What Monty Python and the Holy Grail Means to Me

I first saw the comedic masterpiece Monty Python and the Holy Grail when I was seven years old. My mom had special ordered the VHS tape from Suncoast Video (the same mall storefront where I decimated a display of ceramic Disney princess figurines) as a Christmas present for my father. That holiday, we watched it in my grandparents’ basement… Continue reading What Monty Python and the Holy Grail Means to Me

Mini Movie Reviews: The Bling Ring and The East

I don’t always read books. Sometimes I watch movies. I’m trying to watch more movies and television and follow entertainment news more closely since I’m now buying all the DVDs for the library. These are mini-reviews of what I’ve seen lately. The Bling Ring is the ripped from the headlines story of a group of teenagers in… Continue reading Mini Movie Reviews: The Bling Ring and The East

Doctober: Documentary Film Favorites

October is National Documentary Month. The idea started in a bar and is nerdy, so you know I’m on board.  At my library, staff share their favorites all month. It’s a great way for me to get recommendations, because documentaries are some of the only types of movies that Mister BS and I can agree… Continue reading Doctober: Documentary Film Favorites

10 Movies to Watch for Women’s History Month

It’s Women’s History Month, and I thought I’d do a series of posts related to the topic. I don’t see a ton of movies and am woefully behind on new releases, but I do love period dramas that feature strong female characters, so it didn’t take long for me to compile a list of may… Continue reading 10 Movies to Watch for Women’s History Month