…Give Paws

I’m declaring it a Paddington Bear Saturday. Why? Well, we’ll get to that. This marmalade loving bear from darkest Peru has captured many a heart over the years. And over the past year “Paddington 2” has captured more than a few nominations.

…grin and bear it

This Friday we find ourselves on the very edge of Oscar season, crusaders. Film buffs are getting their final thoughts in before the nominees are announced next Tuesday, everyone is eager to see what this year’s select few will be. Everyone has their own opinions and their own award prediction litmus tests. There are the Golden…

…Set Sail

Director Peter Lord’s “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,” is a fun, quirky, British comedy. Based on Gideon Defoe’s, “The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists,” this stop-motion animation adventure is yet another example of animation that can entertain both young and old. In this hilarious misadventure, the Pirate Captain (Hugh Grant), with some help from…

…connect the dots

I hate spoilers, as should any movie fan in my opinion.  You can’t get that moment back, that moment when you realize how it’s all going to end, whodunit, etc. For the great ones that moment is delayed, for the fun ones it’s pretty clear from the onset, and for the crappy ones, well… Needless…

…put a little love in your heart

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I’m going to do everyone a favor and skip over the on-liners about “singles’ awareness day” and the fact that we put so much emphasis on a holiday essentially created by the candy and card companies (well sort of, it was a feast day first). I’ll skip it, but I have…