Summer movies 2012

What movies are you the most excited about this summer? The following are trailers for movies I am looking forward to screening or seeing with the masses this summer. They are not in chronological order! The Dark Knight Rises – July 20: I am a huge fan of this entire franchise… and grew up on […]

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Tiffany’s 175th on CBS Sunday Morning

One of my family’s big traditions every Sunday morning is to watch CBS News Sunday Morning. This Sunday was no exception as I was home recovering from my 5th wisdom tooth removal and I was delighted to see that Tiffany & Co. was on the broadcast. The story was fascinating: about the history of Tiffany […]

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Downton Sixbey

Did anyone catch this little fun clip on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last week? I did not see it – I really do not watch the Late shows unless I am on vacation – but I came across this clip via the NBC website and had to share it with you all! It might […]

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Obligated to see this movie

I am fairly certain I’m obligated to see this movie: Are you going to see The Five-Year Engagement? Oh, and here is an oldie that I love so much. Blame my mother, born during WWII, as I love all kinds of random music like this one: Check out my latest post from Examiner: Spring 2012 […]

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Classical music loves: Inception

Does anyone else here just adore classical music? Especially highly-charged, intense scores from film? Take Inception for example. The music carries the film! “Time” by Hans Zimmer is one of my favorites – not sure why but it gets me choked up a little bit! Here it is on the OST: Here it is live: […]

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Musical talent

You may have heard me mention before how I was trained for several years (10+) to be a professional classical singer (like Charlotte Church). Well, then I realized I did not want to go to a Conservatory in the U.S. and my family was not about to ship me abroad with no expert foreign language […]

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L’Odyssee de Cartier

One of my favorite advertisements right now is the special mini-movie by Cartier. Airing 3.5 minutes long, The Cartier Odyssey was done by the Marcel Agency, directed by Bruno Aveilland to celebrate Cartier’s 165th anniversary.This video is such a feast for the eyes! Cartier takes us from Imperial St. Petersburg, Russia to China and the […]

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Bass-O-Matic ’76

One of my earliest memories was watching old SNL with my Dad – here is one of our favorites! http://www.nbc.com/assets/video/widget/widget.html?vid=278707

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Julia Child

Many of us talked a few years ago about Julie & Julia – the book and subsequent movie – as teaching us more about Julia Child’s life… which I personally loved. However, here is a fact of the day for you: Before becoming a famous chef, Julia Child helped concoct a recipe for shark repellent. […]

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Downton Abbey, Fresh Prince of Bel Air style

Anyone else a 90s kid who loved The Fresh Prince of Bel Air with Will Smith? How about this take on it? http://1.static.collegehumor.cvcdn.com/moogaloop/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=6736895&use_node_id=true&fullscreen=1 [Video credit, College Humor]

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