Throwback Thursday – Toy Story

Pixar changed the face of animation when Toy Story opened in 1995.  The film has the perfect balance of animation, wit, jokes and kid’s humor, this film was a joy for the whole family to watch.   It is also packed with topics to discuss with your children after the film.  Voiced by Tom Hanks (The […]

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Late Night

Late Night is a charming bit of fluff.  Emma Thompson is adorable even when she is fierce.  Though her fashion sense is a little interesting, especially the shoes.  Mindy Kaling (Ocean’s Eight) is her usual charming, out spoken, fish out of water self.  John Lithgow is lovely as Thompson’s ailing husband, Henry.  The writers room […]

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Throwback Thursday – Niki Lauda

On 20 May 2019, Niki Lauda died in his sleep, aged 70, at the University Hospital of Zürich, where he had been undergoing dialysis treatment for kidney problems, following a period of ill health. A statement issued on behalf of his family reported that he had died peacefully, surrounded by family members. [Wikipedia] Serious and […]

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Throwback Thursday

During World War II (1939-1945), the Battle of Normandy, which lasted from June 1944 to August 1944, resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control. Code named Operation Overlord, the battle began on June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five […]

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

For those of you that appreciate this genre, all I can say is WOW!  If you are like me and didn’t take Latin in high school, you should know that Parabellum means prepare for war.  This third installment of the John Wick franchise could be the best.  Part of the appeal of John Wick was […]

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Throwback Thursday

One of the darlings at Sundance 2019 was Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile starring Zac Efron and Lily Collins.  Recently, it came to Netflix, so I gave it a go.  This movie is based on the book The Phantom Prince: My Life with Ted Bundy written by Elizabeth Kendall, depicting her relationship with Bundy.  […]

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