Reviewing a Movie for Romantics That’s Not a Hallmark Channel Creation

*** Readers of my blog, by now you are probably quite aware that I’m a self-proclaimed hopeless romantic and that I’m endlessly addicted to Hallmark Channel. I also write romance, so I decided to share a film with you that I just watched and thoroughly enjoyed. The movie is from 2015, and I knew nothing… Read More Reviewing a Movie for Romantics That’s Not a Hallmark Channel Creation

“Austenland”—Creative, Funny, and Just What the Doctor Ordered

As I’ve mentioned in past posts, I’ve hunkered down in an attempt to finish my second novel, so I’ve been a bit out of touch. I’m getting really close to completion, but in order to get there, I’ve had to put other things on hold. Unfortunately, blogging has been one such thing… But we all… Read More “Austenland”—Creative, Funny, and Just What the Doctor Ordered

Disagreeing with the Critics—And Adam Lambert—About “Les Miserables”

He had me at “The King’s Speech.” Tom Hooper, director of the aforementioned film, has now tried his hand at directing a musical: the film adaptation of the Broadway sensation “Les Miserables.” To clarify, the gentleman did not just try his hand at directing this emotional musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel, but he… Read More Disagreeing with the Critics—And Adam Lambert—About “Les Miserables”

Bull Durham, Kevin Costner, and Me…Still Loving the Bull in “Bull Durham.”

Last night, I took a moment to channel surf in between Olympic commercial breaks. After Gabby Douglas lost out on a medal for the uneven bars, I let my fingers do the walking. It isn’t often I get complete control of the remote, but my husband had fallen asleep. You would have thought I would… Read More Bull Durham, Kevin Costner, and Me…Still Loving the Bull in “Bull Durham.”