Posts Categorized: Entertainment

Christmas at the movies

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All fall, I’ve been feeling so behind on all the movies I want to see in the theaters. I was hoping to spend Christmas week catching up (especially now that the Golden Globe nominations are out!), but now there’s a whole new crop of movies I need to watch. My top three: Saving Mr. Banks,… Read more »

Hello, Ladies

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  Until I find a great big chunk of time to dig into the third season of Homeland, I’ve been binge watching Hello, Ladies, a new comedy on HBO about a Brit (played by Stephen Merchant, co-creator of the British version of The Office) and his ill-fated attempts to date in LA. The show is… Read more »

Why children’s books matter

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As I mentioned last week, my mom was in town for a visit over the weekend. Before seeing Matilda: The Musical on Broadway, we decided it only made sense for us to pop by the New York Public Library’s special exhibit, “The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter“. We were so glad that we… Read more »

One week, three movies

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Other than Frances Ha, Iron Man 3, and Monsters University, I haven’t seen too many movies in the theater this summer. But that’s about to change this week. I mentioned Blue Jasmine before, but The To Do List and The Way, Way Back are two more coming-of-age summer flicks that I can’t wait to see…. Read more »

Mila Kunis, unscripted

Have you seen this hilarious interview with Mila Kunis and Chris Stark? He’s a British radio reporter who was assigned to talk to Mila about her latest movie, Oz the Great and Powerful. The only problem? He was nervous. After going way off-script, he ends up revealing a softer—and more playful—side of the actress. As… Read more »