Feature Film Friday: Runaway Jury (2003)

I absolutely love thriller movies, especially if they involve journalism, the courts, and rogue justice seekers. I blame my dad. Thanks to him I’ve seen loads of cliche’ guy movies- The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, A Few Good Men, The Dirty Dozen, yup I’ve seem ’em all. Now don’t get me wrong my mom feeds my guy movie luvin’…
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Feature Film Friday: The Ghost and Mrs.Muir (1947)

One of the most hauntingly (pun so intended) romantic films that I’ve seen, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir stars native New Yorker Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison (My Fair Lady), and young Natalie Wood (West Side Story). Mrs. Muir, a young widow, moves to a seaside cottage with her daughter Anna and housemaid Martha. She discovers upon arrival that the house…
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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: 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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