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Some Flowers are Slower than Others

The cut flowers you bring home from your local retailer may be more exotic than you think. Nearly 80% of the flowers sold in the U.S. 994 more words


The First Wives Club

Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, and Goldie Hawn are three wonderful actresses and this movie features an all-star ensemble of the nineties and actors who would grow further in their career over the decades. 429 more words



Goddamn, man. I miss Robin Williams. I’ve never missed a dead celebrity before but after seeing this movie, I really feel bummed that we won’t get any more of his brain. 608 more words


Selfless Acts

The impetus for this post came from a quote by a character in “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.”  If you have not watched this movie and its prequel, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” I would highly recommend both for your enjoyment. 427 more words


Steven Spielberg’s Hook takes the world of Peter Pan and imagines what happened if he left Neverland and grew up.  Robin Williams plays Peter Banning, a lawyer who doesn’t put his children first.   637 more words

Oscar Snubbed Films

Keeping Mum 

I chanced upon this gem of a film at my ongoing mini Maggie Smith film festival (1 more film to go) and I am so glad I did. 127 more words


Quartet's awesome foursome

Rating: ★★★★

An astonishingly unassuming film, for his debut behind the camera, American actor Dustin Hoffman isn’t tempted into directorial showboating, wisely acquiescing to the subtler pieties, experience and high good humour of seasoned British thesps Tom Courtenay, Dame Maggie Smith, Pauline Collins and Billy Connolly. 1,004 more words