Category Archives: Film/TV

Can’t Hardly Wait

by Grant P. I recently saw a list of the movies to be released in 2019–2019! I do not want to have to look forward to movies coming out in 18 months. This is a horrible way to live. I don’t even want to wait until later this year to see movies. And anyways, almost every […]

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Plot Twists

by Michelle C. There is nothing quite like leaving a theater after having watched a movie with a plot twist. Half the audience is in shock and awe. The other half loudly claiming that they knew how it would end the whole time. I am in the first half. Even if I know going into […]

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Beyond Bestsellers: Film Adaptations

by Grant P. As one of your film bloggers, I have yet to experience the joy and honored duty of taking you along the joyous path that is Beyond Bestsellers. Whether this was due to my perceived lack of ability to provide content on books or perhaps a refusal to volunteer on my part is […]

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Beach Flicks

by Grant P. It is the season for the beach, the ocean, the sand, and the sunburn. Instead of providing a list of great summer beach reads, I am more of a realist. Sadly, many of us are stuck at work, so the few glimpses of the surf and sand we will be seeing is […]

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Picture Books & Animated Movies for Grown-ups

by Michelle C. I still remember the first time my mom handed me a chapter book–<angry scowl> where are all the pictures? Young Michelle was horrified that she would have to use her imagination while reading. Unacceptable! (Young Michelle also got in trouble in Kindergarten for copying her friend’s drawing in art class, so originality/imagination wasn’t […]

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90 minutes or less

By Grant With a toddler running around and another one on the way, my free time in the evenings is rather limited. So while watching the newest two and a half hour epic may sound appealing (at least to me), reality sets in and halfway through I am asleep on the couch wondering how Frodo […]

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April Showers May Bring Flowers

by Michelle C. The last few weeks have been an odd mixture of winter and summer. There was one memorable day in which I was outside, jacketless, early in the day and three hours later it was snowing. How are we supposed to plan what to wear or what activities to do? I could be […]

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A Life of (true) Crime

By Kristi S. I was raised on true crime. I recognize that this is a weird statement, but it is completely true. I’ve had insomnia all my life, so instead of struggling to sleep I would stay up with my mom watching investigations unfold. We loved Dominick Dunne, 48 Hours Mystery, and Psychic Detectives. To […]

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Music History (In a Roundabout Way)

by Brian H. Whether we realized it or not we’ve all been offered a course in music history through the documentaries created by Ken Burns. The films he creates tell stories from history through images and film footage with narration. They also feature a good deal of music that significantly helps with telling these stories.

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If you liked Black Panther …

By Grant P. If you are one of the billion people (not fact checked) who have already enjoyed Black Panther in the theaters and are looking for something similar, it is your lucky day because I have created a multimedia list just for all one billion of you. And if you haven’t seen it yet […]

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