15 Directors Meme

I’ve been tagged by filmgeek at Final Cut.  This one is simple enough, I’m to list fifteen directors who have changed the way I look at motion pictures.  See filmgeek’s selections here. Without putting too much thought into it, here are fifteen directors who came to mind sooner, rather than later (in reverse alphabetical order by first name, because I had to think less that way). Stanley Kubrick was one of the first directors I... Read More

The Seven Movie Question Meme

Rachel from Rachel’s Reel Reviews was kind enough to tag me in the meme du jour, aptly titled The Seven Movie Question Meme.  I’m not sure who made the visual on the left (was it you Rachel?), but well done. Let’s get down to business. 1. What was your first movie going experience? I’m sure that I saw movies in theatres before 1989, but the only memory I can distinctly recall is when my grandma took my sister and me to see... Read More

Lit Flicks Challenge Begins

It’s finally time to start the Lit Flicks Challenge!  If you’re still not clear what this challenge is, you should read this blog more frequently, and read the rules and regulations here. To be entered in the drawing for the giveaway this month, there are a couple things you can do, each of which will give you an entry. First you should go to the Lit Flicks Challenge page, and sign up under the first Mr. Linky where you’ll link... Read More

Tuesday Meme…Films

This is NOT a MySpace survey, or anything similar. This is simply a number of questions that will help you understand my movie choices and reviews. Any resemblance to a networking website chain-mail survey is purely coincidental. Name a movie you’ve been meaning to see forever: The Graduate is definitely one I’ve been meaning to check out. But I’m always attracted to the the outer wall at Blockbuster with all the seductive new releases…I’m... Read More