Category Archives: Movies and TV

Ladyhawke & Ever After: Romantic Movies with a Medieval Twist

Ladyhawke & Ever After: Romantic Movies with a Medieval Twist

Today I am sharing two of my favorite happily-ever-after romance movies, both set in an indeterminate past with a Medieval flavor. One is clearly fantasy laced, while the other is a well-known fairytale given a rational explanation. Each have humor, fantastic supporting characters, a fair amount of suspense, and the oh-so-necessary celebratory kiss. Both are “must-see”… 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

Easter Eggs!

Easter Eggs!

Say “Easter Egg” and the first vision that pops into one’s mind is brightly colored shells with pretty designs. A few times in my life I tried to get really creative with decorating eggs, but never had much success. Too bad I never visited Martha Stewart’s website because she has 50 different ways to fancy… Continue Reading

Easter Movies

Easter Movies

With Easter approaching I thought it would be apropos to make note of themed movies. Naturally a majority are of a religious nature, but not all. There is something for everyone! Easter Parade   Starring Fred Astaire and Judy Garland. The beloved Irving Berlin musical about a dancer who tries to forget his ex-dance partner (and… Continue Reading

“The Wedding Singer”

“The Wedding Singer”

Because I am a HUGE movie buff, I decided from time to time to share some of my favorites. Since we are still in the “Month of Love” I chose a romantic comedy. The Wedding Singer is one of those movies I can watch over and over. Part of that is the nostalgia, being in… Continue Reading