Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment

Best Movies of 2014 – Cold in July

Best Movies of 2014 – Cold in July

If you are a fan of the 80s genre of hard-boiled crime stories, this one is for you. It’s a pitch-perfect thriller with terrific performances by veteran actors Michael C. Hall as a mild-mannered picture framer who kills an intruder in his home, Sam Shepard as the dead man’s father [...]

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My Old Lady

My Old Lady

Maggie Smith is a force of nature – and playing this acerbic 90-year old woman living in Paris is a perfect role for her. She is joined by two other stellar talents: Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott-Thomas. (They have three Oscars and five other Oscar nominations among them.) Kline plays [...]

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The Genius of Robin Williams

The Genius of Robin Williams

I heard a story about Robin Williams walking into the casting office for a TV show and when the casting director was ready for him to start reading the scene, he stood on his head and did the scene upside-down.  If nothing else, those casting directors would never forget a [...]

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The Delight of the 100 Foot Journey

The Delight of the 100 Foot Journey

  Set in the beautiful scenery of the South of France and graced with Academy-Award winner Helen Mirren as Madame Mallory, The Hundred-Foot Journey deserves a place on your viewing list. A young culinary genius arrives in the ittle French village with his Papa and they plan to open an [...]

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The Angriest Man in Brooklyn

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn

  Have you ever met someone who seems to have a bad day every single day and take it out on those around them?  Henry Altman (played by robin Williams) is just such a man.  He lives in New York City and pretty much everything annoys him. When he is [...]

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Arts and Entertainment, Beauty

Beauty has no Expiration Date

Beauty has no Expiration Date

    Pop star Pharrell deserves a big thumbs up for the video of his new single which celebrates the beauty of women – of all shapes, sizes and color. And they are not all under twenty either. This week Pharrell released a behind-the-scenes video with short interview with the [...]

by × August 1, 2014 × 0 comments