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The Accidental Tourist Film Review

For the duo post series of ours, the blogger otherwise known as the Scientist Gone Wordy and I are back to close out April with another movie title that began its life between a book cover. 1,556 more words

Film

TMT: Purely Accidental

This is the next entry in a Theatre… a Movie… and a Time, a series that was begun here. With our next duo post kicking in on the last day of the month, might as well recall the only previous time I spent with the film we’ll examine tomorrow. 421 more words

Film

Review: Anne Tyler's A Spool of Blue Thread

There is usually a reassuring feeling of familiarity when you open a book by Anne Tyler; like catching up with an old friend you haven’t seen for a while. 417 more words

Books

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

Title: The Accidental Tourist
Author: Anne Tyler
Publisher: Ballantine Books, Random House
ISBN: 9780345452009
Genre: Literary Fiction
Pages: 352
Source: Personal Copy
Rating: 5/5

This book has wanted my attention for the longest time and I have ignored it for the longest time, till February 2015 set in and somehow this book came back to me and I knew I had to read it. 248 more words

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ParmiGeena Davis Meatball Poppers

It is a fact universally known that the greatest friends you can make, are those that you connect with during the darkest periods of your life and our dear, dear friend and Academy Award winner Geena Davis came to us in a time of deep personal turmoil. 374 more words

American

The Novel Cure: Antisocial, being; Part 1

The Accidental Tourist

As someone who feels eternally restless, a girl whose gypsy genes forbid her to stay in one place for more than three months at a time without itching to move, I didn’t expect to identify strongly with a character who dreads leaving his house as much as Macon Leary, the protagonist of… 977 more words

Life

Geena Davis: 'I want to be in a Swedish movie'

Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Geena Davis was an exchange student in Sweden in the seventies and was once engaged to a Swede. She chatted to the The Local’s Natalia Brzezinski about how she’d love to star in a Swedish movie. 415 more words

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