So this is the second Monday that I’ve done a movie review. As much as I’d love to make Movie Mondays a thing, I just don’t see movies all that much. Oh well. Maybe someday? If I start watching more… Read More ›
Movies I’ve Seen
Movie Review: Ender’s Game
This weekend, my husband and I decided to go to the movies. I mentioned a while back that I had some misgivings about going to see Ender’s Game. I still feel conflicted, due to Orson Scott Card’s recent (and not… Read More ›
Movie Review – The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
I will start off this review by saying that there will be MAJOR spoilers, both for the book and the movie in this review. Consider yourself warned. I went to see the movie this past weekend with my mom, since… Read More ›
Book Adaptation Done Right
Anyone who knows me knows that I am very picky when books that I love are turned into movies, even when I pick up a book strictly because a movie is being made. Some of you might remember this post… Read More ›
I’m not a hero . . .
After many years of waiting, of fan petitions, of hysteria, The Hobbit is here, folks! I will start off by saying that I was a little concerned when I heard they were making three movies. I loved Peter Jackson’s Lord… Read More ›
Do you hear the people sing?
I had mentioned in a previous post that I was really excited to see the movie version of Les Miserables, which opened on Christmas eve. I should have been more specific – I was nervous as all get out. They… Read More ›
Bad Guys vs. Good Guys
So one of the best things about having kids is getting to go to kid movies without looking out of place. I saw this preview when we went to see Brave and, since I have always enjoyed video games, I… Read More ›
Everything today is thoroughly modern . . .
This weekend, I was bopping around YouTube (as I often do) in search of clips from my favorite musicals. I came across a user who had the entire movie version of a show that I haven’t seen in years –… Read More ›
Lions and Witches and Birthdays
Today is a very special day. On this date, eight years ago, my little girl was born. To the child who is both the best thing in my life and the bane of my existence, I say “Happy Birthday!” One… Read More ›
Mean Girls and Queen Bees
I’ve been trying to watch more movies lately, especially older ones that I have missed. There were many, many years where I barely went to the movies at all, so when I got my Amazon Prime account, with their streaming… Read More ›