Throwback Thursday: Kurt Cobain Revamped

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we take a look at how a recent documentary puts an original and refreshing spin on a rock legend’s well-known tale.   It’s been almost 30 years since Kurt Cobain first arrived on the music scene with his band Nirvana, bringing with them grimy flannel shirts and a rebellious attitude. […]

Trending News Monday: News from the Golden Globes

Last night, the 2014 awards season kicked off with the 71st annual Golden Globes. This Trending News Monday, we’re bringing you the highlights from last night’s award show from the winners to the most memorable moments. Big Winners The Hollywood Foreign Press Association awarded 12 Years a Slave Best Picture (Drama) Golden Globe and American Hustle Best Picture […]

Throw Ho Ho Back Holiday Movie Thursday

Now it’s just starting to get suspicious. First I was given technology repeatedly as a topic perhaps to feature my aged ignorance, and now I am consistently offered these Throwback opportunities as if I can ONLY really discuss things of bygone years. It’s okay Cassandra–-I am not offended. I know that my age brings a […]

The Perks of Playing “Dumb”

Do you know what the dumbest ways to die are? Australia’s Metro Trains and McCann Melbourne sure do (and that’s not all they know). If you haven’t seen their viral YouTube video yet, have a look.     Fifty million plus views (and counting),  several parodies and a mobile video game later, the three-minute-long “Dumb Ways […]

Shaken… Not Stirred

James Bond…the man, the, myth, the legend. The original dapper dude. Men all across the world idolize him, and woman fantasize about him. Since the early 1960s people have grown up with this giant of cinema from classic films like Dr. No and Goldfinger to the more modern films like Goldeneye and Skyfall. My first […]

Chicago International Film Festival!!!

Chicago International Film Festival Suggestions/Top Picks It’s an exciting time in Chicago because a film festival is in our backyard! I know crazy right? The city is hosting its 48th annual Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF) from the 11th – 25th at AMC River East 21 in downtown Chicago. The festival is showing 175 films from 50 countries. […]