Julie Julia and Me

I was gravely disappointed this Oscar Season. Don’t get me wrong, I haven’t seen Hurt Locker nor have I seen Sundra Bullock’s performance for which she won the Academy Award!! But I was anxiously waiting for Meryl Streep to win this award. Julie and Julia – the movie in many ways has changed my life. For one, I find solace in Julia Child’s character.

Comedy Gold Remembered

A look back at a few of history’s finest comedic acts. If you haven’t heard of these and you love to laugh then best do yourself a favor and punch these titles into your YouTube searchbar or Netflix cue and prepare for a gut busting.

The Expendables

The Expendables, featuring Sylvester Stallone, is an ensemble action movie featuring a stable of action movie stars from the 1980s and 1990s. These include Mickey Rourke, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis appear in The Expendables in cameo performances. Recent action stars Jason Statham, Steve Austin, Terry Crews and Randy Couture also feature.

Casablanca – One of the Greatest American Films of All Time

Directed by Michael Curtiz in 1942 and featured Hollywood stars Humphrey Bogart, Paul Henreid, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, and Conrad Veidt, Casabalanca is a love story movie set during the World War II (WWII). The story of the film revolved around the lives of two men who are in love with the same woman. The role of Rick Blaine was played by Humphrey Bogart, a cynical and bitter American who is living in Casablanca.

How to Find the Best HD Packages to Fit Your Needs

HDTV has changed the way we watch television. Pictures are clearer, colors are more vibrant, it is like you are sitting in the stands at your favorite baseball game or on the boat rocking gently in the ocean as you learn about blue whales. Whether you get excited about the upcoming football season or shark week, there is a HD package that is just right for you.

X-Men Origins – Wolverine 2009 Movie Trivia

Here are a few things you probably didn’t know about the ‘diminutive’ superhero. If you haven’t watched the film yet, beware of spoilers!

Miss Congeniality – A Dress Up Fashion Show Comedy

Gracie Hart is a police officer who is very dedicated to her job. Growing up, she could always protect herself and her friends from the schoolyard bullies. Gracie goes to a restaurant and witnesses some CD’s being sold.

The Andromeda Strain

Ah, now you’re talking! One of my favorite movies from the heyday of pre-Star Wars 1970s Sci-Fi (damn you, Lucas…!).

Threads (1984)

Everyone has their favorite decade, for me its the 80’s.  I spent most of the decade as a teenager which probably explains why it has had such an impact on me. To paraphrase Charles Dickens it was the best of times and it was the worst of times.

Brass Eye

The opening scene shows a genteel dinner party where the guests in turn agree with each other over the issue of animal rights, when the camera scrolls to Chris Morris, who tells a guest “You’re wrong, and you’re a grotesquely ugly freak”, before getting up, doing a piece to camera, and slapping  meat on a hook. This was a show that started as it meant to go on.

Badlands (1973)

Badlands is a 1973 drama loosely based on the story of Charles Starkweather and his girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate. Starkweather went on a murder spree between December 1957 and January 1958, with Fugate by his side.

Misfits – Asbos With Super Powers

Misfits is the story of five teenage criminals, who meet during community service. Some are typical ASBOs, others smart-mouthed, but they all have something in common: superhero powers! Fun!