–While watching television last night I was startled and displeased with a new back-to-school clothing commercial. I will not disclose the advertiser, because I’m not going to give them any props for this blatant commercialization of a great, classic movie. The advertisement features students dancing around an exact replica of the library in “The Breakfast Club,” and mimicking various scenes in the movie. All the while a cover of
Recommended Summer Reading From the author who brought us “The Girl with the Pearl Earring” comes a brilliant novel about coming of age in William Blake’s England. Tracy Chevalier is one of my all-time favorite authors. Read my review HERE.
by Tracy Chevalier Seldom do I await an author’s next book with much anticipation; however, for two years I have eagerly awaited Tracy Chevalier’s ninth novel, “Burning Bright.” Chevalier is most famous for writing “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” a novel featuring Dutch painter Vermeer. The book was made into a highly praised movie of the same name, starring Scarlett Johannsen and Colin Firth. Chevalier has the ability to transform
As a fan of the original series, I want to believe. Read my review of the “X-Files” flick HERE.
WHAT I’M WATCHING ON DVD: What do “Law & Order” and FX’s “Dirt” have to do with this British film? Find out HERE.
WHAT I’M WATCHING ON DVD: “Fool’s Gold” I can’t believe McConaughey has his shirt on in this movie poster! Read my review HERE.
WHAT I’M WATCHING ON DVD: “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou” Read my review HERE.