Tag Archives: romance

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Beauty and the Beast (2017) Perhaps continuing in the vein of disturbing pretexts for relationships, Beauty and the Beast is not without controversy. The original fairy tale entirely involves Belle being sold to the Beast by her father and learning … Continue reading

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Passengers (2016)

Passengers (2016) When I first saw the trailer for this movie, I was intrigued. Truth be told, I was intrigued by the premise itself. Here was a story about being trapped in space that did not seem to involve murderous … Continue reading

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Loyalties – The Grand Ballroom

copyright 2017 Susan had hardly ever gone inside the Grand Ballroom, as her aunt called the large salon off of her dining room. Once in a while, she had gone in there to dust when she was helping Ramona with … Continue reading

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Having Fun With Side Characters

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episodes 13 & 14 (The Missing)(Mr. Murdoch’s Neighbourhood)  These two episodes are much more well-balanced in tone than the previous two. Overall, the mysteries in each are classic whodunits, the main characters get a chance to … Continue reading

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Whimsical…and Yet Real

LA LA Land (2016) I went into this film with an open mind – I used to love old movie musicals, but I was concerned with the fact that it seemed to be a traditional romance. I really was not … Continue reading

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Loving the Comedy

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episodes 7 & 8 (Painted Ladies)(Weekend at Murdoch’s) Refreshing for a police procedural, Murdoch Mysteries is currently on a comedy streak. It isn’t that they are making light of death (although some gallows humour naturally sneaks … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream has aged relatively well, but I find that it is the silliest of all of his comedies. I enjoyed it, but it is almost too silly. Humour is fickle – what one person finds uproaringly … Continue reading

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