“Twisted” = Perfect Summer TV

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The other day, I received the answer to my prayers (well, I at least received the answer to the question I asked last week). My co-worker was lamenting the lack of decent shows on television this summer, except for this one new program that just started on ABC Family called Twisted. 

Catherine“Twisted” = Perfect Summer TV

We Need More Suspenseful Television

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Last week, I wrote about the Writers Guild of America’s list of the 101 best-written television shows. I agreed with much of the list, especially the inclusion of The Twilight Zone. Realizing that I hadn’t watched an episode in a very long time, I fell into the rabbit hole that is Wikipedia and YouTube the other day while I was … Read More

CatherineWe Need More Suspenseful Television

Books: Edge of Your Seat Awesomeness

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TW: two of the following books contain violence. I’m a book slut: I have a lot of different desires, tastes and passions, ever-changing according to my mood. Lately, I’ve been gravitating toward suspenseful reads that have me scooting forward on my tiny el train seat, frantically clicking the Forward button on my Nook until the satisfying end.

The Unprofessional CriticBooks: Edge of Your Seat Awesomeness

Woman-Centric Classic Movie Review: The Lady from Shanghai

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Happy Friday, Persephoneers! I hope you had a good week, regardless of whether or not it meant a vacation or just a normal old week for you. But regardless, here is this week’s classic movie pick to start your weekend off just right. We have some mystery, intrigue, and forbidden love in the 1947 film “The Lady from Shanghai,” which … Read More

Linotte MelodieuseWoman-Centric Classic Movie Review: The Lady from Shanghai

Movie Nights: Charade

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I’ve been on a classic movie kick lately. My most current re-watch? Charade. I love Carey Grant and Audrey Hepburn, so together they make a magical pair, and to me, even better than in Roman Holiday. 

La Belle AmélieMovie Nights: Charade