October Favorites: Shaun of the Dead

Not all my October movie favorites are scary-scary. Some are funny-scary like Shaun of the Dead (A Romantic Comedy. With Zombies) starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. I love Brit humor and this one has a ton of it. It’s a tale of two friends who find themselves in the midst of a zombie apocalypseContinue reading “October Favorites: Shaun of the Dead”

Outer Space on Film Blogathon: Alien (1979)

It’s time for FILM IN OUTER SPACE BLOGATHON hosted by Moon in Gemini and my movie pick is Ridley Scott’s Alien (1979). I should have picked Aliens, the second movie in the franchise but then that would mean I miss out on talking about that shocker of a scene at the dining table. Or theContinue reading “Outer Space on Film Blogathon: Alien (1979)”

Near Dark and Passages

I woke up this morning to the news that one of my favorite actors passed away.  Bill Paxton starred in Apollo 13, Aliens, Titanic, Twister, and my all-time favorite cult classic contemporary vampire movie, Near Dark (1987). It’s an independent film directed by Kathryn Bigelow, who would later win an Oscar for Hurt Locker, and starsContinue reading “Near Dark and Passages”

Thelma and Louise – You Gotta Have Friends Blogathon

Thelma and Louise is one of those movies that has stayed with me since I saw it for the first time, and not because of Brad Pitt whose role as the charming thief, JD, is one of the first things some people remember the most.  I was enthralled by the women’s friendship from the veryContinue reading “Thelma and Louise – You Gotta Have Friends Blogathon”