Movie Mix-Ups (There’s a surprise inside)

To wrap up my week of movie posts, I’m going to share some of the weirdest stuff I’ve ordered from Netflix, accidentally on purpose. Yes, that phrase takes on an actual meaning when applied to my method of selecting movies. Here’s what happens: inspired to see a particular movie, I hit Netflix and conduct aContinue reading “Movie Mix-Ups (There’s a surprise inside)”

Easy to Please (My love of splody and sappy cinema)

While I’m queuing up my next batch of book reviews, I’m going to share some thoughts on movies—what I have watched and enjoyed, watched and hated, and later this week, some of the weirdest stuff Netflix has dropped into my mailbox. I’ve had a Netflix account about twelve years and in that time, I’ve watchedContinue reading “Easy to Please (My love of splody and sappy cinema)”

2001: A Space Odyssey

This is not a review of the film. More, this is a story about my daughter and I watching 2001: A Space Odyssey together and what we both gained from it. Petra is eleven years old. She’ll be twelve at the end of the summer. I think she’s a bright spark, but she’s my child,Continue reading “2001: A Space Odyssey”