t already popped over to check it out, you really should. I made my debut on it today with my review of Vertigo. Go and have a little looksee!

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I am so thrilled today to be hosting the wonderful and delightful Cara of Silver Screen Serenade as a part of the massive Alfred Hitchcock blogathon which I am hosting with Rob. If you aren’t already following Cara, hop of over there right now, change that, then come back and read what she has to say about Vertigo. When you’re done, you can always go back and have a look see at the Shenanigans she gets up to.

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“Oh, Scottie. I’m not mad. I’m not mad. I don’t want to die. There’s someone within me and she says I must die. Oh, Scottie, don’t let me go.” – Madeleine Elster

Number of Times Seen – 1 (23 July 2014)

Brief Synopsis – “A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend’s wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.” (from

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Blogiversary Bash: The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger

Zoë, I was going to find an African party animal, but then I found party pig...How could I resist??

Zoë, I was going to find an African party animal, but then I found party pig…How could I resist??

Good day, you lovely people, and welcome back to the Blogiversary Bash! Guess what? It’s my birthday! So while I’m off doing birthday stuff, who better to be here in my stead than the amazing Miss Zoë of The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger? If you guys follow me, I’m 99.9% positive you follow Zoë, too, but on the off chance that you don’t, get yourself over there RIGHT NOW and follow her! Continue reading

Song and Screen: The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger

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In case you were wondering, yes, dogs as guitars will be a regular thing for this series.

The incredible Miss Zoë of The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger is more on top of things than I could ever dream of being. After I invited people to contribute lists for this series a mere week ago, she decided to knock one out right away! She’s a blogging superstar! Anyway, you didn’t come here to listen to me gush about Zoë’s awesomeness–you’re here to witness it! So read on!

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Review: X2 (2003) – Silver Screen Serenade

The lovely and wonderful Miss Zoë over at The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger is having an X-Men Blogathon to prepare for the upcoming Days of Future Past. Naturally, I had to participate via a review for my very favorite X-Men film, X2! Have a little looksee! And thanks again, Zoë! 😀

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So when Zoë shared her plans to have an X-Men Blogathon to prepare for the upcoming Days of Future Past, I was totally in. I’d been thinking I ought to do something to get in the spirit, and I think this is just the ticket! Kudos for the awesome idea, Zoë!

When given a choice between the X-Men films to review, I immediately snatched up X2: X-Men United. In my opinion, this is the X-Men film to beat. Let’s talk about why, shall we?

Synopsis: “The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the President’s life, while the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces.” –www.imdb.com

Why it’s awesome:

That opening! X2 doesn’t waste any time getting right into some action. I mean, an assassination attempt on the president within the first five minutes? I’m paying attention! And as for…

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