Category Archives: Movies

My 2016 Year-in-Review: Entertainment Edition

You might not be able to tell it from the titles, but my reading list certainly has a theme. Continue reading

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My Annual Oscar Post – 2014 Edition

I decided rather than ranting, I’d tell you about my favorite Oscar tradition. The one I always carry out whether I get to watch the Oscars, or whether my three-year-old is screaming at the top of her lungs to please, please, please let her watch anything else at all. Continue reading

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My Best of 2013

Just think of me like Oprah, except substantially less famous and influential. Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of May 20th

I admit that not a lot happened this week, and I confess that the laziness of the week is directly responsible for this lazy blog entry. I’m even too lazy to wax philosophical about letting my life pass me by … Continue reading

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My Second Mother’s Day

With no such plans for this year, I entertained visions of elaborate brunches and relaxing spa days, luxuries that don’t fit my personality but which are nonetheless staples of Mother’s Day. Continue reading

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My Boring Winter

Meanwhile Sonja and I were bringing up the rear as she toddled along, straying in to stores with loud music playing so she could dance, all the while refusing to hold my hand or let me carry her for more than a few steps. Continue reading

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My Oscar Post – 2012 Edition or Am I Still Doing This? – 2012 Edition

Once upon a time I really enjoyed watching movies and I enjoyed watching the Oscars. Nowadays I have to be really bored to watch a movie. I have to be at peace with the fact that two hours of my life are … Continue reading

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My Best of 2012

This is the time of year I’d normally be compiling my top ten list for the year in movies  But I haven’t seen ten movies I liked this year, I probably haven’t even seen ten movies. Movies and I aren’t on … Continue reading

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My DSP: Belleville Rendez-Vous

Song: Belleville Rendez-Vous Artist: from the film Les Triplettes de Belleville Year: 2003 Favorite lyric: ?? Significance: I like French things. I don’t actually remember much about the movie but this song.

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My RiffTrax Live! – Shock & Terror Edition

October seems to be our month for live shows. Last year Shaun and I left our six-week-old in the care of my parents and went to see Pomplamoose. (I called home only half a dozen times.) The year before that, … Continue reading

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