Inspired by the writers at the Donnybrook Writing Academy, and their “Without Question, the Definitive Top Films of the Decade” post, I have compiled my own list. According to one of Donnybrook’s members, there were 7,130 films made between 2000 and 2009. So obviously it’s a daunting task to pick the best of the bunch, especially when it’s only possible to see a fraction of them and I’m the one
Six bars, six drinks, one night… (1st stop, Drunken Monkey at 151 S. College Ave., Fort Collins, C olorado. Photo by Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer) Today on www.DenverSixShooter.com, a bar-going community for the literate, urban lush. Click HERE to read all about the Mayor’s adventures around Fort Collins.
Rated R Directed by John Hillcoat Starring Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce, Charlize Theron, Molly Parker Heidi’s Illustrious Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Word of Warning: Dismal. Sad. Bleak. Gloomy. Severely depressing. It’s the end of the world as we know it, and the characters simply known as Father and Son are in a struggle for survival against terrible odds. The movie is based on the critically
Now that the Golden Globe nominees have been announced, I am inspired to blog about my disappointment in this year’s movie award season. I’ve never been a fan of the Golden Globes. I feel it’s the dumb kid brother to the more grown up and classy Academy Awards. That being said, this year the Academy has decided to dumb down too. They’ve decided to amend the Best Picture category to
Last year, we realized my parents were still going to Blockbuster for their movies. I had been telling them about Netflix for years, but they just weren’t interested in trying it out. In part because it is an online subscription, and that was a little intimidating for them. So we decided to get my parents a three-month subscription to Netflix as a Christmas present, and since we were visiting them
Rated PG13 Directed by Clint Eastwood Starring Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Marguerite Wheatley, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng, Matt Stern, Julian Lewis Jones, Adjoa Andoh Heidi’s Illustrious Rating: 4/5 Word of Warning: None In my opinion, “Invictus” is one of the best movies of the year. Probably not Best Picture, but since ten films are being nominated in the category this year, it will likely be in the mix. Based
I am going to come clean. I am not much of a shopper. In fact, I rarely shop unless it is a necessity. So when Christmas comes around, I enjoy shopping in historic downtowns, because the stores are locally owned, and they are entertaining. Downtown retail business owners have to be creative in order to compete with the strip malls and mega stores, and they often line their shelves with