July 2008

The Lyric Cinema Café in Fort Collins, Colorado

  By Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer to the Berthoud Weekly Surveyor Originally published in June 25, 2008     I have long loved the concept of an independent movie theater; a place featuring movies with subtitles, shorts and other unique, unconventional films. As a fanatical French student in high school, I often visited an independent theater called The Lincoln to watch French films. This theater introduced me not only to French film,

Wary of the Knight

I’m off to see “Dark Knight” and I’m a little worried.   I was very excited to see this movie when we first started seeing clips, but after the hype of last week, I’m too irritated to be excited.   I admit, as soon as anything starts getting overly hyped, whether it’s a movie, Barack Obama, the Prius or a new diet fad, I become skeptical. So I’m grudgingly head

To Finish or not to Finish... this book

An Instance of the Fingerpost, by Iain Pears I have a reoccurring problem in my life:  whether to finish a book I’ve started or to just give up.   It’s why I started the Book Reviews on Books I’ve Never Finished  section of this blog. As an example, I am 385 pages into a 685 page book.   The book is “An Instance of the Fingerpost,” by British author, journalist