Category Archives: Movies

Books: Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

I have yet to watch the movie, but two things surprised me about this novel by Truman Capote. The racist language and the fact that it’s only 100 pages long. It seems that the movie is loosely based on the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Company Men

Anyone who has been through a retrenchment or had the heartache of searching for a job during a recession, will appreciate that this movie was made. Everyone else should watch it just so that you can have empathy, because unless … Continue reading

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Emily Blunt was Charming as Young Queen Victoria

The NY Times didn’t give a positive review of the movie The Young Victoria, but I found it quite charming, especially Emily Blunt. Rupert Friend was sweet in the role of King Albert and the chemistry between the actors just … Continue reading

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Movies That Made Me Cry

I cry very easily. It’s easy to tug at my heartstrings. I have been known to even tear during a particularly sad commercial or while reading a book.  Don’t even get me started on sad songs.  At movies with heart … Continue reading

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Norwegian Wood – The Movie

I love atmospheric Art movies with breath taking cinematography and a complementary soundtrack. I also love Japanese movies and Norwegian Wood has all these wonderful elements. I can’t wait for the movie based on novelist Haruki Murakami’s book Norwegian Wood. … Continue reading

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Beezus and Ramona

This is the vintage cover of the Beverly Cleary Book I tremendously enjoyed reading as a child. I think Joey King was a great choice to play Ramona, although both actresses are a few years older than they are in … Continue reading

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