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Begin Again: Thoughts on the Movie

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One my favorite movies this year.

Begin Again is a musical comedy-drama starring Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo. Keira Knightley plays a singer-songwriter who is discovered by a down and out record label executive (Mark Ruffalo). They collaborate to produce an album in an unconventional yet authentic way. Here’s why I loved the film! Read more…

Dead Poets Society: All-time Favorite

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Knox Overstreet

Dead Poets Society is by far the best movie I’ve seen. I was in high school, just like the main characters in the film. I was a bit lost, just like the main characters. I wanted to do so many things but didn’t know how, just like them. To conform or to stand out was a running theme during my time in high school, just like in the movie. Read more…

Austenland: From Book to Movie

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Austenland was one of my favorite books in 2008. It’s a book about 32-year-old single Jane Hayes and her love for Jane Austen’s work. She’s especially in love with one character in particular — Mr. Darcy. She gets to bring her Austen obsession to life when a great-aunt gives her an all-expenses-paid vacation to Pembrook […] Read more…

Breaking Dawn movie thoughts

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First things first: I hated the book. Super to the max galore. Even then, I just had to see the film version as I was curious how director Bill Condon would turn the book around while keeping the story intact. Surprisingly, I liked this movie a little bit more than the first three. Eclipse is […] Read more…

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Movie Trailer

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If you haven’t decided whether you’re on Team Edward or Team Jacob yet, I’m sure the next film in the Twilight saga will have you on one team. Will you be running with wolves or vampires? Think, think, think as Bella will finally choose between best friend Jacob Black and boyfriend Edward Cullen. Here’s the […] Read more…

What are your Oscar traditions?

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When the Oscar season comes along, my sister Patti always prints out the official ballots from the Oscars website. Each member of our family gets a ballot each. We all have to submit our votes before the show. The prize? Well, there is no prize. Maybe a little “Wow! That was a good guess!” and […] Read more…

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