"It Follows" Is Refreshingly Freaky New Horror Featuring a Demonic STD

The horror film It Follows opened to a wider theatrical release last weekend,  and I could not be more thrilled. I attended the premiere screening at the Toronto International Film Festival last fall, and this film was by far my favourite from the Midnight Madness program.   During the Q&A, the director said the inspiration behind the film was based on a recurring nightmare he had as a kid, where he was being slowly and incessantly followed by something that looked like different people.  ...more

Overeating at the Movies? Avoid It with These 5 Tips

You are going to the movies! Once you get to the theater, the concession stand instantly calls your name, so you decide to share a large popcorn with your date, intending to only eat part of it. Eating a few handfuls during the previews, you manage to place the bag down on the floor when the movie begins. Yay! You did it!...more

Dorks will be offended by this post. Consider yourselves warned.

The other day, while out for coffee, my friend uttered a sentence that should never have been uttered.“Ooh! The new Hobbit movie is coming out on DVD!”I think the look I shot her was akin to the following:Um… What?Just… NO.What about my personality suggests I would have any interest what-so-ever in the new Hobbit movie?...more

How Captain Von Trapp REALLY Chose Who To Marry In The Sound of Music!

Maria Versus The Baroness Elsa!  At long last, we’ve discovered a never seen before authentic “Pros and Cons” list inside the props box from The Sound of Music set. The Captain wrote it to help decide which woman to make his wife and the new mother of his 7 children. Let’s peek, shall we?...more

What movies taught me about love

Are you ready? It’s almost here. That glowing beacon in the middle of gloomy February, the holiday that originally honored a Christian martyr and has morphed into a celebration of lingerie, roses, and chocolate....more

Blogs R' Us (Almost Famous!)

Have you heard?  They are casting a new television show that will portray real life bloggers in their online funny personalities!  Eagerly filling out the application right here, I was disappointed to get an email back from the Big Wig in charge (at CBS no less!) saying I wasn’t quite what they were looking for....more

Our Avatar Adventure

Our Avatar AdventureAll the world's a stage we're going through.  ~Lorrie Moore...more

TAKEN by Movies

TAKEN by Movies...more

Movie Review: "Selma" (2014)

When the black citizens of Selma are refused the right to register to vote, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) comes to the city to lead protests and convince President Lyndon B. Johnson to introduce a bill that will guarantee voting rights for all citizens, as well as help prevent states from disenfranchising voters....more

Taking Your Blog To Hollywood!

Want to have huge crowds eating popcorn and Whoppers as they’re enthralled by YOUR original words? Want a chance at an Oscar?  People talking about you at the water cooler?  Well, forget making your blog into a book.  Think BIG.  The film industry is running out of ideas (that’s why we’re seeing the Bible recycled as “Exodus: Gods & Kings”)  Just follow these easy tips to turn your blog into a movie. Or if you’re slightly more of a homebody, into a television series!...more