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10 Authors I Need to Read More From

this post is part of the Top Ten Tuesday feature, hosted by the Broke and the Bookish For a while now I’ve been checking out the top then themes to see when I could participate, and this week there was…

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One Lovely Blog Award!

The ever sweet Katy from Girl Meets Cinema has nominated me for the One Lovely Blog Award, amongst other fourteen fabulous bloggers (seriously, some are so cute you need to check them out). Here are the rules for this award:You…

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Film Criticism? Count Me Out, Folks

Yesterday I was going through my bloglovin feed and found the kind of post that always makes me happy: 5 Favourites: Women Who Inspire. One of them was vulnerability guru Brené Brown, celebrated for her TED talk on letting go…

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FWeekly: Vanity is My Favourite Sin

Let me warn you right now, this week was more about my hair than movies. I’ve gone ash blonde whilst keeping my ash brown natural roots, and it took two days at the hairdresser to get it just right. If…

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Seen and Read: Revolutionary Road

It strikes me that there’s a considerable amount of bullshit going on here. in REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, by RICHARD YATES That shockingly blunt line was proffered by Frank Wheeler (Leonardo DiCaprio) in response to his wife’s exacerbated bad mood after a disastrous amateur theatre performance.…

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40 Movies I Can’t Wait to Watch This Fall

With a movie watchlist of over 600 films, it can be really hard to pick what to watch next. And since Fall/Winter is basically the best time of the year to watch movies, I figured narrowing it down to those movies I’ve been…

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FWeekly: You Cannot Save People, You Can Only Love Them

quote by anais nin | title100% natural pink clay soap | 1z: a novel of zelda fitzgerald, by therese anne fowler | 2‘Preparing for the Matinee’, by Edmund C. Tarbell, 1907 (detail) | 3rope photography | 4classic st. andrews lady…

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Zou Bisou: Hitchcock & John Slattery

Born on August 13th, 1962 John Slattery is of course, by now, better known for his role as Roger Sterling in Matthew Weiner’s acclaimed series Mad Men; but if you’re curious enough to want to check out some more of…

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Six Degrees: Pauly Shore / Elle Fanning

Elina from the blog Films and Coke picked me to carry on the Six Degrees of Separation blogathon by Nostra. The challenge here is to link Pauly Shore to Elle Fanning in less than seven steps. Took me long enough…

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Suddenly, Last July

tv shows of the monthSummers are always a bit slow for series, but you can always count on Suits, Masters of Sex, and True Blood to be around. I’ve been having some trouble with watching TB episodes because I don’t…

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Spielberg in July: Director’s Top 9

This month on French Toast Sunday it was Steven Spielberg‘s turn to have his work celebrated. I took this opportunity to catch on three essentials from the director that I was missing: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Close Encounters of the Third…

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A Young Doctor’s Notebook | Miniseries

Directed by Alex Hardcastle and Robert McKillopStarring Daniel Radcliffe, Jon Hamm, Adam Godley, Vicky Pepperdine, and Rosie Cavaliero Here’s something you don’t see everyday.Based on the works of Mikhail Bulgavok, A Young Doctor’s Notebook is an unusual british dark comedy about…

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