Movies

5 times the Lifetime Beaches movie made me laugh or cry

I felt a touch of heartburn when my friend Emily asked me if I was going to watch the Lifetime Beaches movie. I typically fall into the camp of shaking my fist while shouting, “WHY ARE YOU TRYING TO REMAKE A CLASSIC THAT EVERYONE LOVES, HOLLYWOOD? LIGHTNING WILL NOT STRIKE TWICE!” These feelings that bubble up call for all caps. With that said, the news of an upcoming Lifetime Beaches

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IHGB Movie Reviews: Sing, Passengers, Hidden Figures, and LaLa Land

I was a movie-going machine over the holidays. Sitting in a darkened theater and transporting myself into the world of the people on the big screen is one of my greatest joys. I suspect I’m not alone in this boat. Instead of breaking out my movie reviews film-by-film, I decided to write brief paragraphs about each one. I didn’t want you to think iHateGreenBeans had turned into a movie critic

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Beauty and the Beast

Disney released the original Beauty and the Beast animation on November 22, 1991. On November 23, I made it my mission to switch from learning the lyrics of PM Dawn’s “Set Adrift On Memory Bliss” to finding, purchasing, listening, and memorizing the Beauty and the Beast soundtrack in its entirety. I became obsessed. This isn’t an exaggeration. In the spring semester of 1992, I showcased my Beauty and the Beast

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Lessons Learned from ‘Love Actually’

I’m guessing that if you clicked this link, you are a fan of Love Actually. When you’re not watching it in the middle of the summer on a random Tuesday night, you probably snuggle up on the couch each December in your red snowflake pajamas, sipping your hot cocoa as you root for the romantic heroes of this holiday tale. As I mentioned last year when I posted lessons learned

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IHGB Movie Review: ‘Trolls’

Trolls Rated: PG Starring: Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake The Trailer: The Gist: Princess Poppy must travel to a faraway land to save her friends who are seconds away from being eaten by nasty bergens. My Thoughts: Go see this movie. Right now. Stop reading this review, get in your vehicle and go see this movie. I have two words for you: Justin Timberlake. Princess Poppy (Anna Kendrick) is stinking

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