Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Woman and diversity take the lead

We are re-watching the Star Wars Saga for geek purposes, watching it with thoughtful eyes and taking note of the things that strike us. We finished the prequels, thank God, compared to that we thoroughly enjoyed Rogue One.   We think: K-2SO is our favorite droid. If C3P0 is our maid, R2D2 and BB-8 our family … Continue reading Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Woman and diversity take the lead

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I’m in love with the shape of you: On Guillermo del Toro’s Oscar winning fairytale

The realm of fairy-story is wide and deep and high and filled with many things: all manner of beasts and birds are found there; shoreless seas and stars uncounted; beauty that is an enchantment, and an ever- present peril; both joy and sorrow as sharp as swords. - J.R.R. Tolkein, On Faery Stories If I … Continue reading I’m in love with the shape of you: On Guillermo del Toro’s Oscar winning fairytale

On Anthony Bourdain: When we grow up we want to travel and eat and write like him

#theunreadshelfproject2018 : read 2 -- unread 77 We are reading and watching Bourdain backwards. Not that we do this on purpose. It's just how we discovered him. He came to our attention during the last season of No Reservations. We immediately enjoyed his honesty. He does not give us a glossy, touristy, how-to, where-to guide … Continue reading On Anthony Bourdain: When we grow up we want to travel and eat and write like him

Star Wars Prequels: are we late to say Attack of the Clones is the worst of the bunch?

We started re-watching the Star Wars saga for geek purposes, to watch it with thoughtful eyes, mindful of the elements, character developments etc., etc., We're watching the prequels first, then Rogue One, originals, and finally the sequels. Maybe in the future we'll also watch the Clone Wars, but right now we don't have the time. … Continue reading Star Wars Prequels: are we late to say Attack of the Clones is the worst of the bunch?

Virtue and Moir: Olympic Legends – top exhibition progams

Part three of my celebration of Tessa and Scott’s gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. Here are my top Virtue and Moir Show/Exhibition/Gala performances. 1. Nutcracker + Everybody Dance Now How cute can these two get. Right after winning their first Olympic Gold medal, they delighted home ice with this some ballet and … Continue reading Virtue and Moir: Olympic Legends – top exhibition progams