Posts Tagged ‘Movies’

January 2, 2017 0

2016: Most Memorable Movie Outings

By in Friends & Family, Movies

I saw exactly 100 films during 2016. That’s double my self-imposed limit of 4 per month (oops), way more than my mother (“I don’t think I saw 4 movies this entire YEAR!”), and way less than my film-critic boyfriend (who watched more than 300). While I certainly have personal favorites from those— including the usual “Best Films of […]

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August 9, 2016 0

The new Pete’s Dragon: wonderfully for kids

By in Movies

A lot of reviews (from critics or otherwise) like to talk about whether or not a movie “held a child’s attention.” I completely understand the idea, but there are also SO MANY factors involved: parenting, pacing, other in-theater distractions, what they just ate, what they’re in the mood for, what other movies they’ve seen, how […]

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January 14, 2016 0

Adam’s “Best Movies of the Year” 2015

By in Friends & Family, Movies

Adam’s “Best Movies of the Year” list is in this week’s CITY Newspaper. He saw SO MUCH stuff this year (seriously: over 300 films) and he gave this TONS and TONS of late-night, compare-and-contrast thought. Read it at: http://goo.gl/qN70XK As a lover of movies in all genres, he tries very hard to leave baggage at […]

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May 30, 2010 5

Soundtrack Sampler 2009

By in Mix CDs, Soundtracks

It’s “Soundtrack Sampler” week here on the blog, as I’ve completed not 1, not 2, but 3 Soundtrack Samplers in the past several months! Over the course of the week, I’ll be giving each one its moment in the sun with some photos of the liners and a brief run-down of my thoughts for each […]

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February 24, 2010 0

Six Years of Quality Cinema

By in Movies

It’s a new decade, and I’m feeling both optimistic and goal-oriented on completing lots of loose ends in my life. Some are large (catch up on processing photos from the last several years), some are self-help (go to the dentist), and some are simply small silly things, like finish writing several “best of the year” […]

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February 23, 2010 0

Oscar Music Nominees 2009

By in Mix CDs, Soundtracks

Sample this year’s Oscar Nominees for Best Original Score and Best Original Song! My annual Academy Awards movie music mix is back, and will catch you up on the music branch’s choices for best of the year in just over an hour.

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