Category Archives: Movies and TV

Holiday Movies, Part 1

Holiday Movies, Part 1

So, SO many fabulous holiday-themed movies have been made over the decades since cinematic film-making was created. Movies for the family, movies with humor, movies of faith, movies full of sentimentality, movies with romance, movies starring Santa Claus, movies with edginess, movies with Christmas as a setting for the action, movies filmed with live action,… Continue Reading

Pride & Prejudice 2005  10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Pride & Prejudice 2005 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

10 years ago this month, specifically on September 16, Pride and Prejudice starring Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen premiered in the UK. The movie adaptation directed by Joe Wright would cross the pond for a US and worldwide release in November. As everyone who has followed me for any length of time knows, it was… Continue Reading

Matthew is 40 and still FINE!

Matthew is 40 and still FINE!

David Matthew Macfadyen was born on October 17, 1974 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, the son of Meinir, a drama teacher and former actress, and Martin Macfadyen, an oil executive. His paternal grandparents were Scottish and his maternal grandparents were Welsh. Macfadyen was brought up in a number of places, including Jakarta, Indonesia, as a result of his father’s… Continue Reading

Trivia Time: Star Wars

Trivia Time: Star Wars

I am an avowed, proud Star Wars geek. Yes, I was one of those who stood in line on opening night, gasped in shock at “I am your father!”, and was blindsided by the Luke and Leia sibling reveal. I have read most of the fan fiction novels, and while I didn’t love the newer… Continue Reading