Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Moonlight

MOONLIGHT (2016) Directed by Barry Jenkins Cinematography by James Laxton The Film Experience’s Hit Me With Your Best Shot series returns for another season! I had a lot of fun participating a few times last year, and I’m so glad this new season kicks off with Moonlight, 2016’s most beautiful movie in both story and imagery. First…

The 89th Academy Awards: My Picks and Predictions

Oscar Sunday is finally upon us! Though I don’t always agree with what film the golden boy goes to, I always enjoy watching the Academy Awards. And as I’ve always done before the show, I watched all the films nominated in the night’s top eight categories: the four for acting, the two screenplay categories, Best…

Oscar Favorites: 16 Musicals Nominated for Best Picture

We’re less than 48 hours away from the 89th Academy Awards! This year it’s very likely that the musical La La Land will take home the night’s top prize, along with numerous others. So in honor of the Oscars this weekend, and the direction it’s expected to take, I put together a list (and made…

Remembering Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Normally I save remembrances of lost Hollywood stars for social media like Twitter and Instagram, but the one-two punch to the gut of losing both Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds within just a day of each other deserves its own blog post, especially because these two legendary actresses meant the world to me. First and…

Sunshine Blogger Award

Simoa at Champagne for Lunch nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award awhile ago, but I hadn’t gotten around to answering all her questions until now (my apologies)! I’ll forego nominating blogs and coming up with my own questions this time around, so this post will just be my answers to Simoa’s questions.

One Lovely Blog Award

I was nominated for One Lovely Blog Award by Paul, who runs the blog Kids Riding Bicycles. I only started following his blog recently but it’s been a pleasure reading his posts on all things Disney and Steven Spielberg. So thank you, Paul, for thinking of me for this award, I really appreciate it!

The Disney Dozen

Paul of Kids Riding Bicycles has put together this fun meme for anyone who loves Disney animated movies, and I couldn’t resist taking part in it. So without further ado, the twelve questions and my answers…

Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon Tag

Eva of Coffee, Classics, & Craziness is hosting the Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon this weekend in honor of the director’s birthday on August 13th. Along with a number of posts covering films from the Master of Suspense, she’s put together a fun questionnaire for bloggers to answer concerning their thoughts on his films! Here are my answers…

Another Liebster Award

My friend Simoa at Define Dancing has nominated me for another Liebster Award! She’s a passionate blogger who always pens beautifully written posts about the films and stars she loves, so I highly recommend checking her blog out. Since this award has really circulated around the blogging community I’ll refrain from nominating additional blogs as I think…

Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (1953) Directed by Howard Hawks Cinematography by Harry J. Wild For this week’s edition of The Film Experience’s Hit Me With Your Best Shot, we were asked to pick our favorite shot from the film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Along with being one of my favorite movies, it also features what’s probably my favorite of Marilyn…