Movies Baby Driver (2017)

Baby Driver (2017)

I fancy myself an armchair movie critic, so I will be reviewing films of all shapes, sizes, and genres with my sui generis perspective. I had a free movie screening pass to see Baby Driver but I wasn’t feeling well, and skipped the screening. I love anything Edgar Wright does, and the reviews have been …

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Books Side Hustle

Side Hustle

Tea for Two Thursdays are book reviews and/or thoughtful quotes to ponder over the next week. I've been following Guillebeau off and on for a few years now. I bought the digital version of $100 Startup when it was on sale, and it's been on my to-read list ever since. I decided to support him …

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Movies Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

I fancy myself an armchair movie critic, so I will be reviewing films of all shapes, sizes, and genres with my sui generis perspective. I’m really enjoying the TCM Big Screen Classics series this year. Buying the annual pass has been a great investment. I needed a break from the madness for a bit, so …

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Books You Suck: A Love Story

You Suck: A Love Story

In a past life as a bookstore ninja, I was told time and again to read Christopher Moore’s books. I liked the covers, they were brightly lit and amusing. I put him aside because I had a million other things to read. But he stayed in the back of my mind. Then I briefly stopped …

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Movies #AtomicBlonde (2017)

#AtomicBlonde (2017)

I fancy myself an armchair movie critic, so I will be reviewing films of all shapes, sizes, and genres with my sui generis perspective. Today is my first Silver Screen Sunday review. I’m going to try and keep going to more screenings. I got comps for Atomic Blonde, which I was able to see at …

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Movies Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017)

I was able to watch the movie in IMAX at a free movie screening sponsored by Red Carpet Crash and WB Tickets, the Monday before nationwide release. Christopher Nolan – the director – is old school when it comes to film, so he created a 70mm format for the film. I’m considering trying to track …

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Books Zen in the Art of Writing

Zen in the Art of Writing

I have decided to elevate Ray Bradbury to be the grandfather of my literary aesthetic, which is cinematic absurdist. I found an essay (an interview, really) in this book where he states “all my stories are cinematic. … I may be the most cinematic novelist in the country today. All of my short stories can …

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Books Remember Me

Remember Me

This is the long-form review that I wrote for Remember Me by Mary Higgins Clark that originally appeared on Litsy. Add me there; I am hellogilly. Back when I was a wee little Gilly, my Ma got roped into a subscription for Reader’s Digest Condensed Books. This novel appeared in vol. 217 in 1995, when …

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