What Does The Whiteness Project Really Show About Race in America?

Watching the videos from the first installment of The Whiteness Project—24 clips filmed this July in Buffalo as part of documentary filmmaker Whitney Dow's project—was uncomfortable, and sadly revealed nothing surprising. How do you reject white privilege? How do you deny responsibility for humane speech and action towards others? How do you co-opt other people's struggles? It's pretty easy, apparently.  ...more
Rita Arens Thank you, Rita. Some of these comments make me want to scream. The denial of ...more

5 Best Walking Dead Premiere Moments

Wow is The Walking Dead back! The show racked in 17.3 million viewers on Sunday night. It beat out Sunday Night Football for ratings. Does that register? Walkers totally beat out sports. That is just crazy, plus The Walking Dead is an AMC show and is not even on network TV. TWD just keeps getting bigger and bigger each and every year. Image: AMC ...more
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Defending the End of 'Gone Girl'

SPOILERS AHEAD. BEWARE. My husband and I pretended to be wild young things last night and went to the late showing of Gone Girl. I've been excited about the movie for a long time, having loved the book, and my husband was game since he's a big fan of director David Fincher. I walked out with a super thrilled and satisfied grin, and when I asked my husband what he thought, he said it was great ... except for the end. ...more
I thought the ending was ridiculous.  In fact a real let-down.  However with that said, I still ...more

Headless Horseman ... Favorite Halloween Story

Headless Horseman ... Favorite Halloween Story ...more

Family Friendly Halloween Movies

My family loves Halloween, and I've always been crazy about Halloween movies.   However, I realize my children aren't exactly ready some of my old favorites.  So I brainstormed and came up with a list of movies that work pretty well for the younger crowd and we can still all enjoy as a family. Here is what I came up with:...more

Nightcrawler (Review)

  This movie will keep you in the edge all the way to end! Jake Gyllenhaal play his character so amazingly, I think this is so far his best performance in a movie.Is my job in another disturbing level. I highly recommend this movie. Check out the score in the link! http://mysangrelatina.com/nightcrawler-review-23371 Arlene Martinez ...more


  This morning, during a special event at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige revealed the films that will make up Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, featuring a mix of fan-favorite characters and several heroes who will be making their big-screen debuts.   ...more

Tainted Meat In a Bloody Showdown on The Walking Dead

Episode three, ‘Four Walls and a Roof’ of The Walking Dead continues to satisfy. Like we do, here’s our top five favorite moments and a some predictions from the damn good cliff hanger!...more

How to Tell if a TV Show is Appropriate for Your Children

Moms have to worry about a lot of things that their kids might come into contact with. Moms want to ensure that their kids are always safe from harm and doing activities that promote learning and a positive attitude. This is not always an easy task and there are a lot of reasons for moms to worry about what their kids might be exposed to. One of these concerns is what they are watching on TV....more

Want To Put a Scare Into Your Husband This Halloween?

Okay, I admit it. I have a bit of a twisted sense of humor - at times even macabre. Halloween is the one time  of the year that I can let it shine without my moral character being (seriously) questioned.I also like to keep my hubs thinking - never want husbands or significant others to get too complacent. So this year I've come up with a brilliantly simple plan to turn our living room into a house of psychological horror - with a movie marathon....more

10 Things to Say to Trick-or-Treaters Dressed as Elsa

Warning! They're coming. Not the walking dead. Or the Boy Scouts with their popcorn. No, the Elsas are coming. All 5,082,367 of them. How do I know there will be so many of them? A couple of weeks ago I took my daughter, 7, to a Halloween event. And then I almost lost her. That’s because she, as well as every other girl under age 10, dressed as Elsa from Frozen. So to prepare for the onslaught of Queen Elsas showing up at your door this Halloween, here are 10 Things to Say to Trick-or-Treaters Dressed as Elsa: ...more
twinglemommmy I think if they're happy, then we're happy! Last night at a Brownie troop party, ...more


Tinsel and Tine would like to introduce a new Blog Contributor - Mikhail Revlock who's first assignment was to cover the interview with writer/director Justin Simien....more