A Life-long Love of Scary Movies

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Dark Shadows; A Johnny-Depp-Lovin-Momma's View

*Disclaimer:  I am NOT a movie reviewer.  My only qualifications here are that I like to watch them.* This may come as a big surprise to those of you who know me and have been following me for a while, but I simply ADORE Johnny Depp.  I know, shocking news huh?  So when readers asked me to write a review on Dark Shadows, I had to ask myself if this was something I could do objectivel...more

Dark (Eye) Shadows

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Dark Shadows

The day finally arrived. weeks of impatient waiting. I finally got my chance to see Dark Shadows, staring Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Eva Green.  Since I was anticipating it so much, I had to be careful not to psych myself out with too high of expectations. I kept up a litany of, "It's going to suck ... It's going to suck," all the way to the theater.  And guess what?...more

Coming Movie Attractions

I realized something the other day. There's actually a bunch of movies that I really want to see this year!  I can't think of how long it's been that I've been looking forward to so many.  And, lucky for me most of them are coming out in the next six weeks. Here are some of the highlights. Opening May 4th The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Unfortunately, this one is currently on limited release. Hopefully, it will do well enough to open to a wider market. ...more

R.I.P. Jonathan Frid

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Musings on Cow Hooves and Haggis

It wasn't only that I was seriously considering coming home from the multi-ethnic market with a shin bone from a calf (complete with hoof) ...more