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The Real Thing

I’m tired of the Oscars. My fascination with the movies I loved, and interest in the movies I appreciated (if not adored) is waning. Snubbery happens every year, and everybody talks about it forever. 543 more words


Short Story Ranting and Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter is a 3

I usually hate short story collections. I find starting stories again and again without getting to savor the development of the characters just exhausting and cruel. 196 more words


Some Thoughts on Olive Kitteridge

I just finished watching Olive Kitteridge after seeing it nominated for Golden Globes in three categories: Best Actress for Frances McDormand, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Bill Murray and Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV. 151 more words

Frances Mcdormand

All the TV is back this week! And good news from the TCA

I had a really weird day at work today; I was bitten by jumping jacks and had to get to the doctor, and then it took two hours to get home instead of the usual 45 minutes. 579 more words


Review: Olive Kitteridge

Recently I finished reading Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout  and am half way through her novel, The Burgess Boys. As I read, I am pulled, bodily, into the character’s world. 399 more words


Highlights from 2014

Hello from Beijing,

It’s just past 5am here, and I’m awake from jetlag.  I’m not ready to do an in-depth review at the moment, but wanted to contribute to our blog by sharing my reading journey of 2014. 708 more words

Ageing in Hollywood

Ageing in Hollywood is a double-edged sword. Either you embrace the graceful climb over the hill and vie with Meryl Streep for all the peachy roles coming your way. 724 more words