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Picture Perfect: Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds

In History, Movies & TV by ashbydodd

2017 brought the loss of 2 of our all-time favorite actresses, Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. Aside from having brilliant careers, this mother and daughter duo were the best of friends and, sometimes, the worst of enemies. This gorgeous photo reminds us of a simpler time in their early relationship.

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Coming Soon: All The Money In the World

In History, Movies & TV by ashbydodd

All the Money in the World is a new movie starring Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, and Christopher Plummer (replacing Kevin Spacey) – it’s the true story of John Paul Getty III’s famous kidnapping in the 1970’s and his grandfather’s refusal to pay his ransom.

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Review: Room by Emma Donoghue

In Books, Movies & TV by ashbydodd

“Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.”  ― Emma Donoghue, Room I started Room by Emma Donoghue a very long time ago, not long after it first came out. At the time I remember being too busy for books so when it …

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Thoughts: Disney’s The Jungle Book (2016)

In Movies & TV by ashbydodd

From the moment the animated Disney castle began to fade behind the jungle trees, I was hooked on the new, live-action update of Disney’s The Jungle Book.  The 2016 film version attempts to better incorporate Rudyard Kipling’s original stories, making the entire experience very different …