films

Home again, home again!

on February 8, 2017

The book tour is finished and A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING has been properly launched! Heaps of thanks to all of you who turned out, bought books, sold books, asked questions, and were just generally awesome people. (If you want signed books, there are still copies at The Poisoned Pen, Murder by the Book, Fox Tale, and…

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September!

on September 6, 2016

It feels as if 2016 were slipping by at a cracking pace, and I’m sure I’m not the only one thinking, FINE. Bring on autumn and bonfires and falling leaves and sweaters and pumpkins and foggy mornings. But those seasonal delights are still a few weeks away for us, and I should probably focus on…

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I’m quite certain we’ve discussed this before

on March 31, 2016

but I can’t find a post, so let’s discuss it again: movie houses. Not the places where you see films, but the places IN films and TV shows. There are movies I’ve seen where I almost don’t pay attention to the dialogue or plot because I’m so busy imagining myself living in the setting. Here…

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I have thoughts on Crimson Peak

on October 22, 2015

So last weekend I went to see Crimson Peak and it was everything I hoped it would be. Oh, first the caveat–if you don’t want to read spoilers, stop reading now and come back on Tuesday. I’m serious; I’m going to spoil this like nobody’s business. I should start by saying that I’m old-fashioned. I…

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This theme is a fun one…

on April 23, 2015

Today we’re talking about things I love to watch. We will mostly be chatting here about old movies and documentaries–I don’t watch too much in the way of regularly-scheduled network stuff except “Elementary”. I am utterly smitten with TCM, but my cable provider has added something fun called Retro, and as of this month–cue the…

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