Entertainment

My thoughts on the 2017 Emmy Awards

This is my third year to cover TV’s version of high school prom. As I look at my previous Emmy Awards posts, I realize that my thoughts from 2015 and 2016 are very similar to the thoughts I had as last night’s three-hour salute to Big Little Lies and The Handmaid’s Tale. Most of my notes have question marks behind sentences or a parenthetical reminder for me to “Google this.”

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IHGB Movie Review: Home Again

IHGB Movie Review: Home Again 
Rated: PG-13 Starring: Reese Witherspoon and Pico Alexander The Trailer: The Gist: Do whatever you want on your fortieth birthday. There are no rules! But take heart. The sun will rise the next morning and showcase your celebratory choices from the previous night. Disclaimer: I feel like I need to introduce this movie review with a rather large disclaimer that rears its head often on

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I Like This Coffey

Several months ago, I was browsing through a store and was drawn not to an article of clothing or darling home decor item, but to a voice I heard through the speakers. I had no problem carrying myself up to the cash register to ask the shop keeper exactly who was singing on her fabulous Pandora station. His name is Coffey Anderson. And I think you should know him too.

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IHGB Movie Review: Spider-Man Homecoming

IHGB Movie Review: Spider-Man Homecoming Rated: PG-13 Starring: Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., and Michael Keaton The Trailer: The Gist: It’s your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Here’s what I wrote in my 2017 Summer Movie Preview: Spider-Man Homecoming : Other than Captain America, Spidey has always been on of my favorite superheroes. Erase all of the Tobey Maguire images you’re conjuring up in your head right now. Keep a few of the

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Lessons Learned from ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’

Did you know that My Best Friend’s Wedding celebrated its 20th anniversary yesterday? Can you believe it’s been that long since we felt horrible for sort of understanding why Jules wants to steal Michael back? (Sorry Kimmy!) I completely blame this movie for my belief that “If you love someone, you say it, right then, out loud.” Dermot Mulroney is so very handsome in a chiseled sort of way, don’t

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