{challenge} once upon a time on film

The other night we thought “hey, let’s watch a film for the Once Upon a Time Challenge…” Okay I thought it, and did I have any ideas as to watch we should watch?! No. We own and watch many a film that fit the parameters of Fairy Tale, Folklore, Fantasy and/or Mythology but narrowing it down became…

{film + life} unemployment

Seeking levity amidst the #*!@ news of Sean’s getting laid off Monday morning, we began compiling a list of films to NOT watch in this recently unemployed condition. We listed 12+, though surely there is more. Enjoy!–or not enjoy!–you know what I mean. Ramona & Beezus (2010). This sweet family comedy ambushed us last time. None of…

{film} two briefly + one

Saw Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) last night. I will very likely write a review at some point, but for now: suffice it to say, it was brilliant fun. It was all we have come to love from Guy Ritchie, and then a bit more. ie. If you recall the trailer…

american gods, archetypes, and remakes

a few things: A–Have your heard? According to The Guardian, Neil Gaiman is going to adapt American Gods to screen for HBO. Are we excited?! Yes. But who should be cast? Sean suggested Brian Cox would be a good fit for Wednesday. I’m curious to see how it all shakes out. B–Have you read this?…

oh that dreams would come true…

First:  For my friends who are fans of  Joss Whedon’s Firefly, Nathan Fillion, and/or author Patrick Rothfuss— In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly: Entertainment Weekly:  If Castle had its series finale tomorrow and Fox said to you and Joss: “We screwed up, let’s try doing Firefly again.” Would you do it? Nathan Fillion:  Yes….