The Light Between Oceans

Stedman’s “The Light Between Oceans” was published in the U.S. in July 2012. Immediately embraced by readers and cri􏰀tics alike, it landed on both The New York Times and USA Today’s bestseller lists, as well as, Amazon’s Best Book of the Month for August of that year. Since then, it has been translated into over 35 languages.

The Hollars

There’s always one family member who is the glue of the brood.  Without their presence, the family would fall apart.  For me that person was Mama Cleo.  She always brought the family together during the good, the bad and the ugly.  When she passed, the family would become distant and go on with their separate…

Review: Pete’s Dragon

  As an avid Disney fan, I was aghast that I didn’t remember the 70’s version of this Disney Classic starring Grammy Winner, Helen Reddy. Not to mention the fact that I pretty much remember just about every Oscar nominee across categories, but totally missed that the song was nominated. I’m kinda glad though, because…


  One late night while channel surfing, I came across a rerun of an old Barbara Walters special with special guest Whoopi Goldberg  being interviewed about her newfound fame after Oscar nomination for The Color Purple. When asked if her friends were “happy” for her, I remember vividly Whoopi recalling how before the fame she…


A reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film, “Pete’s Dragon” is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon. “Pete’s Dragon” stars Bryce Dallas Howard (“Jurassic World”), Oakes Fegley (“This is Where I Leave You”), Wes Bentley (“The Hunger Games”), Karl Urban (“Star…

Who Ya’ Gonna Call – GHOSTBUSTERS

Of course, anyone who has EVER read my blog in the past knows that I adore Melissa McCarthy!!!! She is a “comedy goddess” and can do no wrong in my book and along with there cohorts! Kudos to Amy Pascal for bringing some girl power to the producing team and I am totally looking forward to the sequel. “I ain’t ‘fraid of no ghost!!!”

Are you a OG Ghostbuster Fan or a Newbie?

I don’t know about you, but I’m an OG Ghostbuster fan!!!  I remember seeing the film back in  the day and was scared to death.  Baby, when those lions on the NYC library steps turned into monsters…I was done! Not to mention my beloved Stay Puff marshmallow dude taking people out on the streets of…

Maya Angelou Rises as Top Doc for 2016 AFI Film Festival

The American Film Institute announced today the AFI DOCS 2016 Audience Award winners, concluding the five-day festival in Washington, DC, and Silver Spring, MD. This year’s Audience Award for Best Feature went to MAYA ANGELOU: AND STILL I RISE, directed by Rita Coburn Whack and Bob Hercules (U.S.). This year’s Audience Award for Best Short went to SNAILS, directed by Grzegorz Szczepaniak (Poland). With 93 films from 30 countries, the festival brought together filmmakers, industry, national policy and opinion leaders.

Are you ready to join the Rooftop Cinema Club

Remember back in the day when you we would go to a drive-in for the latest flick or maybe just a nostalgic look back with our favorite classic or cult film?

Drive-in’s are a thing of the past, but don’t fret! Many alternatives have popped up like iPic and the Rooftop Cinema Club.

Reel Roundup for week of April 18th

Elvis and Nixon and The Huntsman in one week? Yup and guess what else is hot this week? #carlarenatascorner


Before “Sex In The City “and their resident sex kitten Samantha there was Nola Darling in Spike Lee’s first film “She’s Gotta Have it”