‘Tis the season for all of the holiday specials, Christmas movies, and related seasonal entertainment to be played and replayed ad infinitum on TV. I’ve noticed some new offerings this year (i.e. what’s with this hot-mess-looking-craziness starring Tori Spelling about rival holiday singing groups?) but I tend to stick pretty closely to the classics – the Christmas-wouldn’t-be-quite-complete-without-them holiday staples like the animated Grinch with Boris Karloff narrating, for one. I was home the other weekend flipping through the various Christmas options and my Mom astutely observed, “You know, a lot of Christmas movies aren’t very good”. So true, Mom. Sad, but true. Continue reading
This summer marked my 20th high school reunion. I’m having a difficult time wrapping my head around it. I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. I know I’m supposed to have a plan, to have that all figured out by now. But I don’t. In the immortal words of Phoebe Buffay from Friends, “I don’t even have a pla.”
Due to the vigilant efforts of my former classmates, there was a reunion held in our high school town a few weeks ago. I was away at the time and couldn’t attend, but thought I would share my jumble of thoughts and movie-related connections about the big event here.