The Hearst Castle: An Ameican Masterpiece or a European Potpourri Knock off?

In the summer of 2005 I went to visit the Hearst Castle with my mother. At that point in my life I had only been out of the United States of America twice. One day trip to Juarez, Mexico and a weekend trip to Baja, Mexico. On the August day that we visited the Heart … More The Hearst Castle: An Ameican Masterpiece or a European Potpourri Knock off?

Game of Thrones…Season 4…Episode 3…Recap and thoughts

It’s very difficult for a television show to follow up a surprising and powerful episode. It’s impossible for every episode to operate and full throttle. Is it inevitable that a show will suffer a letdown? Those were my thoughts going into last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones”. Last weeks’ episode which concluded with King … More Game of Thrones…Season 4…Episode 3…Recap and thoughts

Divergent

On Monday night I finally saw “Divergent”. To write a review of this movie is kind of complicated. How can one separate the story from the performances? Well, I’ll try. I’ll start with the positive. I like the story. The world that is created in “Divergent” is different enough from other dystopian stories to stand … More Divergent

A Game of Thrones…Season 4….Episode 2

Spoilers Galore….Spoilers Galore….Spoilers Galore….Spoilers Galore….Spoilers Galore….Spoilers Galore….Spoilers Galore   When I first started watching “Game of Thrones” I instantly hated Joffrey Baratheon. I even said to my husband “Who is this Draco Malfoy piece of shit?” Little did I know that Joffrey would turn out to be a hundred times worse than that awful little … More A Game of Thrones…Season 4….Episode 2