I hate to admit it, but I don’t read much anymore. I’m about 100 pages into 3 different books at the moment, with no real plans to finish ANY of them. In fact, the last book I loved enough to finish was Where’d You Go, Bernadette so I’m thrilled they’ve made it into a movie! The cast is fantastic as well, with Kristen Wiig, Judy Greer & Lawrence Fishburne joining Cate Blanchett in the title role. Continue reading →
It was some random night in 1978, when my sister came home in what you could call an agitated state. She’d just seen the movie Halloween and was so excited, she had to tell my Mom and I all about it. Lesley described, in graphic detail, everything she’d seen onscreen. She then went to the living room and picked out the theme-song on our piano.
I was in elementary school at the time and was so freaked out by Lesley’s detailed story, I couldn’t sleep for a week. I didn’t SEE Halloween until it played on HBO much later, but it was somehow even more horrible (meaning AWESOME) than I’d imagined.
It’s hard for me to write an objective review of this new Halloween because the original made such an impact on me. Seeing the title sequence and hearing that famous song last night was my Chewie, We’re Home moment. Continue reading →