Archive for the ‘Movies’ Category

This is 40

This weekend, hubby and I watched the movie, This is 40.  Although we are not 40, there were aspects of the relationship between Debbie (Leslie Mann) and Pete (Paul Rudd) that we could relate to and laugh at. The movie is definitely not realistic, and I can see how some people might quickly get sick of […]

3 hours, gone

Last night hubby and I used our 2 for 1 movie ticket to see the late screening of The Place in the Pines. We thought it was too drawn out, despite some of the positive reviews. We also learned that if and when we should see another opening weekend movie, we shouldn’t. Although we walked […]

Food insecurity in the United States

I just watched a powerful 2012 documentary entitled A Place at the Table, directed by Lori Silverbush and Kristi Jacobson, which investigates and lifts the curtains of hunger in the United States. 49 million people in the USA – 1 in 4 children – don’t know where their next meal is coming from. As is […]

The Internship

I don’t go to the movies much, but I do find Vince Vaughn to be a funny guy. This is a movie about Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson getting an internship at Google. Apparently Google does not have a financial stake in the movie but did give the film crew access to its campus and also […]

The minions are back!

Louie Schwartzberg: The hidden beauty of pollination

A colleague of mine from BlueRush had introduced me to time-lapse video, and I have since seen some cool ones, but this one is unbelievable. It combines time lapse with awesome close-up video of insects, birds and bats. This is one of the most beautiful videos I have seen in a long time. Trust me, […]

Banana!

One of my favourite videos – makes me giggle every time.

Crushing on Robert Pattinson’s character, Edward Cullen

I recently saw the movie Twilight, a teen romance movie involving vampires. This is not a new movie, but we don’t watch a lot of movies. It is based on a novel by Stephanie Meyer. This is actually the first book in a series, based on the the two main characters, Bella Swan and Edward […]

“Wax on, F*ck Off:” No More Mr. Nice Ralph Macchio

Loved this mockumentary! Wax On, F*ck Off with Ralph Macchio from Ralph Macchio