Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish. Every week they come up with a topic and invite whoever wants to add their own list to their own blog. Ah, movies... entertainment to the masses. It's really becoming a more common trend to turn books into movies and I… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Hooray for Hollywood! That screwy, ballyhooey Hollywood!
Y'all... Y'ALL! Today is the day... The Hunger Games is FINALLY out!!! I haven't been this excited since the last Harry Potter movie came out and after 10 years of trying finally convinced my little sister to dress up like Harry Potter and take pictures of us wizard dueling - no, I will NOT be… Continue reading Happy Hunger Games!
Retro MOVIES? Say whaaaaat? I actually did have a book in mind for today's Retro Read Thursday, but couldn't decide between it and one of my favorite movies as a teenager, The 1oth Kingdom. Clearly you see who won. Before I begin my reminiscing, lemme tell you what this movie is about (because I just… Continue reading Retro Movies Thursday: The 10th Kingdom
I tend to gravitate towards books with women protaganists and identify more with them than I do books that feature men protaganists. Give me a good strong, complicated female character any day of the week. I could talk for hours about literary women and their impact, especially when they don't fall into what we at… Continue reading Hello Lady!
It's amazing to me (and I'm sure to many others) just how far special effects have come in just the past ten years. Imagine where they'll be in the next ten. The award for Best Visual Effects has has a more rockier road than most other awards; in fact, it originally was just a recognized… Continue reading Holy cow did you SEE that?!
Whenever I watch the Oscars I feel that Best Actress awards are always the most coveted... probably not by the Hollywood/movie-making community, but by us as the fans. Or maybe just me. I've never spent much time speculating over which actor is going to win his award, mostly because I feel these nominees are pretty… Continue reading This one goes out to all the ladies