84th Academy Awards Last year when the ten nominees for Best Picture were announced on January 25, 2011, I realized that I had already seen five of the ten movies, so I decided then to make it my mission to see all ten films before the Academy Awards ceremony aired on February 27, 2011. I ended up seeing nine of the ten movies, thanks to that darn Black Swan that flew away before I could see it! So this year when the nine Best Picture nominees were announced on ... Read More about 2012 Academy Awards!
2012 Academy Awards!
Today is January 1, 2012 and this is my attempt to catch up on my movie review blog! Since I posted my last blog in November, I've seen several new movies including: Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol; New Year's Eve; My Week With Marilyn; and the new Twilight movie "Breaking Dawn - Part 1". I saw Breaking Dawn with my 14-year-old daughter and friends at the midnight movie premier on November 18, 2011. Well, technically we arrived at the theater on Thursday, November 17 for a ... Read More about Movie Review for “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1”
Anonymous Starring: Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Elizabeth I, Joely Richardson as Young Queen Elizabeth I, Rhys Ifans as Earl of Oxford, and Xavier Samuel as Earl of Southampton Release Date: Friday, October 28, 2011 Running Time: 130 minutes Rated: PG13, Drama Brief Description: A political thriller advancing the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays; set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, ... Read More about Fall 2011 Movie Reviews for Anonymous, Jack and Jill, A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, Footloose, & Abduction
Watching new movies in a movie theatre is one thing that both my daughters and I have loved doing for years. Also, when I went through cancer treatment ten years ago, both girls, then ages 4 and 8, and I enjoyed spending afternoons watching the Disney Channel and movies on DVDs. We also love to look up information about actors online using IMDB, see what movies and TV shows they were in before, and what upcoming productions they have already scheduled. Usually when I see a new movie ... Read More about Spring/Summer 2011 Movie Recaps
Lynn McGee and Leslie Doan at Six Flags in St. Louis I remember watching a TV movie in 1998 called Nightmare Street starring Sherilyn Fenn from the cult classic Twin Peaks as a young widow named Joanna who also exists in a Parallel Universe as another woman named Sarah. Years later, I’m still trying to figure out what happens in the end of this movie, but it made me think about Parallel Universes and Alternate Universes, where everyone has a twin. Not someone who shares a physical ... Read More about I Think That Everyone Has A Twin…