Movie

16 Feb 19
KTLA

Following an outcry from many of the movie industry’s most prominent figures, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year’s Oscar broadcast. The film academy on Friday said all 24 categories will be shown live, after all, at the 91st […]

16 Feb 19
TLC Puppy Love

Peaches & Chili Pepper Proudly Announce  CKC Mini Labradoodle! “My name is Lilo. I am adorable, and the perfect couch buddy. I love to play with toys, and others (especially my human friends). I am enchantingly adorable to make it hard for you to say no. I can fit into small spaces, so you can cart […]

16 Feb 19
Movie and TV reviews and analyses

Back in 2008 the Marvel Cinematic Universe came in with its second movie, the Incredible Hulk. Nowadays it’s regarded as one of the biggest missteps in the MCU and is often forgotten in the shadow of other movies that preceded it. After Mark Ruffalo took up the character in the Avengers, that was the last […]

16 Feb 19
John's Notes

WWII – a few weeks ago now I watched another of the WWII era movies from my collection. The movie “Battle of Britain” was released in 1969. The synopsis per IMDB: In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as […]

16 Feb 19
The Game of Nerds

Well this was a mild surprise. What Men Want (a gender-reversed remake of Mel Gibson’s 2000 comedy What Women Want) arrives with tepid audience anticipation. That anticipation can be directly tied to its zany premise and it’s sub par marketing campaign, to be kind. If you’ve seen any of the trailers or TV spots for the film, What […]

16 Feb 19
Film Studies at Mines

The hive of the internet, in particular social media, operates under the mistaken belief in singular/ one-way, rather an mutual/ two-way, consequence. Garrett Scholes “likens the population to insects”, a colony of bees operating in and around the hive that it urban society. The depiction of shifting maps of Granular hives and bees in the […]

16 Feb 19
FTSabersite

Hello Everybody…..Is it a bird?….Is it a plane?…..No it’s a new saber! Yes as you might have guessed from the image and quote we are visiting the realm of Superheroes and in particular….Superman! This is another instalment in my on-going collaboration with TheVintageToyAdvertiser and focuses on the Corgi toy range of the 1980’s and the spaceship/aeroplane […]

16 Feb 19
VHiStory

This tape opens with the end of a preview of a new season of Dance programmes. Then, The Godfather. Here’s another ‘great’ movie that I don’t adore. I think I just have a blindspot when it comes to films about mobsters.They’re like the real-life analogue to Star Trek’s Klingons, just a bunch of the worst people […]

15 Feb 19
Let's talk

I fear multiple things spiders, heights, parental fears, darkness, but one of my biggest fears is awkward situations. I hate awkward situations, it gives me such bad anxiety that when a movie has awkward scenes, I cover my eyes, my stomach hurts and I almost always want to fast forward. Yet, I “create” awkward situations. […]

15 Feb 19
♛ 'T' is for Tiff

For a while I’ve been wanting to try this place and finally, the time has come.

15 Feb 19
Variety

James Bond will arrive two months later than planned as MGM moved back the release date on the untitled Bond 25 movie from Feb. 14 to April 8, 2020 — a Wednesday before the start of Easter weekend. It’s the second delay for Bond 25. MGM and Eon originally announced in 2017 that the film […]

15 Feb 19
Musings, Mutterings, and Condemnations

There’s this strip club where the dancers are black and the best of them have doll faces and mommy bodies with the kind of curves that the African gods only gave to African girls whose ancestors sometimes chose their kings and queens on their dancing and not killing ability and that’s real not from a […]

15 Feb 19
Group Garlands

The Alexander Inn is one of Philadelphia´s most popular and reasonably priced small hotels. Conveniently located in the heart of the Washington Square West neighborhood in Center City Philadelphia, the Alexander Inn is a great place to base your stay in Philadelphia. The décor of the hotel´s 48 designer rooms is inspired by the style […]

15 Feb 19
Group Garlands

The Alexander Inn is one of Philadelphia´s most popular and reasonably priced small hotels. Conveniently located in the heart of the Washington Square West neighborhood in Center City Philadelphia, the Alexander Inn is a great place to base your stay in Philadelphia. The décor of the hotel´s 48 designer rooms is inspired by the style […]

15 Feb 19
ahsweetmysteryblog

The latest BBC rendition of an Agatha Christie classic , 1936’s The ABC Murders, has just dropped onto Amazon Prime. Now we forward-thinking Americans can add our two cents to the European reaction over Sarah Phelps’ treatment of the Mistress of Mystery. (I believe the words “Burn the witch and her laptop!” have been uttered in […]