Articles by: Joanna

by / on May 25, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Top 10 Movies, Top 10s

JOANNA’S TOP 10 SONGS ABOUT MOVIES & MOVIE STARS

There are a surprising number of songs that reference movies.  There are songs inspired by a particular movie, actor, or even director.  There are songs about the joys and sorrows of going to a move (or going to a movie […]

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by / on May 22, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

ARE YOU DOWN WITH LOVE?

This week I’m talking about one of my favorite movies–a film so unbelievably underrated I hardly know anyone who has seen or heard of it, despite the fact that it stars two Hollywood heavyweights.  I’m talking about Down With Love, […]

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by / on May 15, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

A BETTER KIND OF BLACK WIDOW

People have been talking about The Avengers ad nauseum since before its release, so I figured that when I saw it I would not feel compelled to add in my two cents.  But here I am, a day after I […]

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by / on May 8, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

STEVE MCQUEEN: THE ORIGINAL BADASS

While the majority of you were catching a screening of The Avengers this past weekend I was off visiting and hanging out with my parents.  The bulk of my time with them was spent shopping, eating my favorite homemade foods, […]

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by / on May 1, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

WHEN WOMEN TAKE THE STAGE

During my first visit to the MILFcast we talked about the movie Shame.  We had a lot to say, but for a movie concerned mainly with the sexual addiction of Michael Fassbender’s character “Brandon,” we sure ended up discussing Carey […]

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by / on April 24, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

A LOOK AT MY ALMA MATER ONSCREEN

Okay, this week I’m really going off the deep end to talk about something I really, truly love: my alma mater.  I suspect most of us get a little thrill whenever we hear our college get name-dropped on a TV […]

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by / on April 17, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

THE MAGIC OF THE MOVIES

This week I want to take a cue from Lauren’s piece “Becoming a Cinephile,” and wax rhapsodic about the films that led me to the scholastic study of those glorious things we call moving images.  I saw these films in […]

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by / on April 10, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

ON SEEING WHAT SCARES YOU: A COWARD’S CONFESSION

I think we’ve all avoided a movie at one time or another.  Sometimes we don’t see a movie because we’re “not in the mood,” which often means that we don’t want to ruin a good mood by watching a sad […]

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by / on April 3, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

DOUBLE TROUBLE: FILM TWINS

Late last week it was announced that a sequel to the 1988 Danny DeVito-Arnold Schwarzenegger comedy Twins is now in the works.  The aptly named Triplets will star Eddie Murphy as the long-lost third brother of the titular Twins.  When […]

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by / on March 27, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

TAKE A CUE FROM THE HUNGER GAMES

This marks the second editorial this month discussing race in the movies.  Last week Lauren posted this fantastic piece on white men playing Native Americans onscreen, and now I find myself compelled to write about race as well.  I was, […]

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