Feature Film Friday: My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

As a writer I always get a kick out of films that start with narration, because much like the first lines of a novel they instantly let the reader know if this is a book worth reading. And the first time I heard the opening lines, delivered flawlessly by actress/writer Nia Vardalos, I knew that this one was a keeper.…
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Feature Film Friday: Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Now this Friday’s film isn’t only a favorite of mine, it’s actually a favorite of the director’s too- Alfred Hitchcock. Said to be the king of suspense’s fav flick, Shadow of a Doubt is a quintessential Friday film. Suspense, intrigue, amazing artistic shots, and a murderer walking the streets of a small quiet town. *Sigh* I just love this film!…
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Feature Film Friday: True Grit (1969/2010)

I always love me a good Western. So choosing True Grit to feature on this friday’s post was a no-brainer. True Grit is based off of a novel by Charles Portis about a tough US Marshall and a Texas Ranger who help track down the killer of 14 year old Maddie Ross’ father. Along with Maddie, who determinedly seeks retribution…
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Feature Film Friday: Two Weeks With Love (1950)

My sister discovered Jane Powell while perusing the DVD section at our local NY Public Library a few years ago, and since then I’ve been a HUGE Jane Powell fan. Having seen most of all the movies she’s been in I have to say Two Weeks With Love is definitely one of my favorites. Even my best friend Genesi- who…
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