The Shape of Water

A few weeks ago my husband and I went  to see “The Shape of Water”. I had been interested in seeing it since I first saw the preview for it early last fall. My interest only increased as the Oscar buzz continued to grow for this film. I did wonder how weird it was going to be since … More The Shape of Water


Several weeks ago my husband and I finally got around to seeing “Coco”. I used to live and die for Pixar movies but I hadn’t seen one since 2010’s “Toy Story 3”. Except for “Cars 3” I had been interested in seeing every Pixar movie that had come out this decade but for one reason or … More Coco

I, Tonya

Of all the tabloid scandals of my lifetime I have never been more obsessed than I was in the winter of 1994 and the Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan saga. At first, I didn’t like Tonya Harding but the more I learned about her background the more in her corner I was. I remember feeling … More I, Tonya

Darkest Hour

Back on Thanksgiving week I went to see “Darkest Hour” with a Q&A after with director Joe Wright. It’s funny how different films and television shows often seem to share a brain and tell similar stories at the same time. Think 1997’s “Dante’s Peak” and “Volcano” or 1998’s “Deep Impact” and “Armageddon”. I mention this … More Darkest Hour

Victoria and Abdul

Three weeks ago my husband and I went to see “Victoria and Abdul”. Since visiting London in April I have been more interested than ever in the history of the British Royal Family which was the main reason I wanted to see the movie. The other big reason I wanted to see it was for … More Victoria and Abdul